When cartilage that cushions your joints begins to breakdown faster than your body can replace it, you develop osteoarthritis. Without this protective tissue, the bones in your joints rub together, causing pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness. Lo... Read more
Take stock the next time you walk through the soup aisle at your local grocery store. Soup can be good and healthy food. It can be a tasty way to add healthy beans, legumes, grains and vegetables to your diet. It's a convenient, yet inexpensive w... Read more
When a virus enters your body, one of three things can happen:
The virus can die, OR
Your immune system can activate and kill the virus, OR
The virus can survive, multiply, and produce a cold or the flu.
How do you kee... Read more
Wake up your taste buds! Cooking with herbs and spices will enhance the flavor of healthy foods without adding fat, salt, sugar, or calories. Herbs and spices contribute bright color, savory taste and sensational aroma.
Tips for using herbs and... Read more
Think about what is offered on a typical children's menu at a sit-down restaurant: burgers, fries, spaghetti, macaroni and cheese, and chicken nuggets. When did these menu standards become "kid food," and why are we still conforming to... Read more
I ate nettles for the first time in my life, today. Every since joining SparkPeople and readjusting my psychic ear to listening to my inner voice, I've had no choice but to eat healthfully.I don't want, BH, junk. I crave seasonal food and more often,... Read more
Curry is a mixture of tumeric, coriander and cumin. Tumeric which helps IBS and colitis, ward off dementia, helps with arthritis and rheumatism Cumin helps flatulence, indigestion, diarrhea, nausea. Coriander lowers blood sugar naturally.... Read more
Chicken soup has seemingly mystical properties; moms swear by its ability to cure anything that ails you. While its medicinal attributes are still being tested, the Mayo Clinic does report that chicken soup can reduce inflammation and speed up t... Read more
As the weather starts to turn colder, I find myself turning to my dutch oven to prepare my favorite Fall soup recipes. Not only does soup have a pleasant warming effect, but it is uniquely suited to incorporate the bountiful produce from the Autumn h... Read more
I always forget to write down a recipe on the rare occasion that I make one up as I'm going along and it turns out scrummy so here goes. I'll not forget this one now.
leek and nettle bake.
4 leeks chopped into 1cm slices
1 courgette chopped... Read more
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