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Wild Yam Complex 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

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

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

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

Water is a Secret Ingredient

Is water important? Well let’s see, other than making up 50%-60% of our bodies, regulating body temperature, helping our breathing, transporting nutrients, carrying away waste and helping our muscles function, water is pretty much useless. Oh,...  Read more

Good wild rice recipe - like Uncle Ben's?
Updated 8/9/2014 12:35:00 PM

I absolutely LOVE Uncle Ben's wild rice (original) but it's so loaded with sodium. I've searched high and low for a good copycat recipe but am getting discouraged. We have some guests coming this weekend and I'm making a meal where that would go pe...  Read more

Vitamin B Complex
Updated 6/2/2014 3:25:44 PM

Does anyone use a vitamin B complex to help with their energy levels? It's something that I've used in the past to help boost my energy, and my doctors are okay with it since my levels seem to naturally run a little low. I can't have caffeine or mo...  Read more

how do I track complex food dishes?
Updated 4/18/2014 5:49:53 PM

I am having a hard time staying motivated with tracking my food. It seems to take too much time. I spend a lot of time trying to calculate serving size especially if the food listed is in a different measurement size than I consumed. We eat casserole...  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

Wild Rice Is great For weight Loss

Wild rice really isn't rice at all, but rather a long grain marsh grass seed. Wild Rice has often been called "The Caviar Of All Grains". A complex carbohydrate, & belongs to low glycemic index foods. Rice is high in fiber and protein, safe to eat i...  Read more

WHY B-COMPLEX FOR DIETERS AND DIABETICS

It helps to breakdown fats and proteins, which helps in normal functioning of the nervous system, good for everyone with stress. A particular potential benefit of vitamin B supplements for diabetics is mainly its ability to lower blood levels of hom...  Read more

Chronic Pain Warriors: We Will Win the Weight War

We will not let disease destroy all that is us! Pain/illness isolates but together we can meet goals of health and wellness despite complex physical/mental challenges, fears, and limitations....  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