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Swiss Chard Growing Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Swiss Chard Growing.

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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

Cut Your Arthritis Risk with Fruits & Veggies

A recent study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found the average daily intake of two carotenoids (beta-cryptoxanthin and zeaxanthin) was lower (by 40% and 20% respectively) for arthritis patients than healthy subjects. Both of thes...  Read more

A Getting-Started Guide to CSAs

If you're eager to join the movement toward eating healthy, locally and sustainably, but don't have the backyard square footage to establish your own vegetable garden, then joining a CSA could be the perfect way for you to enjoy fresh, season...  Read more

Over 100 Super Foods for a Super You

Faster than a speeding bullet… More powerful than a locomotive… Nutrient-packed with health enhancing properties… Here come the SUPER FOODS! These foods benefit your body in so many ways. They power your brain, and...  Read more

How to Make the Perfect Green Smoothie

Getting your recommended daily allowance of fruits (1/2 to 2 cups) and vegetables (2-1/2 to 3 cups) is no small feat—especially when you don't have a lot of extra time to prep and cook all that produce. That's one reason why smoothies h...  Read more

Small victory! Family all went to Swiss Chalet f
Updated 2/14/2015 7:38:49 AM

Small victory! Family all went to Swiss Chalet for supper. They had fries and chicken and garlic bread. I ordered a healthy salad with greens and chicken breast....  Read more

I grew up in Altoona haven't been back in years.
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I grew up in Altoona haven't been back in years. I am also on a weight loss journey I have about 80 to 90 to lose....  Read more

What to do if your grown kids are fighting?
Updated 3/4/2015 1:43:32 PM

My son and daughter have not been getting along and do not want to be in the same room with each other. Makes it hard to feel like a family. Any suggestions?...  Read more

I really have grown to like cardio. However, I don
Updated 2/3/2015 11:01:30 PM

I really have grown to like cardio. However, I don't enjoy strength training. Any tips on easy exercises to start with so I don't feel so overwhelmed?...  Read more

Baby greens - same nutrition as "grown-up" greens?
Updated 1/28/2015 9:57:52 PM

I've been finding it much easier to get my greens by buying those bags of baby greens. My fave is spinach, kale and chard. I use them both "as is" in salad and also cooked in soups and stews etc. Are these baby greens as nutritious as the matu...  Read more

Grow your own

I love to garden and I have found gardening has played a huge part in reaching my goals. Growing a garden is a lot of physical work and it gets me outside. I really enjoy growing my own salads, I know there are no harmful chemicals involved and takin...  Read more

Keep Fresh Fruits & Veggies Stocked

Always make sure your fridge is stocked with fresh fruits and veggies. This may mean shopping a couple times a week, but I guarantee when you open your fridge door and see all the healthy food your diet is so much easier! I keep apples, pears, berrie...  Read more

Thyroid Community

Got a thyroid disorder? Come share, learn and grow with our member driven, information oriented team....  Read more

So You Think You Hate Vegetables: Savory Pancakes

It's National Pancake Day, but pancakes aren't just for breakfast anymore. And they're not just sweet treats. In my house, we make them with all things green: grated beets or zucchini, chopped and steamed spinach, kale, or Swiss chard, onions, garlic...  Read more

11 Dark Green Leafy Vegetable Recipes

According to the latest USDA nutritional guidelines, dark green vegetables should be a significant component of your vegetable intake. Collard greens, mustard greens, dandelion greens, beet greens, spinach, chard, and kale are just a few of the dark...  Read more