It is not so easy to ameliorate the symptoms of hypothyroidism according to a recent study published in the medical journal, Thyroid. The study found that many patients with Hashimoto's thyroiditis, the most common form of hypothyroidism, continue to have residual symptoms even though their thyroid function tests are normal indicating successful treatment. But that shouldn't come as a surprise to people with hypothyroidism who sometimes struggle with unrevealed symptoms despite seemingly appropriate treatment.Continue reading...
You know exercise is key if you want to stay fit. But did you know that what you eat and drink can help you reach your fitness goals faster? Get the 411 on what to eat and drink before, during, and after exercise.Continue reading...
Fronteragirl had previously lost 30lbs by simply changing her eating habits and adding exercise. In order to simplify counting calories she joined Calorie Count and lost an additional 26lbs. Read on for more of her weight loss tips, all taken from her own experiencesContinue reading...
Breast weight depends not only on size but also on the amount of dense tissue compared to fatty tissue in each breast. I have seen a referenceContinue reading...
Produce is never more nutritious or tasty than when it is eaten fresh from the vine. Even in you live in the city without a yard or you have never gardened, you can you can successfully grow these vegetables and herbs in a pot or deep window box. To reap the benefits of fresh-picked veggies, all you need is plenty of sun and lots and lots water, plus a few decent-sized pots, great soil, fertilizer, and ties and stakes. Here are a few vegetables and herbs - and why they're healthy - to get growing now.Continue reading...
Many diet plans miss the mark on the emotional needs of dieters. If you struggle with keeping weight off, you probably know that punishing self-criticism can trigger emotional eating. When you make a slip, you may scold yourself, believing you need more self-discipline. You then slide into a guilt-ridden binge. To stop that cycle, retire from diet boot camp and add some self-compassion to your weight loss plan.Continue reading...
A few months ago, Pepsi's Chairman and Chief Executive Indra Nooyi told the Wall Street Journal, "We see the emerging opportunity to 'snackify' beverages and 'drinkify' snacks as the next frontier in food and beverage convenience." Ms. Nooyi is simply accommodating the continuing desires of health conscious consumers.Continue reading...
Trying to kick your unhealthy food cravings to the curb? These fresh strategies from the pros will help.Continue reading...
As the demanding trainer that helps “The Biggest Loser” contestants lose massive amounts of weight, Jillian Michael is unquestionably making great TV. But can she get you in shape in your own home in just 30 days? More than simply getting in shape, Jillian Michael promises to shred you.Continue reading...
Learn how to break bad eating habits and enjoy food without breaking the bathroom scales.Continue reading...
Munching through multiple takeaways a day was a key factor in Echosdream’s weight gain. She took control of her unhealthy lifestyle by becoming vegetarian, removing processed foods from her diet and adding daily exercise. In her story she shares her tips that have helped her lose those 28lbs, which makes her feel healthier and happierContinue reading...
Forever! “Experts” have written that it takes 21 days, 30 days, 45 days, 60 days, six monthsContinue reading...
The assertive flavors of broccoli rabe and rosemary are paired with sturdy chickpeas in this satisfying pasta dish. When buying broccoli rabe, check to make sure the bottoms of the stems are relatively tight, green and moist. If the broccoli rabe at your store is past its prime—or if you prefer a milder taste—use broccolini or regular broccoli instead. Garnish with a sprinkling of freshly grated Parmesan cheese.Continue reading...
White food has gotten a bum rap because white sugar and white flour may be harmful in excess. But it’s unwise to discriminate against “white” when it’s the color of some mighty healthy foods. Milk, cottage cheese, cauliflower, garlic, onions, tofu, potatoes, white beans, and white whole wheat flour are all over-the-top nutritious. But unlike other foods that have nutrient properties based on color, foods that are white have nothing in common. Here are four classes of white food to include in your diet.Continue reading...
People who suffer from alcohol or drug addiction have a lot in common with people who chronically crave food: they are highly conditioned to abuse their substance of choice, says Nora Volkow, M.D., director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). If thinking about food rules your life, seek help from a professional. But if you’re someone dealing with occasional cravings, restructuring your day and planning ahead can help you resist overwhelming temptation. Here’s how:Continue reading...
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