15 May 2018 Reclaiming the Joy of Food

Do you feel guilty or conflicted when you eat certain foods you used to enjoy? Do you catch yourself labeling foods as good or bad? Read on to explore the concept of enjoying food while nurturing your health.

9 May 2018 TOPS - Support for dieters, but not a diet

TOPS - Take Off Pounds Sensibly - is not a diet program; it's a support system for dieters. This type of additional support might work well for many MyNetDiary members.

4 May 2018 Calorie Deficit Diagrams added to Daily Analysis

Dear MyNetDiary users, we have extended our web app with new Calorie Deficit diagrams. We need your feedback while working on the deficit diagrams for Android and iPhone. If your plan is to lose weight, please take a look at flask animation in web app's Daily Analysis section

1 May 2018 Hey, It's Just Lunch!

While few of us plan to fail, we sometimes fail to plan. This is especially problematic when it comes to our eating habits. Read this post for some quick and easy lunch ideas that are satisfying and will support you as you move closer to your weight loss and healthy eating goals.

25 April 2018 Fast & Easy Thai Coconut Curry with Fish, Tofu, and Greens

This is my favorite low calorie meal to make when I want something hot and savory but not a lot of time. This recipe cooks in about 20 minutes with very little prep time.

17 April 2018 Is HIIT Exercise a Good Option for Diabetes?

Is HIIT exercise a good option for you? Learn about the basics of HIIT and whether or not it is appropriate for those with diabetes.

10 April 2018 Protein intake tips for older women from the new book "Food Wisdom for Women"

As we age, we gradually lose muscle mass. For older adults, this muscle loss can increase risk for falls and impact strength and fitness. As discussed in the new book "Food Wisdom for Women", many health experts now recommend higher protein intakes for this age group.

3 April 2018 Five Tips to Increase Your Chances of Getting Pregnant

The decision to start a family can be exciting and stressful all at the same time. Instead of waiting until pregnancy to embrace a healthier you, give yourself the best chance of success at conception and start improving your health now! Follow these 5 tips to prepare your body to support and sustain a healthy pregnancy.

28 March 2018 Healthy Cooking for One: Tips to Stock your Kitchen and Quick Meal Ideas

Tired of broccoli five days in a row? Wondering why bread isn't sold by the slice? Whether you are new to cooking for one or just need an innovative jumpstart, here are tips on how to stock your kitchen and create meals for breakfast, lunch, and supper with ingredients you have at home.

20 March 2018 Plant-based Diet for Prevention and Management of Type 2 Diabetes

Interested in preventing or treating type 2 diabetes? Find out why it is best to grab that apple instead of the beef jerky.

13 March 2018 FODMAPS Diet

How on earth did a diet get a name like FODMAPS? The name stands for "fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols", referring to a variety of short chain carbohydrates and sugar alcohols found in many foods. FODMAPS is linked to irritable bowel disease, and a FODMAPS elimination diet is now popular with people who have a variety of digestive disorders.

6 March 2018 Dairy Free Yogurt Alternatives

Eating yogurt has been shown to promote gut health, enhance immune function and reduce the incidence of diarrhea, thanks to the contribution of probiotics or healthy bacteria. Read this post to learn how plant based yogurts stack up against one of the originals: low fat plain cow's milk yogurt.

28 February 2018 Is Your Vitamin Mineral Supplement Giving You Too Much of a Good Thing?

Can you get too much of a good thing? Yes! Read this post if you take vitamin or mineral supplements so you can learn more about how much is too much.

20 February 2018 Sodium: Yes, it's a big deal

Has your health care provider advised you to lower your sodium intake or have you wondered if sodium intake is really a big deal? Yes, indeed, it is important. Read this post to learn more.

13 February 2018 Does anyone need an excuse to eat chocolate?

We love chocolate for the flavor, but research showing health benefits might make us love chocolate more. What are the facts behind these claims, and are they a good reason to eat more chocolate?

6 February 2018 4 Tips for Searching & Finding Basic Food Items

MyNetDiary has many basic or generic food items but they might be a little tricky to find until our naming convention is updated this year. In the meantime, read this post for tips on how to find basic foods such as fruit, veggies, meats, fish/seafood, poultry, and raw vs. cooked grains and pasta.

30 January 2018 Whole30 Diet

There are many eating plans available for weight loss. This post describes the Whole30 Diet - what it is, the pros and cons, and whether or not it is effective for weight loss. The promoters of the diet claim that following this eating plan will restore healthy habits, decrease cravings, improve digestion, and promote long lasting changes to eating habits. Learn more by reading this post.

23 January 2018 The DASH Diet

The DASH diet stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. It was originally designed to prevent and treat hypertension but many people follow it for weight loss and disease prevention. If the Ketogenic or Paleo diet seem too extreme, consider following the DASH diet.

16 January 2018 The MIND Diet

Are you looking for a meal plan that enhances your brain health, may help prevent Alzheimer's disease, and benefits your overall health? If so, then check out the MIND Diet plan. This plan could also work well for weight loss, especially if you track your intake.

9 January 2018 Vegetarian Diet

There are many eating plans available for weight loss. This post describes the Vegetarian Diet: what it is, the pros and cons, and whether or not it is effective for weight loss.
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