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
Eight to twelve cups of water daily, that’s what the SparkPeople plan suggests. Whether you are having a hard time drinking that much water, or just want to drink a variety of beverages (coffee, tea, diet soda, juice), many dieters challenge an... Read more
Q: Does cranberry juice help prevent bladder infections?
A: Maybe. Cranberries contain two compounds that seem to prevent bacteria from sticking to cells in the kidney, bladder, and other parts of the urinary tract. The effect o... Read more
Isn’t it wonderful when something that tastes so yummy is also good for you? That’s what you get when you enjoy the delicious, sweet flavor of berries. The pigments that give berries their deep red, blue, black and purple hues are powerfu... Read more
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
Hi Everyone. I have started a 30 day smoothie challenge. One or more smoothies a day for 30 days.
My question is this do I count my smoothie as part of my water intake?
thanks for your help.
Heather... Read more
I have noticed that some people are drinking 30 glasses of water a day. Can you drink too much water? I drink about 12 everyday. Can someone from the medical field answer this question please?... Read more
This week I decided that I needed to get back on the wagon with my water/liquid intake. So I bought several 50.7 ounce Poland Spring bottles. I can't stand water, I absolutely hate it. And I am generally not thirsty. The only time I want water or som... Read more
So, I was at the gym the other day and a middle aged female was telling her son or grandson that it was NOT a good idea to drink water until they ate something. She said it is not good for you. I was shocked. In my book, it is always a good time to d... Read more
How many time have you been told that starches are bad for you? Well guess what? Potatoes are one of the highest sources of potassium next to red meat. One medium red potato can contain up to 800mg of potassium, a sweet potato can contain up to 700mg... Read more
I'm not a big fan of most beverages. I use soymilk on cereal, drink tea occasionally, and have a rare glass of OJ. Most of the time, I'm satisfied with water. Soda, juice and sports drinks are usually too sweet for me. If I want something fancy, I as... Read more
Men's Health Magazine and the authors of Eat This Not That recently released The Saltiest Foods in America 2009 list. They looked at many different categories of fast foods, comfort foods and snacks. What was the saltiest food in America for 2009?P.... Read more
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