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
In the US, we enjoy practically unlimited access to any food any time of the year. Although it's nice to have watermelon in February and asparagus in August, many people don't even know that foods have a season, let alone what foods are in se... Read more
You've probably heard that seasonal foods are more flavorful and affordable and richer in nutrients.
That's why we selected seven spring ingredients—artichokes, asparagus, avocados, carrots, potatoes, strawberries, and sp... Read more
Gift-giving is one of the special joys of the holiday season. No matter which holiday you celebrate, we all face the same challenges…
“What should I buy?”
“Does she already have it?”
“Will the... Read more
Whether you drink it as a hot beverage to ward off Old Man Winter or iced to cool off on a hot summer day, tea is an invigorating drink that people around the world consume in copious amounts. In America alone, each person drinks approximately 155 cu... Read more
Hello fellow sparkpeople! I am just getting the hang of all this and was wondering about green tea. I drink several cups of it a day - unsweetened. Would this offset some of the water? Or should I still drink 8 glasses of water in addition to my... Read more
Everyone said taking tea with breakfast is not a healthy choice.It can take away the iron from your food. So drink tea one hour after or before breakfast.
So I have started taking milk in the breakfast.
In breakfast I usually have 2 sl... Read more
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
Foods that contain salt & sugar can cause the body to retain fluids. Natural ways to get rid of excess fluids are to consume Green Tea, Diet Cranberry Juice, watermelon, cucumber, artichokes, cabbage, carrots, lettuce, tomatoes, brussel sprouts, radi... Read more
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
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
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