Sushi, in its traditional form, is rice and fish, which makes it a light and lean meal option. However, as sushi's popularity proliferated in the West, some of its health benefits were lost in translation. All-you-can-eat sushi, deep-fried rolls,... Read more
Are you and your family craving that spicy, south-of-the-border cuisine? Well, skip the local burrito joint. Those "burritos as big as your head" can contain more than 1,000 calories—even more depending on how many fixings you add... Read more
Ever notice how some people can have big bellies but lean legs, or how women tend to store most of their fat in their thighs, hips, and butt? These are examples of fat distribution, which refers to where your body typically stores the fat, no matter... Read more
Think you've seen it all when it comes to healthy breakfasts? Think again! If your mornings are filled with oatmeal and cold cereal because you're short on time, try some of these breakfast ideas from SparkPeople members like you. They're... Read more
It’s Saturday night and the monthly dinner party is at your house. You want a meal that meets everyone's expectations for taste, while still being healthy. Here’s a sample party menu that definitely fits the bill, from salad to desser... Read more
I'm struggling with keeping my fat content low while keeping my protein up. My fat is under my limit and I'm trying to eat lots of good fats, but on my pie chart my fat % is always larger then my protein %. Any ideas/foods that could help me balance?... Read more
Had 2 scrambled eggs with 2 small avocados with a small box of organice cherry tomatoes. Also a fruit smoothie. I know, its a lot and will keep me full until my workout. Having green tea for lunch.
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I've been working on getting healthy for the last 4 months. It's been a slow progress but I'm making life changes not "dieting". I want to be healthy and feel good. I have lost 16 lbs so far 😃 I have had a few bad years. I nursed my 19 year old da... Read more
Florida Avocados have less fat in them than California Avocados. 1/2 Avocado with 4 ounces of stuffed crabmeat, with mayo on a bed of lettuce is about 6 carbs. A great lunch with lots of good fats. Don't like crabmeat, stuff with chicken or tuna... Read more
If I eat a sandwich I mash an avocado and use it a spread instead of mayonnaise. Granted avocados are high in fat (healthy fat) but they are much lower than mayonnaise and the avocados have nutritional value.... Read more
For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat.... Read more
It's no secret that delicious avocados can be the shining star in guacamole, salads, sandwiches and as the creamy center of your California roll. But did you know that avocados are packed with nutritients and make a great diet food, even with th... Read more
The avocado has a long, rich history: There is evidence that the avocado tree was grown approximately 10,000 years ago in Coaxcatlan, Puebla (Mexico). Since 500 B.C., the fruit had been an essential food source in Mexico, Central America an... Read more
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