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
Get your diet back on track for the New Year with 30 days of healthy, filling dinners! These meals, part of our 30-Day Realistic Resolution Challenge, are quick, easy, and full of flavor. And best of all, they'll help you get on the fast tra... Read more
I think it's great that more and more people are becoming aware of the links between health, diet, physical fitness and beauty and mental fitness.
What you eat and what you do for exercise have such a huge effect on well-being!... Read more
Day #3. I had a few health issues and was put on steroids. I gained 20lbs I went from 150 lbs to 170 lbs in 3 weeks I actually want to get to 145. I've lost 5 lbs so far I think this is helping a lot.... Read more
I've been back on my health kick since February and so for have lost 30lbs.I've just recently added one "vegetarian day" to my weeks. But, i can't seem to find many good tasting(non-meat) protein options.Does anyone have any ideas?... Read more
What Are Avocados Good For? Avocado!Avocado Nutrition FactsHealth Benefits of AvocadoWhen it comes to nutrition, avocados are in a class by themselves because of the unusually large number of benefits they offer - more than 20, last count. Loaded wit... Read more
Instead of using 2 tbsp of Mayo on your sandwich, try smash and spread or slice 1/4 of an avocado on the bread. You'll save 36 calories and 6.6 grams of fat. Plus, of the fat that you do get from the Avocado, 4.2 grams are belly flattening MUFAs, n... 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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