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Beet Nutrition Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Beet Nutrition.

Fruit and Vegetable Gardening A-Z: Beets

High in vitamin A and C, these plants have edible tops and roots. Put simply, beets can't be beat! Hardiness Zones: 5-10 (Find your hardiness zone.) When to Plant: Directly sow beets every two weeks in a sunny location, starting as...  Read more

Fruits and Vegetables to Try Each Season

When it comes to fruits and vegetables, most of us stick with what we know: carrots, cucumbers and celery at lunchtime; corn, peas and green beans for dinner; bananas, apples and oranges for breakfast or snacks. To keep healthy eating fun and excitin...  Read more

Fruit and Vegetable Gardening A-Z: Swiss Chard

Swiss chard (also known as silverbeet, Indian spinach, leaf beets, or sea kale) has tender leaves that can substitute for spinach in many recipes. It is popular in the garden because it is bolt-resistant and very easy to grow. Hardiness Zones: ...  Read more

Getting Your Greens

When Martha Stewart was doing hard time, there were reports that she voluntarily pulled up weeds outside in the prison yard each day. Was she just trying to get out early for good behavior? Not quite. Martha was actually taking an unconventional appr...  Read more

Herbs and Spices to ''Spark'' Your Food

Wake up your taste buds! Cooking with herbs and spices will enhance the flavor of healthy foods without adding fat, salt, sugar, or calories. Herbs and spices contribute bright color, savory taste and sensational aroma. Tips for using herbs and...  Read more

Nutrition Tracker Problem
Updated 4/18/2014 12:46:01 PM

Yesterday I was in the Fitness Tracker and somehow I got to a point that it asked me if I wanted my fitness tracker and nutrition tracker to work together. I thought it would be great that my calories expended would work with my nutrition taken in.....  Read more

Mobile app - add Nutrition Notes
Updated 4/18/2014 3:27:09 PM

Hi, there! I'm using the new SparkPeople mobile app (v2.0), and I wanted to know how we can request features or provide feedback if this post doesn't suffice? Specifically, on the desktop app, I have "Today's Nutrition Notes" under my Food Track...  Read more

Starting Nutrition Tracking and Have a Technical Q
Updated 4/15/2014 12:18:55 AM

Hey, Does any one know how to delete something that is preset in the nutrition tracker? I need to delete "snack 2" so those calories can disburse over the 3 meals and 1 snack I am trying to track (per a nutritionist). I found the place where I...  Read more

Nutrition Tracker
Updated 4/13/2014 4:11:13 PM

2 Is it possible to use the meal plans for a couple of days a week then use my own the rest of the time? If so how?...  Read more

Nutrition Tracker Corrections???
Updated 4/13/2014 6:49:45 PM

I currently have what I feel is a pretty serious issue but can't find anyplace in Spark to get it taken care of. The nutrition tracker says that a 10 piece serving of McDonald's Chicken Nuggets has plenty of calories, carbs and fat, but 0 grams of pr...  Read more

Lowering your Blood Pressure

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Foods to Omit From your diet

Beets, corn, carrots, parsnips, peas,split pea soup, instant potatoes, Rutabaga are all high glycemic....  Read more

Vegan Fitness and Nutrition

For those of us who do not use or eat any animal products...recipes, help with nutrition and fitness goals and just an all around great bunch of people....  Read more

Nutrition 101: Is Beet Juice the Next Super Food?

When I saw a new report last week about the benefits of beet juice, I thought it was worth looking into further. It was only after I did a little more investigating that I discovered, beet juice just might become the next marketing focus right behind...  Read more

Tap into the Potential of Taproots This Fall

By definition, a taproot is the single root of a plant that extends deep into the soil to supply the above-ground plant with nutrients.  My definition of a taproot is YUM! It is such a shame these vegetables are grown below ground because many a...  Read more