Flaxseed has been a part of human and animal diets for thousands of years. Even in the days of Hippocrates, flaxseed was eaten for its health benefits. Recently, however, flaxseed has gained popularity among health-conscious Americans. Despite the hy... Read more
If you're trying to lighten your caloric load or lose weight, are you destined to days of tasteless cookies, or—worse—a life without sweets and treats?
Of course not! There are plenty of ways you can substitute lower-calorie ingr... Read more
You know starting the morning with breakfast sets you up for healthy eating all day long, but when the same packet of microwaved oatmeal just isn't cutting it anymore, it may be time to change up your a.m. routine. Here are eight common breakfast... Read more
I have a wallet made of hemp. Although I’ve seen some very fashionable hemp accessories, mine’s really old and not very cute, but I can’t justify buying a new one until it wears out. I guess I’ve learned firsthand that hemp fi... Read more
My teenage daughter’s favorite grab 'n go breakfast consists of a few gulps of OJ, a toasted English muffin, and a handful of roasted sunflower kernels. “A perfect breakfast,” she states. Teenage translation: "I can sleep a... Read more
Anyone else have a tough timing your meals while working night shift? Definitely, a 12 hr shift like 7p to 7a? I get up at 3, pre workout drink. Workout, eat at 6, most of the time snack at 10/11, meal at 3, snack at 6, bed by 9. Is that ok?... Read more
Was wondering why on the 1600 meal plan for a diabetic, it is only showing vegetables an rice, but no meats, is there away to make it add meats to plan, as it seems to be set up as a vegan diet.... Read more
When I get off-track (my body had a carb party this weekend), I tend to make a spinach/ bean / tomato soup as my 'detox' meal for a couple days. I feel a lot better knowing that's what i'm eating after eating a lot of unhealthy foods.
Do you have a... Read more
Flaxseeds do help the body feel full. They also promote good colon health. Flaxseeds arerich in omega-3 and -6 fatty acids..these speed up metabolism and can even help your heart and arteries. Yep every Dieter and diabetic should be taking flaxsee... Read more
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I've been reading healthy living blogs for more than three years. One of the very first ones I discovered was Carrots 'N' Cake, written by Tina Haupert, who li... Read more
The boys just finished school, and we've been spending weekends at my family farm in central Kentucky, picking strawberries. Last weekend, the boys and their cousins helped me by picking all the bad berries (one bad berry will spoil the bunch!), then... Read more
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