There was a time in recent history when the closest Americans willingly came to soybeans was by driving through farm country. The only milk you could find at the grocery store came from cows, and the word “tofu” conjured images of bell-bo... Read more
This cuisine features smaller portions that are lower calories and lower fat (IF you avoid fried options) and emphasizes rice and soybean products. Sometimes features tabletop stir-fry cooking, some foods are fried, but most ar... Read more
When you need some protein in a pinch, these grab-and-go snacks will do the trick! All of these filling options are easily transportable for a quick energy boost, anytime and anywhere. Whether you prefer sweet, savory, light or hearty, there's a... Read more
Your digestive tract is full of living organisms that help keep you healthy--around 400 different types of beneficial bacteria and yeast strains that co-habitate in your gastrointestinal system. There are several different kinds of foods and suppleme... Read more
What exactly does that little soybean do? Turns out that it is a nutritional powerhouse, and although no governmental guidelines have been issued as to how much you should consume a day as part of your healthy diet, most researchers and health pr... Read more
I told myself no soda. I have to stop treating my body like a waste receptacle and soda seemed like the no brainer place to start. I drunk 8+ cups of water today and I felt I was doing well....then all of a sudden it was 1 am and I was in desperate w... Read more
I thought that net carbs was total carbs minus fiber. Is that not correct? I'm seeing an odd result in my tracker.
My nutrition tracker says that I have 22 total carbs so far today with 4 carbs of fiber. I would think that would be 18... Read more
Are there really any differences in the way a man and woman loose weight. I have been pretty successful in loosing weight and my girlfriend wants to emulate my success. Is there anything I should know before I share my plan with her.... Read more
The burning question - which is more accurate my pedometer or Spark calories burned tracker?? My pedometer which has all my demo's, weight, height, stride length shows a higher calorie burned than Spark by about 180 calories plus. I know that tread... Read more
Is there a good reason to snack vs not snack, other than allowing you to break up your calories into more "meals"? This is what you are doing when snacking right?
If for example you are consuming 1500 calories per day you can have 3 meals of 50... Read more
Have you tried edamame? Found in the freezer section. They are green soybeans. You can get them in the pod or shelled. I love the taste. They’re filling and an excellent source of protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals. Funny name, great taste!... Read more
Biting into a perfectly crispy fried shrimp is so satisfying. The 10 grams of fat per serving? Not so satisfying. This dish has all the crunch, with much less fat. Minutes to Prepare: 10Minutes to Cook: 15Number of Servings:<... Read more
From our partners at Woman's DayBy Dining out is one of the biggest challenges for dieters. Menus are designed to lure you in, and studies have shown that simply seeing or smelling food can erode the steeliest resolve (it’s hard to resist o... Read more
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