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Avocados -- the good, the bad, the not-so-ugly
The other day I tread perilously close to getting involved in a long (and unduly heated) exchange on someone else's journal post, and I realized after one comment and one reply that it was just wrong ...
8 replies, last reply by Stringofpearls, 6 days ago.   1,344 views.
started by Hermiones Mom.   
Avocados -- the good, the bad, the not-so-ugly
Starch is a polymer made by plants to store energy. Plants need energy to grow and grow and grow. They use energy from sunlight to make a simple sugar, glucose. Plants make polymers - starch - out of ...
8 replies, last reply by Stringofpearls, 6 days ago.   1,344 views.
started by Hermiones Mom.   
Turning yogurt into dessert
I've always been bored with yogurt as a snack. And in the past I've found that yogurt doesn't fill me up. But lately I've had some success with Siggi's Icelandic Style Yogurt with ...
7 replies, last reply by alexmach, 3 weeks ago.   907 views.
started by Hermiones Mom.   
Trouble logging new weight into FA
Is anyone else getting error messages when you try to update your weight. Mine either says my date is unacceptable or that there was a technical error, then gives me a screen to report it. Frustrating!
2 replies, last reply by LISfifty, 2 months ago.   449 views.
started by LISfifty.   
Low cal nutritious foods
If you are just learning about calorie control or you just want some helpful guidelines, I thought that this was pretty good. https://authoritynutrition.com...
2 replies, last reply by *Starshine*, 2 months ago.   517 views.
started by Hermiones Mom.   
Starch replacement
I'm always looking for options to replace the starch component on my plate, especially at dinner. I just recently tried out Dr. Praeger's Organic Spinach Cakes and they are delicious. They have ...
2 replies, last reply by Hermiones Mom, 5 months ago.   1,118 views.
started by Hermiones Mom.   
Learning to eat low-carb
See https://authoritynutrition.com... Some of our Fat Secret friends are just starting to try to reduce their carbs and this morning this very basic article came across my inbox. It's very basic and ...
20 replies, last reply by Emmy1502, 8 months ago.   3,006 views.
started by Hermiones Mom.   
This American Life looks at Fat
Don't miss this week's This American Life broadcast. You can download at: http://www.thisamericanlife.or... The subject of this program is self-image and public perception around fat people, ...
no replies.   1,018 views.
started by Hermiones Mom, 8 months ago.   
Favorite new product
New favorite thing: P3 snacks packs from Oscar Meyer. These are great 180 to 200 calorie snacks of cheese, ham or turkey, and nuts. They are really filling, low-carb, and make you feel like you have had ...
7 replies, last reply by kpwcalories, 9 months ago.   2,958 views.
started by Hermiones Mom.   
Favorite new product
Love the Blue Diamond Nut-Thins. Yes, they have the evil rice flour in addition to nut flour, but they are not horribly high in carbs, and they are FODMAP safe.
no replies.   1,081 views.
started by Hermiones Mom, 9 months ago.   
Wholemeal bread!
Bread is a big part of my diet and I have found it hard to cut it out completely. As an alternative, I have found it effective to buy only dark/wholemeal bread - the darker the better! Burgen rye bread ...
3 replies, last reply by dietryherbs4u, 11 months ago.   11,462 views.
started by lozza.   
How do I add steps to my exercise?
My husband's company provided a great pedometer (GoZone)for the spouses of their employees. Is there some way I can add the daily count of how many steps I took into my exercise? My goal is 7000 but ...
1 reply, last reply by ianxian, a year ago.   1,699 views.
started by Elizabeth_V.   
Jams and Jellies that are lower sugar
Found a delicious marmalade with only 8 carbs/8 grams of sugar: Sarabeth's Legendary Spreadable Fruit. This absolutely delicious jam is only 30 calories per tablespoon. Now of course that doesn't ...
no replies.   1,041 views.
started by Hermiones Mom, a year ago.   
this time is for real
I sign in with Fatsecret in January ( like everybody else), but then I didn't pay attention to it for several months. They kept sending me e-mails, are you there yet? Last week I decided to go back ...
no replies.   1,246 views.
started by Lisboa1, a year ago.   
Accuracy of Calorie Counts
I'm not generally a big fan of Hungry Girl (www.hungry-girl.com) -- too much of their advice addresses dieting by using artificially sweetened/fattened prepared foods, with the emphasis on keeping ...
5 replies, last reply by Hermiones Mom, a year ago.   2,513 views.
started by Hermiones Mom.   
Quinoa uses
I love quinoa, which I use instead of rice or other starches. Now I've discovered a new application: I've been buying Arrowhead Mills Quinoa & Oats hot cereal for a couple years, but I only ...
1 reply, last reply by flacapr, a year ago.   1,250 views.
started by Hermiones Mom.   
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"Food for Life - Ezekial 4:9" sprouted grain bread actually has a little "Glycemic Index Seal of Approval" on it. I found it at Whole Foods this weekend in the freezer section. While ...
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