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Artichoke Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Artichoke Benefits.

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9 Foods that are Good for Your Gut

Your digestive tract is full of living organisms that help keep you healthy--around 400 different types of beneficial bacteria and yeast strains that co-habitate in your gastrointestinal system. There are several different kinds of foods and suppleme...  Read more

The Top 20 Antioxidant-Packed Foods

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

Eating to Prevent Osteoporosis

Good eating habits are directly related to the prevention of osteoporosis in both men and women. It is often thought that only women suffer from this disease, but this is not true. While women are more prone to develop osteoporosis, men also suffer f...  Read more

Beyond Burgers: Fun Foods You Can Grill

An outdoor grill lets you cook up a tasty, healthful meal while creating a great atmosphere for chatting with friends and family on a warm summer evening. But after months of grilling out, you may grow tired of the same old chicken breasts and turkey...  Read more

Dining Out: French Cuisine

Characteristics: With rich textures and flavors—especially in desserts and sauces—these dishes are often high in fat, but are usually served in smaller portions. Lighter “Nouvelle Cuisine” options are sometimes offered. ...  Read more

how does everyone enjoy their artichokes? i just s
Updated 8/31/2015 2:21:17 PM

how does everyone enjoy their artichokes? i just steamed one to use leaves for dipping, but it turned out too mushy and too fibrous at the same time. no bueno. any different suggestions i should try next time?...  Read more

It has a lot of benefits. 1. Exercise is exercise,
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It has a lot of benefits. 1. Exercise is exercise, it burns calories. 2. Muscle burns calories, more muscle higher metabolism. 3. Muscle tightens your body, every thing fits better and you look better. 4. Muscle helps you engage in other exercise....  Read more

I am restoring my faith in the benefits of fiber!
Updated 8/13/2015 11:40:46 AM

I am restoring my faith in the benefits of fiber! I've discovered Spark's recipe Easiest Black Bean Dip. 1 oz. spread on a piece of Dave's power seed bread keeps me going for hours and is delicious. Try it!...  Read more

What are the benefits of the stair master?
Updated 8/6/2015 8:33:29 PM

What are the benefits of the stair master?...  Read more

Benefits of working out... besides being healthy l
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Benefits of working out... besides being healthy lol At least for me. Doing laundry.. lol...  Read more

Artichokes Are Good Fiber & Low Calorie

Full of antioxidants, fiber, and vitamins, these babies are beneficial to diabetics because studies suggest that artichokes help control blood sugar in those with diabetes.They also aid in digestion. 60 calories in one medium artichoke makes artich...  Read more

How To Make a Great Salad

Mixing in blue, feta, or goat cheese is a great way to add tons of flavor & some protein too. Beans or chickpeas add protein & fiber. Try avocados, nuts, flaxseeds, berries, chicken chunck, ham chunks, tuna, beets, bell peppers, marinated artichoke...  Read more

Living Healthy with Insulin Resistance/Low GI Diet

For anyone struggling with weight issues due to insulin resistance, diabetes, PCOS, and hypoglycemia. Diet Health Benefits also help reduce HBP, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, & Liver Enzymes. ...  Read more

Have You Tried: Saffron?

It’s hard to believe that a tiny part of a flower can also be a highly prized spice. Have you ever tasted the most expensive spice in the world?What Is Saffron?The delicate threads of saffron are actually the stigma of the purple crocus. Each f...  Read more

Have You Tried: Artichoke Hearts?

Fresh artichokes are a classic spring treat, but you can enjoy artichoke hearts all year long.What Are Artichoke Hearts?Buried within the rough leaves of an artichoke, is the sweet and tender “heart.” These little treasures have a buttery...  Read more