Athletes race for gluten-free low carb Paleo diet: Wins for health and weight loss

Unless you've been hiding in a cave, you've probably heard of the Paleo diet.  Many dieters are using it for weight loss, saying that it's gluten-free, dairy-free guidelines and emphasis on unprocessed foods help them to lose weight. Now an increasing number of athletes are using it to help them beat the competition, according to Competitor magazine.Nell Stephenson developed a gluten intolerance and suffered from stomach pain after she contracted a parasite during an Ironman race and took medication. Her solution: Paleo dieting....more

What's Your Favorite Yogurt? Join in the Taste-Off!!

Thanks to Yoplait for sponsoring today's discussion......more

Day 3 of Living on $1.50 of Food per Day

I'm almost halfway through my Live Below the Line challenge, living on only $1.50 worth of food and drink per day for five days. My sponsors have donated $415 to UNICEF to alleviate extreme poverty. Please click here if you'd like to sponsor me. I cheated yesterday, and I'm totally okay with that....more

Fatphobia: A Guide for the Disbeliever

First, a little bit about me. I'm an American who has lived on one coast or the other, who has spent extended time in Poland and in London....more

My First Time Placing In An Overall Category

For those of you who have been holding your breath in anticipation of my latest race reports, I apologize for my delay. Life has truly just kicked it into high gear, and I've had to let things sort of slip. But you can take a breath now, here is what happened. :)Capital 10 Miler - I could sum this up with "huge downpours, cold temps, harsh wind, flooded paths, sleet pelting face stinging" 10 Miles of insanity. And one of the hardest medals that I have fought for to receive....more


Amazing Yogurt Health & Wellness Benefits

With so many luscious flavors to choose from, it seems everyone is eating delicious nutritious low-fat yogurt these days.  And rightfully so.  The health benefits of eating yogurt, especially low-fat greek yogurt, are endless....more

Day 2 of Living on $1.50 per Day

I'm living on $1.50 worth of food per day for five days as part of Live Below the Line, a project to raise awareness about extreme poverty and raise funds for charities. I am fundraising for UNICEF. Iam 20% of the way through my challenge. I'm honestly a little surprised I've lasted this long....more

NOW Foods offers help with achieving your weight loss goals

It's become increasingly challenging to find safe and effective weight loss products.  Recently, we had a chance to try some of NOW Foods offerings.  Our verdict? They're high in quality and can help you achieve your weight loss goals....more

Losing weight is not easy!

 Robin's view So I've started the Mandatory diet period of my weight loss journey. It’s not as easy as it seems, thus why I need to have the DS surgery....more