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Tomato Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Tomato Benefits.

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4 Good Reasons to Buy Local Food

If you’re buying California-grown organic strawberries because you know organic food is better for the environment, then you might want to reconsider your purchase—or at least your motivations. While choosing organic over "conve...  Read more

An Introduction to Companion Planting

Companion planting, briefly, is the act of planting different crops in your garden in close physical proximity, based on the theory that they will help each other. The main use of this method is for deterring pests and disease without resorting to sy...  Read more

Dining Out: Italian Cuisine

Characteristics: These simple menu items have lots of flavor. Portions in the U.S. are often double those served overseas. Many dishes are very high in fat and calories, so diligence is a must. Common Ingredients: Entrees are often d...  Read more

Build a Better Burrito

Are you and your family craving that spicy, south-of-the-border cuisine? Well, skip the local burrito joint. Those "burritos as big as your head" can contain more than 1,000 calories—even more depending on how many fixings you add...  Read more

Herbs and Spices to ''Spark'' Your Food

Wake up your taste buds! Cooking with herbs and spices will enhance the flavor of healthy foods without adding fat, salt, sugar, or calories. Herbs and spices contribute bright color, savory taste and sensational aroma. Tips for using herbs and...  Read more

#sparkhappy so pleased with the benefits of being
Updated 5/19/2016 8:54:42 AM

#sparkhappy so pleased with the benefits of being a Spark person!...  Read more

Can anyone give me an idea of a low carb taco salad. No tomatoes or avocados please. I like onions.
Updated 5/7/2016 10:35:02 PM

Can anyone give me an idea of a low carb taco salad. No tomatoes or avocados please. I like onions. Ground turkey, cheese, anything else to make it complete besides lettuce?...  Read more

Tomato and cheese sandwich, steamed veggies, and 2
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Tomato and cheese sandwich, steamed veggies, and 2 golden delicious apples....  Read more

Hi. I used fresh herbs on pasta. Tomatoes, onion
Updated 4/30/2016 8:00:07 PM

Hi. I used fresh herbs on pasta. Tomatoes, onions, peppers, , and fresh garlic. How do I log the calories on the herbs?...  Read more

I found a recipe for mac n cheese with tomatoes in
Updated 4/29/2016 6:55:29 PM

I found a recipe for mac n cheese with tomatoes in sparks when I first started..I can't find it now : (...  Read more

Tomato Soup For Stress

Tomato Soup is supposed to relieve stress. It is high in Lycopene & Tomato is a natural antiseptic and a blood purifier.Nicotinic acid in tomatoes can help to reduce blood cholesterol, thus helps prevent heart diseases. Pick tomatoes with the bright...  Read more

5 Health Benefits of Tomatoes

5 Health Benefits of TomatoesOne medium whole tomato contains around 22 calories, 0 grams of fat, 5 grams of carbohydrates, 1 gram of dietary fiber, 1 gram of protein and 6 milligrams of sodium. It also provides 40 percent of the recommended daily al...  Read more

Living Healthy with Insulin Resistance/Low GI Diet

For anyone struggling with weight issues due to insulin resistance, diabetes, PCOS, and hypoglycemia. Diet Health Benefits also help reduce HBP, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, & Liver Enzymes. ...  Read more

Summerís Farm-Fresh Feast

One of Nature’s greatest gifts is a summer harvest. Peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers, eggplant, and green beans are a canvas on which everyday cooks become culinary artists, preparing old favorites and dreaming up new dishes to please family and fr...  Read more

In the News: Functional Foods or "Franken-Foods"?

Call me old-fashioned, but when I want the health benefits of a tomato, I eat a tomato. If I want more Omega-3 fatty acids in my meals, I sprinkle some flax meal on my morning oatmeal. And if I want the antioxidant power of blueberries, I eat blueber...  Read more