Dietary Advice And Related Articles

Holiday Diets: Staying on Track from Thanksgiving Through the New Year

From family gatherings to office potlucks, the holidays can be a nightmare if you're trying to manage your weight. Combine that with emotional eating and less time to exercise, and you have a recipe for weight gain. In one study, researchers at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases found that people gained about one pound during the holiday season. That may not sound like … [Read more...]

Why Do I Crave (and Eat) So Much Sugar?

It is not like we do not know about sugar. We know all about weight gain, insulin resistance and the risk of developing diabetes, but somehow we cannot stop consuming the sweet stuff. The National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP), a federally funded program partnered with the National Institute of Health (NIH), says that the increase in diabetes diagnoses is of “epidemic proportions,” yet we still cannot stop eating pound after pound of sugar. We … [Read more...]

A Complete Guide to Healthy Eating on a Budget

When you’re on a tight budget, eating healthy meals on a regular basis can be a difficult task. We often get stuck in a rut, eating the same meals over and over. It can also be tempting to snap up grocery deals when out shopping, even if they’re not the healthiest options. With a little creativity and organization, however, you can have a healthy eating plan and save money. Following is a guide to help you lower your food costs without sacrificing your health. … [Read more...]