Have you ever experienced a feeling of sticker shock when the grocery store cashier announced your total? Do you wonder how such a large percentage of your paycheck fits into a few measly bags? Groceries are expensive, especially these days, when man... Read more
Back in 1990, then-president George H.W. Bush declared, "I do not like broccoli. And I haven't liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. And I'm President of the United States and I'm not going to eat any more b... Read more
Are you sitting down? Here’s some alarming news: Researchers are discovering that functions as basic as eating and breathing produce dangerous substances in our bodies called free radicals. We’ll skip the organic chemistry lesson and simp... Read more
The poor potato. It really has gotten a bad rap.
A plentiful crop that's easy and inexpensive to produce, the potato has been a dietary staple across the globe for centuries. (Ireland, a country whose diet once relied almost entirely o... Read more
If you’re buying California-grown organic strawberries because you know organic food is better for the environment, then you might want to reconsider your purchase—or at least your motivations. While choosing organic over "conve... Read more
I've been tracking my meals since I got my new FitBit Flex. I never did this before I got my Fit Bit. Doing this has really opened my eyes on what is in the food I eat, the number of calories I'm eating compared to the calories my body is burning.... Read more
I went shopping for healthy food yesterday and spent 2 hours in Wally World. There are too many choices. So many that it became overwhelming. Now I remember why I used to eat fast food...because it's fast. Actually was thinking how much easier it... Read more
I suddenly get these whole screen messages from informing me that I need to update my JAVA drivers and then I get a second message (occupying the whole entire screen--goodbye SparkPeople) informing me that I need to update Adobe Flash Player to prope... Read more
I'm a newbie. When I looked up quinoa I found many entries most of which didn't reflect the actual vitamin or mineral content of the grain, so of course my daily totals keep coming in under the mark even though I am eating well. Is there no way to l... Read more
Ok.... I have tried everything. I type the first 3 letters into the search and the dropdown menu appears in blue, and what I want isn't there, but I cannot go back into the search box and type anymore... it just keeps bringing up the dropdown menu.... Read more
Have you tried these? I knew due to grass allergies I could eat very few alfalfa sprouts, but I can eat broccoli sprouts! They are super slow calorie and great on a salad or sandwich.. 140... Read more
As a 19-year-old back in 1983, Jimmy John Liautaud set out to create the world's greatest gourmet sandwich. He created and tested his sandwich ideas on family and friends and eventually opened his first Jimmy John's. This young entrepreneur with a fo... Read more
Most nights I look forward to cooking dinner. I listen to music on my iPod, perhaps enjoy a small glass of wine, and relax as I chop, sauté and braise. Other nights, when I come home starving, teach a late yoga class, or go for a long run... Read more
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