Your digestive tract is full of living organisms that help keep you healthy--around 400 different types of beneficial bacteria and yeast strains that co-habitate in your gastrointestinal system. There are several different kinds of foods and suppleme... Read more
Everyone has an idea in their head when it comes to looking their fittest and healthiest. For some, it's fitting perfectly into a certain outfit, or walking on the beach in a bikini with total confidence. For others, it may mean seeing a defined... Read more
Whether you're overworked or just plain overstressed, time is valuable to all of us. When making a lifestyle change, it can easily seem overwhelming to include new habits like exercise and healthy eating into your jam-packed days. Between everyth... Read more
Most people would agree that trees are pretty terrific. They shade us from the sun, create a sense of privacy and, in some cases, bloom into beautiful spring blossoms. For kids (or the young at heart), a good tree can provide endless entertainment in... Read more
Ever notice how the grocery shopping experience seems specifically designed to entice us to buy more? With all of the family-size packaging, buy-one-get-one sales and better deals for bigger quantities, food shopping can be particularly challenging f... Read more
Love it. Fruits and veg are 0 points, so I eat a lot more of them. Now I'm starting to crave fruit or veggies rather than processed food. Its changing my eating habits and preferences. And I'm losing ~1% of my weight each week.... Read more
I do my normal intake of foods (ice cream, fruit, veggies,ext.), but the weirdest thing is I lost 1.5lbs in 3 days . And I don't do any special exercise routine (jogging, push ups, sit ups, yoga, kick boxing, ect.)... Read more
and then when that wears off i go for some fruit or veggies ... mmmhhh sweet peas! before 3 weeks ago i would have never ever ever in my entire life bought anything by slimfast but now i actually look forward to my breakfast :) and really like them... Read more
Buy lots of fruit and veggies when they're in season and on special, buy frozen in things like peas, beans and corn, buy meat when it's reduced and freeze it, buy in bulk where you can, especially with meat (make sure you've a big enough freezer!).... Read more
I've taken to fruit infusing my water 1x day for somethin new each day. I love all kind & mango is my fave. Watermelon is my 2nd but it gives me serious heartburn! I can eat it just fine but in water nope! Anyone know why or have same issue? #curious... Read more
certin foods contain pectin which can lower cholesterol. Pectin disolves into a gel like substance & traps fat and cholesterol. Carrots are one of the best sources of pectin, celery, and tomatoes. Pectin lowers insulin resistance and when pectin... Read more
You’ve seen it on hundreds of labels and may have even used it in your own kitchen — learn all the need-to-know facts about this additive.What Is It?Pectin is a gelatin-like substance that is naturally found in some fruits. It’s oft... Read more
According to the U.S. Food Cost Average Report for October 2008, a family of four with two elementary age children can cut about $180 per month from their grocery bill simply by adopting some lower cost shopping habits.Over the last few weeks we have... Read more
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