Product review: FlapJacked Mighty Muffin with Probiotics

I’m always on the hunt for especially breakfast foods on the go, since I spent a good deal of time traveling, either in hotel rooms or camping. And I love both breakfast foods and anything chocolate, so I was really excited to hear about the new FlapJacked Mighty Muffins.

Shopping at Whole Foods doesn’t make you skinny

The benefit of upscale grocery chains such as Whole Foods is that they have an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables, legumes, and unprocessed foods. If you stick to those while shopping at Whole Foods, you have a much better chance of reaching your weight goals. 

2 Fun Size Candy Bars=B*tch

I’ve been on my new high protein, less carb diet for a while now and one day I couldn’t take it anymore…I wanted something sweet. So I scarfed down two “fun size” candy bars I found. Within 30 minutes I was very hyper and turned into a total B*tch (yes, the capital B is on…

Product Review: Svelte Protein Drinks taste great

I was wandering through (well, fighting my way through) my local grocery store when a friendly woman offered me a taste of a new protein drink, Calnaturale Svelte protein drinks. “Ok,” I said assuming it would be horrible. She asked me what kind I wanted, vanilla, chocolate, or cappuccino. To my surprise, they taste great!…

Sugar free chocolate and the “laxative effect”

Yes, I know. Giving up chocolate or even severely cutting-back is a really hard thing for a hypoglycemic. But now that there’s sugar free chocolate, you can eat all you want, right???  Not so fast. You need to be VERY aware of what we hypoglycemics like to call the “laxative effect.” Candy makers have to…