Imagine experiencing severe abdominal pain, along with alternating bouts of both constipation and diarrhea. Even worse, your doctor can find no physical explanation or effective treatment for you, despite these very real symptoms. Unfortunately, this... Read more
The humble bean is quite the super food: packed with calcium, iron, potassium, B vitamins, plus about a quarter of the protein and half the fiber recommended daily for adults—all in a single serving. According to the U.S. Department of Agricult... Read more
Consider the salad to be the ultimate expression of your creativity in the kitchen. The bowl of greens is your canvas; the ingredients are your paints and brushes. A good salad--one that's packed with wholesome foods and tastes great, too--is... Read more
You’re careful about calories and fussy about fat. You crunch the numbers and keep track of your daily diet. But how conscious are you regarding calcium, the mineral that keeps both men and women strong and healthy?
Calcium plays an... Read more
Fiber is one of the easiest nutrients to incorporate into your diet, and one of the most important. However, many Americans don’t get the much needed 25 to 35 grams recommended daily for a healthy diet. Insufficient fiber intake can increase yo... Read more
Fiber? JUST ME?
I weigh myself 1st thing every morning. I can't seem to tolerate more than 10g of fiber/day. If I eat more than that, my weight goes UP the next day, even tho I stuck to my calories the previous day. Anybody else have this problem?... Read more
Garbanzo's are a good source of folic acid, fiber, protein & manganese. Garbanzo beans can help lower cholesterol and improve blood sugar levels. Any one with kidney stones should avoid them. Good in salads, Baked with cinnamon or feta, or eat plai... Read more
If you want to have fun, this is the team. We have threads on yarn, knitting, crochet & spinning. Also on the animals we get fiber from. This team is for anyone who wants daily interaction.... Read more
"Beans, beans, the musical fruit.The more you eat, the more you toot." We've all heard that tune, and most of us have unfortunately experienced the reality of it.Beans are an excellent source of fiber, and they are a great source of protein, especial... Read more
Many people opt for a vegan diet as a way of reducing their impact on the environment and to improve their health. Vegetables, seeds, nuts and other vegan foods contain a variety of compounds and nutrients that are often lacking in other foods. Furt... Read more
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