Using a new method, researchers have discovered that whole grains like corn, whole wheat, oats and brown rice can have as much–or more–antioxidant, anti-cancer activity as vegetables and fruits. Previously, the antioxidant potential o... Read more
Isn’t it wonderful when something that tastes so yummy is also good for you? That’s what you get when you enjoy the delicious, sweet flavor of berries. The pigments that give berries their deep red, blue, black and purple hues are powerfu... Read more
If you’ve ever made a fruit salad, you probably know that squeezing lemon juice onto the apples, pears, and bananas will keep the fruit from turning brown. This brown color happens because of a process called oxidation—a reaction be... 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
Q: Will carnitine help me lose weight?
A: In theory, carnitine, a derivative of the amino acid lysine, could be a good weight loss supplement because it helps move components of fat into the area in cells where they are burned. There is, howev... Read more
I am having issues with fruit.
I am allergic to MOST fruit. fruit that goes on trees and has a stone/seeds like apples/plus/pears, etc.
allergic to strawberries
I can have bananas, canned pineapple, berries, melons, etc.
the pr... Read more
I've been wanting to start making green smoothies for breakfast each day. They taste delicious, and it's an easy way to get upwards of 5 servings of fresh produce into my diet in just one glass. The thing is, I also consume fruits and veggies along w... Read more
I am not a veggie or fruit eater, but I started taking some watermelon and blueberries to work. I noticed that I gained 1 lb and not sure if these items make you retain water.
Nothing else had changed in my eating habits.
Dian... Read more
So I recently reset my program, and now my fruits & veggies tracker seems to have disappeared. It shows up in the quicktracker on my start page, but I don't use that one, I always go to the main page. Is there a reason why this happened, and a way... Read more
So one question I have come across frequently in my learning of a "healthy" diet...several will say things like "stay away from these fruits and veggies" while others will say "eat any and all fruits and veggies you can" Opinions on this? Are there f... Read more
Broccoli is high in nutrients and calcium. Half of the fiber is insoluble and half is soluble. A great choice for any weight loss diet and can help stave of some cancers like colon, prostate, and breast cancer. Broccoli may cause gas in some people,... Read more
By now, you've probably heard about antioxidants, the wonder molecules that may help prevent cancer and other chronic diseases. In recent years, many exotic, antioxidant-rich foods like goji berries, mangosteen, and acai have cropped up in the me... Read more
We've all seen the ads. Rachael Ray lost weight with açaí berries! Lose 20 pounds in 2 days with açaí! Açaí flush is the secret to weight loss. Is it true? Does açaí, a berry native to Central a... Read more
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