Family tradition and holiday meals are inexorably linked. Meal memories are the point from which family traditions spring, linking generations through the shared history ofContinue reading...
While this advice may seem counter-intuitive, this holiday season, experience maximal pleasure from all the wonderful food and special occasions. By eating mindfully you’ll eat less and enjoy it more.Continue reading...
For the past three weeks I’ve been doing intense hour-long training sessions at High Performance Gym to repair my baby-busted abs. I figured if it was good enough for Matt Damon and Drea de Matteo’s hot bods, it was good enough for me.Continue reading...
For the first time in 2010, in addition to eggs, lean meats, poultry, seafood, legumes, nuts and seeds, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans added soy products to its list of proteins to incorporate into meals.Continue reading...
Week 9 starts off with Alison in the living room, with a big covered poll box next to her. She tells the contestants that this week, they are no longer having to rely on their teams, as they are going into individuals.Continue reading...
class="mceTmpl">Vegetarian diets can certainly meet all your nutritional needs—the key is to eat a variety of foods so all your nutrient bases are covered. Here we share our healthy eating principles for a well-rounded vegetarian diet.Continue reading...
Unless you’re headed to a potluck and can bring your own food, it’s no doubt a challenge (albeit one you can face and manage for sure—check our Part 1 of Got Diabetes? Here) to hit a holiday dinner or party when you have diabetes and areContinue reading...
The makers of POM Wonderful pomegranate juice say that the drink improves blood flow and heart health, prevents and treats prostate cancer, and works 40% as well as Viagra (whatever that means). All for about four bucks a bottle.Continue reading...
Ad3l3 has lost 75lbs and has gone from a size 22 to size 12. Prior to her weight loss she avoided social situations due to her self-esteem. As she explains in her story “I’m a different person, who’s living again!” She accredits Calorie Count’s tools for her success in weight loss and has many motivational tips to shareContinue reading...
Thanksgiving is right around the corner and the inevitable gathering of friends and loved ones for many means sitting around all day. Whether you plan on watching a football game or a parade or playing board games, try to set aside time to get the whole family moving.Continue reading...
Don’t let fall allergies force you into putting your outdoor workouts on hiatus. Steal these symptom-nixing tips from Greenville/Spartanburg, South Carolina-based allergist Neil Kao, MD, known to many as “The Allergy Dude.”Continue reading...
Seaweed. Icky, slimy, stinky, comes to mind for many. But sea vegetables aren’t so bad. You may not salivate when you hear the word, but don’t knock it until you’ve tried it.Continue reading...
Is a sweet potato a yam? Grandma made a terrific yam dish every Thanksgiving and my friend Jill makes a beautiful holiday sweet potato dish. They sure do look and taste the same to me, so why is one dish called yam and the other sweet potato? Well, it turns out thatContinue reading...
Does your favorite belt or pair of jeans tighten just thinking about the cocktails, pigs in blankets, and bite-sized potato pancakes (and let’s not forget cookies and pies) you’ll encounter at countless gatherings this holiday season? It’s hard enough, even if you’re in relatively good health, to eat (and drink) moderately and mindfully when everything looks and tastes so good, but having diabetes can make it feel like an even greater challenge—one that might lead you to just say no when it comes to invitations to celebrate with others.Continue reading...
The pigments in many common fruits and vegetables dish up some extraordinary side benefits when it comes to good health and good nutrition.Continue reading...
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