Health knowledge made personal
› Share page:

Related Community Blog Posts

Sort by: Newest Most Comments
Do You Need To Take A Vitamin? by Jane N. 1 Comment Posted in: Questions & Answers in Healthy Eating Do you get your full serving of fruits a day? How about vegetables? And what about those 6 servings of grains? Most of us don’t eat what we’re supposed to. We’re tempted b ... Read on »
How Much Protein Is Enough? by Jane N. 1 Comment Posted in: Questions & Answers in Healthy Eating Almost every male I know has the massive container of protein powder on top of the refrigerator. It seems to be very common for men who are attempting to gain muscle to intak ... Read on »
Organic Food? by Jane N. 10 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Healthy Eating Is Organic Food Worth It? Organic foods are now taking up as much room at the grocery stores as “conventionally grown” foods. Practically everything now has an ... Read on »
What are sugar alcohols? by Lisa T. 2 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Healthy Eating The low-carb craze seemed to influence an army of related products. It seemed that sugar was now officially the enemy and sugar-free products were more popular than ever, but ... Read on »
What IS pilates really about, and who is this guy named Joe? by Peter L. 1 Comment Posted in: Questions & Answers in Pilates Originally known as "Contrology", the method now known as Pilates was developed by Joseph Pilates from the early 1900s until his death in 1967. His fascination and devotion to ... Read on »
How To Make a Salad Healthy by Jane N. Posted in: Questions & Answers in Healthy Eating A salad used to be an appetizer before a meal…but no more. These days a salad could easily be a meal. A Chili’s chicken Caesar salad contains more than 1,000 calories and 76 ... Read on »
Anyone with experience losing hundreds of pounds? by William G. 13 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Weight loss Would love to hear your stories of how you managed to lose that much weight. With so many pounds to lose, I'm overwhelmed. Where do I start? How do I stay motivated? What ... Read on »
The Fastest Way to Burn Fat? by AregM Posted in: Questions & Answers in Weight loss Researchers have discovered a 20 minute exercise technique that results in three times as much weight loss as a moderate 40 minute session on a stationary bike. What is it? ... Read on »
Is the Wii Really Good for Your Health? by AregM Posted in: Questions & Answers in Healthy Eating A week after Nintendo's Wii debuted in November, the Wall Street Journal reported that the gaming console was leaving some users as sore as the gym often does. Unlike traditi ... Read on »
Why am I eating this? by AregM 1 Comment Posted in: Questions & Answers in Healthy Eating A few nights ago, I was walking to a party in Manhattan. Halfway there, I stopped and bought a hot pretzel from a street vendor. That should have been my first inkling that s ... Read on »
Are You Addicted to Food? by AregM 2 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Healthy Eating For nearly 15 years, Dana Littleton ate chocolate practically all day long. "I used to drown myself in it," says the 34-year-old stay-at-home mom from Guntersville, AL. "I jus ... Read on »
Food: Can Variety Breed Indulgence? by AregM Posted in: Questions & Answers in Weight loss Every morning I have the same breakfast. With the exception of a few minor variations I have been eating the same breakfast day in and day out for years. Some people believe ... Read on »
Why Are Portions So Big? by AregM Posted in: Questions & Answers in Weight loss Go to any restaurant nowadays and you will notice one thing in particular – huge portions. From the endless baskets of bread and butter, to the enormous platters entrees are s ... Read on »
99% Fat Free: The Most Annoying Health Claim? by AregM Posted in: Questions & Answers in Weight loss 99% fat free has to be one of the most idiotic labels known to mankind - particularly when applied to a carbohydrate food. Just this morning I was reading a "healthy food guid ... Read on »
Is Healthy Food Too Expensive? by AregM Posted in: Questions & Answers in Weight loss New research has highlighted three barriers to eating healthily; income, education level, and perceived price of healthy food. Higher socioeconomic groups ate less fat, s ... Read on »
Is bottled water really better than tap? by AregM 4 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Healthy Eating Bottled water is not necessarily healthier or safer than tap water, Tampa, Florida-based sports nutritionist Cynthia Sass told the American College of Sports Medicine 11th ann ... Read on »
Glycemic Load: Overrated? by AregM Posted in: Questions & Answers in Weight loss Tufts University have just completed the first phase of a study comparing low-glycemic-load and high-glycemic-load diets. The results show no significant difference after one ... Read on »
Are trans fat substitutes really healthier? by AregM Posted in: Questions & Answers in Pregnancy & Fertility A major change in the national diet is under way: Heart-damaging trans fat is rapidly disappearing from grocery aisles and restaurant food, too. But are its replacements reall ... Read on »
Organic vs. conventional: What do experts say? by AregM 1 Comment Posted in: Questions & Answers in Healthy Eating The organic market is growing at a steady pace of nearly 20 percent annually, and that translates into organic alternatives in nearly every grocery aisle -- from snack foods t ... Read on »
How To Reduce 3500 Calories from Your Diet in A Week by Erin B. Posted in: Questions & Answers in Weight loss In order to get on track to losing weight, many professionals say it’s a numbers game: calories in must be less than calories out. But that “simple” equation is easier said th ... Read on »

Related Searches