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
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
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
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
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
Have you ever wondered about Chobani yogurt ? I know many of us are fans. I know I am. Did you know it's not Greek, but a Turkish recipe ? Read more about the Turkish immigrant who came to the US with $3,000 and recreated a yogurt empire. It's pretty... Read more
Even though I've searched through the book, can remember reading it somewhere, I can't find the reference to Greek yogurt and regular yogurt. Does anyone remember which is better?
Also, I have been plagued just recently (on month 6 of the plan) wit... Read more
Whose tried it? What kind (brand) do you like? Do you look for calorie content when you buy it, or do you already know what kind you are going to buy?
I have tried Chobani honey, and did not like it, and I tried Yopa blueberry with granola, whic... Read more
I love yogurt, but low carb diets usually recommend that one should stay away from it, at least the commercial brands as they have a lot of sugar. So--I came up with a way to have my yogurt. I make it at home using half and half. Lower carbs and e... Read more
I am continually surprised how simple it can be to make swaps to reduce the fat and calories in my favorite kinds of foods, which makes it easier to enjoy the healthy switch. I bought a tub of nonfat Greek yogurt on my last shopping trip, because of... 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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