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
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
Many of the same wholesome foods that you eat to help your skin glow from the inside-out can also be used externally, as cleansers, moisturizers, and skin masks. These vitamins, minerals, and oils that nourish your body also nourish your skin. Below... Read more
Surely you've heard the old saying, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away." While a daily apple is a better strategy than nothing, it'll actually take a much stronger plan to really boost your immune system. Almost every year,... Read more
Vitamin E works as an antioxidant, preventing a chemical reaction called oxidation, which can sometimes result in harmful effects on the body. Knowing that vitamin E is an important nutrient, many people take large, mega-doses of it because they beli... Read more
I have been okayed to substitute one meal or snack with a protein shake. But I am confused about what to buy . Someone said only 100% whey. There are others out there some with soy or soy isolate. Want as pure as possible. Don't want other problems.... Read more
Anyone have Crohns/UC? I find I have to switch up the whole wheat.... I just limit my white carbs but know this is not the best option. I'm trying really hard to FOCUS more on calorie count and portion size!!! #Crohns #portioncontrol #friendfinder... Read more
To make casserole toppings healthier, substitute 1/3 to 1/2 of your bread crumbs with wheat germ. The delicious nutty tasting wheat germ will help you meet your daily requirements of protein, vitamins and minerals!... 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
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