When Martha Stewart was doing hard time, there were reports that she voluntarily pulled up weeds outside in the prison yard each day. Was she just trying to get out early for good behavior? Not quite. Martha was actually taking an unconventional appr... Read more
When it comes to fruits and vegetables, most of us stick with what we know: carrots, cucumbers and celery at lunchtime; corn, peas and green beans for dinner; bananas, apples and oranges for breakfast or snacks. To keep healthy eating fun and excitin... Read more
Getting your recommended daily allowance of fruits (1/2 to 2 cups) and vegetables (2-1/2 to 3 cups) is no small feat—especially when you don't have a lot of extra time to prep and cook all that produce. That's one reason why smoothies h... Read more
Kale is part of the cabbage family and is closely related to collard greens. It has a distinct, strong flavor and comes in two edible varieties: curled leaf and straight. There is also ornamental Kale, which flowers beautifully.
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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
I am L-O-S-T with this concept, yes, I love fried chicken but I am sure I can live the rest of my life eating baked skinless chicken breast instead (it tastes yummy, too).
If I based my weight loss efforts on trying to eat food that tastes YUMMY... Read more
Let's see if I can describe this properly: I shared on another board here recently that I gained back what I had lost and then some in 5-6 months. To gain back 20 pounds in a short amount of time, I was eating horribly. Oreos, chinese buffet, cokes,... Read more
A big bag of pre-cut kale was on sale. Now what do I do with it?
I've tried kale but the family was not favorably impressed. I'm giving this stuff a second chance. I WANT to like it.
I'm not a fan of the idea of green drinks --... Read more
My current go-to green vegetable is kale, which has nutritional value and health benefits that are off-the-charts. Whether I’m throwing it in my smoothie or steaming it as a recipe addition, I do my best to eat it every day.The next time you ar... Read more
We all know it's a good idea to eat leafy green veggies. They're chock-full of nutritious vitamins and minerals, and they're low in calories to boot. But if you can only stomach so much green in your life, which leafy green should you cho... Read more
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