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Natural Fruit Pectin Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Natural Fruit Pectin.

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

How to Buy the Best Yogurt

While food historians cannot pinpoint exactly where or when humans discovered yogurt, one thing is certain: People all over the world have eaten yogurt for centuries. Yogurt is made when cow's milk (or dairy-free soy milk) is combined with the li...  Read more

The Unbounded Power of Whole Grains

Using a new method, researchers have discovered that whole grains like corn, whole wheat, oats and brown rice can have as much–or more–antioxidant, anti-cancer activity as vegetables and fruits. Previously, the antioxidant potential o...  Read more

Organic or Conventional Gardening: What's Better?

While we understand that the organic and conventional foods you buy at the store are grown differently, you might not realize that these same principles can apply to your own fruit, vegetable and flower gardening at home. There are a few key differen...  Read more

The Truth About High Fructose Corn Syrup

Is there something unique about high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) that could lead to weight gain or health problems? Does your body really know the difference between corn syrup, sugar and other sweeteners? That may depend on who you ask. Some people t...  Read more

Am I counting the fruit/vegetable servings right?
Updated 4/19/2014 9:32:15 AM

In my lunch today: - 1 cup chopped fresh broccoli (2 servings) - 1 cup sliced mushrooms (2 servings) - 1/2 large orange bell pepper, chopped (1 serving) - 1/4 cup chopped scallions (1/2 serving) - 1 cup quartered strawberries (2 servings...  Read more

Easy to chew vegetable or fruit favorites?
Updated 4/7/2014 9:03:24 PM

I"ve recently lost several teeth and find I have to stick to easy to chew foods until I can get implants. While there are simple answers like cottage cheese and soup, I'm looking for some favorite low calorie vegetable or fruit recipes. They can be...  Read more

Suggestion: Fruit/Veggie Counter
Updated 3/28/2014 8:49:38 PM

Can we put this back on the nutrition page? It's annoying to have to go to nutrition and count all the fruits and veggies then go back to the start page to enter them....  Read more

Nutrition Tracker and Fruit/Veggie Servings
Updated 3/21/2014 10:42:38 AM

It would be helpful if the nutrition tracker automatically calculated the number of fruit and vegetable servings based on your daily food consumption. Many times I have to try to remember serving sizes... there are so many kinds of fruits and vegetab...  Read more

How important is "fruit?"
Updated 3/10/2014 1:25:40 PM

When trying to eat between 1200-1400 calories a day, eating a couple pieces of fruit like pears, bananas, or apples takes up about 200 calories (1/6-1/7) of all the day's calories. However, many fruits that are considered vegetables by the FDA like...  Read more

Pectin Traps Cholesterol & Helps You Lose Weight

certin foods contain pectin which can lower cholesterol. Pectin disolves into a gel like substance & traps fat and cholesterol. Carrots are one of the best sources of pectin, celery, and tomatoes. Pectin lowers insulin resistance and when pectin...  Read more

Ciallo Bella raspberry sorbet

This is such a nice creamy frozen fruit dessert -especially for those of us with allergies to milk, corn, soy -it has none of those things! The ingredients are raspberries, cane juice, water, pectin and natural flavor. That's it! 1/2 c is 120 calorie...  Read more

Healthier Arkansas

Arkansans encouraging and supporting one another in our effort to lead a healthier lifestyle through fitness and nutrition. Welcome to the Natural State....  Read more

Label Decoder: Pectin

You’ve seen it on hundreds of labels and may have even used it in your own kitchen — learn all the need-to-know facts about this additive.What Is It?Pectin is a gelatin-like substance that is naturally found in some fruits. It’s oft...  Read more

The Best and Worst Sips for Your Hips

Made with wholesome fruit, milk and ice, what's not to love about a healthy smoothie on a hot day? Not so fast—although they may sound innocent enough, these summer sippers could actually be massive calorie bombs in disguise. Many common se...  Read more