Imagine experiencing severe abdominal pain, along with alternating bouts of both constipation and diarrhea. Even worse, your doctor can find no physical explanation or effective treatment for you, despite these very real symptoms. Unfortunately, this... Read more
Hypothyroidism, the chronic condition of an under-active thyroid, affects millions of Americans. It's most commonly caused by chronic autoimmune thyroiditis or Hashimoto's disease, and can result in a variety of symptoms, including: weight ga... Read more
You've probably heard that seasonal foods are more flavorful and affordable and richer in nutrients.
That's why we selected seven spring ingredients—artichokes, asparagus, avocados, carrots, potatoes, strawberries, and sp... Read more
It’s dinner time again and all of your tried and true recipes your family loves call for cups of oil, sticks of butter, and several ounces of whole milk. But you have the solution – smart substitutions.
For starters... Read more
So you just found out that you have high cholesterol, or perhaps you have a strong family history of heart disease and want to do your best to prevent it. So you head to the pharmacy or health food store for help, only to be bombarded by countless su... Read more
After I was diagnosed with IBS, my dr. recommended I take Metamucil twice a day. While I don't do this everyday, I do it quite often. I just realized today (since I've taken to reading the ingredients of all my food now!) that its 45 calories a se... Read more
I want to make the Grilled Tilapia Broccoli Penne from Gorton's. The thing is I only have a salmon fillet. Won't salmon give a different calorie count to the recipe?
www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/recipe_detai ls.asp?nutrition_id=67841476... Read more
I enter many ingredients of my own to get the most accurate nutrition information for my recipes. I have a few items that have become outdated, but I am not able to delete them. Currently I have to provide a clever name for the updated versions and I... Read more
Organizing my pantry, I am realizing how much food we just have not been eating. Somehow I have been stockpiling rice, beans, soups, nuts, dried fruit, and cooking sauces. It's time to eat down the pantry! Anyone have any recipes that are easy to mod... Read more
I have literally searched for YEARS to find a salad dressing that I like and that is low in calories and preservative-free. I finally found one and thought I'd share. It's super easy. 1T dijon mustard, 2T honey, 3T cider vinegar. It's the best honey... Read more
Studies over the last two decades have revealed ways to chemically alter naturally digestible starches. The chemical modifications introduce bonds that make them non-digestible by human enzymes in the digestive tract. Benefits of the newly manufactur... Read more
There seems to be a new trend in town these days that may or may not help the average consumer. But in a world where there are literally hundreds of new products on the shelves to choose from, having a simplified ingredient list may just be the answe... Read more
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