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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Sesame chicken and steamed broccoli for lunch. It's going to be hard staying within my calories today. That sesame chicken was brutal. Chinese food is a weakness. Hopefully I'll make better choices the rest of today. Wish me luck!... Read more
Made broccoli and cheese stuffed chicken breast with brown rice and more broccoli for supper. Saw the recipe on skinny girl on pintrest so thought I would give it a try. Oh so yummy! It was a hit with the family too!... 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
Tonight I tried another Spark Recipe - Beef and Broccoli. I cooked my minute steak all day in the crockpot and then finished the rest after work. It was delicious!!
This picture doesn't do it justice!!
Calories - 452 for 1/4 the recipe
Here is th... Read more
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