Yes, it's possible to eat certain foods and boost your longevity. Often labeled "super foods," these foods have the ability to not only strengthen the immune system, but to also fight disease, and lower body fat and cholesterol.
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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
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
Though food is supposed to be one of life's simple pleasures, few things cause more angst and confusion. It's no wonder why. We're constantly being told which foods we should eat to be healthy, which diets we should follow to be skinny, w... Read more
From hot summer days through those cool early fall months, farmers markets are in full swing, yielding a bounty of beautiful, fresh, local produce. Visiting a farmers market is a lovely weekend outing, but there are many other reasons... Read more
Does the skin of soybeans have a lot of proteins and nutrition?
I ask this because, I'm trying to make roasted soybeans. I soak them overnight and then pat them dry with a towel in the morning and the roast them. I find that with the skin... Read more
It seems my BIGGEST struggle is making or exceeding my protein goal. I was thinking about trying different protein powders or bars. What do you eat that you really enjoy that helps you meet your protein goal? Thanks for the help!... Read more
I am having a hard time eating salad lately, so I am looking for ideas for veggie-rich soups. I love this recipe recipes.sparkpeople.com/recipe-detail.asp? recipe=615280 but I can't think of other good soups that have a lot of vegetables.
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As many here know, I follow Atkins, and feel great, while improving my health over the last 4.5 years. As a heart patient, I am told to eat foods high in antioxidants, to reduce inflammation, which isn't good, and can cause plaque build-up, and an as... Read more
Turkey made with chicken broth instead of butter, baked or steamed sweet potatoes (hold the butter and the salt), cranberries are also rich in antioxidants and fiber(not to much sugar to sweeten),carrots with parsely, red cabbage, steamed green beans... Read more
Chocolate lovers rejoice! There is a new healthy chocolate product out called Xocai that can actually help you lose weight! They have chocolate squares, nuggets and shakes! It is rich in antioxidants and fills you up so you do not eat as much. I have... Read more
This team is designed to connect Bahamians on SP. You can find laughter, motivation encouragement and tips for staying away from our Rich Bahamian Dishes and creating more healthier ones!!... Read more
One day at lunch, I pulled out my leftover pesto pasta with chickpeas and broccoli. With more pasta and chickpeas than veggies, my lunch was seriously lacking in sustenance. I headed to the freezer, stocked with plenty of healthful choices. I frequen... Read more
The 2010 U.S. dietary guidelines recommend that all Americans eat more fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy diet. Government guidelines aside, you surely grew up with your mom telling you to eat your vegetables. Or maybe you even hear it now fr... Read more
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