Health experts agree that we need to eat more whole grains for optimal health. But most people don’t know what whole grains are. They have been shown to reduce the risks of heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and obesity, but knowing the he... Read more
Have you walked through the bread aisle lately? What used to be a few shelves of loaves is now a full-length aisle of cellophane-wrapped confusion. It used to be simple to bring home a loaf. Now it requires concentration, patience and reading glasses... Read more
Using a new method, researchers have discovered that whole grains like corn, whole wheat, oats and brown rice can have as much–or more–antioxidant, anti-cancer activity as vegetables and fruits. Previously, the antioxidant potential o... Read more
Let's face it. Kids are hard to please, especially when it comes to food. It's not uncommon to constantly deal with picky eaters and wee ones who want the same thing over and over and over again, and snack ideas are sometimes challenging to d... Read more
When a virus enters your body, one of three things can happen:
The virus can die, OR
Your immune system can activate and kill the virus, OR
The virus can survive, multiply, and produce a cold or the flu.
How do you kee... Read more
So, I've heard of this "oopsie" stuff for a while now and tried several different recipes that left me less than impressed. They just didn't work out for me for whatever reason. That is, until last week!
I finally found a recipe that deliver... Read more
Day 2 of the cleanse phase over here and already feeling great. Quick question: I am a 21 year old male who is an active athlete. My purpose for doing the challenge is to lose the last five or ten pounds so that my six pack will... Read more
I've been trying to buy the healthiest bread, and started with "whole wheat bread". i discovered it's not that easy. There are a billion brands that are all sooooo similar. The biggest criteria i've been using is how much protein, calories and ingred... Read more
Hi - my son is on a special diet need a BBQ sauce recipe with no onion garlic wheat or barley . To complicate things further he does not like oregano or rosemary. can anyone help me? Light 512... Read more
I have been reading a book called "Wheat Belly" by Dr Williams. Because of the many interesting and eye opening things I am seeing in it I have decided to eliminate wheat from my diet. I am not doing anything drastic -just eliminating products made... Read more
Baking mix is an easy pantry staple—because it includes leavening and shortening, you can quickly transform the mix into pancakes, biscuits or quick breads by adding liquid (usually milk and/or eggs). Did you know how simple it is to make... Read more
It’s National Burger Month and you’re probably wondering why SparkPeople is celebrating a food with such an unhealthy reputation. The reason is that SparkPeople sees beyond the calories, fat, and sodium to a tremendously fun and flexible... Read more
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