All Entries For healthy food

The Amazing Avocado: Health Benefits You Need to Know

This post looks at the numerous benefits of adding avocados to your diet.
Posted 1/20/2016  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 17 comments   24,881 views
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Know Your GMOs (Q & A)

What are GMOs? What do they do? What kinds of foods contain them? Find out the answers to these questions and more.
Posted 10/6/2015  12:00:00 AM By:   : 16 comments   15,296 views
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Walnut Health Benefits

Walnuts provide an array of health benefits, and because of their versatility, they can be chopped and sprinkled onto salads, vegetable dishes, yogurt, fruits, and desserts.
Posted 10/3/2015  10:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 6 comments   17,519 views
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The Natural Benefits of Ginger

Ginger is both delicious and good for you! This post takes a look at the top benefits of Ginger.
Posted 7/28/2015  9:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 14 comments   28,542 views
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$20 Food Showdown: Fast Food vs. Healthy Food

We hit the supermarkets and the drive-thrus with $20 in hand to see what we could buy. Would our dollars stretch further for burgers or broccoli? See for yourself.
Posted 4/18/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 724 comments   2,008,381 views
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Could Peaches, Cherries, and Plums Fight Obesity and Diabetes?

Learn more about recent study findings that indicate stone fruits known as drupes help fight metabolic syndrome and reduce health risk factors.
Posted 8/13/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 41 comments   31,740 views
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Getting Your Kids Excited About Healthy Foods

I let my kids help decide what we are going to plant in our garden, and they help take care of it. It's a great way to teach them something and develop healthy habits.
Posted 7/10/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 12 comments   14,280 views
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10 More Healthy Foods Under $3

Our original top 10 list was so popular, Healthy Eats readers asked for more. Here are 10 more healthy foods that won't break the bank.
Posted 5/23/2012  2:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 18 comments   20,065 views
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CONTEST CLOSED: Giveaway: Win a $79 Snack Box from Healthy Surprise

A mystery box of healthy snacks delivered to your door? We tried it--and now you can win it!
Posted 3/30/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Nicole Nichols : 46 comments   14,329 views
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The Real Deal with 'Pink Slime'

Pink slime has been all over the news. Use these practical steps to reduce it in your diet.
Posted 3/19/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 81 comments   32,390 views
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WATERMELON: Nature’s Sweet Summer Treat

Spice up your summer cooking and wow your guests with 10 Watermelon recipes.
Posted 7/20/2011  6:00:00 AM By: Samantha Donohue : 20 comments   13,827 views
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My Favorite Hot and Cold Sandwiches

Sandwiches are comfort food, they travel well, and they'll satisfy the appetites hungry, growing boys--and I have a surplus of those in my house. Here are two of my favorites!
Posted 4/18/2011  6:22:23 PM By: Meg Galvin : 27 comments   18,683 views
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Is Black Rice the Next Super Food?

New antioxidant findings may change the world of super foods. Learn how it might benefit you.
Posted 9/6/2010  1:35:53 PM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 123 comments   32,993 views
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