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Wild Yam Benefits Resources

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Over 100 Super Foods for a Super You

Faster than a speeding bullet… More powerful than a locomotive… Nutrient-packed with health enhancing properties… Here come the SUPER FOODS! These foods benefit your body in so many ways. They power your brain, and...  Read more

Wild or Farmed Fish: What's Better?

These days, an increasing number of health-conscious consumers are choosing to eat fish for its heart-healthy benefits. The American Heart Association recommends that adults eat fish twice a week to meet their needs for omega-3 fatty acids, but how d...  Read more

Why Potatoes Are Good for You

The poor potato. It really has gotten a bad rap.   A plentiful crop that's easy and inexpensive to produce, the potato has been a dietary staple across the globe for centuries. (Ireland, a country whose diet once relied almost entirely o...  Read more

Casting Your Net On Seafood Safety

Take heart, fish lovers! While the safety issues surrounding the consumption of fish are legitimate, don’t let them spoil your seafood catch. The Benefits There are many health benefits from eating seafood. It is an exceptional source of...  Read more

Dining Out: Thai Cuisine

Characteristics: Dishes are usually packed with lots of fresh ingredients, and have many hot, spicy, flavorful, along with some sweet and sour options. Common Ingredients: These foods feature chili peppers, rice, noodles, sugar, citr...  Read more

Benefits of Drinking water
Updated 6/10/2014 2:36:50 PM

I was diagnosed with diabetes at age 5. Because of the diabetes, I CRAVED water. That sounds funny to crave water, but unless you know what having a really high blood sugar is, you really won't understand. However, even when my blood sugars were...  Read more

What non-scale benefits have you gained?
Updated 3/12/2014 1:24:50 PM

Nine weeks in, I haven't lost as much weight as I had hoped to by now. As in, I've lost hardly any. But today I went to the doctor, where I proceeded to become exceptionally lost and arrive late (which I hate) for a very stressful appointment....  Read more

Recognizing Other Benefits
Updated 3/3/2014 11:26:12 PM

I joined SparkPeople.com because I want to lose weight while pursuing a healthier lifestyle. I've been here for about five weeks now, and the scale has moved an almost disappointing five pounds. Instead of being unhappy about my slow progress, I am m...  Read more

sweet potato or yams--what's the difference?
Updated 2/18/2014 10:24:24 PM

I have heard both sides of the fence--that there is no difference in calories and there is a huge difference in calories. And how do I know for sure of what I am buying is one or the other (I don't trust the produce people to label them correctly. Ca...  Read more

Yams?
Updated 1/24/2014 6:18:06 PM

What's the deal w/ yams?? I choose hard ones at the store. (yes, I squeeze almost every one) I store them at room temperature (like I read about.) Within a week, one goes bad (squishy) Any advice?...  Read more

Carbs..Natural & Manmade

2 Types of carbs.. natural and manmade. Natural carbs are slow digesting carbs which serve well to get energy benefits & man made carbs tend to trigger insulin release.Natural carbs are in wild rice, beans, fruits and red potatoes....Popcorn is a low...  Read more

Carbs....Natural & Manmade

2 Types of carbs.. natural and manmade. Natural carbs are slow digesting carbs which serve well to get energy benefits & man made carbs tend to trigger insulin release.Natural carbs are in wild rice, beans, fruits and red potatoes....Popcorn is a low...  Read more

Wild Game Cooking

People who cook wild game such as deer, pheasant,rabbit,etc....  Read more

'No-Calorie Noodles': Will You Try Them?

Have you heard about the new noodles that have no calories? It's true. These noodles have no calories, fat, gluten or carbs. Made from a soluble fiber derived from a Japanese yam, the noodles have been available in Japan for years. Some health pro...  Read more

Trim Thanksgiving: Sweet Potatoes

This is the first in a series of blog posts about how to slim down your Thanksgiving side dishes and treats. For more information about healthier Thanksgiving cooking, read this article. The poor yam and sweet potato. These brightly colored and antio...  Read more