Dishes are usually packed with lots of fresh ingredients, and have many hot, spicy, flavorful, along with some sweet and sour options.
These foods feature chili peppers, rice, noodles, sugar, citr... Read more
"Eat your fruits and vegetables." We've heard it all of our lives. If only it were so simple.
Our bodies crave fruits and vegetables more than just about any other food because we tend to get far fewer of them than we need. We ofte... Read more
The flavor of many foods can be enhanced without using calorie-laden sauces and gravies. Here are some great ways to use herbs to “spice up” your meals and bring out the natural flavors of your food. Don’t be afraid to experimen... Read more
Companion planting, briefly, is the act of planting different crops in your garden in close physical proximity, based on the theory that they will help each other. The main use of this method is for deterring pests and disease without resorting to sy... Read more
Fiber is one of the easiest nutrients to incorporate into your diet, and one of the most important. However, many Americans don’t get the much needed 25 to 35 grams recommended daily for a healthy diet. Insufficient fiber intake can increase yo... Read more
I am 64 year female looking for diet buddy near Indianapolis Indiana to motivate one another while loosing my last 15 to 20 pounds on my weight loss journey. Went off my diet during the holidays, but back on track again!... Read more
When I first joined spark people, they had four levels of easing you into a healthy lifestyle. I would get weekly e-mails with articles to educate me of a healthy lifestyle. This was sooo helpful. I could not figure out how to start e-mails over... Read more
What diet or tips have worked for you to jump start weight loss? This is day 2 with cutting out alcohol but I still have my sweet cravings. I'm thinking about going back on Atkins or another low card diet. Any suggestions?... Read more
new here! Anyone on the DASH diet?? Have to get my blood pressure down and have tons of weight to lose. I hope once I can get in the routine I can stick with it. Hoping to find snack ideas 😃... Read more
Cabbage is highly promoted for prevention of cancer. A compound in cabbage, sulforaphane, also helps protect cells from invasion of carcinogens & even repairs ulcers. Cabbage has a substance that inhibits the conversion of sugar and other carbohydra... Read more
Foods that contain salt & sugar can cause the body to retain fluids. Natural ways to get rid of excess fluids are to consume Green Tea, Diet Cranberry Juice, watermelon, cucumber, artichokes, cabbage, carrots, lettuce, tomatoes, brussel sprouts, radi... Read more
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
Happy St. Patrick's Day! Are you wearing green today? St. Patrick's Day is traditionally a day to feast. These days, at least in North America, it has become a day to wear green, drink beer (usually a Guinness or sometimes a green one) and eat corned... Read more
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