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
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
Pests can invade, destroy, and annoy both the garden and the gardener. While bugs are an inevitable (yet sometimes rewarding) presence in your garden, you don’t need harmful chemicals to ward off these little visitors. Many tried and true organ... Read more
Switching from processed to whole grains is one of the simplest changes you can make to help your health. Whole grains have more protein and fiber than their stripped-down counterparts, which means they'll help you stay fuller longer. That's... Read more
When you're living with chronic heartburn/GERD, cooking and enjoying a meal can be a challenging and often anxiety-filled experience. However, although there are many foods and cooking techniques that can set off heartburn, there are also plenty... Read more
I am just starting the Sparks program. I ordered the new book "The Sparks Solution" and am getting ready to start this coming Monday. I want to read through the book and make my trip to the grocery store this weekend. I also want to get rid of all... Read more
A simple google of "sacred heart diet" will tell you how you can lose 10-17 pounds before surgery by making soup and eating certain things on certain days. Blah blah blah.
People will sing it's praises or criticize it because there "aren't enou... Read more
Good Morning Spark People!
Its a beautiful Victoria Day holiday here in Ontario Canada.
Nothing like this for motivation to get started to lose weight!
I have been toying with different ideas on how to loose weight.
I have decided to do a... Read more
Has anyone heard of this before/tried it? I have been told 1-3 tsp of apple cider vinegar before each meal helps you to shed pounds by crazy amounts. Has anyone had any experience with this or proof that it's credible or not? Apple Cider Vinegar is g... Read more
I could never do a diet diary until I decided to make my weight loss journey something I could share and inspire others with. So I started typing everything every day...how I felt, what I ate, what recipes I found. It motivated me to think I might he... Read more
To help increase your immunity this cold and flu season, give yourself an extra boost of vitamin C (no supplements required!). This antioxidant is found in a wide range of foods from potatoes to bell peppers. Check out these 5 delicious, vitamin-C ri... Read more
By roasting these hearty winter vegetables, we soften their strong tastes and bring out their natural sweetness. Minutes to Prepare: 15Minutes to Cook: 30Number of Servings: 8Nutritional Info Servings Per... Read more
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