Your digestive tract is full of living organisms that help keep you healthy--around 400 different types of beneficial bacteria and yeast strains that co-habitate in your gastrointestinal system. There are several different kinds of foods and suppleme... Read more
As a society, we spend a lot of time stressing out over our stomachs. We inspect them in the mirror, crunch them into oblivion, wrap them in constrictive undergarments and gauge their size with measuring tape—all with the goal of whittling away... Read more
Surely you've heard the old saying, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away." While a daily apple is a better strategy than nothing, it'll actually take a much stronger plan to really boost your immune system. Almost every year,... 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
Did you know that your digestive tract contains more than 400 types of “friendly” bacteria? These little guys, commonly referred to as probiotics (which means "pro-life"), help reduce the growth of harmful bacteria and promote a... Read more
I have made several dishes from SparkPeople recipes with errors. I am entering recipes in my iPad so I have to look them back up on internet. I was in the process of looking up " Cola Chicken" which my copy says 159.2 calories. It doesn't show up, bu... Read more
Gonna try this new recipe my nutritionist told me about for breakfast. This prepares breakfast for the next 4-5 days! 9 eggs, diced veggies of your choice, some meat of your choice, mix and pour into muffin tin and bake until golden fluffy!!!!!... Read more
I made the focaccia style flax bread recipe from spark. It had way more calories and fat than regular sandwich bread you buy at the store. I'm confused as to which is better for you? #food... Read more
Kefir is a great source of minerals like calcium & magnesium, & phosphorus, which helps the body utilize carbs, fats and proteins for cell growth, maintenance & energy. You can try Kefir over fruit or cereal, in your morning smoothie, or straight fro... Read more
Kefir id a drinking-style yogurt that tastes a little more tart than yogurt & contains easily digestible complete proteins.Kefir can also help eliminate unhealthy food cravings by making the body more nourished and balanced. Kefir is in the refrigera... Read more
A "cultured milk product" may sound foreign, but if you've ever eaten yogurt, you're closer to kefir than you thought. Find out what makes it just a little more special.What Is Kefir?Kefir has the mild tang of yogurt, only wit... Read more
Acai berries. Chia seeds. Kale. Coconut water. Fat. Before you start singing the childhood tune, "one of these things is not like the other," think again. Yes, you read that correctly--fat is the latest in a long line of up-and-coming... Read more
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