Isn’t it wonderful when something that tastes so yummy is also good for you? That’s what you get when you enjoy the delicious, sweet flavor of berries. The pigments that give berries their deep red, blue, black and purple hues are powerfu... Read more
Store shelves are drowning is books and magazines dedicated to the care and maintenance of your body. Your abs, your thighs – even your heart – get special attention. But what about your mind?
Why does it seem like the brain, y... Read more
We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but some a.m. meals are better for your heart than others. We've rounded up this list of breakfasts that fall within the heart-healthy guidelines of the Academy of Nutrition and Di... Read more
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 between... Read more
You know starting the morning with breakfast sets you up for healthy eating all day long, but when the same packet of microwaved oatmeal just isn't cutting it anymore, it may be time to change up your a.m. routine. Here are eight common breakfast... Read more
So far today I had 2 strawberries, 15 blueberries, 10 cubes of mangoes, and half a cup of low fat milk. Right now i'm craving a plain croissant with a cup of nescafe 3 in 1, but i'm also craving my mom's pasta(not healthy at all lol) suggestions?... Read more
New here! Not really on any specific diet at the moment, just counting calories and exercising. Hoping to tone and lose 6 lbs or so. SparkPeople has made me so much more aware of what I'm putting into my body! #firstpost... Read more
*Diet ? Of The Day*
Hello my SparkPeople family I love Fig newtons & the Sugar Wafers that come in all the different colors. My ? is are the bad for you when you're really want to lose weight? (All comments are appreciated) God Bless.... Read more
Fiber is like a sponge. It soaks up fat and sugar and slows absorption. Fiber lowers the glycemic load in your diet. Add Beans, barley, rye, brown rice, wild rice, nuts, raw veggies,flaxseeds, seasame seeds, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, berries... Read more
10 Proven Benefits of Blueberries (No. 3 is Very Impressive)Smiling Brunette With a Bowl of BlueberriesBlueberries are sweet, nutritious and wildly popular.Often labelled a “superfood,” they are low in calories and incredibly good for you.They are so... Read more
Looking for some new ways to use your blueberries? We've rounded up a variety of healthy and delicious blueberry recipes for you to try.
Fat Free and Sugar Free Blueberry Sorbet
Personal Blueberry-Peach Cobblers
100 Calorie Whole Wheat... Read more
Call me old-fashioned, but when I want the health benefits of a tomato, I eat a tomato. If I want more Omega-3 fatty acids in my meals, I sprinkle some flax meal on my morning oatmeal. And if I want the antioxidant power of blueberries, I eat blueber... Read more
Hi, It's me again. Just so we are clear I started a blueberry diet on July 27th. I weighed 390 lbs, now August 10th I weigh 385. Thats 2 1/2 lbs per week. I probally won't do this good every week but i am not giving up for a while. The diet said drin... Read more
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