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Leeks Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Leeks Benefits.

A Fat-Free Super Food That's Big on Taste

The idea that placing dishes of raw onions around the home would stave off illness dates back to the massive flu outbreak of 1919. The thinking went that halved onions could absorb germs. Even though that particular onion "fact" is merely a...  Read more

What to Eat This Winter

For most of us, eating seasonally is a foreign concept. Many people don't even know that foods have a season, let alone what foods are in season at any given time of year. In the U.S., we enjoy practically unlimited access to any food at any time...  Read more

9 Foods that are Good for Your Gut

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

A Getting-Started Guide to CSAs

If you're eager to join the movement toward eating healthy, locally and sustainably, but don't have the backyard square footage to establish your own vegetable garden, then joining a CSA could be the perfect way for you to enjoy fresh, season...  Read more

SparkPeople Experts' Refrigerators Exposed!

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 keep in their own refrigerators? See what they stock...  Read more

Loving the benefit of having it but be AWARE don't lose your charger cord!!!! otherwise they will al

Loving the benefit of having it but be AWARE don't lose your charger cord!!!! otherwise they will all pass you in the challenge and you'll go insane like me, one day I will be an organized good person lol...  Read more

Benefits of pure cold-pressed coconut oil
Updated 11/18/2015 1:39:41 PM

The brown, hairy fruit of the coconut palm tree, coconut has a hard shell covering the white nutmeat inside, which is very rich in fat. Some coconut oil products are labeled "cold pressed." During cold pressing, the oil from the coconut meat is mecha...  Read more

I get the same benefit - if I skimp on my core wor

I get the same benefit - if I skimp on my core work for more than a few days, I start to feel the pain creep back up to levels that need painkillers. Congrats and keep up the good work!...  Read more

Not to mention the added benefit of liquid/hydrati

Not to mention the added benefit of liquid/hydration (I count herbal tea towards my water count, but not black/green/oolong-personal choice)....  Read more

The benefits of laughter on human health
Updated 11/6/2015 2:15:07 PM

Health benefits of laughter Studies and medical research has shown that laughter varying effects on human health. What we do know, and we see that laughter relieves pain and reduces stress and makes us happy, but would we expect that also streng...  Read more


i put fresh lime in my water..The health benefits of lime include scurvy, digestion, constipation, eye care, piles, peptic ulcer, respiratory disorders, gout, gums, weight loss, skin care, urinary disorders,...  Read more

Tea for Me, Please!

To help me feel full and aid in digestion, I try to drink a cup of green tea after each meal. It has become a positive habit that also "signals" the end of a meal for me, so if I feel a binge or temptation coming on, I'll sneak in an extra cup of tea...  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

10 Healthy Squash Recipes for Fall

Looking for some new squash recipes this fall? We've rounded up some healthy and delicious squash recipes that are perfect for the fall season. Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese Butternut Squash Casserole Maple Apple Acorn Squash Bake Broc...  Read more

7 Super-Powered Food Pairings

It’s not exactly a news flash that milk can give you strong bones and carrots help sharpen your eyesight. But what you may not know is that you can get more disease-fighting bang by eating certain foods together. Think Simon and Garfunkel, Fred...  Read more