I have a wallet made of hemp. Although I’ve seen some very fashionable hemp accessories, mine’s really old and not very cute, but I can’t justify buying a new one until it wears out. I guess I’ve learned firsthand that hemp fi... Read more
Can you boil water? Then you can make whole grains a part of your diet. Whole grains are delicious and nutritious, supplying vitamins, minerals, protein and fiber. And there are many varieties to choose from besides the all-too-common wheat, oats and... Read more
The results of recent research on honey have the nutrition world a-buzzing. Honey has joined the ranks of foods like chocolate, coffee, and eggs—foods once considered sinful that have recently been proven healthy (in moderation, of course). The... Read more
Did you know that your digestive tract contains more than 400 types of “friendly” bacteria? These little guys, commonly referred to as probiotics (which means "pro-life"), help reduce the growth of harmful bacteria and promote a... Read more
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
Any recommendations for non-dairy protein powders? I am allergic to casein (not whey, though, and I am not lactose intolerant). We have some "100% Whey" powder in the house, but I'm wary of it, mainly due to fears of cross-contamination.
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Hey guys! I've noticed since I've started tracking my food that I don't get enough protein. I'm not really willing to increase the amount of red meat I eat because of cholesterol/fat restrictions, but now that it's fishing season I'm stockpiling tr... Read more
I am looking for a protein powder (egg white or whey, preferably) that is under 180 calories per serving, less than 25 grams of carbs, and at least 20 grams of protein. As if that's not enough criteria, I am also looking for a brand that does not us... Read more
Blueberries are antioxidanst that help protect against heart disease and cancer.They also contain ellagic acid, which blocks metabolic pathways that can lead to cancer. They prevent free radical damage to cells& tissues. Cherries have been shown to... Read more
I have found that using Coconut Oil as a spread and in cooking is a great way to lose weight. Although it's a saturated fat, it's different because it's a medium chain fatty acid. The main and most beneficial ingredient is Lauric Acid which is actu... Read more
Back in high school, I had a pretty standard lunch. Without fail, I'd eat a cereal bar, a piece of fruit (a banana, an apple or some grapes), and some whole-wheat pretzels. While it wasn't exactly balanced--or filling, it did keep me from succumbing... Read more
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