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
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
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
Faster than a speeding bullet…
More powerful than a locomotive…
Nutrient-packed with health enhancing properties…
Here come the SUPER FOODS!
These foods benefit your body in so many ways. They power your brain, and... Read more
Although everyone's preferences differ, it's nice to have some staple foods on hand to make quick and tasty dishes that are good for you, too. So what do the experts behind SparkPeople.com keep in their own refrigerators? See what they stock... Read more
For several years I have found that apples are smaller and and do not taste as good as they use to.
Is something happening to our apples?
If anyone has any information about this, please share. Thank you.... Read more
Okay, so I know starting the Shred Diet, I probably will be eating an undetermined amount of veggies. So I'll be on Salad Alley for awhile. I really am not looking forward to spraying my salads with those no calorie sprays.
I found at Publix in... Read more
I just threw this together and was so impressed with myself.
1/2 Cup of 1% Lowfat Cottage Cheese
2 Pineapple Slices (cut up)
2 tsp of the pineapple juice
4 tsp of cool whip topping
The numbers are great for this dessert (or snack)
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All my life I've never eaten kale or any other greens. I recently have been reading Dr Joel Fuhrman's books, which place emphasis on vegetables and I have added a lot of new and different vegetables to my diet. One of them is kale, which he and man... 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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