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Garlic Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Garlic Benefits.

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Garlic: The Big Flavor with Benefits

Garlic is a great way to add bold taste to your cooking without extra calories or sodium. But did you know that garlic offers more than big flavor? It's such a common ingredient in so many dishes that it's easy to overlook its health benefits...  Read more

Beat the Flu! Here's How

When a virus enters your body, one of three things can happen: The virus can die, OR Your immune system can activate and kill the virus, OR The virus can survive, multiply, and produce a cold or the flu. How do you kee...  Read more

The Secrets of Eating Right and Living Longer

Yes, it's possible to eat certain foods and boost your longevity. Often labeled "super foods," these foods have the ability to not only strengthen the immune system, but to also fight disease, and lower body fat and cholesterol. ...  Read more

An Introduction to Companion Planting

Companion planting, briefly, is the act of planting different crops in your garden in close physical proximity, based on the theory that they will help each other. The main use of this method is for deterring pests and disease without resorting to sy...  Read more

No More Bland Diet Food!

All of us are striving to cook in a way that's healthy and simple. Unfortunately, healthy and simple can sometimes add up to bland: A plain piece of broiled fish or baked chicken isn’t particularly exciting, right? The remedy for the h...  Read more

Entitlements or Earned Benefits?
Updated 6/8/2015 9:26:30 PM

In your opinion, are public employee pensions that people have paid into (on time at that) entitlements or benefits, the difference for this purpose is being that entitlements are getting something for nothing and benefits are something that one pays...  Read more

Many Additional Benefits
Updated 7/5/2015 8:48:35 PM

Regardless of what the scale says, I'm dedicated to staying on the SparkPeople program. I am receiving so many more benefits than losing weight. I feel better physically and emotionally, am more energetic and am thinking more clearly. I feel a sen...  Read more

I had a cheat meal of pizza and garlic knots, but
Updated 5/21/2015 4:19:16 PM

I had a cheat meal of pizza and garlic knots, but still came in under calories. Exercise is pretty awesome. So, I should have plenty of glycogen stored for tomorrow's cardio blitz....  Read more

Made grass fed beef burger with spinach and garlic
Updated 5/20/2015 4:11:02 PM

Made grass fed beef burger with spinach and garlic mixed in, grilled pineapple, and brown rice. It's delicious. What's everyone doing for lunch!?...  Read more

Raw garlic vs powder
Updated 4/20/2015 5:24:50 PM

I have recently switched back to raw garlic from garlic powder and am loving it. Anyone other raw garlic lovers in here?...  Read more

Pre-Washed Baby Spinach

I keep a box of prewashed baby spinach in the fridge. If I'm having a can of soup, I throw in a couple fistfuls. Same thing with pasta sauce, scrambled eggs, and I also use it for sandwiches instead of lettuce. Great way to get iron and a serving of...  Read more

Garlic May Destroy Cancer Cells

Phytochemicals which are allyl sulfide compounds may stimulate enzymes that help the body get rid of harmful chemicals. Eat garlic, as compounds in garlic may have anti-cancer properties & may help cause cancer cells to die naturally. Garlic is said...  Read more

Living Healthy with Insulin Resistance/Low GI Diet

For anyone struggling with weight issues due to insulin resistance, diabetes, PCOS, and hypoglycemia. Diet Health Benefits also help reduce HBP, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, & Liver Enzymes. ...  Read more

25 Cheap, Healthy, and Delicious Foods

Watching your wallet and your waistline can be tricky, but we've scanned the shelves and roamed the aisles and found 25 foods that are nutritious and affordable. (These prices will vary according to location.) This is part of a continuing series call...  Read more

Easy Tips for Getting More Veggies and Whole Grains on the Table

Editor's Note: I met Nicki Sizemore while we were working on some new videos for the site earlier this summer. She's a new culinary instructor and food stylist and writer who's also a new mom. Nicki is passionate about healthy living--her...  Read more