While food historians cannot pinpoint exactly where or when humans discovered yogurt, one thing is certain: People all over the world have eaten yogurt for centuries. Yogurt is made when cow's milk (or dairy-free soy milk) is combined with the li... Read more
Is your holiday eating already in full swing? Have you sampled the foil-wrapped chocolate at the bank, dunked the office Christmas cookies in your morning coffee, or taken your famous dessert to the neighborhood gathering?
Among the most cherish... Read more
If you’re seeking to reduce your caloric intake, then sugar substitutes are worth a look. Sweeteners like sucralose and stevia are 200 to 600 times sweeter than granulated cane sugar, and they contain 0 to 5 calories per 1 g serving. When used... 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
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
I've been wanting to start making green smoothies for breakfast each day. They taste delicious, and it's an easy way to get upwards of 5 servings of fresh produce into my diet in just one glass. The thing is, I also consume fruits and veggies along w... Read more
I am not a veggie or fruit eater, but I started taking some watermelon and blueberries to work. I noticed that I gained 1 lb and not sure if these items make you retain water.
Nothing else had changed in my eating habits.
Dian... Read more
So I recently reset my program, and now my fruits & veggies tracker seems to have disappeared. It shows up in the quicktracker on my start page, but I don't use that one, I always go to the main page. Is there a reason why this happened, and a way... Read more
So one question I have come across frequently in my learning of a "healthy" diet...several will say things like "stay away from these fruits and veggies" while others will say "eat any and all fruits and veggies you can" Opinions on this? Are there f... Read more
I just recently started making fruit and veggie smoothies every morning and my mother in law's blender sounds like its going to explode haha! Im looking for a good blender that is really durable. I don't mind spending a bit of money if i have to. Som... Read more
LOSE THE SUGAR ADDICTION! For the word "habit" substitute "addiction." When addicted to a bad eating habit, substitute it with a GOOD addiction. When I cut added sugars out of my diet I substituted with FRESH FRUIT at or after each meal. A favorit... Read more
Substitute ice cream with frozen fruit. Not only will your taste buds thank you for the treat, but you'll sneak in some daily fruit servings this way too. I like to mix up frozen mango chunks, pomegranate seeds and berries, but you can use whatever f... Read more
You’ve seen it on hundreds of labels and may have even used it in your own kitchen — learn all the need-to-know facts about this additive.What Is It?Pectin is a gelatin-like substance that is naturally found in some fruits. It’s oft... Read more
Since the first A-frame style restaurant opened in California, the International House of Pancakes has been an American favorite for generations. Although the restaurant construction style and name have been updated, you can still expect to find a de... Read more
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