On WW, I Ate a Plant-Based Diet and Applied the CICO Rule to Lose 65 Pounds

Susan S. Johnson
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Photo credit: Courtesy

From Prevention

My name is Sharee Grimsley (@reewriting__mystory) and I’m 31. I live in North Carolina, and I’m a stay-at-home mom. I was motivated to lose weight after developing high blood pressure and struggling to take care of my newborn. I practiced calorie counting with WW, running, and doing Fitness Marshall dance videos at home.

I had always been an overweight person. To be honest, I don’t remember a time growing up where I was not overweight or obese. My main issue was that I didn’t care about what I ate or how much I

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11 best vegetarian recipe boxes that make meat-free cooking easy

Susan S. Johnson
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Whether you’re a vegetarian looking to spruce up your mid-week meal repertoire or are simply trying to incorporate more vegetarian meals into your diet, a recipe box is a great way of doing so without giving it too much thought.

Even before Covid-19 hit, trawling the supermarket was never one of our favourite activities. Thankfully today’s recipe boxes take away that hassle with conveniently portioned ingredients delivered to our doorstep, ready for us to turn them into culinary masterpieces by following a few simple instructions.

On average, it takes Brits 19 minutes to plan their grocery shop, another

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5 Products I Always Have In My Fridge and Pantry As A Vegetarian

Susan S. Johnson

Vegetarian and vegan food often gets the stereotype of being all salads and artisanal vegetables, and while those can be part of a tasty and fulfilling plant-based diet, we are no stranger to the desire for hearty, satisfying food. Given this fact, stocking a good kitchen is essential. Here are 5 ingredients and products I always have in my fridge or pantry that help me whip up quick, delicious meals in a pinch.

1. Plain Unflavored Yogurt

Cucumber Raita Recipe by Sonia Goyal
Cucumber Raita Recipe by Sonia Goyal

I LOVE cultured dairy products, and yogurt is something I grew up eating Keto Meal Delivery in

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Teens need to watch out for fad diets. They often lack key things for bone, brain growth

Susan S. Johnson

Teens and adolescents are inundated with lots of mixed messages when it comes to finding the right diet regimen. Go with a low-carb plan or high protein? Give up meat? Eat more fats? Take supplements?

“Teens are constantly bombarded by all this garbage,” said Dr. Michelle Pearlman, a nutrition specialist board certified in internal medicine, gastroenterology and obesity medicine at the University of Miami Health System. “In social media, anything goes.”

Too often, the basics of a good healthy diet get lost amid a flashy or fashionable array of choices often touted by peers or celebrity influencers, maybe even at

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