At some point in your life, you have probably tried cantaloupe. Even if this is not your favorite fruit in the world, it has some amazing benefits that might just change your mind.
For starters, cantaloupe is an amazing source of Vitamin A and i... Read more
Medications can either be your best friend or a big nuisance when you suffer from heartburn. While antacids (Maalox, Mylanta, Rolaids and Tums) provide immediate relief for acid reflux, there are several common medications you might take for other he... Read more
Can you boil water? Then you can make whole grains a part of your diet. Whole grains are delicious and nutritious, supplying vitamins, minerals, protein and fiber. And there are many varieties to choose from besides the all-too-common wheat, oats and... Read more
Do you feel like you are surrounded by sweets? Cookies, ice-cream, candy, soda and other sugary treats are everywhere, along with the extra calories and simple carbohydrates they contain. For people with diabetes and those trying to cut calories and... Read more
Eight to twelve cups of water daily, that’s what the SparkPeople plan suggests. Whether you are having a hard time drinking that much water, or just want to drink a variety of beverages (coffee, tea, diet soda, juice), many dieters challenge an... Read more
normally I would eat two bowls of pasta salad and would go way over on calories and fat. well today I only ate one bowl and actually feel really full from it. this is a huge milestone for me.... Read more
How much of an impact does this tend to have on calorie and fat content? I always blot the grease out of turkey burgers or sausage patties, for example, but I'm curious as to how much this affects the nutritional content of the food - whether it actu... Read more
I started on SP a couple years ago, did well for a bit, then got sidetracked and back into my old habits. About 3 weeks ago I decided to give healthy eating and portion control another try. I didn't really want to track my food, because... Read more
About a week or so ago, I saw on the Insider Tab on the Start Page, an article about a new way to track one's meals. It had several pull down menu bars for each meal...a sort of a meal planner in a sense. For example, for Breakfast I think it showed... Read more
Thank goodness, I like lots of healthy foods. But for the most part, I don't think of healthy foods as tasting so luscious, it makes my mouth water or gives me the shivers.
But I have a few! I'm hoping that you will share yours also! I know t... Read more
1 tablespoon of powdered parsley is very few calories but has about the same amount of potassium as a banana!I am looking for low calorie foods with potassium so share others with me, please.... Read more
I believe...potassium rich foods make you happy. Bananas always make me feel better....I also really enjoy lentils, raisins, and sweet potatoes! If you are feeling a little blue...your potassium might be low...so stay happy and eat potassium rich f... Read more
Perhaps you have heard eating a banana or drinking a glass of orange juice or milk can help relieve the pain of leg cramps. Maybe you have read that a diet high in potassium can help reduce blood pressure or the risk of a kidney stone incident.
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Men's Health Magazine and the authors of Eat This Not That recently released The Saltiest Foods in America 2009 list. They looked at many different categories of fast foods, comfort foods and snacks. What was the saltiest food in America for 2009?P.... Read more
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