Many of the same wholesome foods that you eat to help you glow from the inside-out can also be used externally, as shampoos, conditioners and hair masks. These vitamins, minerals, and oils that nourish your body also nourish your hair. Below you&rsqu... Read more
Although everyone's preferences differ, it's nice to have some staple foods on hand to make quick and tasty dishes that are good for you, too. So what do the experts behind SparkPeople.com keep in their own refrigerators? See what they stock... Read more
If you're trying to lighten your caloric load or lose weight, are you destined to days of tasteless cookies, or—worse—a life without sweets and treats?
Of course not! There are plenty of ways you can substitute lower-calorie ingr... Read more
During the hot summer months, we automatically add salads to our menu plans. A big bowl of crisp lettuce, cool cucumbers and sun-ripened tomatoes tossed lightly with an oil-and-vinegar dressing is always refreshing during the warmest time of the year... Read more
Recently, I was standing in front of a beautiful display of apples at a local grocery store. A very puzzled gentleman asked me which apples were for pies. His wife had given him the shopping list, but had not explained which type of apple to buy. If... Read more
Now that I am in the gym and have my food choices in some order, I will be working to stop smoking. It's going to be a long, hard road for that one but I'm going to figure out how to do it... With or without help :-)... Read more
I am from the Tennessee/Nashville area, have about 60 pounds to lose, and want to connect with a support buddy. I need someone with whom I can share the ups and downs, and be supportive to, as well as supported by. Send me an email if you... Read more
So I have finally thrown in my white flag and I am wanting to start losing weight and become more healthy.. What's the best way to start and stay committed? Especially for someone like me who has a hard time staying committed to things like this.... Read more
Hello everyone! I am completely new to this site and looking for a buddy or two to help me stay motivated and on track! I am currently 220 and trying to lose 75 pounds, but I'm breaking it down to goals of 15 at a time so it doesn't seem so overwhelm... Read more
I'm not one who loves a lot of stuff, and I'm constantly trying to get rid of things rather than amass them. That said, when I find something I love, I want to share. Today I'm spreading the word about some of the products that I love thi... Read more
My aunt and uncle have a farm with a garden, and many fruit trees and bushes. They enjoy vegetables as well as fresh picked apples or pears and berries right off the bush. While it takes work, they enjoy their nutrient-rich bounty throughout th... Read more
USES FOR APPLE CIDER VINEGAR
1. SKIN-BOOSTING PEEL
Apples are a naturally potent source of malic acid, which boosts immunity, detoxifies metals from our bodies, and contributes to overall healthy skin. Using these acids in a facial peel is par... Read more
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