It's blamed for a host of ailments: headaches, digestive distress, weight gain, poor immune function, hormonal disruption, and even behavioral problems in children. But does gluten, the natural-occurring protein found in wheat, barley, rye and so... Read more
Pasta is such a versatile food, it’s no wonder it’s so popular. A survey conducted by the National Pasta Association found that 77% of Americans eat pasta at least once per week. Used as a side dish or main entree, eaten hot or cold, topp... Read more
Greek yogurt is a staple for most healthy eaters--and for good reason. Even the fat-free varieties are thick and tangy with a luxurious texture. The yogurt also has twice the protein as regular yogurt. Beyond eating it plain or with granola and berri... Read more
Christina (CFOSTER1966) lost 97 pounds and says she started this journey to become healthier and to ward off the complications that come with obesity. She has maintained her weight loss for the past 18 months. Find out how she did it!
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So you've decided to adopt a heart-healthy diet. That doesn't mean that you have to give up all delicious foods. You can have it all--even dessert! It just means that you need to be smart about your choices of sweet treats. We've rounded... Read more
Hey everybody, I am pretty new to sparkpeople. I currently weight 245lbs and am looking to be under 200lbs by by wedding in June! I have a hard time staying motivated and would love a buddy to help keep me on track but also someone I can help as well... Read more
I am excited to start this journey in my life after many years of struggling with Bulima I am learning how to eat health and trying not to binge is my everyday challenge! But im ready for the challenge to be healthy!!... Read more
Hi! I am new to SP. I had lost 100 lbs and kept it off for 5 years. Slowly over the past 3 years I have put almost 30 on through binging, purging, emotional eating, thyroid and depression issues. Would love to get to know others to support each other... Read more
Hello, I am 27 with a 3 month old and 2 year old. I am about 200-203 lbs and I am looking to lose about 60-70 lbs. Would anyone like to buddy up? I think it will be helpful on this journey! Also, does Fitbit sync with SP I know it does on MFP. Thx :)... Read more
My food intake for the last three days ways almost perfectly in range. The six pound weight gain on my scale
does not reflect that...! I know it's a glitch but I sure would have liked to enjoy all of the foods that would cause that type of gain!... Read more
Editor's Note: According to the Celiac Disease Foundation, 1 in 133 Americans are affected by this ailment, which causes them to fall ill if they come in contact with even a trace amount of gluten, the protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. Abbie R... Read more
It's blamed for a host of ailments: headaches, digestive distress, weight gain, poor immune function, hormonal disruption, and even behavioral problems in children. But does gluten, the natural-occurring protein found in wheat, barley, rye and some o... Read more
Well, you may want to rethink that. Regardless if you are trying to avoid wheat, gluten, or insulin spikes, so-called gluten-free foods are a really bad idea. In his blog of 5/22/12 Dr. Davis, the author of "Wheatbelly" explains why:
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