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A Day in the Life of a Gluten-Free Eater

A Day in the Life of a Gluten-Free Eater

I didn’t always follow a gluten-free lifestyle, but as I started to become aware of the fact that the foods I ate every day were affecting my health and well-being, something clicked. I began to realize that certain foods just didn’t sit well with me ...
6 Sneaky Ways to Beat Food Cravings

6 Sneaky Ways to Beat Food Cravings

Why does it always seem that the minute you decide to clean up your diet and make healthier choices the food cravings kick in? It’s been weeks, maybe months, since you’ve wanted a candy bar, but now it’s all you can think about. The mind is a very st ...
Is Eating Salad Making You Gain Weight?

Is Eating Salad Making You Gain Weight?

It seems like the safest thing on the restaurant menu when you’re dieting: a nice, leafy green salad. Order the large size, complete with chopped chicken, and you’ve got a meal that melds well with your weight-loss plan. Right? Not always. Factor in ...
Pine Nuts for P.M. Cravings

Pine Nuts for P.M. Cravings

So you’re “good” all day. You don’t eat a donut for breakfast. You do drink your H20.  Your dinner is a portrait of macrobiotic perfection. Dessert? No thanks. But then it’s 10 p.m. and you’re in your fluffy slippers and elastic-waisted PJ pants and ...
How Not to Hate Yourself This Thanksgiving

How Not to Hate Yourself This Thanksgiving

What I instruct myself before Thanksgiving dinner every year: “You’ll just eat the turkey breast and some vegetables and a few bites of your favorite starches. A sliver of pie. Then you’ll go running on Friday morning.” ...