Ginger, pumpkin, apple, cinnamon, chocolate, peppermint. The flavors of the holidays are comforting and the perfect end to a wonderful meal. These recipes include nutrition-packed ingredients that turn holiday favorites into healthier treats the whol... 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
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
Getting your recommended daily allowance of fruits (1/2 to 2 cups) and vegetables (2-1/2 to 3 cups) is no small feat—especially when you don't have a lot of extra time to prep and cook all that produce. That's one reason why smoothies h... Read more
What do you think of when you read the words "stir fry"? Chinese food? A wok? Chopsticks, perhaps?
While none of those ideas are inconsistent with stir-frying, this cooking technique actually extends well beyond Asian cuisine. Th... Read more
I'm new to the area. I would really like to have a couple of folks who have similar goals. Serious about health and fitness.
Everyone I've met seem to prefer living on their sofas in front of the TV or live in the local bars/taverns.... Read more
low carb? anyone else trying to reduce the white stuff -- rice, bread, cookies? i am wondering if you need to cut coffee too?? in past also omitted coffee and weight fell off. now am still sucking down the black coffee and weight won't budge... Read more
I intend to use this thread to post about my goals and other things that help me on my journey towards health and happiness.
These are my promises to my body:
1. Be sugar-free as well as I can and limit junk foods
2. Have a green smooth... Read more
Forget the anti-nausea tablets! Chew a small piece of ginger or drink ginger beer / ale (there are also ginger capsules available) before setting out on a journey. Ginger will settle your tummy in no time, and it's safe for small children and during... Read more
I prefer Ginger root for stir fries. I store my ginger root in a zipper bag in my freezer. When I want the ginger I just remove the end skin and grate the frozen root over the pot.It goes through the fine grater and sprinkles over the surface. No cl... Read more
From "The Healthiest Meals on Earth" by Dr. Jonny Bowden. "Full of omega-3s for your heart, mood, and skin"Ingredients1 1/2 pounds (680 g) wild Alaskan salmon fillet, cut into 4 equal portions, or four 6-ounce (186-g) salmon steaks1/3 cup (80 ml) hig... Read more
There are a variety of tips to prevent viruses. When you do find yourself not feeling well, there are various cold and flu survival guides to help you cope which is good since this year the fear of the flu is at an all time high.We have long known th... Read more
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