SparkPeople Eat To Live Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=1024 A group for those following Dr. Fuhrman's guidelines for a plant based, nutrient-dense, healthy lifestyle. NEVER feel deprived. Gain health, lose weight, live well. EAT TO LIVE! SparkPeople Eat To Live Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=1024 5 Best Foods for Preventing or Reversing Diabetes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x57575541 5 Best Foods for Preventing or Reversing Diabetes <BR> <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/library/anti_diabe<BR>tes_foods.aspx?utm_source=Email%20&utm<BR>_medium=Email%20Blast&utm_campaign=5%2<BR>0Best%20Foods%20For%20Diabetes%20-%20Email </link> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:38:48 EST What to put into a tortilla / wrap? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x57570851 We tried a new recipe tonight and now we have 3 tortilla's / wraps left over. <BR> Any ideas on how to use those in a healthy way? <BR> <BR> I am not very familiar with this kind of product. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:52:24 EST A Fat-Free Super Food That's Big on Taste http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x57570441 A Fat-Free Super Food That's Big on Taste <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutriti<BR>on_articles.asp?id=1816 </link> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:07:02 EST Spring Lentil Vegetable Stew http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57570326 Spring Lentil Vegetable Stew <BR> <BR> The picture doesn't look like stew to me, but it sure looks good. <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.rebootwithjoe.com/meatless-monda<BR>y-spring-lentil-vegetable-stew/?utm_so<BR>urce=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_c<BR>ampaign=Feed%3A+jointhereboot%2FuoBr+%<BR>28Reboot+With+Joe%29 </link> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:53:31 EST Mini-Quiches... perfect for Easter Sunday Brunch! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57570241 Mini-Quiches... perfect for Easter Sunday Brunch! <BR> <BR> <link>www.helynskitchen.com/2014/04/mini-q<BR>uiches-perfect-for-easter-sunday.html?<BR>utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email<BR>&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+HelynsHealthyKit<BR>chen+%28Helyn%27s+Healthy+Kitchen%29 </link> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:45:27 EST Happy Easter http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x57568735 Have a great Easter and go out and enjoy the great weather ( even if you have snow just go out and make snow Easter eggs) <BR> <BR> Let's face it when it comes to Easter there are alot of sweet treats around tempting us so hear are some treats that look yummy but healthier. <BR> <BR> Blueberry Fruit Salad and Chocolate Cherry Kiss <BR> <link>www.extraordinaryhealth.com/Article-<BR>Landing-Page/Extraordinary-Health-News<BR>letter-April-02-2014/ContentPubID/1189.aspx </link> <BR> <BR> Ve... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:03:21 EST What's New and Beneficial about Green Peas http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x57515065 What's New and Beneficial about Green Peas <BR> <BR> <link>whfoods.org/genpage.php?tname=foodsp<BR>ice&dbid=55 </link> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:14:05 EST Here we go... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1024x57491805 My name is Sam and I finally decided that I not only want to lose the rest of the insane amount of weight I gained while pregnant from weird gestational health problems, but I also want to be around for my son and watch him grow into adulthood. My family has a history of cancer and high blood pressure and I really don't want that to be my fate. My son is almost 3 and it's time to do this. I am trying to figure this lifestyle out and really want to implement it fully. I'm a full-time engineeri... Sun, 13 Apr 2014 01:18:19 EST Energy Soup Recipe http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57482416 Energy Soup Recipe <BR> <BR> <link>university.peertrainer.com/peertrain<BR>er-energy-soup-classic-must-try/ </link> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 08:12:25 EST Chickpeas Nicoise http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57482354 Chickpeas Nicoise <BR> <BR> <link>robinrobertson.com/chickpeas-nicoise<BR>/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=ema<BR>il&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2Fgmo<BR>b+%28Vegan+Planet%29#utm_source=feed&u<BR>tm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=feed </link> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 08:02:21 EST 10 Must-Have Springtime Pantry Staples http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x57482317 10 Must-Have Springtime Pantry Staples <BR> <BR> <link>www.rebootwithjoe.com/10-must-have-s<BR>pringtime-pantry-staples/?utm_source=f<BR>eedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaig<BR>n=Feed%3A+jointhereboot%2FuoBr+%28Rebo<BR>ot+With+Joe%29 </link> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 07:56:36 EST 3 Painless Ways to Start Eating Right http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x57477847 3 Painless Ways to Start Eating Right When Nothing Else Will Work <BR> <BR> <link>www.nomeatathlete.com/small-steps-di<BR>et/ </link> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:18:24 EST I am reading Fuhrman's The End to Diabetes book. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x57477831 Fuhrman is now backing up his eating plan with lots of scientific research. When mentioned this eating plan my doctor was not impressed because there was not enough research behind it. This book is full of references to research. <BR> <BR> I am pre-diabetic. Obviously I don't want to 'cross the line.' I am hoping this book will get me on the right track. <BR> <BR> chris Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:17:07 EST How Many Cancers Caused by Arsenic-Laced Chicken? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x57474719 How Many Cancers Have Been Caused by Arsenic-Laced Chicken? <BR> <BR> <link>nutritionfacts.org/video/how-many-ca<BR>ncers-have-been-caused-by-arsenic-lace<BR>d-chicken/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=r<BR>ss&utm_campaign=how-many-cancers-have-<BR>been-caused-by-arsenic-laced-chicken&u<BR>tm_source=NutritionFacts.org&utm_campa<BR>ign=055d277b88-RSS_VIDEO_DAILY&utm_med<BR>ium=email&utm_term=0_40f9e497d1-055d277b88-22111349 </link> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:38:41 EST What's New and Beneficial About Onions http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x57462813 What's New and Beneficial About Onions <BR> <BR> <link>whfoods.org/genpage.php?tname=btnews<BR>&dbid=153 </link> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:57:24 EST Cabbage and Kale "Noodles" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57462755 Cabbage and Kale "Noodles" <BR> <BR> <link>www.helynskitchen.com/2014/04/cabbag<BR>e-and-kale-noodles.html?utm_source=fee<BR>dburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=<BR>Feed%3A+HelynsHealthyKitchen+%28Helyn%<BR>27s+Healthy+Kitchen%29 </link> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:53:27 EST {Almost} Instant Chocolate Chia Pudding http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57462446 {Almost} Instant Chocolate Chia Pudding <BR> <BR> <link>ohsheglows.com/2014/04/07/almost-ins<BR>tant-chocolate-chia-pudding/ </link> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:19:48 EST 6 Super Spring Detox Foods http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x57460338 6 Super Spring Detox Foods <BR> <BR> <link>www.hungryforchange.tv/article/6-sup<BR>er-spring-detox-foods </link> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:08:45 EST Spring Quinoa Salad http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57445552 Spring Quinoa Salad <BR> <BR> <link>www.cookingquinoa.net/spring-quinoa-<BR>salad </link> Wed, 9 Apr 2014 08:41:24 EST Ideas for Easter http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57445373 Ideas for Easter <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>herbivoretriathlete.com/meatless-mon<BR>day-easter/ </link> Wed, 9 Apr 2014 08:28:11 EST Broccoli Quinoa Casserole http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57442050 Broccoli Quinoa Casserole <BR> <BR> <link>www.cookingquinoa.net/quinoa-broccol<BR>i-casserole </link> Tue, 8 Apr 2014 23:07:24 EST Tell us about your best salad http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1024x57435374 I am very new to ETL, and still finding my balance. Luckily, I LOVE vegetables! I have not totally transitioned my menu to ETL, but slowly I'm making the changes, day by day. I am wondering about the salads and, especially, whatever dressings you enjoy most. Prior to ETL, I have enjoyed salads with a wonderful homemade dressing that I keep on hand, but it's half oil and has over a teaspoon of salt in the recipe (which makes two cups). I put it over a salad with greens and any vegetables ... Tue, 8 Apr 2014 12:21:12 EST How to Pack the Perfect Salad in a Jar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57428844 How to Pack the Perfect Salad in a Jar. I know we have talked about this on the team but this gives a good step by step on how to prepare the salad. <BR> <BR> <link>www.thekitchn.com/how-to-pack-the-pe<BR>rfect-salad-in-a-jar-cooking-lessons-f<BR>rom-the-kitchn-192174 </link> Mon, 7 Apr 2014 23:09:29 EST What Does It Take to Clean Fresh Food? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x57428781 What Does It Take to Clean Fresh Food? <BR> <BR> <link>www.npr.org/templates/story/story.ph<BR>p?storyId=14540742 </link> <BR> <BR> How To Wash Vegetables with Baking Soda and Vinegar <BR> <BR> <link>happyherbivore.com/2012/12/how-to-wa<BR>sh-veggies-baking-soda-vinegar/ </link> Mon, 7 Apr 2014 23:03:06 EST Team member with health problems http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x57422367 I am sad to say that one of our members of Eat to Live team, Dale ( PASSIONATETIGER) had a stroke and in the hospital and have not been in communication with normal life. Here is her spark page to give her well wishes. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage.asp?id=PA<BR>SSIONATETIGER </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> You contact dale's spark friend Bonnie... FOUNDER3 if you have any other questions or if anyone has any info on her other spark teams. <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/my... Mon, 7 Apr 2014 13:23:02 EST Day 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x57393046 I just started today. Made the vegetable omelet. Was I really suppose to eat this entire thing? 4 eggs and all those vegetable and the salsa. I ate about 1/2 and i'm stuffed. Sat, 5 Apr 2014 08:27:00 EST Are you eating these 5 powerful green foods? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x57393006 Are you eating these 5 powerful green foods? <BR> <BR> <link>www.hungryforchange.tv/article/5-gre<BR>en-foods-you-should-be-eating </link> Sat, 5 Apr 2014 08:24:09 EST Fruit or Vegetable? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x57392902 Fruit or Vegetable? <BR> <BR> <link>happyherbivore.com/2014/04/fruits-mi<BR>staken-as-vegetables/?utm_source=feedb<BR>urner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Fe<BR>ed%3A+HappyHerbivore-Blog+%28Happy+Her<BR>bivore+-+Blog%29 </link> Sat, 5 Apr 2014 08:19:41 EST Green Warrior Protein Smoothie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57390860 Green Warrior Protein Smoothie <BR> <BR> <link>ohsheglows.com/2014/03/31/green-warr<BR>ior-protein-smoothie/ </link> Sat, 5 Apr 2014 00:40:45 EST Mango Curry Hummus Quinoa Bowls with Tangy Carrot http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57387966 Mango Curry Hummus Quinoa Bowls with Tangy Carrot Slaw <BR> <BR> <link>www.cookingquinoa.net/mango-curry-hu<BR>mmus-quinoa-bowls-tangy-carrot-slaw </link> Fri, 4 Apr 2014 19:37:23 EST Don’t Let These 7 Food Myths Fool You http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x57387897 Don’t Let These 7 Food Myths Fool You <BR> <BR> <link>www.rebootwithjoe.com/7-common-food-<BR>myths/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_mediu<BR>m=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+jointhere<BR>boot%2FuoBr+%28Reboot+With+Joe%29 </link> Fri, 4 Apr 2014 19:30:18 EST Cacao berry smoothie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57387757 Cacao berry smoothie is the perfect way to satisfy a sweet tooth <BR> <BR> Oh I'm trying this <BR> <BR> <link>rawandnaturalhealth.com/cacao-berry-<BR>smoothie-chocolate-lovers-dream/ </link> Fri, 4 Apr 2014 19:19:34 EST 4 Simple Things You Can Do To Help Prevent Disease http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x57387644 4 Simple Things You Can Do To Help Prevent Most Diseases <BR> <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/lifestyle-<BR>medicine-treating-the-causes-of-diseas<BR>e.html </link> Fri, 4 Apr 2014 19:10:30 EST Am I not eating enough? How can I eat more? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x57361736 Hi everyone! I'm two weeks in on the 6 week plan, and I'm pretty sure that i'm not eating enough. I've been feeling a little weak the last few days, sluggish, basically lethargic. Even a little bit cloudy in my mind... which is weird because after starting the program I'd been feeling really crisp and sharp mentally. Has anyone else experienced this? My only thought is that i'm not consuming enough calories, which would explain my lack of energy...but I can't imagine eating more. I eat all ... Wed, 2 Apr 2014 17:38:01 EST What is on your goal board? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x57357428 I'd be interested to hear what you put on your goal board to stay motivated! Wed, 2 Apr 2014 11:08:59 EST Crisp Cucumber Celery Salad http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57337294 Crisp Cucumber Celery Salad <BR> <BR> <link>amysnutritariankitchen.blogspot.com/<BR>2014/03/crisp-cucumber-celery-salad.ht<BR>ml?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=em<BR>ail&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FwL<BR>uWYN+%28Amy%27s+Nutritarian+Kitchen%29 </link> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 22:24:45 EST Spring Lentil Vegetable Stew http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57337254 Spring Lentil Vegetable Stew <BR> <BR> <link>www.rebootwithjoe.com/meatless-monda<BR>y-spring-lentil-vegetable-stew/?utm_so<BR>urce=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_c<BR>ampaign=Feed%3A+jointhereboot%2FuoBr+%<BR>28Reboot+With+Joe%29 </link> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 22:22:17 EST Hello Team! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1024x57335536 I am new to Eat to Live, I saw it online and have ordered the book. As I understand it, the focus is on the G-BOMB, Greens, Beans, Onions, Mushrooms and Berries. I am going gradual, I will gradually reduce animal protein and fat and increase the preferred foods. I am just wondering for those of you who are really into it already, do you 100% completely avoid animal products, oil, salt and caffeine? I am wondering if some people do it mostly and then sometimes make an exception. But I lov... Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:30:20 EST Back http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x57316367 Hi team I started here & was away because a friend on Sparkpeople tried this & found it not working for her so she was doing better eating differently so I foolishly thought I should maybe try what she was doing Well, I didn't feel as well & when I read Dr Fuhrmans simply & clearly stated new book I said "that's it for me!" The support & info on this group is so good to help build toward success Whew! So good to be back Sun, 30 Mar 2014 11:21:16 EST The Abascal Way? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x57315424 Has anyone tried this? <BR> <BR> <link>seattlemag.com/article/lifestyle/hea<BR>lth/vashon-island-diet </link> <BR> <BR> I wonder how it compares to ETL? Sun, 30 Mar 2014 10:06:45 EST spicing up your food http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x57300763 spicing up your food...when you take the salt, sugar and fat you have to replace it with something else so here are some ideas. <BR> <BR> feel free to add more <BR> <BR> <link>www.healthygirlskitchen.com/2014/03/<BR>reader-advice-day-homemade-salt-free.h<BR>tml?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=e<BR>mail&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+HealthyGirls<BR>Kitchen+%28Healthy+Girl%27s+Kitchen%29 </link> <BR> <BR> <link>fatfreevegan.com/slowmiracle/2014/01<BR>/20/as-you-wish-spice-blend-and-an-i-l<BR>o... Sat, 29 Mar 2014 00:09:48 EST What's New and Beneficial About Crimini Mushrooms http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x57300725 What's New and Beneficial About Crimini Mushrooms <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>whfoods.org/genpage.php?tname=foodsp<BR>ice&dbid=97 </link> Sat, 29 Mar 2014 00:02:56 EST The Nourish + Glow Miracle Bowl http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57300693 The Nourish + Glow Miracle Bowl...you have to scroll down to see the recipes <BR> <BR> <link>ohsheglows.com/2014/03/24/exciting-n<BR>ews-plus-the-nourish-glow-miracle-bowl/ </link> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 23:58:22 EST Meatless Main Dishes from spark http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x57300621 Meatless Main Dishes <BR> <BR> <link>recipes.sparkpeople.com/videos.asp?i<BR>d=75 </link> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog_topics<BR>.asp?topic=meat-free_fridays </link> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 23:50:28 EST Your Guide to Vegetarian Eating http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x57300552 Your Guide to Vegetarian Eating <BR> <BR> wow wee there is alot of stuff here <BR> <BR> <link>www.health.com/health/package/0,,207<BR>63238,00.html </link> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 23:40:16 EST Medical students can now take cooking classes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x57284833 Let food be thy medicine! <BR> <BR> Medical students can now take cooking classes <BR> <BR> <link>www.treehugger.com/health/let-food-b<BR>e-thy-medicine.html </link> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 18:03:17 EST How 14 Ingredients Made 5 Quick Meals http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x57275353 How 14 Ingredients Made 5 Quick Meals.. ok this not as close to eat to live but if your starting out this might be a good place to start...just adjust the ingredients by eliminating the dairy, adding more veggies, making the haystacks more, using less bread, ect <BR> <BR> <link>fullplateliving.org/blog/how-14-ingr<BR>edients-made-5-quick-meals?utm_source=<BR>Email+Access+List&utm_campaign=c7abd07<BR>867-February_24_Weekly_Email&utm_mediu<BR>m=email&utm_term=0_8688509ca4-c7abd07867-4900575... Wed, 26 Mar 2014 23:01:05 EST Vegan Quick Tips: Making Grains & Beans Taste good http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x57273357 Vegan Quick Tips: Making Grains & Beans Taste Amazing <BR> <BR> <link>jlgoesvegan.com/vegan-quick-tips-mak<BR>ing-grains-beans-taste-amazing/ </link> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 19:56:08 EST How to Lose Weight Without Feeling Hungry http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x57273341 How to Lose Weight Without Feeling Hungry <BR> <BR> I thought this gave alot of great ideas and shows how servings of food have big calories changes. <BR> <BR> <link>fullplateliving.org/blog/how-lose-we<BR>ight-without-feeling-hungry?utm_source<BR>=Email+Access+List&utm_campaign=2f1bc7<BR>b4f6-March_3_Weekly_Email&utm_medium=e<BR>mail&utm_term=0_8688509ca4-2f1bc7b4f6-49005753 </link> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 19:53:23 EST Healthy coconut chocolate cup cake recipe. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57250221 Healthy coconut chocolate cup cake, recipe by Dr. F's daughter Talia Fuhrman. <BR> It looks yummy and I thought I should share with you all. <BR> <BR> <link>taliafuhrman.com/healthy-coconut-cre<BR>am-chocolate-cupcakes/ </link> <BR> <BR> <em>4</em> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 22:46:43 EST Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57215922 Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes <BR> <BR> <link>forealslife.com/blog/2013/12/2/my-fa<BR>vorite-way-to-cook-sweet-potatoes-in-t<BR>he-slow-cooker </link> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 23:55:45 EST Potatoes & Sweet Potatoes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x57215848 Potatoes & Sweet Potatoes (And Creative Ways To Eat Them!) <BR> <BR> <link>happyherbivore.com/2014/03/potatoes-<BR>sweet-potatoes-facts-recipes/ </link> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 23:46:36 EST Beans: The Super Food that Keeps You Full http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x57215770 Beans: The Super Food that Keeps You Full <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutriti<BR>on_articles.asp?id=1589 </link> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 23:38:07 EST Peek Inside the Fridge of a Fitness Expert http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x57215738 Peek Inside the Fridge of a Fitness Expert <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?po<BR>st=peek_inside_the_fridge_of_a_fitness<BR>_expert </link> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 23:35:27 EST What Does 300 Calories Really Look Like? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x57215669 What Does 300 Calories Really Look Like? Just look what happens when you add fruit and veggies to the plate...more food per calories <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutriti<BR>on_articles.asp?id=1260 </link> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 23:28:24 EST Ridiculously Easy Recipes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57212993 Ridiculously Easy Recipes <BR> <BR> <link>blog.fatfreevegan.com/tag/ridiculous<BR>ly-easy </link> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 18:54:15 EST Eating your goal amounts http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x57210380 Hi everyone! I'm new here and just started the 6 week program on Monday. Feeling good about it, and noticing a huge difference in my body/mind state already! I'm finding it really hard to eat anywhere close to the amounts he suggests in the book... anyone else have this problem? <BR> <BR> I'm cutting out all the starchy veg and carbs, my body doesn't do well with them, and basically eating greens, non-starchy veg, beans, and the allotted nuts/seeds. I don't feel hungry, but seems like i'm ... Fri, 21 Mar 2014 13:48:01 EST Grow your own veg http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x57204995 Has anyone got any advice on growing your own veg? I've decided to have a go at it to keep the costs of my grocery bill down and to see if i can actually get anything to grow. <BR> <BR> I've decided to grow the things i eat most which are: carrots, onions, pepers cucumber, sweetcorn, garlic, a selection of salad things + some herbs. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 05:01:39 EST Quinoa Salad with Spring Radishes and Greens http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57202499 Quinoa Salad with Spring Radishes and Greens <BR> <BR> <link>recipes.sparkpeople.com/recipe-detai<BR>l.asp?recipe=1537009 </link> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 21:39:31 EST Mushrooms (The Different Types & Recipe Ideas!) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x57202083 Mushrooms (The Different Types & Recipe Ideas!) <BR> <BR> <link>happyherbivore.com/2014/03/mushrooms<BR>-different-types-uses-vegan-recipes/?u<BR>tm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&<BR>utm_campaign=Feed%3A+HappyHerbivore-Bl<BR>og+%28Happy+Herbivore+-+Blog%29 </link> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 20:57:42 EST Whole Grains, Fiber, and Colon Cancer http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x57201990 Whole Grains, Fiber, and Colon Cancer: Some Whole Grains are More “Whole” Than Others <BR> <BR> yikes I think I'm eating too much bread. <BR> <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/library/whole-grai<BR>ns-fiber-and-colon-cancer.aspx </link> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 20:47:36 EST What's for dinner tonight? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x57186517 What are you making for dinner? <BR> (I want ice cream!) <BR> So I need a better idea. <BR> Maybe I'll make an omelet. <BR> <BR> <em>4</em> <em>334</em> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 14:56:24 EST Weaning into ETL http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1024x57165522 Hi everyone! I am attempting to wean into ETL. My husband was hospitalized last week for pancreatitis and his diet options are limited. In particular, he needs to stay away from fat and alcohol. We've been doing some juices and smoothies. Anyway, I'd like to follow the nutritarian diet, but am having some issues giving up my starchy carbs and yogurt! Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:35:52 EST Eat your greens day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x57161237 Oh hey I just realized that it’s St. Patrick’s day. Well you want to go green just eat a salad. <BR> <BR> Here are some yummy ideas: <BR> <BR> <link>amysnutritariankitchen.blogspot.com/<BR>2014/03/irish-inspired-recipes-for-st-<BR>pattys-day.html?utm_source=feedburner&<BR>utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+<BR>blogspot%2FwLuWYN+%28Amy%27s+Nutritarian+Kitchen%29 </link> <BR> <BR> <link>recipes.sparkpeople.com/recipe-detai<BR>l.asp?recipe=1085220 </link> <BR> <BR> <link>recipe... Mon, 17 Mar 2014 14:24:33 EST Preventing Osteoporosis http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x57144627 Preventing Osteoporosis <BR> <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/library/prevent_os<BR>teo.aspx </link> Sun, 16 Mar 2014 08:37:44 EST 13 Shortcuts to Meet Your 5-a-Day Quota http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x57144573 13 Shortcuts to Meet Your 5-a-Day Quota <BR> <BR> i thought this article had some good ideas to get your veggies in <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutriti<BR>on_articles.asp?id=1795&page=3 </link> Sun, 16 Mar 2014 08:33:28 EST Dr. Fuhrman’s Goji Walnut Squares with Chocolate http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57144471 Dr. Fuhrman’s Goji Walnut Squares with Chocolate Drizzle <BR> <BR> <link>www.rebootwithjoe.com/dr-fuhrmans-go<BR>ji-walnut-squares-recipe/?utm_source=f<BR>eedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaig<BR>n=Feed%3A+jointhereboot%2FuoBr+%28Rebo<BR>ot+With+Joe%29 </link> Sun, 16 Mar 2014 08:24:13 EST What Does Sugar-Free Really Mean? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x57144413 What Does Sugar-Free Really Mean? <BR> <BR> <link>www.rebootwithjoe.com/why-sugar-free<BR>-is-no-better-than-sugar/?utm_source=f<BR>eedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaig<BR>n=Feed%3A+jointhereboot%2FuoBr+%28Rebo<BR>ot+With+Joe%29 </link> Sun, 16 Mar 2014 08:18:06 EST Protein on a Vegetarian Diet http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x57141446 Have you ever wondered are getting enough protein, or you tell someone you don't eat meat and they say how do you get your protein. or do you think you have to eat some eggs or meat to get your protein in, ect <BR> <BR> Well never fear your get plenty of protein in when you eat a variety of fruits and veggies. All the vegetarian books like Eat to live give you the information about protein. <BR> <BR> Did you know that broccoli had twice as much protein than beef? Did you know that green le... Sat, 15 Mar 2014 21:55:32 EST How to cook fluffy, tasty quinoa http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x57120187 <BR> How to cook fluffy, tasty quinoa <BR> <BR> <link>www.thekitchn.com/how-to-cook-quinoa<BR>-63344 </link> <BR> <BR> <link>fullplateliving.org/blog/how-cook-un<BR>familiar-food-quinoa-easy-recipe?utm_s<BR>ource=Email+Access+List&utm_campaign=2<BR>f1bc7b4f6-March_3_Weekly_Email&utm_med<BR>ium=email&utm_term=0_8688509ca4-2f1bc7b4f6-49005753 </link> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 01:14:30 EST Vegan Southwest Sweet Potato Quinoa Breakfast Hash http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57120162 Vegan Southwest Sweet Potato Quinoa Breakfast Hash <BR> <BR> <link>lowfatveganchef.com/southwest-vegan-<BR>breakfast-hash/ </link> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 01:09:50 EST Are nightshades really bad for you? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x57120139 Are nightshades really bad for you? <BR> <BR> <link>rawandnaturalhealth.com/nightshades-<BR>really-bad/ </link> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 01:03:39 EST My Journey from Doctor to MS Patient http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x57120069 My Journey from Doctor to MS Patient <BR> <BR> <link>www.forksoverknives.com/my-journey-f<BR>rom-doctor-to-ms-patient-and-back-than<BR>ks-to-plant-based-eating/?utm_medium=e<BR>mail&utm_source=Newsletter031314 </link> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 00:50:16 EST ‘Farmacy’ Fixes for the Top 5 Common Ailments http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x57119969 ‘Farmacy’ Fixes for the Top 5 Common Ailments <BR> <BR> <link>www.rebootwithjoe.com/farmacy-fixes-<BR>for-the-top-5-common-ailments/?utm_sou<BR>rce=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_ca<BR>mpaign=Feed%3A+jointhereboot%2FuoBr+%2<BR>8Reboot+With+Joe%29 </link> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 00:35:39 EST Kale Chips http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57119926 Kale Chips <BR> <BR> <link>www.healthygirlskitchen.com/2014/03/<BR>the-eat-to-live-cookbook-project-kale.<BR>html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=<BR>email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+HealthyGirl<BR>sKitchen+%28Healthy+Girl%27s+Kitchen%29 </link> <BR> <BR> <link>ohsheglows.com/2014/03/12/6-tips-for<BR>-flawless-kale-chips-all-dressed-kale-<BR>chips-recipe/ </link> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 00:29:07 EST Vegan Caesar Salad Dressing http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57087545 Vegan Caesar Salad Dressing <BR> <BR> <link>lowfatveganchef.com/the-best-raw-veg<BR>an-caesar-salad-dressing-recipe/ </link> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 13:14:02 EST Pineapple -Broccoli Green Smoothie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57085598 Pineapple-Broccoli Green Smoothie <BR> <BR> <link>www.incrediblesmoothies.com/recipes/<BR>broccoli-pineapple-green-smoothie-recipe/ </link> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:29:52 EST Vegetabl -Stuffed Spaghetti Squash http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57085572 Vegetable-Stuffed Spaghetti Squash <BR> <BR> <link>www.rebootwithjoe.com/meatless-monda<BR>y-vegetable-stuffed-spaghetti-squash/?<BR>utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email<BR>&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+jointhereboot%2F<BR>uoBr+%28Reboot+With+Joe%29 </link> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:28:12 EST Is a green smoothie enough for you as a breakfast? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x57082834 Now that I am doing my best to train myself to no longer eat at night, I find myself getting hungrier (and hungrier) for breakfast. Particularly if I exercise in the morning, too. <BR> Based on the answers I got to my question 'what did you have for breakfast', I wonder if having one or two glasses of green smoothie is enough for you until noon (lunch)? <BR> <BR> (It's not enough for me as it is right now. I may need to add that I am not doing ETL to a T, mainly letting myself be inspired b... Tue, 11 Mar 2014 04:39:09 EST Eating meat and cheese as deadly as smoking http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x57075929 Eating meat and cheese as deadly as smoking <BR> <BR> <link>www.foodrevolution.org/blog/study-de<BR>adly-as-smoking/ </link> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 14:51:14 EST What's New and Beneficial About Turnip Greens http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x57075861 What's New and Beneficial About Turnip Greens <BR> <BR> <link>whfoods.org/genpage.php?tname=foodsp<BR>ice&dbid=144 </link> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 14:45:34 EST What did you have for breakfast today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x57072633 What did you have for breakfast? Mon, 10 Mar 2014 10:05:39 EST Overnight Blueberry Chia Oatmeal http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57047120 Overnight Blueberry Chia Oatmeal <BR> <BR> <link>www.helynskitchen.com/2014/03/overni<BR>ght-blueberry-chia-oatmeal.html </link> Sat, 8 Mar 2014 01:34:07 EST Egg-Free Cookie Dough! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57046945 Egg-Free Cookie Dough! <BR> <BR> <link>veggiekate.com/2014/03/07/raw-cookie<BR>-dough/ </link> Sat, 8 Mar 2014 00:49:59 EST Caffeine: Helpful or Harmful? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x57046929 Caffeine: Helpful or Harmful? <BR> <BR> <link>www.rebootwithjoe.com/caffeine-helpf<BR>ul-or-harmful/?utm_source=feedburner&u<BR>tm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+j<BR>ointhereboot%2FuoBr+%28Reboot+With+Joe%29 </link> Sat, 8 Mar 2014 00:43:33 EST Love Your Body by Talia Fuhrman http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x57040806 Love Your Body by Talia Fuhrman <BR> <BR> <link>taliafuhrman.com/ </link> Fri, 7 Mar 2014 13:31:58 EST Salad, Dressing and a Pizza on the side http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57040649 Salad, Dressing and a Pizza on the side <BR> <BR> Simple Chopped Salad <link>blog.fatfreevegan.com/2014/02/simple<BR>-chopped-salad.html </link> <BR> <BR> Holy Moly Spicy Chipotle Dressing <link>blog.fatfreevegan.com/2014/02/holy-m<BR>oly-spicy-chipotle-dressing.html </link> <BR> <BR> Hot and Baba’d Pita Pizza <link>blog.fatfreevegan.com/2014/02/hot-an<BR>d-babad-pita-pizza-spicy-baba-ganoush.<BR>html </link> Fri, 7 Mar 2014 13:18:04 EST Apple pie smoothie ..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57036583 Dr Fuhrman's Apple Pie Smoothie So delicious! Just thought I'd share. Enjoy! <BR> <BR> <BR> Apple Pie Smoothie <BR> <BR> DrFuhrman.com <BR> Serves: 2 <BR> Preparation Time: 5 minutes <BR> <BR> Ingredients: <BR> <BR> 2 medium apples* <BR> <BR> 3 dates, pitted <BR> <BR> 1/4 cup walnuts <BR> <BR> 1/4 cup raisins <BR> <BR> 1 teaspoon cinnamon <BR> <BR> 1/4 teaspoon vanilla <BR> <BR> 2 tablespoons ground flax seeds <BR> <BR> 1 cup soy, hemp or almond milk <BR> <BR> Instructions: <BR>... Fri, 7 Mar 2014 07:33:28 EST 4 Ways to Use Leftover Cabbage http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57007663 4 Ways to Use Leftover Cabbage <BR> <BR> <link>ohmyveggies.com/4-ways-to-use-leftov<BR>er-cabbage/ </link> Tue, 4 Mar 2014 21:22:04 EST How to Cut up a Pineapple http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x57007039 How to Cut up a Pineapple <BR> <BR> <link>caloriecount.about.com/cut-up-pineap<BR>ple-get-dose-vitamin-b623563?utm_sourc<BR>e=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_camp<BR>aign=newsletter_20140215&utm_term=continue1 </link> Tue, 4 Mar 2014 20:27:34 EST How de-seeds a pomegranate in seconds http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x57006933 How de-seeds a pomegranate in seconds <BR> <BR> <link>www.incrediblesmoothies.com/smoothie<BR>-basics/how-to-deseed-a-pomegranate/ </link> Tue, 4 Mar 2014 20:18:55 EST Honey Sesame Salad Dressing http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57006781 Honey Sesame Salad Dressing <BR> <BR> <link>www.rebootwithjoe.com/honey-sesame-s<BR>alad-dressing/?utm_source=feedburner&u<BR>tm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+j<BR>ointhereboot%2FuoBr+%28Reboot+With+Joe%29 </link> Tue, 4 Mar 2014 20:03:40 EST Thai Tofu-Vegetable Wraps http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x57006750 Thai Tofu-Vegetable Wraps <BR> <BR> <link>robinrobertson.com/thai-tofu-vegetab<BR>le-wraps/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_me<BR>dium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogsp<BR>ot%2Fgmob+%28Vegan+Planet%29#utm_sourc<BR>e=feed&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=feed </link> Tue, 4 Mar 2014 19:59:43 EST Flavor without fodmaps book review http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56998192 I don't know how many people here need to follow the fodmap diet, but there is a new book out that is exclusively for sugar malabsorption sufferers. It is Flavor without FODMAPs Cookbook. It contains vegetarian recipes such as Risotto with Butternut Squash (leave out the parmesan if you are vegan), Quinoa Veggie Burgers, Rice Noodle Bowl for One, Tempeh Fried Rice, "Chicken" Seitan, Quinoa Pilaf, Coconut Basmati Rice, Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie, and Tempeh Nuggets. She has some vegetarian quic... Tue, 4 Mar 2014 07:15:13 EST Vegan Comfort Food Recipes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56994686 Vegan Comfort Food Recipes <BR> <BR> <link>www.wholefoodsmarket.com/blog/our-fa<BR>vorite-vegan-comfort-food-recipes?utm_<BR>source=email&utm_medium=&utm_term=&utm<BR>_content=&utm_campaign=2014_02_26_Specials </link> Mon, 3 Mar 2014 21:44:09 EST Reducing Cholesterol Naturally http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56994590 Reducing Cholesterol Naturally <BR> <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/library/reducing_c<BR>holesterol.aspx </link> Mon, 3 Mar 2014 21:35:44 EST How to Cook Dry Beans http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x56994320 How to Cook Dry Beans <BR> <BR> <link>fullplateliving.org/blog/how-cook-dr<BR>y-beans-better-flavor-and-less-gas?utm<BR>_source=Email+Access+List&utm_campaign<BR>=2f1bc7b4f6-March_3_Weekly_Email&utm_m<BR>edium=email&utm_term=0_8688509ca4-2f1bc7b4f6-49005753 </link> Mon, 3 Mar 2014 21:14:50 EST What's New and Beneficial About Garlic http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56985555 What's New and Beneficial About Garlic <BR> <BR> <link>whfoods.org/genpage.php?tname=foodsp<BR>ice&dbid=60 </link> Mon, 3 Mar 2014 09:25:07 EST Love To Know Vegetarian http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x56978834 Love To Know Vegetarian <BR> <BR> <link>vegetarian.lovetoknow.com/Main_Page </link> Sun, 2 Mar 2014 19:08:10 EST If you have teenage daughters... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x56949376 Feed them nuts at least twice a week to prevent breast cancer later in life! <BR> <BR> <link>nutritionfacts.org/video/tree-nuts-o<BR>r-peanuts-for-breast-cancer-prevention/ </link> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 12:51:22 EST Tin Foil-wrapped Veggies? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x56937088 I just read this on FB: <BR> <BR> If you wrap your celery in tin foil before placing it in the fridge it will last for weeks, and it will still be fresh and crisp when you pull it out! This also works for stored broccoli for 7 weeks wrapped in tin foil, and heads of lettuce for at least 6 weeks!— with Amy Gibson. <BR> <BR> Has anyone tried this and does it work?? <BR> <BR> <em>304</em> <em>381</em> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 13:56:54 EST Wet vs. Dry Measurements http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x56925326 Wet vs. Dry Measurements <BR> <BR> <link>happyherbivore.com/2014/02/wet-dry-m<BR>easurements-how-to-measure-properly/?u<BR>tm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&<BR>utm_campaign=Feed%3A+HappyHerbivore-Bl<BR>og+%28Happy+Herbivore+-+Blog%29 </link> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 16:14:58 EST Motivational success stories http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56923052 I was just looking through Dr Fuhrman's website and came across the success stories page thought i'd share: <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.drfuhrman.com/success/st<BR>ories.aspx/weightloss#results </link> <BR> <BR> We can all do with a little motivation now and then. I really like this womans story: <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.drfuhrman.com/success/Su<BR>ccessStory.aspx?id=230 </link> <BR> <BR> As she give a really good tip to plan the next meal and the one after that so your've alwa... Wed, 26 Feb 2014 12:25:01 EST Vegan Mushroom Gravy http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56920354 Vegan Mushroom Gravy <BR> <BR> <link>blog.fatfreevegan.com/2013/12/vegan-<BR>mushroom-gravy.html?utm_source=MadMimi<BR>&utm_medium=email&utm_content=%E2%9C%B<BR>F+NewsBites+New+Year%27s+Edition+%28Is<BR>sue+3%29&utm_campaign=20131229_m118492<BR>857_FatFree+Vegan+NewsBites+Issue+3&ut<BR>m_term=get+the+gravy+recipe </link> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 09:23:31 EST Pinto Beans with Collard Greens http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56920264 Pinto Beans with Collard Greens <BR> <BR> <link>whfoods.org/genpage.php?tname=recipe<BR>&dbid=216&utm_source=daily_click&utm_m<BR>edium=email&utm_campaign=daily_email </link> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 09:18:16 EST Cauli-power Fettuccine “Alfredo” http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56920113 Cauli-power Fettuccine “Alfredo” <BR> <BR> <link>ohsheglows.com/2014/01/20/cauli-powe<BR>r-fettuccine-alfredo-vegan/ </link> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 09:07:53 EST Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Fennel and Mushrooms http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56919631 Fat Free Vegan Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Fennel and Portobello Mushrooms Without Oil <BR> <BR> <link>lowfatveganchef.com/low-fat-roasted-<BR>brussels-sprouts-fennel-and-portobello<BR>-mushrooms/ </link> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 08:38:25 EST Super Energy Kale Soup http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56915672 Super Energy Kale Soup <BR> <BR> <link>whfoods.org/genpage.php?tname=recipe<BR>&dbid=214&utm_source=daily_click&utm_m<BR>edium=email&utm_campaign=daily_email </link> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 21:29:33 EST What's New and Beneficial about Avocados http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56915624 What's New and Beneficial about Avocados <BR> <BR> <link>whfoods.org/genpage.php?tname=foodsp<BR>ice&dbid=5 </link> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 21:24:10 EST Ten Best and Worst Foods for Health and Longevity http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56915559 Ten Best and Worst Foods for Health and Longevity <BR> <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/library/article13.<BR>aspx </link> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 21:17:29 EST Power house fig, almond sunflower kale salad. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56900143 For the start of a healthy week I made healthy treat for my healthy sweet tooth. I call it "power house fig, almond sunflower kale salad." Have a wonderful and healthy week everyone! <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=5632736 </link> <BR> <BR> <em>4</em> <em>551</em> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:37:00 EST Oops! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56872961 Here I am reading & renewing myself with our group posts. I had difficulty with unexpected stress last week & old patterns emerged. I ate a few old foods & then got good & sick. I missed a day & a half of work & still don't feel well but desperately want to only eat nutritarian diet period. It has to be simple today. I had half a small avocado & an apple for breakfast & will likely have mashed cauliflour & steamed beets for lunch. Maybe some tofu & mushrooms if up to it. Can't face the beans ... Sat, 22 Feb 2014 13:20:46 EST Chocolate- -Chocolate Chip Cookies http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56866970 Chocolate-Chocolate Chip Cookies <BR> <BR> Ingredients: <BR> 3/4 cup whole-wheat flour <BR> 1/2 cup sugar <BR> 6 tbsp. unsweetened applesauce <BR> 1/4 cup canned pure pumpkin <BR> 1/4 cup flax seed meal and water (let set for a while) <BR> 2 1/2 tbsp. mini semi-sweet chocolate chips <BR> 2 tbsp. brown sugar, not packed <BR> 3/4 tsp. vanilla extract <BR> 1/4 tsp. baking soda <BR> 1/8 tsp. salt <BR> 6 tbsp. cocoa <BR> <BR> Directions: <BR> Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a mixing bowl, combin... Fri, 21 Feb 2014 22:45:43 EST Green Vegetables Protect the Heart http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56837199 Green Vegetables Protect the Heart <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.drfuhrman.com/library/gr<BR>een_vegetables.aspx </link> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 16:58:19 EST Measuring Conversions For Cooking & Baking http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x56821475 Measuring Conversions For Cooking & Baking <BR> <BR> <link>happyherbivore.com/2014/02/measuring<BR>-conversions-baking-cooking-infographi<BR>c/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=em<BR>ail&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+HappyHerbivor<BR>e-Blog+%28Happy+Herbivore+-+Blog%29 </link> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 12:16:58 EST Start Up http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56817469 On Sunday 2/16/14, I started the 6 wk program. I plan to STICK with it. My husband, who already was eating vegetarian wanted to do it w/me. But he's having trouble sticking w/it strictly because he has a MAJOR sweet tooth and can seem to drink his coffee/tea black. But he is noticeably trying to cut that back while partaking in all the foods I consume. <BR> <BR> I am so looking forward to the results. I am so done w/staying at this level - of size, fitness, etc. I figured "I can do at least ... Tue, 18 Feb 2014 07:09:03 EST Sweet Potato Smoothies http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56788735 <link>www.incrediblesmoothies.com/recipes/<BR>how-to-use-sweet-potato-in-a-green-smo<BR>othie-recipe/ </link> <BR> <BR> I found these a few weeks ago. They are delicious. I used what I had on hand -- Almond Milk, baked, mashed Sweet Potato, Unsweetened Apple Sauce, frozen Pineapple, 1 frozen Banana, 1 Tbs ground Flax Seed. I made one with a chopped Gala Apple, but it didn't come out as smooth as with the Apple Sauce. I have an older, not-so-powerful blender. Sat, 15 Feb 2014 19:51:48 EST Lots of smoothie recipes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56783457 There might be some duplication of recipes but boy do the recipes look yummy <BR> <BR> 10 Juices and Smoothies We Love <BR> <link>www.shape.com/healthy-eating/healthy<BR>-drinks/10-juices-and-smoothies-we-lov<BR>e/slide/all </link> <BR> <BR> The Best Juice to Fight Aging <BR> <link>www.shape.com/healthy-eating/healthy<BR>-drinks/best-juice-whats-bugging-you/s<BR>lide/all </link> <BR> <BR> The Clean Green Food & Drink Cleanse <BR> <link>www.shape.com/healthy-eating/meal-id<BR>eas/... Sat, 15 Feb 2014 10:30:55 EST Here’s to Your Heart Smoothie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56776643 Here’s to Your Heart Smoothie <BR> <BR> <link>www.rebootwithjoe.com/heres-to-your-<BR>heart-smoothie/?utm_source=feedburner&<BR>utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+<BR>jointhereboot%2FuoBr+%28Reboot+With+Joe%29 </link> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 18:27:27 EST Easy healthier version of Valentine treat. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56774031 Happy Valentin's day to all. Here is the healthier fudge for your Valentine treat idea! <BR> Enjoy! <em>247</em> <em>255</em> <em>211</em> <BR> <BR> <link>www.primallyinspired.com/easy-health<BR>y-fudge-recipe-paleo-vegan/ </link> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 13:57:26 EST Health benefits of green smoothies / leafy greens http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x56768554 I'm quoting this from the book 'Green for Life' by Victoria Boutenko (which is a great read, I must add). <BR> <BR> Victoria did an experiment, investigating the impact of drinking green smoothies on low stomach acidity (hypochlorhydria). <BR> She found 24 people who were willing to drink a quart of green smoothie daily for a month. Before and after the experiment the stomach acidity of the participants were tested by a doctor. <BR> <BR> Boutenko's conclusions, based on a questionnaire s... Fri, 14 Feb 2014 03:21:47 EST Happy Valentine http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56768377 Have a great Valentines day. <em>26</em> <BR> <BR> I have one young piano student saying eeewww to Valentines cause its tooo much lo-vie do-vie stuff (her words) and the other kids was jumping up and saying she couldn't way for Valentines day cause of all the chocolate and candy. I couldn't explain Valentine's day any better. <BR> <BR> Here is an article just in time for Valentine: <BR> <BR> 11 Ways to Lose Weight with a Four Letter Word <BR> <link>www.rebootwithjoe.com/11-ways-to-lo... Fri, 14 Feb 2014 02:08:04 EST Everything You Need To Learn How To Cook Vegetable http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x56760851 Everything You Need To Learn <BR> How To Cook Vegetables <BR> <BR> <link>www.vegancoach.com/how-to-cook-veget<BR>ables.html#anchor-raw-veggies-video </link> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 12:20:43 EST How to Prepare Chard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x56760777 How to Prepare Chard <BR> <BR> <link>www.thekitchn.com/basic-technique-ho<BR>w-to-prepare-86865 </link> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 12:14:58 EST 9 Reasons to Fall in Love with Greens http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56760698 9 Reasons to Fall in Love with Greens <BR> <BR> <link>www.rebootwithjoe.com/9-reasons-to-f<BR>all-in-love-with-greens/?utm_source=fe<BR>edburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign<BR>=Feed%3A+jointhereboot%2FuoBr+%28Reboo<BR>t+With+Joe%29 </link> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 12:08:01 EST Red Cabbage, Apple and Pecan Salad http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56757984 Dazzling Winter Slaw - Red Cabbage, Apple and Pecan Salad <BR> <BR> <link>www.food.com/recipe/dazzling-winter-<BR>slaw-red-cabbage-apple-and-pecan-salad<BR>-268834 </link> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 08:36:32 EST What's New and Beneficial About Cauliflower http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56757651 What's New and Beneficial About Cauliflower <BR> <BR> <link>whfoods.org/genpage.php?tname=foodsp<BR>ice&dbid=13 </link> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 08:04:20 EST Physical effects when you eat poorly http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x56757596 I was wondering what type of physical effects do you experience on the ETL when you stray? I just had a muffin someone brought into work, one of those grocery store ones that are loaded with sugar. Now my teeth hurt and I started getting a headache which I'm assuming is from the sugar/flour etc. <BR> <BR> As I find myself straying, I'm finding my weight coming back which is not what I want but I'm also finding out that I can't handle fried foods/processed foods and sugar the way I used to so... Thu, 13 Feb 2014 07:59:17 EST Any Green smoothie recipes? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56756703 Hi, <BR> <BR> Does anyone have any Green smoothie recipes that are nice to drink? <BR> <BR> I tried my first green smoothie yesterday and lets just say it wasn't a pleasant experience (I did watercress spinach rocket + 1/2 avacardo + glass of water + some seeds). I live in hope that i just didn't get the right combination and there is a green smoothie out there i will like. <BR> <BR> <em>91</em> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 05:50:58 EST Are smoothies good for you? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x56751116 Are smoothies good for you? <BR> On another page ( <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_mes<BR>sageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x5629<BR>0228&src=email </link> ) we were talking about how much smoothie is too much and does blending destroy the fruit and veggie. <BR> <BR> Here is what I think is that there are so many bad unhealthy foods out there and yet there talk that drinking a smoothie (with lots of fruits and veggie in them) might be bad for you...it seems crazy to me... <BR> <B... Wed, 12 Feb 2014 16:44:04 EST Seeking the Perfect Snack---Help! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x56748938 Hello there! This is actually my first ever original post so here goes: <BR> <BR> Does anyone have any suggestions for a low-fat, high-protein, wheat-free, soy-free vegan snacks/foods? I eat a lot of beans and nuts, but was hoping to find something a little easier (and lighter) for snacking. Any suggestions? Thanks! Wed, 12 Feb 2014 13:14:42 EST How Much Is a Serving of Pasta? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x56742680 How Much Is a Serving of Pasta? I thought this was nice to know. <BR> <BR> <link>www.hungry-girl.com/askhg/show/pasta<BR>-portions </link> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 00:02:38 EST My very favorite Kale salad!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56735464 <link>www.mynutritionrenovation.com/blog/2<BR>013/10/marinated-kale-and-quinoa-salad<BR>-with-cashew-sauce </link> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 12:32:52 EST Weekend http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56721265 It was very interesting for me. I had a very busy day Saturday The friend & housekeeper that I have went to my daughters new condo She & her boyfriend moved in early December during horrible blizzard They have both been working two jobs for a while & have not had time to actually settle & enjoy We went & worked like crazy & got them to where they can finish themselves This meant I went too long without eating & they asked me to make their favourite Shepherds Pie. I ate that So Sunday I had br... Mon, 10 Feb 2014 11:42:44 EST What's New and Beneficial About Beets http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56719602 What's New and Beneficial About Beets <BR> <BR> <link>whfoods.org/genpage.php?tname=foodsp<BR>ice&dbid=49 </link> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 09:45:49 EST What veggies do you roast? And how? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x56707418 This morning I roasted some veggies. Sort of. I did it wrong. <BR> I cooked carrots, cauliflower and butternut squash, used just a little oil and salt. 350º <BR> They taste amazing, but all but the carrots came out soggy. <BR> Despite the mush, I think I can survive the winter now! <BR> <em>198</em> <em>4</em> <em>224</em> <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> I roasted just the squash before and it came out ok. <BR> What did I do wrong? Pan too crowded? Bad combo? Heat too low? <BR... Sun, 9 Feb 2014 11:43:21 EST Turnip and Green bean juice http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56691352 Turnip juice <BR> <BR> <link>www.rebootwithjoe.com/turnip-cucumbe<BR>r-sweet-juice/ </link> <BR> <BR> Green bean juice <BR> <BR> <link>www.rebootwithjoe.com/greens-and-bea<BR>ns-juice/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_me<BR>dium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+jointh<BR>ereboot%2FuoBr+%28Reboot+With+Joe%29 </link> Sat, 8 Feb 2014 00:33:06 EST Maple-Sriracha Roasted Brussels Sprouts http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56685642 Maple-Sriracha Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cranberry Wild Rice <BR> <BR> <link>www.vegkitchen.com/recipes/glorious-<BR>grains/maple-sriracha-roasted-brussels<BR>-sprouts-with-cranberry-wild-rice/ </link> Fri, 7 Feb 2014 14:50:43 EST Quinoa, Black Bean and Corn Tacos http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56685574 Quinoa, Black Bean and Corn Tacos <BR> <BR> <link>www.cookingclassy.com/2013/04/quinoa<BR>-black-bean-and-corn-tacos/ </link> Fri, 7 Feb 2014 14:44:35 EST Veggie Chili http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56682826 <link>ohsheglows.com/2014/02/05/my-favouri<BR>te-vegan-chili-with-homemade-sour-cream/ </link> <BR> <BR> <link>www.rebootwithjoe.com/meatless-monda<BR>y-vibrant-vegetable-chili/ </link> <BR> <BR> <link>amysnutritariankitchen.blogspot.com/<BR>2011/10/amazing-sweet-potato-chili.html </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> chili spices <BR> <link>recipes.sparkpeople.com/recipe-detai<BR>l.asp?recipe=1898664 </link> Fri, 7 Feb 2014 10:27:32 EST Everything you need to know about green smoothies http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56671755 Everything you need to know about green smoothies <BR> <BR> <link>kblog.lunchboxbunch.com/2012/03/salu<BR>te-to-green-smoothies.html </link> <BR> <BR> <link>www.passionatehomemaking.com/2012/04<BR>/covering-our-nutritional-needs-with-g<BR>reen-smoothies.html </link> <BR> <BR> <link>littlegreenblog.com/family-and-food/<BR>nutrition/beginners-guide-to-green-smo<BR>othies/ </link> <BR> <BR> <link>www.rawfamily.com/news/2012/06/12-06<BR>-06.html#part_1 </link> <BR> <BR> Smoot... Thu, 6 Feb 2014 12:27:37 EST Supplements?? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x56666999 Hi, <BR> <BR> Just reading the article about Supplements http://www.drfuhrman.com/library/healthydi<BR>et_multi.aspx <BR> <BR> Just wondered if anyone takes supplements at the moment and which ones? I like the look of 'Dr. Fuhrman’s Women’s Daily Formula' but as i live in the uk to buy + ship them here is out of my price range. Can anyone suggest any you can get in the uk with similar ingredients? <BR> <BR> Thanks <BR> <BR> Jo Thu, 6 Feb 2014 06:02:06 EST Myself http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1024x56665588 Hello, it's a pleasure to find you. I'm very interested in learning all I can about this group, and lifestyle. I'm a long time vegetarian and looking to live a healthier life style. Wed, 5 Feb 2014 23:45:49 EST Hello http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1024x56661779 I am Valerie and am going nutritarian. I have a fruit smoothie with added vegan protein for breakfast, a salad for lunch and am now working on what to eat for dinner. I look forward to reading what others are doing that they find successful. I want to lose weight by eating healthier and exercising while doing it in a positive way. Wed, 5 Feb 2014 17:56:33 EST Website recommendation? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x56660495 I'm trying to find a vegetarian and/or vegan recipe website that has normal stuff. I don't have rice flour nor do I know where to buy rice flower. <BR> <BR> I'm relatively new to vegetarianism (thanks to ETL) but some websites I have seen have been overwhelming and kind of scares me off. Wed, 5 Feb 2014 15:47:53 EST 25 Plant-Based Foods You Have to Try http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56655814 25 Plant-Based Foods You Have to Try Before You Die <BR> <BR> <link>www.onegreenplanet.org/vegan-food/25<BR>-plant-based-foods-you-have-to-try-bef<BR>ore-you-die/ </link> Wed, 5 Feb 2014 09:49:30 EST The Best Salad Greens for Your Health http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56655596 The Best Salad Greens for Your Health <BR> <BR> <link>www.everydayhealth.com/diet-nutritio<BR>n-pictures/best-salad-greens-for-your-<BR>health.aspx?pos=1&xid=nl_EverydayHealt<BR>hWomensHealth_20130720#/slide-1 </link> Wed, 5 Feb 2014 09:37:09 EST 5 Painless Ways to Eat More Green Leafy Vegetables http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56655094 5 Painless Ways to Eat More Green Leafy Vegetables <BR> <BR> <link>www.lifehack.org/articles/lifestyle/<BR>5-painless-ways-to-eat-more-green-leaf<BR>y-vegetables.html </link> <BR> <BR> another article, Top 5 Ways to Eat More Greens <BR> <BR> <link>www.fredericpatenaude.com/articles/5<BR>wayseatgreens.html </link> Wed, 5 Feb 2014 09:11:23 EST Choosing the Right Cinnamon http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56654872 Choosing the Right Cinnamon...I had no idea that there were different types of cinnamon <BR> <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/library/choosing_t<BR>he_right_cinnamon.aspx </link> Wed, 5 Feb 2014 08:58:39 EST Does Tolerant lentil pasta count as a bean? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x56654849 My sister tried this pasta. <BR> She got it from Whole Foods, but Amazon sells it too. <BR> She says the texture is better than other non-wheat pastas. <BR> The only ingredient is organic non-GMO red lentils. <BR> <link>www.tolerantfoods.com/ </link> <BR> <BR> Does this count a a bean???? <BR> <BR> I was thinking of making this Butternut squash mac & cheese with it. <BR> ok, dairy would be an issue with ETL, but ...? <BR> <BR> <link>recipes.sparkpeople.com/recipe-detai<BR>l.asp?rec... Wed, 5 Feb 2014 08:57:05 EST Do Cruciferous Vegetables Harm the Thyroid? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x56654825 Do Cruciferous Vegetables Harm the Thyroid? <BR> <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/library/cruciferou<BR>s_vegetables_and_thyroid.aspx </link> <BR> <BR> after posting this I found some more articles <BR> <BR> <link>www.incrediblesmoothies.com/faq-ques<BR>tions-answers/does-raw-kale-and-other-<BR>cruciferous-brassica-leafy-greens-caus<BR>e-thryoid-problems-qa-2/ </link> <BR> <BR> <link>renegadehealth.com/blog/2009/08/07/t<BR>he-real-effect-of-raw-cruciferous-vege<BR>tables-on-the-thyro... Wed, 5 Feb 2014 08:55:19 EST Carotenoids: Antioxidants that Promote Longevity http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56654759 Carotenoids: Antioxidants that Promote Longevity <BR> <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/library/carotenoid<BR>s_promote_longevity.aspx </link> Wed, 5 Feb 2014 08:50:01 EST Smoky Sweet Potato and Black Bean Salad http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56647173 Smoky Sweet Potato and Black Bean Salad <BR> <BR> <link>plantpoweredkitchen.com/recipe-page/<BR>?recipe_id=6058840 </link> Tue, 4 Feb 2014 16:55:37 EST The dangers of sugar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x56642902 A big study says that consumption of sugar is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular mortality. <BR> <link>centurylink.net/tv/3/player/vendor/C<BR>NN/player/cnn/asset/cnn-put_down_that_<BR>sugar-cnn/source/Clips </link> Tue, 4 Feb 2014 10:46:30 EST Progress http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56641582 My blood sugar has been steadily dropping overall. Usually morning is highest. First morning under 7 in I can't remember when. Maybe I will get off the Metformin someday Tue, 4 Feb 2014 09:22:49 EST Vitamin info http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x56630152 Vitamin info <BR> <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/library/b12_may_pr<BR>otect_against_alzheimers.aspx </link> <BR> <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/library/folic_acid<BR>_dangers_and_prenatal_vitamins.aspx </link> <BR> <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/library/iron_coppe<BR>r_chronic_disease_aging.aspx </link> <BR> <BR> Here are some other articles on vitamins <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_mes<BR>sageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x5<BR>6067616 </link> Mon, 3 Feb 2014 13:12:25 EST Centenarian, Nutritarian, and bodybuilder http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x56612943 Centenarian, Nutritarian, and bodybuilder Joe Rollino. I thought this was interesting. <BR> <BR> <link>www.diseaseproof.com/archives/cat-jo<BR>e-rollino.html </link> Sun, 2 Feb 2014 09:04:48 EST Six Superfood Super Bowl Sides http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56608227 Six Superfood Super Bowl Sides <BR> <BR> <link>www.rebootwithjoe.com/superfood-supe<BR>rbowl-snacks/?utm_source=feedburner&ut<BR>m_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+jo<BR>inthereboot%2FuoBr+%28Reboot+With+Joe%29 </link> Sat, 1 Feb 2014 21:18:24 EST super bowl food http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56600058 super bowl food that I have posted <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_mes<BR>sageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x<BR>56599949 </link> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_mes<BR>sageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x<BR>56599914 </link> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_mes<BR>sageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x<BR>56597442 </link> <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_mes<BR>sageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x<BR>5... Sat, 1 Feb 2014 09:18:47 EST Spicy Buffalo Wing Hummus http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56599949 Spicy Buffalo Wing Hummus <BR> <BR> <link>amysnutritariankitchen.blogspot.com/<BR>2014/01/spicy-buffalo-wing-hummus-for-<BR>superbowl.html?utm_source=feedburner&u<BR>tm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+b<BR>logspot%2FwLuWYN+%28Amy%27s+Nutritarian+Kitchen%29 </link> Sat, 1 Feb 2014 09:10:18 EST Vegan Beer Cheese and Tofu Bacon Potato Skins http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56599914 Vegan Beer Cheese and Tofu Bacon Potato Skins <BR> <BR> <link>forealslife.com/blog/vegan-beer-chee<BR>se-and-tofu-bacon-potato-skins </link> Sat, 1 Feb 2014 09:08:03 EST Cream of Broccoli Soup http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56597483 Cream of Broccoli Soup <BR> <BR> <link>blog.fatfreevegan.com/2013/12/ridicu<BR>lously-easy-cream-of-broccoli-soup.html </link> Sat, 1 Feb 2014 00:38:37 EST Chunky Toll House Cookies http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56597459 Chunky Toll House Cookies <BR> <BR> <link>www.helynskitchen.com/2013/12/chunky<BR>-toll-house-cookies-vegan-gluten.html?<BR>utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email<BR>&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+HelynsHealthyKit<BR>chen+%28Helyn%27s+Healthy+Kitchen%29 </link> Sat, 1 Feb 2014 00:34:10 EST Roasted Buffalo Cauliflower Bites + 10 More http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56597442 Roasted Buffalo Cauliflower Bites + 10 More Vegan Dishes for GAME DAY <BR> <BR> <link>www.helynskitchen.com/2014/01/roaste<BR>d-buffalo-cauliflower-bites-10.html </link> Sat, 1 Feb 2014 00:30:33 EST Vitamin D May Elevate Mood During the Winter http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56597405 Vitamin D May Elevate Mood During the Winter <BR> <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/library/VitaminD.a<BR>spx </link> Sat, 1 Feb 2014 00:22:49 EST Do Protein Powders Fuel Muscle Growth Healthfully? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x56597384 Do Protein Powders Fuel Muscle Growth Healthfully? <BR> <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/library/protein_po<BR>wders_muscle_growth.aspx </link> Sat, 1 Feb 2014 00:18:16 EST Roasted Butternut Squash with Cranberries http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56595796 Roasted Butternut Squash with Cranberries <BR> <BR> <link>www.helynskitchen.com/2013/12/roaste<BR>d-butternut-squash-with.html?utm_sourc<BR>e=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_camp<BR>aign=Feed%3A+HelynsHealthyKitchen+%28H<BR>elyn%27s+Healthy+Kitchen%29 </link> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 22:07:58 EST 9 Delicious Vegan and Gluten-Free Detox Recipes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56595757 9 Delicious Vegan and Gluten-Free Detox Recipes <BR> <BR> <link>ohsheglows.com/2013/12/29/9-deliciou<BR>s-vegan-and-gluten-free-detox-recipes/ </link> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 22:04:35 EST Roasted Cauliflower Bites with Vegan Nacho Cheese http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56581189 Roasted Cauliflower Bites with Vegan Nacho Cheese Sauce <BR> <BR> <link>blog.fatfreevegan.com/2014/01/roaste<BR>d-cauliflower-bites-vegan-nacho-cheese<BR>-sauce.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_<BR>medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Fatf<BR>reeVeganBlog+%28Fatfree+Vegan+Blog%29 </link> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 19:32:21 EST A New Book Coming Out in March http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56579228 I just noticed on Amazon that a new book by Dr. Joel Fuhrman is coming out on March 25. It is called "The End of Dieting: How to Live for Life." You can read about the book on Amazon. <BR> Currently the cost on the book is $19.88. It is already on my wish list. <em>550</em> I am looking forward to the new book. <BR> <BR> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 16:22:21 EST What should my goal weight be? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x56575347 According to ETL, my goal weight should be 111. I can't even imagine ever being that small. My lowest weight I ever remember was 120 at age 14, and I was a muscular size 6 at that weight. <BR> <BR> With the exercise I m doing now, I am going to be even more muscular (bulky) than I was in high school, so I don't think 111 is really reasonable. <BR> <BR> Should I aim for a different number, or maybe a pants size, or even a waist size? What do y'all think? <BR> <BR> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 10:17:32 EST Help - Quick and easy meals(slowcook ker/freezable http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56572086 Hi, <BR> <BR> I didn't do very well on the plan yesterday as i came home after a really stressful day and just wanted something to eat straight away. I got my ETL cookbook out but everything in there seems to be lots of chopping veg and a lot of prep and hard work so i caved in and had microwave veg with chips - then went to pub and had more chips and a cheese sandwich :( <BR> <BR> Can anyone help me prepare for the next time this happens by suggesting some meals/recipes that you can either... Thu, 30 Jan 2014 04:37:53 EST Microwaved Apple "Crisp" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56564061 I discovered this yummy way to cook apples. Core and slice a large apple into a microwave-safe bowl. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Microwave for three minutes. Top with granola and chopped nuts or add to oatmeal. Yum! Wed, 29 Jan 2014 14:01:02 EST Another reason to eat organic http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56548406 Have you ever heard of obesogens? I know of the chemicals in this article, but the term is new to me. <BR> <BR> <link>www.motherearthliving.com/health-and<BR>-wellness/mind-and-body/obesogens-weig<BR>ht-gain-zm0z1401zpit.aspx?PageId=1 </link> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 11:26:37 EST What's New and Beneficial About Collard Greens http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56543368 What's New and Beneficial About Collard Greens <BR> <BR> <link>whfoods.org/genpage.php?tname=foodsp<BR>ice&dbid=138 </link> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 00:40:30 EST Konjac Pasta http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x56538893 Can we have this on the odd occasion? <BR> <BR> Ingredients are: <BR> <BR> konjac flour <BR> water <BR> calcium hydroxide (mineral salt 526) <BR> <BR> Nutrional information for the angel hair pasta for a 100g serve: <BR> <BR> Calories - 7.9 <BR> Protein - 0g <BR> Fats (all) - less than 0.10g <BR> Fibre - 3.6g <BR> Carbs - 0.3g <BR> Sodium - 0.92mg <BR> Gluten - less than 3ppm <BR> <BR> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 18:02:33 EST General info about plan - Snacks + exercise http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x56530231 Hi, <BR> <BR> I have a few random questions about the eat to live plan, I only have the cookbook with basic info in it so sorry if the books tell you this: <BR> <BR> 1) It says not to eat seed/nuts as a snack cos you need to combine them with other veg so you can absorb thing properly. Does this go for everything, that you should only eat food at main meal times or are healthy snacks between meals ok? I normally eat fresh fruit as snack between meals <BR> <BR> 2) It doesn't mention anywher... Mon, 27 Jan 2014 05:02:58 EST My Vegan Heart article http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x56508886 I came across this article today and thought it was interesting since the author had been vegetarian for years, but was still having heart problems until he went vegan. He goes into detail why eggs and cheese were the culprit. <BR> <BR> <link>www.everydayhealth.com/columns/my-he<BR>alth-story/my-vegan-heart-how-changing<BR>-my-diet-changed-my-life/?xid=aol_eh-c<BR>ardio_1_20140120_&aolcat=ESR&ncid=webmail1 </link> Sat, 25 Jan 2014 11:44:33 EST 6 Tips to Stop Overeating http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56504797 6 Tips to Stop Overeating <BR> <BR> <link>www.rebootwithjoe.com/6-tips-to-stop<BR>-overeating/?utm_source=feedburner&utm<BR>_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+joi<BR>nthereboot%2FuoBr+%28Reboot+With+Joe%29 </link> Sat, 25 Jan 2014 00:42:52 EST A Visual Guide to Cooking Greens http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x56504764 A Visual Guide to Cooking Greens <BR> <BR> <link>www.epicurious.com/articlesguides/se<BR>asonalcooking/farmtotable/visualguidec<BR>ookinggreens </link> Sat, 25 Jan 2014 00:33:04 EST Easy Guacamole http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56504694 Easy Guacamole <BR> <BR> <link>www.rebootwithjoe.com/easy-guacamole<BR>-for-your-super-bowl-party/?utm_source<BR>=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campa<BR>ign=Feed%3A+jointhereboot%2FuoBr+%28Re<BR>boot+With+Joe%29 </link> Sat, 25 Jan 2014 00:20:34 EST Creamy Zucchini Soup http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56503550 Creamy Zucchini Soup <BR> serves 6-8 <BR> <BR> 1 large onion, chopped <BR> 3 cloves garlic, chopped <BR> 2 - 2 1/2 pounds zucchini (about 5 medium), chopped <BR> 1 teaspoon dried basil <BR> 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme <BR> 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano <BR> 4 cups low or no-sodium vegetable broth <BR> optional: 2 cups water <BR> 1/4 cup raw cashews or 1/8 cup raw cashew butter <BR> 4 cups baby spinach <BR> 2 cups corn kernels* <BR> 1/4 teaspoon black pepper or to taste <BR> <BR> Add onion, garlic... Fri, 24 Jan 2014 22:33:24 EST Can your eat the stems of Kale and other greens? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x56500659 Can your eat the stems of Kale and other greens? <BR> <BR> I know you can the bok choy and swiss chard and I have juiced all greens stems, but what about kale, collards, ect can you eat them in other recipes? <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> i was looking this up and didn't see much but found this recipe <BR> <BR> <link>www.loveandlemons.com/2013/10/21/kal<BR>e-stem-pesto/ </link> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 17:40:43 EST A Feel Good Lunch Bowl http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56488232 A Feel Good Lunch Bowl <BR> <BR> <link>ohsheglows.com/2014/01/22/a-feel-goo<BR>d-lunch-bowl/ </link> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 19:11:43 EST Winter's Harvest Buddha Bowl http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56487912 Winter's Harvest Buddha Bowl <BR> <BR> <link>www.helynskitchen.com/2014/01/winter<BR>s-harvest-buddha-bowl.html </link> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 18:44:09 EST Perfect Oatmeal http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56446597 Perfect Oatmeal <BR> <BR> <link>whfoods.org/genpage.php?tname=recipe<BR>&dbid=107&utm_source=daily_click&utm_m<BR>edium=email&utm_campaign=daily_email </link> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 20:16:06 EST The Big Vegan Bowl http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56446066 The Big Vegan Bowl <BR> <BR> <link>ohsheglows.com/2014/01/06/the-big-ve<BR>gan-bowl/ </link> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 19:29:52 EST Hot Skillet Salad http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56445399 Hot Skillet Salad...ok here is a great idea for when you don't want a cold salad in winter <BR> <BR> <link>blog.fatfreevegan.com/2011/02/hot-sk<BR>illet-salad.html </link> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 18:33:04 EST Cost Prohibative Veggies in Winter? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x56442479 I did ETL a yr & 1/2 ago and felt great on it but didn't lose much weight in the 6wks (10lbs). I have gained back the 10lb over the last 18mths and I'd like to go mostly ETL to try and start losing weight or at least stop gaining :) <BR> <BR> Last time I did this I lived in a different part of the country where they grown a lot more natural veggie options that helped keep the cost down. Here it's definitely more expensive to buy lettuce/spinach which are my ETL staples. <BR> <BR> I'm won... Mon, 20 Jan 2014 14:24:28 EST What's New and Beneficial About Kale http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56438070 What's New and Beneficial About Kale <BR> <BR> <link>whfoods.org/genpage.php?tname=foodsp<BR>ice&dbid=38 </link> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 09:17:32 EST Eating more fruit can reduce diabetes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x56424123 See this article: <BR> <link>rawfoodsolution.com/eating-more-frui<BR>t-can-reduce-diabetes-3735.html </link> Sun, 19 Jan 2014 07:57:19 EST Say No to Drugs by Saying Yes to More Plants http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56409804 Say No to Drugs by Saying Yes to More Plants <BR> <BR> <link>nutritionfacts.org/video/say-no-to-d<BR>rugs-by-saying-yes-to-more-plants/ </link> Sat, 18 Jan 2014 00:31:53 EST Change Your Taste Buds http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x56409758 Change Your Taste Buds <BR> <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/changing-o<BR>ur-taste-buds.html </link> Sat, 18 Jan 2014 00:25:44 EST Hemp & Cashew Cookies http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56409719 Hemp & Cashew Cookies <BR> <BR> <link>www.rebootwithjoe.com/protein-packed<BR>-hemp-cashew-cookies/?utm_source=feedb<BR>urner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Fe<BR>ed%3A+jointhereboot%2FuoBr+%28Reboot+With+Joe%29 </link> Sat, 18 Jan 2014 00:19:23 EST Soy Myths and Misinformation http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x56409629 A Vegan Doctor Addresses Soy Myths and Misinformation <BR> <BR> <link>freefromharm.org/health-nutrition/ve<BR>gan-doctor-addresses-soy-myths-and-mis<BR>information/ </link> Sat, 18 Jan 2014 00:06:42 EST Spicy Potato and Chickpea Stew http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56406680 Spicy Potato and Chickpea Stew <BR> <BR> <link>skinnyms.com/spicy-potato-and-chickp<BR>ea-stew/ </link> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 19:51:22 EST Luxurious Dairy-Free Hot Cocoa http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56406566 Luxurious Dairy-Free Hot Cocoa <BR> <BR> <link>ohsheglows.com/2014/01/14/luxurious-<BR>dairy-free-hot-cocoa/ </link> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 19:44:02 EST How to Go Plant-Based (When Your Partner Won’t) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56406400 How to Go Plant-Based (When Your Partner Won’t) <BR> <BR> <link>www.nomeatathlete.com/on-your-own/ </link> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 19:29:05 EST Indian-Style Lentils http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56396900 Indian-Style Lentils <BR> <BR> <link>whfoods.org/genpage.php?tname=recipe<BR>&dbid=232&utm_source=daily_click&utm_m<BR>edium=email&utm_campaign=daily_email </link> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 01:31:17 EST Easy Tofu Bacon http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56389917 Easy Tofu Bacon <BR> <BR> <link>forealslife.com/blog/easy-tofu-bacon<BR>-an-amazing-vegan-blt </link> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 14:25:44 EST Vegan Banana-Oat Chewies http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56389878 Vegan Banana-Oat Chewies <BR> <BR> <link>penniesandpancakes.blogspot.com/2014<BR>/01/vegan-banana-oat-chewies-023-per-s<BR>erving.html#.Utgw-bSe7RQ </link> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 14:21:47 EST Crockpot "Refried" Beans http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56389754 Crockpot "Refried" Beans <BR> <BR> <link>penniesandpancakes.blogspot.com/2012<BR>/09/crockpot-refried-beans-019-per-cup<BR>.html#.UtgIxLSe6M- </link> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 14:11:49 EST What does today's menu look like? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x56356633 If you don't mind, would you share your menu? I'd like to see how it compares to mine <BR> <BR> Breakfast: Smoothie of 1 banana, frozen blackberries, frozen raspberries and almond milk <BR> Snack: Organic Almond Butter and Organic Strawberry jelly on a whole wheat tortilla <BR> Lunch - Big old salad with a little lemon juice on the side and the rest of my fruit (2 apricots and 2 kiwis) <BR> Dinner - leftover homemade minestrone soup. <BR> <BR> My weight went up a pound but I'm hoping its du... Tue, 14 Jan 2014 08:32:01 EST Spicing Up DNA Protection http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56356587 Spicing Up DNA Protection <BR> <BR> <link>nutritionfacts.org/video/spicing-up-<BR>dna-protection/?utm_source=rss&utm_med<BR>ium=rss&utm_campaign=spicing-up-dna-pr<BR>otection&utm_source=NutritionFacts.org<BR>&utm_campaign=91c3d9eb50-RSS_VIDEO_DAI<BR>LY&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_40f9e49<BR>7d1-91c3d9eb50-21937729 </link> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 08:29:16 EST A Little Girls Potato Experiment http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56356409 A Little Girls Potato Experiment Will Change The Way You Think About Food! <BR> <BR> <link>www.spiritscienceandmetaphysics.com/<BR>a-little-girls-experiment-will-change-<BR>the-way-you-think-about-food/ </link> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 08:15:18 EST Detox http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x56345565 What symptoms of detox have you experienced when you were getting rid of the junk? I've been having a lot of headaches and I actually have a headache disease (I see my doc next month) but was wondering if anyone else had a lot of headaches as they were teaching their bodies how to eat? <BR> <BR> I've also have been tired as I have not been adding as many beans to my diet as I should (I'm getting a maybe a cup per week, not per day. I must remedy this). I am also feeling sick when I eat some... Mon, 13 Jan 2014 12:49:39 EST New to ETL http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x1024x56345558 I read both books in Aug of 2013. They made so much sense but I had a hard time convincing my family to give this a try. As a working wife/mother I wasn't sure I would have the time or the motivation to do this myself and still cook normally for my family. As I worked on my family I seemed to gain an additional 6lbs putting me at 201 as of this morning when I got back on the scale. <BR> <BR> I grew up being the skinny girl embarrassed by her large mother. 4 children later I actually w... Mon, 13 Jan 2014 12:49:15 EST What's New and Beneficial about Asparagus http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56344721 What's New and Beneficial about Asparagus <BR> <BR> <link>whfoods.org/genpage.php?tname=foodsp<BR>ice&dbid=12 </link> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 11:44:13 EST Dr Fuhrman on b/p http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x56337213 http://www.drfuhrman.com/disease/BloodPres<BR>sure.aspx. Great information. Sun, 12 Jan 2014 21:20:56 EST Quick and Easy Vegan Mexican Black Bean Corn Soup http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56312465 Quick and Easy Vegan Mexican Black Bean Corn Soup <BR> <BR> <link>lowfatveganchef.com/quick-and-easy-v<BR>egan-mexican-black-bean-corn-soup/ </link> Sat, 11 Jan 2014 00:55:10 EST bloating, help http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56294774 I am eating the ETL style. Fruit, lots of veggies and beans. But, I am always so bloated. I am not eating bread so I know it is not gluten. Does anyone have any suggestions? Thanks so much. Thu, 9 Jan 2014 19:54:56 EST smoothie question http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56290228 I'm getting hooked on these green smoothies. For breakfast I had unsweetened almond milk, bok choy, kale, spinach, arugula, small apple, some berries and mango. <BR> <BR> I'm thinking of having another one for lunch. Is it more beneficial, according to ETL, to eat a raw salad than a smoothie if you include the same ingredients? Thu, 9 Jan 2014 13:47:09 EST Trying to distract myself! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x56275821 At work, someone brought in those delicious frosted sugar Loft House cookies from the grocery store...I LOVE THOSE. <BR> <BR> I'm writing to distract myself so I don't get one because I'll be so disappointed in myself. I'm on day 3 and have lost 2 lbs so far and those cookies will put them right back on. I can't wait until I find those things disgusting but I'm far away from that point. <BR> <BR> Thanks for letting me vent. Wed, 8 Jan 2014 14:15:57 EST What's New and Beneficial about Winter Squash http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56272636 What's New and Beneficial about Winter Squash <BR> <BR> <link>whfoods.org/genpage.php?tname=foodsp<BR>ice&dbid=63 </link> Wed, 8 Jan 2014 10:28:14 EST Lower Your Cholesterol with Beans http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x56271380 Lower Your Cholesterol with Beans <BR> <BR> <link>fullplateliving.org/blog/lower-your-<BR>cholesterol-beans?utm_source=Email+Acc<BR>ess+List&utm_campaign=7385467bbf-Janua<BR>ry+6+Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_t<BR>erm=0_8688509ca4-7385467bbf-49005753 </link> Wed, 8 Jan 2014 09:03:08 EST 10 Rules for Healthy Eating http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x56271319 10 Rules for Healthy Eating... Hey look at the first rule... <BR> <BR> All the rules, minus the egg and yogurt, are great ideas and it just shows that you just need alot of fruits, veggies, beans, ect <BR> <BR> <link>www.oprah.com/food/Real-Food-Rules-f<BR>or-Healthy-Eating </link> Wed, 8 Jan 2014 08:57:51 EST Cranberry-Kale Antioxidant Green Smoothie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56271171 Cranberry-Kale Antioxidant Green Smoothie Recipe with Coconut <BR> <BR> <link>www.incrediblesmoothies.com/green-sm<BR>oothies/cranberry-kale-antioxidant-gre<BR>en-smoothie-recipe-with-coconut/ </link> Wed, 8 Jan 2014 08:44:53 EST Is there such a thing as too many veggies? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x56232027 Is there such a thing as too many veggies? I just prepared tomorrow's lunch for work and between my salad and the quinoa-black bean-sweet potato casserole for tomorrow, I have one pound of veggies and that's just lunch. Breakfast will be a veggie smoothie or a glass of V8 and dinner will be a black bean burger. Sun, 5 Jan 2014 18:35:39 EST Dr. Fuhrman on tv http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56229672 Just enjoyed two shows with the doctor on my local public television station: Dr. Fuhrman's Immunity Solution and Health-Joel Fuhrman. Great information and helped me focus more on health and why his plan is the way I want to eat forever. Sun, 5 Jan 2014 15:46:50 EST what are your favorite fastest/no cook meals? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56214772 I'm wondering what are people's favorite go-to no cook meals when they are too busy to prep something? (Including when they are too busy to chop up a bunch of veggies for a salad?) Even the meals that seem obvious:-) Other people's obvious quick meals are not always obvious to me lol:-) <BR> <BR> For example, today I came home FAMISHED and we don't have much left in the fridge, so I threw together the following in a bowl: <BR> <BR> a can of white beans <BR> raw basil <BR> cherry tomatoes <... Sat, 4 Jan 2014 16:22:54 EST organic eggs? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x56212983 So - I have 5 beautiful hens who lay the most gorgeous brown, medium sized, free-range, organic eggs. They really do taste so much better than the store-bought eggs. <BR> <BR> I want to stick to the 6 week challenge - but I'm wondering - can I eat my eggs? Sat, 4 Jan 2014 13:31:49 EST coffee? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x56212901 I'm "new-old" to ETL - meaning I've known about it since 2005 - but just recently discovered the much more detailed newer edition ... <BR> <BR> anyway - I looked through the questions here and didn't see this one - so please don't judge ... I love, Love, LOVE my morning cuppa joe ... Fuhrman isn't into coffee too much from what I remember (I'm just re-reading the newer version of the book now) ... I've cut my coffee WAY back from 2 large mugs down to 1 regular 8oz mug ... can I have my tiny ... Sat, 4 Jan 2014 13:24:52 EST PMS? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x56209066 So can anyone tell me if their symptoms of PMS decreased while on a nutrient rich diet? I tried finding information on the ETL website but couldn't find anything. <BR> <BR> I'm on the pill, as my doctor wants me on but I feel this interferes with my weight loss, and my PMS has gotten so much worse on this pill (super bitchy mainly). Can a nutrient rich diet help with my mood swings? <BR> <BR> I see my doc for my annual in July and I'm going to ask to get off the pill (I have been on it on a... Sat, 4 Jan 2014 08:49:10 EST Lets get ready to sprout http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56206391 All you need to sprout is a bowl, water, strainer and oh yea some seeds. <BR> <BR> I have been sprouting seeds for several years with mixed results. <BR> (here is my blog: <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=5405051 </link> ) <BR> <BR> Recently I have got broccoli and alfalfa seeds and some sprouting containers.( <link>www.amazon.com/Victorio-VKP1014-4-Tr<BR>ay-Kitchen-Sprouter/dp/B005FVPP04/ref=<BR>pd_sim_gro_2 </link> and <link>www.amazon.com/... Fri, 3 Jan 2014 23:59:57 EST What's on your shopping list? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56163105 What's on your shopping list? <BR> <BR> Mine has: <BR> <BR> bananas <BR> blueberries <BR> apples <BR> pears <BR> clementines <BR> pumpkin seeds <BR> sunflower seeds <BR> garlic <BR> celery <BR> mushrooms <BR> onions <BR> leeks <BR> broccoli <BR> yams <BR> potatoes <BR> cucumber <BR> tomato <BR> tomato paste <BR> lentils <BR> rice milk <BR> hummus <BR> granola <BR> veggie broth Wed, 1 Jan 2014 10:55:33 EST What's New and Beneficial About Broccoli http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56148737 What's New and Beneficial About Broccoli <BR> <BR> <link>whfoods.org/genpage.php?tname=foodsp<BR>ice&dbid=9 </link> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 09:36:00 EST Body/Bathroom Adjustments? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x56139722 When you were starting this program, did you have any "body/bathroom adjustments"? I don't mean to give TMI but it feels like I have to make a BM more often. I know with the increase of fiber, there's a good chance of that but I really just started this program and ate nothing but fruits and veggies today. Does your body use the fiber that fast?? <BR> <BR> Again, sorry if its tmi!! Mon, 30 Dec 2013 14:26:30 EST Upgrade your New Year's party crudités platter http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x56137952 <link>www.wellandgoodnyc.com/2013/12/23/cr<BR>udite-upgraded-how-to-make-the-healthi<BR>est-party-appetizer-sexier/ </link> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 11:40:56 EST How do you do ETL in the winter? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x56137534 Hi SparksFriends. I'm ready to get back on track, but I'm freezing! And I don't have a lot of free time on my hands. And I still don't enjoy food prep and cooking. So... I need help! <BR> <BR> What do you do for your fruits and veggies when you're cold. I am sure your first thought will be "soup" but if that's so, what is your go-to easy soup? <BR> <BR> Also, what do you put on steamed veggies to liven them up a bit? <BR> <BR> Thanks!! Mon, 30 Dec 2013 11:03:30 EST If you think you have FODMAP - good info http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56136837 Dr. Fuhrman encourages vegetarianism, not completely, but mostly. I thought I'd post a source for those who are vegetarians who might have FODMAP, like I do. This is from Today's Dietician. Kate Scarlata writes about this subject fairly often. <BR> <BR> <link>viewer.zmags.com/publication/d5bb8fe<BR>e?page=36#/d5bb8fee/36 </link> <BR> <BR> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 10:18:34 EST some great bean ideas http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x56123106 some great bean ideas <BR> <BR> <link>caloriecount.about.com/mesir-wat-rec<BR>ipe-b620720?utm_source=newsletter&utm_<BR>medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_2<BR>0131229&utm_term=continue1 </link> <BR> <BR> <link>caloriecount.about.com/lovely-lentil<BR>s-b522567?utm_source=newsletter&utm_me<BR>dium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_201<BR>31229&utm_term=continue2 </link> <BR> <BR> <link>caloriecount.about.com/beans-beans-g<BR>ood-your-heart-b592801?utm_source=news<BR>letter&utm_mediu... Sun, 29 Dec 2013 09:29:01 EST For FODMAP people - recipe site http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56114277 For those who might benefit, here is a site for you. <BR> <BR> <link>www.ibssano.com/low_fodmap_vegetaria<BR>n_recipes.html </link> Sat, 28 Dec 2013 12:48:27 EST Mediterranean Lentil Salad http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56110025 Mediterranean Lentil Salad <BR> <BR> <link>whfoods.org/genpage.php?tname=recipe<BR>&dbid=213&utm_source=daily_click&utm_m<BR>edium=email&utm_campaign=daily_email </link> Sat, 28 Dec 2013 00:38:22 EST Berries and their Flavonoids Protect the Heart http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56109965 Berries and their Flavonoids Protect the Heart <BR> <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/library/berries_pr<BR>otect_heart.aspx </link> Sat, 28 Dec 2013 00:29:35 EST Golden Spinach and Sweet Potato Healthy Sauté http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56109769 Golden Spinach and Sweet Potato Healthy Sauté <BR> <BR> <link>whfoods.org/genpage.php?tname=recipe<BR>&dbid=186&utm_source=daily_click&utm_m<BR>edium=email&utm_campaign=daily_email </link> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 23:53:27 EST Dopamine: why “just one bite” doesn’t work http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56108168 Dopamine: why “just one bite” doesn’t work <BR> <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/library/onebite.as<BR>px </link> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 20:36:15 EST Eating Occasions http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56108154 Eating Occasions <BR> <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/success/daily-livi<BR>ng-articles/article.aspx?id=eating_occ<BR>asions </link> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 20:33:39 EST My cardiologist recommended a plant-based life! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56095339 Hi, all, <BR> <BR> I'm so stoked by the email I just got from my cardiologist that I plan to share it on all my plant-based-lifestyle groups, and I will probably post it to my SP blog, as well. How awesome is this? Everything after this sentence, including the link, is quoted right from my cardiologist's email: <BR> <BR> ----- <BR> <BR> Hi Serene, <BR> <BR> The calcium score was low at 9 . A concerning score would be over 400. For this low score , we would recommend diet , exercise , life... Thu, 26 Dec 2013 15:14:07 EST Some yummy cookies http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56081155 Some yummy cookies <BR> <BR> <link>ohsheglows.com/2013/12/18/turtle-oat<BR>meal-cookies-with-pecans-chocolate-and<BR>-medjool-dates/ </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.helynskitchen.com/2013/12/pepper<BR>mint-chocolate-chunk-cookies.html?utm_<BR>source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm<BR>_campaign=Feed%3A+HelynsHealthyKitchen<BR>+%28Helyn%27s+Healthy+Kitchen%29 </link> Tue, 24 Dec 2013 18:33:24 EST Are Multivitamins a Waste of Money? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x56067616 Are Multivitamins a Waste of Money? <BR> <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/library/multivitam<BR>ins.aspx </link> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 08:17:44 EST What's New and Beneficial About Spinach http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56067543 What's New and Beneficial About Spinach <BR> <BR> <link>whfoods.org/genpage.php?tname=foodsp<BR>ice&dbid=43 </link> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 08:10:41 EST Berries and their Flavonoids Protect the Heart http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56065684 Berries and their Flavonoids Protect the Heart <BR> <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/library/berries_pr<BR>otect_heart.aspx </link> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 00:38:48 EST Holly Jolly Juice http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56047599 Holly Jolly Juice <BR> <BR> <link>www.rebootwithjoe.com/holly-jolly-ju<BR>ice/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=<BR>email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+jointherebo<BR>ot%2FuoBr+%28Reboot+With+Joe%29 </link> Sat, 21 Dec 2013 01:16:13 EST Should I Reboot Over the Holidays? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x56047587 Should I Reboot Over the Holidays? <BR> <BR> <link>www.rebootwithjoe.com/should-i-reboo<BR>t-over-the-holidays/?utm_source=feedbu<BR>rner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Fee<BR>d%3A+jointhereboot%2FuoBr+%28Reboot+With+Joe%29 </link> Sat, 21 Dec 2013 01:10:36 EST Free smoothie recipe book for Kindle on Amazon http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x56037637 Can't vouch for how good it is, but free is good, right? http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00CK9CWKU Thu, 19 Dec 2013 23:22:27 EST During Cold & Flu Season, Protect Yourself http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56034714 During Cold & Flu Season, Protect Yourself By Eating Right <BR> <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/library/immune_boo<BR>sting_foods.aspx </link> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 18:14:35 EST Recipes Featured in Dr. Fuhrman’s Holiday Health http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56034674 Recipes Featured in Dr. Fuhrman’s Holiday Health Fest <BR> <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/library/recipes.as<BR>px </link> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 18:08:27 EST Quinoa Flake Bakes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56029548 Has anyone tried these? They sound yummy. <BR> <BR> <link>www.healthfulpursuit.com/recipage/?s<BR>earch_term=flake%20bake&ui=440 </link> <BR> <BR> I did look for quinoa flakes here and couldn't find them. That was a few months ago. I'll have to look again. <BR> <em>381</em> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 08:11:20 EST Fudgy Black Bean Quinoa Brownies http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56026618 Fudgy Black Bean Quinoa Brownies <BR> <BR> <link>www.cookingquinoa.net/fudgy-black-be<BR>an-quinoa-brownies </link> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 22:32:22 EST It's Just One Meal. How Bad Could it Be? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x56026582 It's Just One Meal. How Bad Could it Be?.....yikes <BR> <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/library/Its_just_o<BR>ne_meal.aspx </link> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 22:28:33 EST Quinoa Cakes with Tomato and Chick Pea Relish http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x56019712 Quinoa Cakes with Tomato and Chick Pea Relish <BR> <BR> <link>www.cookingquinoa.net/quinoa-cakes-t<BR>omato-chick-pea-relish </link> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 09:46:51 EST Help with Hormones http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x55975737 Hello all, <BR> hopefully this isn't too off topic. As I move a little further into my 40's, I have noticed that my PMS symptoms have increased - specifically moodiness and the desire to eat sugars and simple carbs, which I generally try to stay away from. The week before my period I am a mess! Anyone have any suggestions about foods and/or other lifestyle choices that might help? <BR> <BR> Thanks a Bunch.... Sat, 14 Dec 2013 07:22:51 EST Green Bean Casserole http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x55974450 Green Bean Casserole <BR> <BR> <link>blog.fatfreevegan.com/2006/11/best-v<BR>egan-green-bean-casserole.html </link> Sat, 14 Dec 2013 00:47:18 EST My Favorite Lasagna http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x55974443 My Favorite Lasagna <BR> <BR> <link>blog.fatfreevegan.com/2006/03/my-fav<BR>orite-lasagna.html </link> Sat, 14 Dec 2013 00:45:42 EST Spaghetti Squash Pesto Lasagna http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x55974434 Spaghetti Squash Pesto Lasagna <BR> <BR> <link>blog.fatfreevegan.com/2013/11/spaghe<BR>tti-squash-pesto-lasagna.html </link> Sat, 14 Dec 2013 00:43:32 EST 4 Foods to Brighten Your Mood http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x55974375 4 Foods to Brighten Your Mood <BR> <BR> <link>www.rebootwithjoe.com/4-foods-to-bri<BR>ghten-your-mood/?utm_source=feedburner<BR>&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A<BR>+jointhereboot%2FuoBr+%28Reboot+With+Joe%29 </link> Sat, 14 Dec 2013 00:30:55 EST The World’s Most Versatile Veggie Burger Recipe http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x55974348 The World’s Most Versatile Veggie Burger Recipe <BR> <BR> <link>www.nomeatathlete.com/veggie-burger-<BR>recipe/ </link> Sat, 14 Dec 2013 00:25:18 EST Green Juice or a Green Smoothie? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x55973633 Which is Better for my Health, a Green Juice or a Green Smoothie? <BR> <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/library/better_for<BR>_health.aspx </link> <BR> <BR> <link>www.rebootwithjoe.com/juicer-vs-blen<BR>der/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=<BR>email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+jointherebo<BR>ot%2FuoBr+%28Reboot+With+Joe%29 </link> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 22:39:19 EST Stroke is Increasing in Young People http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x55973591 Stroke is Increasing in Young People <BR> <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/library/stroke_inc<BR>reasing_in_young.aspx </link> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 22:35:40 EST Top 5 Worst Holiday Foods You Can Eat http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x55973570 Top 5 Worst Holiday Foods You Can Eat <BR> <BR> <link>www.rebootwithjoe.com/top-5-worst-ho<BR>liday-foods-you-can-eat/?utm_source=fe<BR>edburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign<BR>=Feed%3A+jointhereboot%2FuoBr+%28Reboo<BR>t+With+Joe%29 </link> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 22:33:13 EST spagehtti squash http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x55959717 Hi, how do you fix spaghetti squash, I can't find out anywhere Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:38:44 EST Benefits of Beans http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x55959432 Looks like an agricultural marketing board that we can trust. The benefits of beans are far reaching! <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.usdrybeans.com/nutrition/health-<BR>benefits-of-beans/ </link> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:11:32 EST Orthorexia Concerns for a Nutritarian http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x55957205 Orthorexia Concerns for a Nutritarian. I thought this was interesting(including the comments) I have never really thought of this. <BR> <BR> <link>www.healthygirlskitchen.com/2013/12/<BR>reader-advice-day-orthorexia-concerns.<BR>html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=<BR>email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+HealthyGirl<BR>sKitchen+%28Healthy+Girl%27s+Kitchen%29 </link> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 12:08:36 EST Eat veggies, live longer http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x55953581 Stumbled upon this, on internet: about an impressive study that shows that eating 5 servings of fruits and vegetables each day can help you live YEARS longer...! <BR> One of the first large-scale studies to look at the impact on overall lifespan. <BR> <BR> <link>www.womenshealthnetwork.com/communit<BR>y/osteoblast/category/Nutrition-for-Bo<BR>ne-Health.aspx </link> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 06:17:36 EST Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x55934564 Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal...can't believe I'm saying this but it looks yummy....I would use plant milk like almond milk. <BR> <BR> <link>www.fannetasticfood.com/recipes/pump<BR>kin-pie-oatmeal/ </link> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 14:01:12 EST Jalapeño-Orange Cranberry Sauce http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x55932312 Jalapeño-Orange Cranberry Sauce <BR> <BR> <link>blog.fatfreevegan.com/2013/12/jalape<BR>no-orange-cranberry-sauce.html?utm_sou<BR>rce=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_ca<BR>mpaign=Feed%3A+FatfreeVeganBlog+%28Fat<BR>free+Vegan+Blog%29 </link> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 10:29:08 EST Sweet Potato Chickpea Chili with Quinoa http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x55932165 Sweet Potato Chickpea Chili with Quinoa <BR> <BR> <link>www.rebootwithjoe.com/sweet-potato-c<BR>hickpea-chili-with-quinoa/?utm_source=<BR>feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campai<BR>gn=Feed%3A+jointhereboot%2FuoBr+%28Reb<BR>oot+With+Joe%29 </link> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 10:19:52 EST Eggs and Diabetes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x55931587 Eggs and Diabetes <BR> <BR> <link>nutritionfacts.org/video/eggs-and-di<BR>abetes/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&<BR>utm_campaign=eggs-and-diabetes&utm_sou<BR>rce=NutritionFacts.org&utm_campaign=e4<BR>3dc09ca7-RSS_VIDEO_DAILY&utm_medium=em<BR>ail&utm_term=0_40f9e497d1-e43dc09ca7-22111349 </link> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 09:43:01 EST I need help http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x55928055 Hi ladies, <BR> <BR> I desperately need to get fit. I feel like sludge right now. <BR> <BR> Here are my excuses (reasons) <BR> <BR> -I can't afford a gym <BR> -It is dark and/or rainy ALL the time around here <BR> -My hubby wants to sleep in the mornings, so I can't really exercise before the family wakes up. <BR> -I have 3 preschoolers that rarely nap together. <BR> -By the time everyone is in bed I am just exhausted. <BR> <BR> Can someone help me overcome this. I've done it before, bu... Tue, 10 Dec 2013 00:08:07 EST Dr. Praeger's Veggie Burgers http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x55921252 I read somewhere that Dr. Praeger's veggie burgers are allowed during the 6 week challenge. Does anyone know if they would count as your serving of starch for the day or not? <BR> <BR> If you haven't had them, they are delicious! My favorite packaged veggie burger ever. <BR> <BR> Thanks! Mon, 9 Dec 2013 12:25:14 EST 8 Steps to Living a Nutritarian Life http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x55919297 8 Steps to Living a Nutritarian Life <BR> <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/weightloss/8steps.<BR>aspx </link> Mon, 9 Dec 2013 09:57:06 EST Onions and Garlic are Anti-cancer Foods http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x55918864 Onions and Garlic are Anti-cancer Foods <BR> <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/library/anti-cance<BR>r-foods-onions-garlic.aspx </link> Mon, 9 Dec 2013 09:30:13 EST Food Processors? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x55918861 Hi all! Do you own a food processor? What kind? <BR> Do you love it or hate it? Is it easy to use and to clean? And to store safely...? <BR> <BR> I'd like to be able to make micro-salads, and chop vegetables without turning them into mush. <BR> <BR> Not sure how often I'd use the thing, though. <BR> <BR> Mon, 9 Dec 2013 09:30:10 EST What's New and Beneficial about Green Beans http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x55918608 What's New and Beneficial about Green Beans <BR> <BR> <link>whfoods.org/genpage.php?tname=foodsp<BR>ice&dbid=134 </link> Mon, 9 Dec 2013 09:12:38 EST More White Rice, More Diabetes Risk http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x55918575 More White Rice, More Diabetes Risk <BR> <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/library/whiterice_<BR>diabetes.aspx </link> Mon, 9 Dec 2013 09:10:57 EST Toxic hunger and workouts http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x55898232 How do people handle snacking on this diet when you work out a lot?? I want to overcome toxic hunger and learn not to snack between meals, but I'm finding it very difficult not to eat before my workouts. (I realized I've been confusing withdrawal symptoms from toxic foods w/ hunger for years--to my detriment--and now I really want to get past that and rediscover true hunger, which will involve not snacking anymore). <BR> <BR> I know we are not supposed to snack between meals, but if I have ... Sat, 7 Dec 2013 12:46:07 EST Enjoying a Nutritarian Lifestyle http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x55894162 Enjoying a Nutritarian Lifestyle <BR> <BR> <link>amysnutritariankitchen.blogspot.com/<BR>p/e2l-6-week-plan.html </link> Sat, 7 Dec 2013 00:55:19 EST Beans Protect Against Colon Cancer http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x55894145 Beans Protect Against Colon Cancer <BR> <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/library/beans_canc<BR>er.aspx </link> Sat, 7 Dec 2013 00:52:16 EST All About Pressure Cookers http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x55894127 All About Pressure Cookers <BR> <BR> <link>happyherbivore.com/2011/12/all-about<BR>-pressure-cookers-vegan/ </link> <BR> <BR> <link>missvickie.com/workshop/schoolframe.<BR>html </link> <BR> <BR> <link>www.pinterest.com/sanctuaryhome/vega<BR>n-pressure-cooker-recipes/ </link> <BR> <BR> <link>www.yummly.com/recipes/vegetarian-pr<BR>essure-cooker </link> <BR> <BR> <link>veganepicurean.blogspot.com/2013/01/<BR>pressure-cooking-beans.html </link> Sat, 7 Dec 2013 00:48:24 EST Slow Cooking Lentils & Beans http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x55894119 Slow Cooking Lentils & Beans <BR> <BR> <link>happyherbivore.com/2011/12/slow-cook<BR>-lentils-beans/ </link> Sat, 7 Dec 2013 00:45:52 EST More questions about beans...? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x55876980 Hi again friends! <BR> <BR> I have soaking beans on my to do list for after work today, and cooking them on my list for tomorrow. But I keep thinking about more questions. <BR> <BR> I'm laz-- Err, I'm really busy, so I don't want to have to go through this too often. I'd like to do one big batch at a time, and have them last for a week or so. <BR> <BR> 0. So I'll soak 'em for 24 hours. Boil like crazy for 10 min, remove white foam, simmer for 60-90 min, and dump cooking water. Right? <... Thu, 5 Dec 2013 13:29:15 EST Red Wine: Heart-Healthy? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x55873366 Red Wine: Heart-Healthy? <BR> <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/faq/question.aspx?<BR>sid=15&qindex=0 </link> Thu, 5 Dec 2013 08:15:44 EST Beans: the Ideal Carbohydrate http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x55873302 Beans: the Ideal Carbohydrate...ok, ok I'll eat some beans...lol <BR> <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/library/beans_the_<BR>ideal_carbohydrate.aspx </link> Thu, 5 Dec 2013 08:10:39 EST 5 overlooked ways exercise improves your life http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x55871452 5 overlooked ways exercise improves your life <BR> <BR> <link>www.treehugger.com/health/5-good-rea<BR>sons-exercise-besides-staying-shape.html </link> Thu, 5 Dec 2013 02:08:25 EST Dr. Fuhrman's Holiday Challenge? 2013? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x55867116 Someone posted this link last month, but I can't find the original thread. <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/events/holiday-cha<BR>llenge/2012/ </link> <BR> <BR> OH! I just noticed this says 2012. duh. I wanted to sign up. <BR> <BR> This link was also on the thread: <BR> <link>https://www.facebook.com/drfuhrman </link> <BR> This looks current, but I couldn't find anything about the Holiday Challenge..... <BR> <BR> Anyone know anything about this? <BR> <BR> <em>381</em> Wed, 4 Dec 2013 17:58:49 EST Protein powder? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x55864744 I'll be starting the program in January but was going to buy a new bottle of protein powder. Is this allowed on the ETL program? I don't want to buy and not be allowed to use it when making smoothies for breakfast. Wed, 4 Dec 2013 13:17:46 EST What's New and Beneficial about Walnuts http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x55862352 What's New and Beneficial about Walnuts <BR> <BR> <link>whfoods.org/genpage.php?tname=foodsp<BR>ice&dbid=99 </link> Wed, 4 Dec 2013 09:58:18 EST Need an ETL jumpstart! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x55840036 Hi friends! <BR> <BR> I'm trying to get back on track, but I'm cold and I'm tired. <BR> So I'm looking for easy tips, or maybe your favorite or go-to recipe? <BR> What do you put in soup, besides bean, or meatless protein? <BR> What do you do if your'e hungry between meals? <BR> Any other tips or inspiration? <BR> <BR> Thanks!! <BR> Mon, 2 Dec 2013 14:39:50 EST Down But Not Out http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x55837004 Nearly all of NutritionFacts.org videos are currently down.... <BR> <BR> <link>nutritionfacts.org/2013/12/01/down-b<BR>ut-not-out/ </link> Mon, 2 Dec 2013 10:11:43 EST Popcorn http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x55823245 Can someone tell me why popcorn is not on the list of foods to eat often? <em>303</em> Sun, 1 Dec 2013 09:25:49 EST Saving a smoothie? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x55812105 I usally make a green smoothie in the morning before breakfast. I often intend to have another one in the afternoon but by the time it IS afternoon I often don't want to take the time, don't feel like it, forget, etcetera. <BR> <BR> So I am thinking of just making a double portion in the morning and saving the second portion for the afternoon. I have read that a green smoothie must be consumed right after making it because otherwise, enzymes and nutrients get lost. <BR> However I also read... Sat, 30 Nov 2013 08:57:00 EST Basics of Nutritarian Cooking http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=19438x1024x55811401 Basics of Nutritarian Cooking <BR> <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/library/basics_of_<BR>nutritarian_cooking.aspx </link> Sat, 30 Nov 2013 07:53:28 EST nutrition goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x55796277 I like to track my food to make sure I'm getting enough protein but I haven't figured out how I should edit my nutrition goals on SP to reflect my ETL diet. If I change my protein goal to 40 or 45, what should I change the other categories to? Has anyone done this? Thu, 28 Nov 2013 12:52:53 EST HAPPY THANKSGIVING http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x55795031 Today I am having many NEW-TO-ME foods for which I am VERY GRATEFUL. <BR> <BR> I'm hoping to get them plugged into my recipe page on SparkPeople, but definitely won't happen today. <BR> <BR> Dressing Bread <BR> Pumpkin-Pie-ish (it tastes like pumpkin pie, but is so much easier and VEGAN) <BR> Smashed Potatoes <BR> Tofurky <link>www.tofurky.com/ </link> <BR> ...I'm having a kielbasa link - I like them <BR> raw veggies / olives <BR> raw carrot cake <BR> <BR> HAPPY THANKSGIVING...... ... Thu, 28 Nov 2013 10:42:04 EST Vegan and Gluten-Free Holiday Menu http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=13983x1024x55783188 3-Course Vegan and Gluten-Free Holiday Menu <BR> <BR> <link>ohsheglows.com/2013/11/26/3-course-v<BR>egan-and-gluten-free-holiday-menu-step<BR>-by-step/ </link> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 08:07:53 EST Cruciferous Vegetables http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x55772899 Cruciferous Vegetables <BR> <BR> <link>www.drfuhrman.com/library/anti-cance<BR>r-foods-cruciferous-vegetables.aspx </link> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 09:53:06 EST Bruising http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=8968x1024x55769826 I'm in my 5th week of the 6 week program and I'm noticing that I have several black and blue bruises on different parts of my body. I don't remember bumping into anything - but that doesn't mean it didn't happen. I'm just not usually very prone to bruising. <BR> <BR> I am seeing the doctor in 2 weeks for my annual physical, so I'll be sure to check it out then, but I'm wondering if anyone else has experienced this. My googling suggests b12, and I have been taking that for several weeks 1... Tue, 26 Nov 2013 01:11:59 EST no tomatoes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1024x55763614 Hi, my wife likes a vegetable, squash soup I make, but it has a couple cans of tomatoes in it, what could I use in place of the tomatoes, she can't have to many, best if she has none. thanks Mon, 25 Nov 2013 13:25:04 EST