Tag Archives: food

Dairy: Health food or health risk?

When I was a growing teenager, I drank as much milk as possible (often straight from the carton while standing in front of the open fridge, much to my mother’s chagrin). I’d seen the TV ads — milk and other dairy foods were the express ticket to stronger bones and bigger muscles. But today dairy’s… Read More »

Overcoming Overeating: A former food addict’s road to recovery and self care

For award-winning journalist Mara Schiavocampo, the journey to losing 90 pounds began with confronting the truth and writing a single list. (photos courtesy of Mara Schiavocampo.) It’s often said that the journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step. For me, the journey to losing 90 pounds began with a single list. I remember… Read More »

A 1,500-Calorie Diet: Food Lists, Meal Plan and More – Healthline

When trying to lose weight, creating a calorie deficit either by eating less or increasing physical activity is necessary. Many people choose to follow a 1,500-calorie diet plan to jumpstart weight loss and control their food intake. This article explains how to follow a 1,500-calorie diet, including foods to eat, foods to avoid and tips… Read More »