Many of the same wholesome foods that you eat to help you glow from the inside-out can also be used externally, as shampoos, conditioners and hair masks. These vitamins, minerals, and oils that nourish your body also nourish your hair. Below you&rsqu... Read more
Although everyone's preferences differ, it's nice to have some staple foods on hand to make quick and tasty dishes that are good for you, too. So what do the experts behind SparkPeople.com keep in their own refrigerators? See what they stock... Read more
If you're trying to lighten your caloric load or lose weight, are you destined to days of tasteless cookies, or—worse—a life without sweets and treats?
Of course not! There are plenty of ways you can substitute lower-calorie ingr... Read more
During the hot summer months, we automatically add salads to our menu plans. A big bowl of crisp lettuce, cool cucumbers and sun-ripened tomatoes tossed lightly with an oil-and-vinegar dressing is always refreshing during the warmest time of the year... Read more
Recently, I was standing in front of a beautiful display of apples at a local grocery store. A very puzzled gentleman asked me which apples were for pies. His wife had given him the shopping list, but had not explained which type of apple to buy. If... Read more
Well I am a NOT a mature woman with a grown (almost) son! MY mom accidentally posted on my page! I am the grown son! lol. We both joined sparkpeople yesterday.
I am editing her post so it is actually me! Today is now day 3. So far have stuck to n... Read more
For several years I have found that apples are smaller and and do not taste as good as they use to.
Is something happening to our apples?
If anyone has any information about this, please share. Thank you.... Read more
I have heard a lot about Apple cider vinegar being an amazing health product for a plethora of reasons, and it can't stop reading about it. Has anybody tried using it either internally or external and had results? I am not lo... Read more
Hello :) I love vinegar on salads. Just plain vinegar or apple cider vinegar, no oil or anything. Is this calorie free, or are there any health risks to eating straight vinegar? It's just so tangy I love it! Thank you!... Read more
This team is to motivate and encourage California's High Desert (Adelanto, Apple Valley, Barstow, Hesperia, Phelan, Lucerne Valley, Oro Grande, Oak Hills, Silver Lakes, and Victorville.)Sparkers.... Read more
I'm not one who loves a lot of stuff, and I'm constantly trying to get rid of things rather than amass them. That said, when I find something I love, I want to share. Today I'm spreading the word about some of the products that I love thi... Read more
My aunt and uncle have a farm with a garden, and many fruit trees and bushes. They enjoy vegetables as well as fresh picked apples or pears and berries right off the bush. While it takes work, they enjoy their nutrient-rich bounty throughout th... Read more
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