Weight loss can make smart people look silly, confound roomfuls of award-winning scientists, and baffle the rest of us, who are otherwise competent and brilliant in our own right. Somehow the mysterious answers still elude us.
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We’re not nuts for saying it – a daily dose of nuts is a healthy way of snacking. Ditch the guilt and dig in. The only caution, keep it to about a handful.
Nuts have had a long-time bad rap as a high calorie, indulgent food that we s... Read more
Omega-3 fatty acids seem to be good for everything, and a new study of their effect on exercise-induced asthma is yet another example of the benefits of this healthy type of fat. A study at Indiana University found that adults with mild-to-moderate p... Read more
Protein is an important component of any diet for satiety, muscle repair, and generating hormones and enzymes. Need a protein pick-me-up? These filling recipes are great for refueling after a workout--or anytime!
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We all have those days when we're short on time or lacking the motivation to prepare a complicated meal at 7 a.m. So it's nice to have easy ideas on hand to get your day started right. The people behind SparkPeople.com practice what they prea... Read more
We had some walnuts in the freezer. I took the unopened bag out last night.
This morning I opened the bag and measured an oz to have with breakfast and they tasted AWFUL.
i LOOKED ON THE BAG AND THEY WERE 'BEST BY' OCTOBER 24. CAN WALNUTS A... Read more
I baked this for Thanksgiving and I have to give it away to my aunt. Hopefully she's not on a diet. I trained myself to loathe banana bread. I think I can control myself though. There are other means of finding happiness and savoring the pleasures... Read more
I'm a huge fan of snacking on walnuts and almonds. But I just started here and when I started tracking my food... I noticed that my daily walnut snack has a LOT of calories and fat! I've heard that nuts have mostly "good" fats, but it's... Read more
When eating a walnut, don't remove the walnut's skin so u can obtain the most nutrients possible. Walnuts are high in fiber and will help lower triglycerides, cholesterol, blood sugar and aid in bowel movements. Good source of protein, vaitamins and... Read more
I grew up with a native black walnut tree in my back yard. Its ugly green corrugated round fruit would ripen and eventually fall in our yard each year serving as a routine lawn-mowing hazard. My brothers liked to use them to practice their baseball p... Read more
In the middle of winter, when the mercury's dropping and the snow is piling up outside, is there anything more comforting than a bowl of oatmeal? Judging from your answers last week, most of you agree with me. Plain old oatmeal becomes a tedious brea... Read more
I have picked up 31 bags of walnuts in the last 4 days from three walnut trees in our yard and they have been hitting the roof all night long to remind me that I have another date with them today. This is day 11 of no-smoking so it is a good distra... Read more
I had thought juicing would get boring, but two things happened.
My tongue and palate have become more sensitive to the juice. I taste the little differences made by lemon, apple, and now I am adding cherries and walnuts to my late day meals for... Read more
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