Good eating habits are directly related to the prevention of osteoporosis in both men and women. It is often thought that only women suffer from this disease, but this is not true. While women are more prone to develop osteoporosis, men also suffer f... Read more
Surely you've heard the old saying, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away." While a daily apple is a better strategy than nothing, it'll actually take a much stronger plan to really boost your immune system. Almost every year,... Read more
Although everyone's preferences differ, it's nice to have some staple foods on hand to make quick and tasty dishes that are good for you, too. So what do the experts behind SparkPeople.com keep in their own refrigerators? See what they stock... Read more
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
Yes, it's possible to eat certain foods and boost your longevity. Often labeled "super foods," these foods have the ability to not only strengthen the immune system, but to also fight disease, and lower body fat and cholesterol.
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...broccoli and salads. That never works because no one wants to eat that way forever. You've got to develop meal plans that are healthy but contain foods you enjoy eating because it's got to be forever. I recommend pre,planning/pre-tracking...... Read more
So I made broccoli chicken alfredo for dinner tonight and my brother showed up unexpectedly, so he got half and he was like, "there's something missing. Oh yeah, the noodles." Smart aleck lol. Roommates are funny. #lowcarb... Read more
Build a Better Body With BroccoliBroccoli may not be at the top of your favorite-foods list, but it should be. From boosting immunity to strengthening your skeleton and joints to cutting cancer risk, here are 10 ways this cruciferous veggie sends you... Read more
We all know that veggies are good for us: they're great sources of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Scientific research has shown that cruciferous vegetables in particular may reduce the risk of lung, colorectal, stomach, breast, and prostat... Read more
In my free time, I like to read healthy living blogs, and one of my favorites is Healthy Tipping Point, which is written by Caitlin, who also writes OperationBeautiful.com. Caitlin is a vegetarian who eats very balanced meals, so I was surprised to l... Read more
This morning we headed to the cemetery with a new urn we bought for my parent's grave. It's about 10 miles out of town in the small town where I was raised, Waverly, Nebraska. I love driving around town, reminiscing about my childhood, which was so h... Read more
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