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
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
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
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
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
I've been working out with Leslie Sansone CD (5 really Big Miles) and the workout last for 90 minutes. In that time, my feet are walking constantly except for the few minutes of squats and lunges with the exercise band. My tracker records less than... Read more
Today is the first time using this program. I have some very high goals for myself but a lot of times don't follow through. I would love to share my story and hopes with u guys and hear your stories as well. Thank you.... Read more
Today is my first time using this chat line on spark people. Im really trying to loose the weight I have for a real long time. Because I have a lot of health issues and a lot of them have to do with my weigh.... Read more
Cooking with Extra Virgin Organic Coconut Oil. Coconut Oil has no trans fatty acids. It helps with cholesterol control, help support the adult immune system and may help to contribute to a healthy gastrointestinal tract.... Read more
Pierogi's with Spinach and Feta cheese are now available by Mrs. T in the frozen aisle. 4 Pierogi are 180 calories, 1 sugar, and 31 carbs. I add a side of Green Beans and some sour cream for a great dinner. I fry them to make them crisp, but they... Read more
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
Celery is often wrongly touted as an example of a negative calorie food. People like to believe low calorie foods like celery take more calories to digest them than they contain so they have no influence on weight. Unfortunately, there is no such thi... Read more
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