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...
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...
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...
Inadequate protein intake in America is rare, but balancing protein calories with a healthy amount of carbohydrate and fat calories daily can be a lot of guesswork...Continue reading...
Kirstie Alley, Oprah, and Maureen McCormick are just a few of the celebrities we’ve seen lose a substantial amount of weight only to gain it all back. Despite vows to keep it off, many of us find ourselves on a 'weight roller coaster.'Continue reading...
You may have heard about a recent study which showed that more protein enhanced weight control. The Australian researchers found that when subjects were fed a lower-protein dietContinue reading...
Whether you’re driving, flying, or taking a bus or train, there’s a lot that goes into visiting friends and family for Thanksgiving. A meal plan may be the least of your worries, but you may want to reconsider its importance.Continue reading...
There’s no cure-all for food cravings. Despite the pills, patches, and varying advice to the contrary, you may not be able to completely quell your desire for certain foods.Continue reading...
Diet soda isn't as addictive as drugs like nicotine, but something about it seems to make some people psychologically—and even physically—dependent on it
First thing every morning, Ellen Talles starts her day by draining a supersize Styrofoam cup filled with Diet Coke and crushed ice. The 61-year-old from Boca Raton, Fla., drinks another Diet Coke in the car on the way to work and keeps a glass nearby "at all times" at her job as a salesclerk. By the end of the day she has put away about 2 liters.Continue reading...
Friendship usually refers to the relationship between two people, but how many times have you heard someone say ‘Food is my friend’?Continue reading...
What exactly does candy have to do with what Halloween is supposed to celebrate? I know; eating candy and trying to stay healthy is quite scary. Booo!Continue reading...
The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) estimates approximately one in six Americans are sickened, 128,000 hospitalized and 3,000 die from foodborne illnesses each year.Continue reading...
Water, fat or muscle: What are the pounds you lose made of? It’s not an easy question to answer, but the goal for many is to maximize fat loss and lean muscle gain.Continue reading...
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The side effects of allergy medications keep some people from using them. Natural remedies can be a great alternative, but some are more effective than others.