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I stopped drinking, now I need to lose weight, please help!
I am trying to lose weight and regain my health after seven years of abusing alcohol. My metabolism seems to be stuck. I am 49, 5'3", and 230 lbs. I have been dieting for approximately 30 days ...
25 replies, last reply by wholefoodnut, 4 months ago.   3,637 views.
started by Warren Esq..   
I guess I cant be too upset about gaining weight since im pregnant. Halfway there and only a gain of 6 lbs.
1 reply, last reply by dialla3201, 5 months ago.   611 views.
started by shan48.   
Paralyzed-can't exercise
Hi~ I am paralyzed and have been gaining steadily for the past 3 years but I really noticed a rapid gain after I started taking an anti-depressant called Lexapro. I was on it for about 5 months. That ...
9 replies, last reply by BrooklynWeightWatcher, 6 months ago.   3,596 views.
started by psalm46v10.   
Can I be vegan here?
Hello all, I just joined. Before I used my fitness pal but that allowed my to eat only 1200 cal. which is way too little for me. Here I can have 1900 with the same goal :) However, I eat vegan with lots ...
2 replies, last reply by wholefoodnut, 6 months ago.   710 views.
started by Bee1414.   
Gluten Free AND Dairy Free
Is anyone out there both Gluten and Dairy free? I try to stick to both due to a condition I have and this type of diet works so well for me to manage it. However, it is pretty restrictive and after ...
no replies.   371 views.
started by JustineJones, 6 months ago.   
Coumadin (Warfarin) and dieting?
Does anyone have any great replacements for the leafy greens and veggies high in vitamin K? I'm on the highest dose possible of Warfarin and need to add things to my new diet that won't offset ...
8 replies, last reply by mahvashmaleki, 8 months ago.   2,045 views.
started by BigBear2015.   
Formula for lose extra body fat
Natural Anti- Aging starts inside. Obviously a lot of people desire to look and feel better. We also need to increase what we see in the mirror. The indication of aging is uncovered on our skin with what ...
no replies.   618 views.
started by scotttow, 8 months ago.   
Why does Nutritional Yeast cure colds and flu?
Mar 7, 2015; When I am sick with a cold, sore throat or flu, I eat nutritional yeast, I still exercise, and actually do better. Since Nutritional yeast is the richest souce of the full B vitamin complex ...
11 replies, last reply by Ann444, 8 months ago.   1,718 views.
started by billtech66.   
Sugar Addict/Chocoholic!!! Are you one & how do you deal with it?
I am an EMOTIONAL EATER and my go to foods are very rich foods, decadent, buttery & sugary …for the most part I am a confessed Chocoholic!!! Are you one? How do you deal with your sugar cravings? ...
9 replies, last reply by 50nfat, 8 months ago.   2,550 views.
started by dragonwisdom.   
Anyone here get heartburn regularly?
Hi. I am looking for any advice other than the usual non-helpful advice. I know about elevating the bed, no alcohol, no chocolate :( , no caffeine-I cheat here, no garlic, no spices, no fat, no noth ...
27 replies, last reply by Hooba, 8 months ago.   4,410 views.
started by Hygienebabe.   
Does anyone here live the 80/10/10 lifestyle? My daughter is sort of following it and I have also startet to eat a lot more raw. Eating so much sweet and ripe fruit has really curbed my cravings for c ...
7 replies, last reply by 50nfat, 8 months ago.   2,076 views.
started by schmetterling34.   
Adding a recipe of my own
How do I add a recipe of my own?
1 reply, last reply by howzat4u, 9 months ago.   587 views.
started by Carol Golden.   
We need a breakdown of FATS!
When we edit preferences in 'My Food Diary' we can quickly and easily see the TOTAL CARBS of food and how much of that is from FIBER or SUGAR etc. But with FATS there is no breakdown option. I ...
14 replies, last reply by FromOrbonia, 9 months ago.   2,797 views.
started by irlwizard.   
Weight loss jumpstart--intermittent fasting
Please note: This is JUST a weight loss jump start plan. Before I get any lectures on healthy habits/weight loss, let me acknowledge that I KNOW that this isn't an every day thing and that many times ...
9 replies, last reply by wholefoodnut, 10 months ago.   3,714 views.
started by alb1986.   
Why not being a perfectionist with your diet and why planned indulgences are healthy???
A few days ago, I had a bit of a binge, but I still stayed within my calorie intake. I gave myself permission to binge, but was conscious about my intake by using this site to input my calories. I thought ...
no replies.   757 views.
started by dragonwisdom, 10 months ago.   
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