While food historians cannot pinpoint exactly where or when humans discovered yogurt, one thing is certain: People all over the world have eaten yogurt for centuries. Yogurt is made when cow's milk (or dairy-free soy milk) is combined with the li... Read more
Greek yogurt is a staple for most healthy eaters--and for good reason. Even the fat-free varieties are thick and tangy with a luxurious texture. The yogurt also has twice the protein as regular yogurt. Beyond eating it plain or with granola and berri... Read more
Good eating habits are directly related to the prevention of osteoporosis in both men and women. It is often thought that only women suffer from this disease, but this is not true. While women are more prone to develop osteoporosis, men also suffer f... Read more
Dig out the blender! (Don’t worry, nothing high-tech.) Throw in a few simple, nutritious ingredients, give it a whirl and you’ve got a super-quick breakfast, snack, or mini-meal. Who can resist these icy cold, frothy concoctions, fondly k... Read more
Did you know that your digestive tract contains more than 400 types of “friendly” bacteria? These little guys, commonly referred to as probiotics (which means "pro-life"), help reduce the growth of harmful bacteria and promote a... Read more
I have begun to make my own plain yogurt. As I do not enjoy the taste of plain yogurt but do enjoy the benefits of it I have been making a daily smoothie as follows: 1 plain yogurt, a banana, a handful of strawberries, 1/4 cup of raw oatmeal and a... Read more
Purchased a bathroom scale so I can hold myself accountable. Also ate some yogurt instead of chocolate today....yogurt is something foreign to me, but I think it can work.Black bean and garlic chips with humus for a snak at work tomorrow. Trying........ Read more
Lowfat and Nonfat Greek Yogurt are my new favorite recipe ingredients. Since it's also a favorite of my husband and kids, I'm free to include it liberally in snacks, main courses and desserts. Greek Yogurt is also known as strained yogurt, be... Read more
Frozen, fruity or fat-free, yogurt is a tasty and popular snack. Full of calcium and often low in calories and fat, it's no wonder yogurt comes in almost every flavor imaginable. It's good stuff! A stroll down the yogurt aisle in any grocery store yi... Read more
I was watching TV the other night when one of those god-awful Activia commercials came on. One thing caught my attention though, the mention of eating activia three times a day. Who eats three yogurts a day? I did a bit of googling and apparently the... Read more
Good morning all! I'm going to try to make today a great day! I slipped a little yesterday because I only had 4 glasses of water (I still didn't have any soda and the only 2 other things I had were the simply lemonade and simply apple juice, neither... Read more
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