Isn’t it wonderful when something that tastes so yummy is also good for you? That’s what you get when you enjoy the delicious, sweet flavor of berries. The pigments that give berries their deep red, blue, black and purple hues are powerfu... Read more
Q: Does cranberry juice help prevent bladder infections?
A: Maybe. Cranberries contain two compounds that seem to prevent bacteria from sticking to cells in the kidney, bladder, and other parts of the urinary tract. The effect o... Read more
They go down easily and can be found anywhere and everywhere. Water, tea, milk, juice, soda, flavored waters, coffee, energy drinks, smoothies. This list touches just a few of the many categories of beverages but doesn’t even delve into the dif... Read more
Ginger, pumpkin, apple, cinnamon, chocolate, peppermint. The flavors of the holidays are comforting and the perfect end to a wonderful meal. These recipes include nutrition-packed ingredients that turn holiday favorites into healthier treats the whol... Read more
You've been working hard at making healthy changes to your diet and exercising regularly to lose weight. But there's more to weight loss than watching what you eat; the beverages you drink can also affect your progress. Are you sabotaging you... Read more
Good news-I'm losing my taste for fast food and greasy stuff. Bad news-I'm not in the habit of packing a healthy lunch for work yet. More good-I keep fruit and healthy snacks at work, but they aren't enough to keep me full. I'll get it eventually.... Read more
Just signed up here. I make my own juices, is there a way to track that in the food log? I am down 10 lbs with 50 to go and this site looks like a big help. Appreciate any insight on using the log to track my concoctions.
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I entered my walk on the tracker as 2mph because I am super out of shape and I figured I really wasn't going that fast. But I really wasn't really sure. I walked up a pretty big hill on about 1/2 of my walk. I could talk but I was breathing pretty... Read more
Giving up soda and fast food is a lot! Start with soda! The people who make those foods want you to be addicted to the preservatives, fat and sugar. Getting off soda of a great start. Try mineral water with flavored stevia... Read more
Cranberry juice is a good alternative to soft drinks and it can be good for you.Research has shown that cranberry juice can lower the risk of urinary tract infections and can shorten the length of an established infection.It does this by increasing t... Read more
As holiday time approaches, many of us will be planning our menus for the dinner table. Cranberries are a favorite in many families. Have you ever wondered whether cranberries are as nutritious as some say or if they are just part of the tradition? L... Read more
Today is Eat a Cranberry Day! Don't wait for Thanksgiving to gobble up these tart, tasty berries. As Tanya wrote recently, you don't need to cranberries are more than just a holiday tradition. Packed with antioxidants and proven (in their purest form... Read more
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