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Diet and Weight Loss

Blood sugar testing Taking the confusion out of blood glucose meters

Oct 7 2004 - 11:45pm

Many people with diabetes test their blood sugar levels multiple times a day. This testing requires a blood glucose meter and the test strips that are inserted into the meter. The blood glucose meter is the device used to measure and display the results.

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Mise En Place For Weight Loss

May 11 2004 - 10:12pm

Professional kitchens couldn't function as efficiently as they do without mis en place. Prior to service prep cooks spend hours chopping, mincing, cleaning and pre-cooking. When service starts, because of mise en place, dishes are prepared with amazing speed. Some of the fast food joints take it a step further and have the food already cooked and under heat lamps.

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It's OK to Weigh Every Day

May 3 2004 - 4:03pm

You don't have to feel guilty for frequent weighings. You'll probably be just fine, even if you weigh as often as the woman in the story. \n

Once upon a time there was a woman who went on a low-carb diet and became very interested in what her weight was doing on a regular basis. She woke up every morning and weighed herself. Then she would go to the bathroom and weigh herself again. Then she would weigh again after her shower. Then she'd weigh herself after she put her clothes on. And she would weigh herself finally before she went to bed at night.

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Why should I lose weight?

Apr 12 2004 - 11:11pm

Carrying around extra pounds can be detrimental to your health. If you are considering starting a healthy eating and exercise plan or you have fallen off your diet, this article may motivate you to get in gear.

What Extra Weight Can Do to Your Body

1. Carrying around excess body fat will decrease your energy level. Having just 10 lbs. of excess body fat is like carrying around a 10 lb. bag of lard.

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