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Olive Leaf Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Olive Leaf Benefits.

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Getting Your Greens

When Martha Stewart was doing hard time, there were reports that she voluntarily pulled up weeds outside in the prison yard each day. Was she just trying to get out early for good behavior? Not quite. Martha was actually taking an unconventional appr...  Read more

Dining Out: Greek & Middle Eastern Cuisines

Characteristics: There’s more to Greek food than gyros, baklava and Greek salads. Many dishes include low-fat dips, but many desserts and pastries are loaded with fat. Overall, this is generally a healthy way to eat; even the higher calor...  Read more

Spinach: Popeye's Favorite

Your mother always told you to eat your vegetables. We’ve all seen what Popeye can do given a little spinach. Well it’s all true! Vegetables are an imperative part of a healthy diet. Specifically, spinach has some amazing benefits. S...  Read more

What to Eat This Summer

No one wants to spend hours planning menus, making countless trips to the grocery store and slaving in the kitchen, only to endure dull and tasteless food. If you want to eat healthy, home-cooked meals without all the fuss, try a seasonal pantry make...  Read more

Choose Olive Oil as a Healthy Alternative

Would you be surprised to learn that you CAN feel good about fat in your food? Here’s a refresher on one source of fat – olive oil – the healthier oil of all oils and the natural juice of the olive fruit. Its most talked about benef...  Read more

So I think I turned a new leaf in my journey. Norm
Updated 2/12/2015 12:53:00 PM

So I think I turned a new leaf in my journey. Normally I can talk myself out of going to the gym after work but today I talked myself out of going then I guilt tripped myself into going and I went for 30 minutes. Kinda proud of myself....  Read more

Can my whole family benefit from a diabetic diet?
Updated 2/13/2015 12:26:18 PM

My dad, who is diabetic, lives with us. He has had some health issues and I have decided I will cook for him to try to keep him following a better diet. I am overweight, and I have 4 teenagers who range from thin to average. Can we all eat diabetic r...  Read more

Olive Garden HELP
Updated 2/3/2015 9:34:36 PM

My friend is going through something rough so I'm taking her out to dinner tonight. I told her we can go absolutely anywhere she wants. She chose Olive Garden. What is the lowest calorie thing I can eat there. Generally if I eat it out I ask for a to...  Read more

What benefit is my Exercise?
Updated 2/1/2015 11:23:14 AM

I don't feel any better. I am not losing weight. I stress over finding the time to get it done. Seems to me I should just quit. But I am not a quitter just a whiner I guess....  Read more

Do I count olive oil rubbed on skin as calories?
Updated 1/29/2015 11:30:24 PM

I know I probably sound dumber than a box of rocks with this question... but it's something I don't know. Today I started rubbing an Olive Oil mixture on my stomach to help heal some of the stretch marks a little bit (AND because my skin is exc...  Read more

Red Lentils..Cheap and Easy

Cheap and rich in potassium, iron and B1. One cup has 16 grams of protein and 9 grams of fiber and only 230 calories.Easy.... take 1 cup of lentils, 2 cups of water, 1 bay leaf, 1 clove of garlic. Simmer 8-10 minutes remove the bay leaf and garlic a...  Read more

reduce calories while cooking

use olive oil spray instead of regular olive oil,...  Read more

Getting Healthy in Our 20's

This group is for people in their twenties who are trying to turn over a new leaf and get healthy. We are doing this to feel better and to be better role models for our friends and families....  Read more

Easy Tips for Getting More Veggies and Whole Grains on the Table

Editor's Note: I met Nicki Sizemore while we were working on some new videos for the site earlier this summer. She's a new culinary instructor and food stylist and writer who's also a new mom. Nicki is passionate about healthy living--her...  Read more

Chef Meg's Eggs Nested in Spicy Tomato Sauce

Nestle eggs into a spicy tomato sauce and bake them for a light and easy supper. Serve over pasta or with crusty whole-wheat bread for dipping. Minutes to Prepare: 10Minutes to Cook: 20Number of Servings:
 4 ...  Read more