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Collard Greens Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Collard Greens Benefits.

Getting Your Greens

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

Cut Your Arthritis Risk with Fruits & Veggies

A recent study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found the average daily intake of two carotenoids (beta-cryptoxanthin and zeaxanthin) was lower (by 40% and 20% respectively) for arthritis patients than healthy subjects. Both of thes...  Read more

Fruits and Vegetables to Try Each Season

When it comes to fruits and vegetables, most of us stick with what we know: carrots, cucumbers and celery at lunchtime; corn, peas and green beans for dinner; bananas, apples and oranges for breakfast or snacks. To keep healthy eating fun and excitin...  Read more

13 Naturally Green (and Good-for-You) Recipes

St. Patrick's Day is the one day of the year when it's easy to be green! Unfortunately most of the popular green foods are simply tinted with dye… and aren't very nutritious. While a green beer can have a place in an otherwise heal...  Read more

What to Eat This Spring

In the US, we enjoy practically unlimited access to any food any time of the year. Although it's nice to have watermelon in February and asparagus in August, many people don't even know that foods have a season, let alone what foods are in se...  Read more

Does green tea help with weight loss
Updated 4/10/2014 4:38:37 PM

while on a diet does green tea help with weight lost?...  Read more

Does green tea help with weight loss
Updated 4/11/2014 12:24:18 PM

while on a diet does green tea help with weight lost?...  Read more

More good reasons to eat your leafy greens!
Updated 4/5/2014 12:06:28 PM

This is a link to an article published on Medscape™ - you have to register, but it's free, and it's full of great info. Nice background for cruciferous veggies... www.medscape.com/viewarticle/822800?src=wn
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What's your favorite Green Smoothie Recipe?
Updated 4/6/2014 12:47:31 PM

Mine is this: 2 cups of spinach (sometimes 1/4 is kale) 1 banana 1 scoop vanilla protein 1 fruit (usually a mango, 1/2 cup berries or whatever I have) 2 tbsp hemp seeds That's it. 30...  Read more

Greens--Which to Grow and Eat?
Updated 3/22/2014 4:44:12 PM

So, I'm in the process of putting in my summer veggie garden. I admit that, while I do eat my fair share of veggies, I don't eat a lot of "greens" and it's my understanding that they are good for you and that most people should eat more of them. So...  Read more

CUP OF TEA!!!

I have found that drinking Green Tea is helping - I have 3 - 6 cups a day along with at least 8 - 10 pints of water. Green Tea is proven to aid with weight loss as well as having other health benefits - also the caffeine found in Green tea is dramati...  Read more

Tea for Me, Please!

To help me feel full and aid in digestion, I try to drink a cup of green tea after each meal. It has become a positive habit that also "signals" the end of a meal for me, so if I feel a binge or temptation coming on, I'll sneak in an extra cup of tea...  Read more

Living Healthy with Insulin Resistance/Low GI Diet

For anyone struggling with weight issues due to insulin resistance, diabetes, PCOS, and hypoglycemia. Diet Health Benefits also help reduce HBP, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, & Liver Enzymes. ...  Read more

11 Dark Green Leafy Vegetable Recipes

According to the latest USDA nutritional guidelines, dark green vegetables should be a significant component of your vegetable intake. Collard greens, mustard greens, dandelion greens, beet greens, spinach, chard, and kale are just a few of the dark...  Read more

Foods That Might Help Your Eyesight

It’s a well-known fact that carrots are good for your eyesight, but did you know there are several nutrients that can keep your eyes healthy throughout your life? A healthy diet may help reduce the risk of vision issues like cataracts, glaucoma...  Read more