SparkPeople One for All and All for One! Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=60644 You are not fully dressed until you wear a smile! SparkPeople One for All and All for One! Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=60644 Spinach-Turkey Roll Ups http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x60082293 Spinach-Turkey Roll Ups <BR> <BR> 2 tsp. honey mustard <BR> Dash ground nutmeg <BR> 8 slices turkey breast <BR> 1 cup baby spinach <BR> ½ medium peppers, seeded and cut into strips <BR> 4 string cheese sticks (mozzarella) <BR> <BR> Make ahead directions: Prepare turkey roll-ups as directed. Wrap each roll-up in plastic wrap. Chill roll-ups in the refrigerator for up to 4 hrs. <BR> <BR> Preparation: <BR> <BR> In a small bowl, stir together honey mustard and nutmeg. Carefully spread mus... Sun, 21 Dec 2014 10:57:38 EST Don’t Kill Yourself Shoveing Snow http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x60082251 Don’t Kill Yourself Shoveing Snow <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/dont-kill-<BR>yourself-shoveling-snow.html#ixzz3KGwl<BR>Ypog </link> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 10:54:15 EST 10 evidence-Based Health Benefits of Cinnamon http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x60075077 10 evidence-Based Health Benefits of Cinnamon <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/10-evidenc<BR>e-based-health-benefits-of-cinnamon.ht<BR>ml#ixzz3LD5LDhT5 </link> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 12:15:12 EST Why It’s So Hard to Get Back on Track After the... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x60075070 Why It’s So Hard to Get Back on Track After the Holidays <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/why-its-so<BR>-hard-to-get-back-on-track-after-the-h<BR>olidays.html#ixzz3KGvtfjvx </link> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 12:13:24 EST Spiced Butternut Squash Waffles http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x60065809 Spiced Butternut Squash Waffles <BR> http://www.care2.com/greenliving/spiced-<BR>butternut-squash-waffles.html#ixzz3KwJ<BR>XHX30 <BR> <BR> 1 1/2 cups cooked, pureed winter squash – you can use pumpkin, butternut, delicata, hubbard, red kuri, etc., and you can either steam or roast it before mashing <BR> 2 cups all-purpose flour <BR> 2 cups organic milk <BR> 4 Tbsp. organic butter <BR> 3/4 cup sunflower oil <BR> 2 eggs, separated (try to find pasture-raised eggs from a farm near you) <BR> 1 ... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:44:26 EST 5 Ways to Treat the Flu (Dr. Andrew Weil) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x60065773 5 Ways to Treat the Flu (Dr. Andrew Weil) <BR> <BR> Yesterday's Daily Tip discussed ways to prevent the flu; today covers some ways to lessen the effects of the flu. If you have been diagnosed or have symptoms of the flu (sudden fever, chills, aches and pains) do the following: <BR> <BR> 1. Go to (or call) your physician. He or she can prescribe medication if the problem is indeed the flu. It is important to start taking this within the first 48 hours of symptoms - its effectiveness decli... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:41:03 EST Warm Green Bean Salad with Toasted Walnuts http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x60058471 Warm Green Bean Salad with Toasted Walnuts Thursday 18 December 2014 <BR> <BR> 1 medium shallot(s), minced <BR> 1 tablespoon vinegar, red wine <BR> 1 tablespoon mustard, dijon-style <BR> 1/4 teaspoon salt <BR> pepper, black ground, to taste <BR> 2 tablespoon oil, walnut <BR> 12 ounce(s) beans, haricot verts, stem ends trimmed <BR> 2 tablespoon nuts, walnuts, chopped, coarsely chopped <BR> 1 1/2 cup(s) tomato(es), cherry, halved <BR> 2 tablespoon parsley, fresh, chopped <BR> 6 cup(... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:03:12 EST Help Prevent the Flu: 5 Simple Steps http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x60058434 Help Prevent the Flu: 5 Simple Steps (Dr. Andrew Weil) <BR> <BR> With flu season here, prevention is your best defense against the fever, body aches and cough that the virus can bring on. Try the following: <BR> <BR> Wash your hands, especially when you're out in public places, with hot water and soap. When you travel, it's a good idea to carry alcohol towelettes with you. <BR> <BR> Get a flu shot. This is especially important for those over 65 years old, as well as anyone with a weaken... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:59:49 EST How Coffee Can Protect Your Brain http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x60049740 How Coffee Can Protect Your Brain <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/how-coffee<BR>-can-protect-your-brain.html#ixzz3Ks1P<BR>IJyV </link> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:48:53 EST Why You Should Be Eating Ginger (Dr. Andrew Weil) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x60049711 Why You Should Be Eating Ginger (Dr. Andrew Weil) <BR> <BR> If minor aches and pains are an issue for you, try ginger, a natural anti-inflammatory agent that is useful for relieving symptoms associated with arthritis, bursitis, motion sickness, nausea and more. Ginger is commonly available in forms ranging from whole fresh root, crystallized ginger and honey-based ginger syrups to capsules containing powdered extracts. Look for products made with only 100 percent pure ginger. For inflammato... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:45:45 EST Best Nutrition Tips – Tips and Tricks for Healthy http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x60049596 Best Nutrition Tips – Tips and Tricks for Healthy Eating and Weight Loss/Eat This, Not That <BR> <link>www.eathis.com/blog/10-best-nutritio<BR>n-tips-ever </link> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:29:01 EST 8 Natural Ways to Prevent Cancer http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x60041685 8 Natural Ways to Prevent Cancer <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/8-natural-<BR>ways-to-prevent-cancer.html#ixzz3KZ6nD3hU </link> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:13:05 EST Is Your Doctor Taking Money From Drug Companies? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x60041670 Is Your Doctor Taking Money From Drug Companies? <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/is-your-do<BR>ctor-taking-money-from-drug-companies.<BR>html#ixzz3JoPnpwP6 </link> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:09:51 EST The Breakfast Nutrient That Keeps You Alert and Ca http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x60030569 The Breakfast Nutrient That Keeps You Alert and Calm <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/the-breakf<BR>ast-nutrient-that-keeps-you-alert-calm<BR>.html#ixzz3KN3euFjl </link> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 10:30:57 EST Should You Try Light Therapy? Dr. Andrew Weil http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x60030546 Should You Try Light Therapy? Dr. Andrew Weil <BR> <BR> The shorter daylight hours of the winter season can reduce the quality of your sleep, productivity and overall mood. Light therapy (also known as phototherapy) may help. It uses specially designed boxes that emit full-spectrum light to simulate sunlight. Light therapy has been shown to have benefits in addressing many health issues, including Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), severe premenstrual syndrome, bulimia, and as a non-drug ... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 10:29:02 EST List of diuretic foods to help eliminate water ret http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x60021258 List of diuretic foods to help eliminate water retention <BR> <BR> Cranberries <BR> Grapes <BR> Watermelon <BR> Leafy greens <BR> Lemon <BR> Pineapple <BR> Juniper Berries <BR> Tomatoes <BR> Pumpkin <BR> Asparagus <BR> Artichokes <BR> Beets <BR> Onion <BR> Brussels Sprouts <BR> Cabbage <BR> Leeks <BR> Carrots <BR> Cucumber <BR> Lettuce <BR> Watercress <BR> Celery <BR> Eggplant <BR> Sun, 14 Dec 2014 11:03:37 EST 10 Life-Thr eatening Mistakes You Make With Your D http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x60021230 10 Life-Threatening Mistakes You Make With Your Doctor <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/10-life-th<BR>reatening-mistakes-you-might-make-with<BR>-your-doctor.html#ixzz3Jihw6zzR </link> Sun, 14 Dec 2014 11:01:12 EST 9 Holiday Time Savers to Beat the ‘Too Busy to Ha http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x60013786 9 Holiday Time Savers to Beat the ‘Too Busy to Have Fun’ Syndrome <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/9-holiday-<BR>time-savers-to-beat-the-too-busy-to-ha<BR>ve-fun-syndrome.html#ixzz3KBrkbvDc </link> Sat, 13 Dec 2014 11:40:12 EST 9 Eating Habits That Lead to Weight Gain http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x60013775 9 Eating Habits That Lead to Weight Gain <BR> <BR> <link>www.everydayhealth.com/diet-and-nutr<BR>ition-pictures/know-your-fat-danger-zo<BR>nes.aspx?pos=1&xid-nl_EverydayHealthDietand </link> Sat, 13 Dec 2014 11:38:32 EST Some Holiday Survival Tips from Hungry Girl http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x60003557 Some Holiday Survival Tips from Hungry Girl <BR> <BR> I'm going to a holiday cocktail party, and I want to enjoy myself without consuming TOO many calories. Any tips?" <BR> <BR> It's completely possible to find a balance here... Before the soiree, eat sensibly throughout the day, and have a light snack before you head out; this way you'll be less tempted to overdo it on all those hors d'oeuvres. And drink lots of water, before and during the party -- staying hydrated helps you avoid confu... Fri, 12 Dec 2014 07:41:28 EST An Anti-Inf ammatory Supplement http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x60003512 An Anti-Inflammatory Supplement <BR> <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05385/An-Ant<BR>iInflammatory-Supplement.html </link> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 07:35:21 EST 15 Best & Worst Foods to Eat When You’re Sick http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59998199 15 Best & Worst Foods to Eat When You’re Sick <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/15-best-wo<BR>rst-foods-to-eat-when-youre-sick.html#<BR>ixzz3K5n6FYS8 </link> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:32:02 EST Why Do We Age http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59998172 Why Do We Age <BR> <link>nutritionfacts.org/video/why-do-we-a<BR>ge </link> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:26:50 EST 8 Holiday Hacks that Will Make Cooking Easy Peasy http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59989197 8 Holiday Hacks that Will Make Cooking Easy Peasy <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/8-holiday-<BR>hacks-that-will-make-cooking-easy-peas<BR>y.html#ixzz3K05uIS6p </link> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:06:24 EST How What We Eat (and Don’t Eat) Influences How We http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59989172 How What We Eat (and Don’t Eat) Influences How We Age <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/caloric-re<BR>striction-vs-animal-protein-restrictio<BR>n.html#ixzz3Jbgq0zeV </link> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:04:18 EST Proven Ways to Reduce or Eliminate Bloating http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59976903 Proven Ways to Reduce or Eliminate Bloating <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/11-proven-<BR>ways-to-reduce-or-eliminate-bloating.h<BR>tml#ixzz3JtYQKWRH </link> Tue, 9 Dec 2014 09:02:21 EST Avoid These Foods if You Want to Prevent Diabetes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59976881 Avoid These Foods if You Want to Prevent Diabetes of the Brain <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/avoid-thes<BR>e-foods-if-you-want-to-prevent-diabete<BR>s-of-the-brain.html#ixzz3JWA1ydhB </link> Tue, 9 Dec 2014 08:59:51 EST Home Cooking w/Dr. Weil – Roasted Vegetables http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59970770 Home Cooking w/Dr. Weil – Roasted Vegetables <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/VDR00031/Home-C<BR>ooking-with-Dr-Weil-Roasted-Root-Veget<BR>ables.html </link> Mon, 8 Dec 2014 15:27:47 EST 10 Food for Immune Health http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59970765 10 Food for Immune Health <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/10-foods-f<BR>or-immune-health.html#ixzz3JW98JU7i </link> Mon, 8 Dec 2014 15:27:04 EST The Dried Fruit that Could Prevent & Reverse Bone http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59959079 The Dried Fruit that Could Prevent & Reverse Bone Mass Loss <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/the-dried-<BR>fruit-that-could-prevent-reverse-bone-<BR>mass-loss.html#ixzz3JoRTBQsf </link> Sun, 7 Dec 2014 10:44:26 EST 6 Vertigo Facts to Know http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59959054 6 Vertigo Facts to Know <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/9-things-y<BR>ou-need-to-know-about-vertigo.html#ixz<BR>z3J8Of7wiM </link> Sun, 7 Dec 2014 10:42:04 EST 4 Eating Styles That Lead to Weight Gain: Which O http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59951246 4 Eating Styles That Lead to Weight Gain: Which One Are You? <BR> <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/4-eating-s<BR>tyles-that-lead-to-weight-gain-which-o<BR>ne-are-you.html#ixzz3IxVbXqW0 </link> <BR> <BR> Just a side-note: I think we're probably a combination of some of these! Sat, 6 Dec 2014 11:39:22 EST 7 Ways to Speed Up Your Metabolism http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59951221 7 Ways to Speed Up Your Metabolism <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/7-ways-to-<BR>speed-up-your-metabolism.html#ixzz3JoQ<BR>h2Nd7 </link> Sat, 6 Dec 2014 11:36:21 EST Are You at Risk for Oral Cancer? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59943351 Are You at Risk for Oral Cancer? Dr. Andrew Weil <BR> <BR> According to the American Cancer Society, over 35,000 Americans have oral cancer. The risks are higher if you are a male, over the age of 35, or have a history <BR> of other cancers, but there are some lifestyle habits that increase anyone's risk, and some steps you can take: <BR> <BR> Don't use tobacco. Up to 90 percent of patients with oral cancers use tobacco, and the risk increases with the amount smoked or chewed. Quitting s... Fri, 5 Dec 2014 11:13:52 EST 13 Amazing Benefits of Walking http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59943341 13 Amazing Benefits of Walking <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/13-amazing<BR>-benefits-of-walking.html#ixzz3IxNgGjIS </link> Fri, 5 Dec 2014 11:12:15 EST How Stress Shrinks Your Brain and How to Stop It http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59935846 How Stress Shrinks Your Brain and How to Stop It <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/how-stress<BR>-shrinks-your-brain-how-to-stop-it.htm<BR>l#ixzz3IrLkWYoU </link> Thu, 4 Dec 2014 14:19:44 EST 7 Brilliant Uses for Leftover Food Scraps http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59926457 7 Brilliant Uses for Leftover Food Scraps <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/7-brillian<BR>t-uses-for-leftover-produce-scraps.htm<BR>l#ixzz3JK7xcBqf </link> Wed, 3 Dec 2014 13:45:23 EST Diabetes Prevention Part 2: Foods to Eat (Dr. And http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59926419 Diabetes Prevention Part 2: Foods to Eat (Dr. Andrew Weil) <BR> Managing diabetes mindfully means more than just monitoring blood sugar levels. It also means making prudent dietary choices to lower the risk of common health conditions associated with diabetes, such as heart disease, high blood pressure and stroke. Work with your physician and a dietician to create a meal plan that best suits your needs. Research has shown that several nutritional elements may be helpful in managing diabete... Wed, 3 Dec 2014 13:42:26 EST The Holiday Spice that Fights Diabetes and Heart D http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59915083 The Holiday Spice that Fights Diabetes and Heart Disease <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/the-holida<BR>y-spice-that-fights-diabetes-and-heart<BR>-disease.html#ixzz3J8Qbhtwt </link> Tue, 2 Dec 2014 10:43:43 EST When Does Anxiety Become a Mental Health Problem http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59915050 When Does Anxiety Become a Mental Health Problem <BR> <link>www.care2.com/causes/when-does-anxie<BR>ty-become-a-mental-health-problem.html<BR>#ixzz3Ileofwrg </link> Tue, 2 Dec 2014 10:41:32 EST Diabetes Part 3: Supplements (Dr. Weil) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59906113 Diabetes Part 3: Supplements (Dr. Weil) Monday 01 December 2014 <BR> <BR> The following supplements may help regulate glucose levels and promote heart health, both of which may be especially beneficial for diabetics. Talk with your <BR> physician about the best way to integrate these into your overall diabetes treatment program, and visit the Weil Vitamin Advisor for more information. <BR> <BR> Chromium. A trace element that plays a role in blood sugar regulation, chromium works with in... Mon, 1 Dec 2014 13:09:01 EST Emotional Health, Depression Treatment (Dr. Andrew http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59906097 Emotional Health, Depression Treatment (Dr. Andrew Weil) <BR> <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/ART00696/depres<BR>sion-treatment </link> Mon, 1 Dec 2014 13:06:55 EST 12 Food Additives You Should Stop Eating http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59896007 12 Food Additives You Should Stop Eating <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/12-food-ad<BR>ditives-you-should-stop-eating.html#ix<BR>zz3IxUaNchq </link> Sun, 30 Nov 2014 12:59:34 EST Do You Know the Difference Between Artificial and http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59895994 Do You Know the Difference Between Artificial and Natural Flavors in Food? <BR> <link>www.treehugger.com/green-food/do-you<BR>-know-difference-between-artificial-an<BR>d-natural-flavors-food.html#ixzz3ITuWv9mV </link> Sun, 30 Nov 2014 12:56:59 EST The Truth About “No-Calorie” Food Products http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59887436 The Truth About “No-Calorie” Food Products (Hungry Girl) Saturday 29 November 2014 <BR> <BR> Hi Hungry Girl, <BR> <BR> I just discovered a brand of salad dressings and condiments that have zero calories per serving! But I have to wonder... Is this too good to be true? <BR> <BR> Skeptic in Savannah <BR> <BR> Hi Skeptic, <BR> <BR> Sorry to be the bearer of not-so-great news, but chances are, it is too good to be true. The same goes for many other so-called calorie-free products. <BR> He... Sat, 29 Nov 2014 11:38:38 EST Brussels Sprout Salad w/Parmesan and Walnuts http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59879977 Brussels Sprout Salad w/Parmesan and Walnuts <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/brussels-s<BR>prout-salad-with-parmesan-and-walnuts.<BR>html#ixzz3IZMwSp6f </link> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 11:08:12 EST Phytates for the Treatment of Cancer http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59879952 Phytates for the Treatment of Cancer <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/phytates-f<BR>or-the-treatment-of-cancer.html#ixzz3I<BR>IB2LTW3 </link> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 11:05:42 EST Six Superpower Foods for Healthy Gums and Teeth http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59873465 Six S <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/6-superpow<BR>er-foods-for-healthy-teeth-gums.html#i<BR>xzz3IZLZwjOn </link> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 09:29:48 EST Components of fitness http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59873417 Components of fitness <BR> <BR> 5 areas to meet the definition of fitness include: <BR> <BR> 1. body composition <BR> 2. flexibility <BR> 3. muscular strength <BR> 4. muscular endurance <BR> 5. aerobic fitness <BR> <BR> Body composition: involves weight, fat mass, lean mass, fat distribution Ex. Fat distribution in women tends to be on the thighs, hips and buttocks. <BR> <BR> These are examples of fat distribution – where your body typically stores fat. Where you store fat can be a p... Thu, 27 Nov 2014 09:24:02 EST The Top 10 Foods that Trigger Acne http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59867103 The Top 10 Foods that Trigger Acne <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/the-top-10<BR>-foods-that-trigger-acne.html#ixzz3Hic<BR>zRYMU </link> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:42:30 EST The Lowdown on Glycemic Load http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59859203 The Lowdown on Glycemic Load <BR> <BR> Carbohydrates are controversial when it comes to diet these days. But what separates the good from the bad is a food's glycemic load, which has a big impact on blood sugar levels. Every food you eat affects your body differently, and not just in terms of your long-range health, but also in the way it is processed and the effect it has on your energy level and blood sugar. <BR> <BR> Glycemic Load and Diet: The Basics <BR> <BR> The glycemic load is... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:16:56 EST 6 Supplements That Are Dangerous http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59859189 6 Supplements That Are Dangerous (Dr. Andrew Weil) <BR> <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05364/6-Supp<BR>lements-That-Are-Dangerous.html </link> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:14:35 EST Meatballs ‘N’ Chili (Hungry Girl) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59849426 Meatballs ‘N’ Chili (Hungry Girl) <BR> <BR> Ingredients: <BR> Meatballs <BR> 1 lb. raw extra-lean ground beef (4% fat or less) <BR> 1/2 cup finely chopped onion <BR> 2 tbsp. ketchup <BR> 1 tsp. taco seasoning mix <BR> 1/4 tsp. salt <BR> <BR> Chili <BR> One 15-oz. can black or pinto beans, drained and rinsed <BR> One 14.5-oz. can diced tomatoes (not drained) <BR> 1 1/2 cups canned crushed tomatoes <BR> 1 cup chopped bell pepper <BR> 1/2 cup frozen sweet corn kernels <BR> 1/2 c... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:50:07 EST 5 Natural Treatments for Sinus Infection http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59849401 5 Natural Treatments for Sinus Infection <BR> <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/5-natural-<BR>treatments-for-sinus-infection.html#ix<BR>zz3I6WyOIAL </link> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:47:48 EST The Best Superfoods for Travelers (Infographic) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59838111 The Best Superfoods for Travelers (Infographic) <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/the-best-s<BR>uperfoods-for-travelers-infographic.ht<BR>ml#ixzz3ICUbuW8R </link> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 09:47:28 EST Saying No to Soda – Diet and Nutrition Center http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59838085 Saying No to Soda – Diet and Nutrition Center <BR> <BR> Sodas are sweet, sparkling and tasty — but don't confuse them with a healthy drink. Doctors have discovered a ton of health risks connected with drinking soda pop. Worse, you're robbing yourself of a healthy drink alternative brimming with needed vitamins and minerals every time you chug down a soft drink. <BR> <BR> "If you're choosing a soda, chances are you aren't choosing a healthy beverage," says Keri M. Gans, a nutrition consul... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 09:44:32 EST 8 Health Benefits of Peanut Butter http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59830254 8 Health Benefits of Peanut Butter <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/8-health-b<BR>enefits-of-peanut-butter.html#ixzz3Hul<BR>Jsm5w </link> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:00:17 EST Baked Fish w/Salsa Verde http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59830238 Baked Fish w/Salsa Verde <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/baked-fish<BR>-with-salsa-verde.html#ixzz3Hum8VKP9 </link> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:59:00 EST Baked Fish w/Salsa Verde http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59828446 Baked Fish w/Salsa Verde <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/baked-fish<BR>-with-salsa-verde.html#ixzz3Hum8VKP9 </link> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 06:19:06 EST Is It OK to Eat Food That Fell On the Floor? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59822919 Is It OK to Eat Food That Fell On the Floor? Dr. Andrew Weil <BR> <BR> The "five-second rule" - that it's OK to eat what's been dropped on the floor within five seconds - has been around a long time. It has been studied scientifically, testing different foods dropped on contaminated surfaces and left for five seconds. Surfaces ranged from ceramic tiles to wood floors and nylon carpeting, and foods included sticky candies known as "gummi bears," bologna, bread and cookies (hardly foods you w... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:26:46 EST The Scary Truth Behind Why Stress is Deadlier for http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59822906 The Scary Truth Behind Why Stress is Deadlier for Women <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/why-stress<BR>-is-deadlier-for-women.html#ixzz3HibrNTRC </link> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:24:45 EST Just 2 Teaspoons of this Fiber May Help Lower Chol http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59813867 Just 2 Teaspoons of this Fiber May Help Lower Cholesterol <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/just-2-tea<BR>spoons-of-this-fiber-may-help-lower-ch<BR>olesterol.html#ixzz3HoPubDT3 </link> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:24:09 EST Cold Weather Ways to Burn Fat Fast! 3 Walking Wor http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59813285 Cold Weather Ways to Burn Fat Fast! 3 Walking Workouts for the Winter Months <BR> <link>www.prevention.com/fitness/fitness-t<BR>ips/cold-weather-and-winter-walking </link> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:13:50 EST Phytates for Rehabilitating Cancer Cells http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59804786 Phytates for Rehabilitating Cancer Cells <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/phytates-f<BR>or-rehabilitating-cancer-cells.html#ix<BR>zz3HoP78KgS </link> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:03:15 EST The Specific Fiber That Aids Weight Loss http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59804775 The Specific Fiber That Aids Weight Loss <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/fiber-can-<BR>help-you-lose-weight-but-only-a-specif<BR>ic-type.html#ixzz3HSQi81PV </link> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:02:12 EST Spice Things Up to Lower Triglycerides http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59796056 Spice Things Up to Lower Triglycerides <BR> <BR> Here’s a good reason to get more adventurous with spices in the kitchen: It can be good for your heart. <BR> <BR> Penn State University researchers found that adding spices to dishes doused in oil or fat can actually bring down triglyceride levels in the blood. <BR> <BR> How’s that for a healthy twist on a fatty dish? <BR> <BR> Triglycerides are a type of fat found in the blood, which the body needs and uses naturally, just as it does chol... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 12:58:00 EST 4 Ways to Lower Blood Pressure http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59796035 4 Ways to Lower Blood Pressure (Dr. Andrew Weil) <BR> <BR> Want to lower your blood pressure in four simple steps? It's not as difficult as you think, and the benefits include a decreased risk of heart attack, stroke, kidney disease, eye problems, erectile dysfunction, cognitive difficulties and osteoporosis. Adopt the following: <BR> <BR> 1. Ditch the cigarettes. Smoking can temporarily spike blood pressure, damage blood vessel walls, and raise your risk of having a heart attack or stroke... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 12:54:52 EST 6 “Healthy” Eating Choices to Rethink http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59785910 6 “Healthy” Eating Choices to Rethink <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/6-healthy-<BR>eating-choices-to-rethink.html#ixzz3Hi<BR>a7PC2h </link> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:34:48 EST Breast Cancer: 6 Ways to Minimize Your Risk http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59785890 Breast Cancer: 6 Ways to Minimize Your Risk (Dr. Andrew Weil) <BR> <BR> According to the American Cancer Society, every three minutes, on average, another woman learns she has breast cancer. The good news is that there are several strategies that can help reduce risk. Try incorporating the following lifestyle changes into your daily routine: <BR> <BR> 1. Get active. Regular physical activity (at least 30 minutes on most days) has been shown to be protective against breast cancer. <BR>... Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:31:34 EST Roasted Garlic http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59773989 Roasted Garlic <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/roasted-ga<BR>rlic.html#ixzz3HdLW5O8A </link> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 07:19:05 EST 10 Reasons to Stop Dieting http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59773971 10 Reasons to Stop Dieting <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/10-reasons<BR>-to-stop-dieting.html#ixzz3HL6CBvQv </link> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 07:15:56 EST The 7 Most Important Reasons to Avoid GMO’s http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59767713 The 7 Most Important Reasons to Avoid GMO’s <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/the-7-most<BR>-important-reasons-to-avoid-gmos.html#<BR>ixzz3HL86MNmO </link> Sat, 15 Nov 2014 10:38:12 EST Natural Sleep Aids Part 4: Passionflower http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59767688 Natural Sleep Aids Part 4: Passionflower <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05354/Natura<BR>l-Sleep-Aids-Part-4-Passionflower.html </link> Sat, 15 Nov 2014 10:35:27 EST 13 Clever Uses for Vodka (Besides Making a Martini http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59757595 13 Clever Uses for Vodka (Besides Making a Martini) <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/13-surpris<BR>ing-uses-for-vodka.html#ixzz3H9QTUNa0 </link> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 08:23:46 EST A Breathing Technique that Triggers the Relaxation http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59757582 A Breathing Technique that Triggers the Relaxation Response <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/a-breathin<BR>g-technique-that-triggers-the-relaxati<BR>on-response.html#ixzz3HL7H9CAf </link> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 08:22:11 EST Cool Recipe Site for Baking http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59749253 Cool Recipe Site for Baking <BR> <link>vrya.net/muffinator.php </link> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 10:08:07 EST Information on Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59749246 I know this is specific to Hashimoto's Thyroidis (autoimmune thyroid disease -- hypothyroid, which I have), but I thought some of the information was useful for others as well. <BR> <BR> HUGS <BR> Barb <BR> <BR> Information on Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis and Blood Sugar Control <BR> <BR> People often ask me if there was one thing that people with Hashimoto's could do right away to feel better, and my answer is: balancing your blood sugar!! Balancing blood sugar levels should be one of the p... Thu, 13 Nov 2014 10:07:26 EST How to Cook Smarter to Lose Weight http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59738060 How to Cook Smarter to Lose Weight <BR> <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/how-to-coo<BR>k-smarter-to-lose-pounds.html#ixzz3H9T<BR>5a2Gf </link> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 07:54:48 EST Forget Calorie Counting, It’s ‘Exercise Cost’. . . http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59737971 Forget Calorie Counting, It’s ‘Exercise Cost’ We Should Think About <BR> <link>www.care2.com/causes/forget-calorie-<BR>counting-its-exercise-cost-we-should-t<BR>hink-about.html#ixzz3GyVGwlyb </link> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 07:45:04 EST 4 Healthy Tea Suggestions http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59731211 4 Healthy Tea Suggestions <BR> <BR> The antioxidants and polyphenols in tea may be responsible for some of its health benefits, such as stronger bones, lower cholesterol levels, and <BR> reduced risk of heart disease and some types of cancer - all of which are enjoyed by regular tea drinkers. Consider these types of tea in the <BR> upcoming winter months for healthful, warming treats that offer added health benefits: <BR> <BR> Green tea. With tea leaves that are steamed, rolled and drie... Tue, 11 Nov 2014 13:06:03 EST The Science of Stress: How Stressing Out Can Affe http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59731186 The Science of Stress: How Stressing Out Can Affect Your Health <link>www.care2.com/causes/the-science-of-<BR>stress-how-stressing-out-can-affect-yo<BR>ur-health.html#ixzz3GsAGhgtA </link> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 13:02:19 EST 5 Ways That Pumpkin Boosts Immune Health http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59717123 5 Ways That Pumpkin Boosts Immune Health <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/5-ways-tha<BR>t-pumpkin-boosts-immune-health.html#ix<BR>zz3GsIKIFmp </link> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 06:57:24 EST 8 Ways to Sustain Your Energy http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59717097 8 Ways to Sustain Your Energy <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/8-ways-to-<BR>sustain-your-energy.html#ixzz3GhOmy2OM </link> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 06:55:33 EST Food Sources of Vitamin Vitamin B http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59709466 Food Sources of Vitamin Vitamin B (Dr. Weil) <BR> <BR> The B vitamins help support adrenal function, calm and maintain a healthy nervous system, and facilitate key metabolic processes. Pregnant women (and women seeking to become pregnant) may benefit from the effects of certain B vitamins on fertility, as well as preventing birth defects in their children such as spina bifida. <BR> <BR> I recommend a B-50 complex that contains a full spectrum of B vitamins, including biotin, thiamin, B1... Sun, 9 Nov 2014 10:32:17 EST Breast Cancer: 6 Warning Signs http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59709456 Breast Cancer: 6 Warning Signs <BR> <BR> Do you know the signs and symptoms that might indicate breast cancer? Learning to recognize the physical signs of breast cancer may save your life - early diagnosis is key to treatment and recovery. Many health professionals recommend performing a monthly self-examination, and a yearly exam performed by your doctor. In addition, the National Cancer Institute suggests keeping an eye out for the following signs: <BR> <BR> 1. A lump or thickening in ... Sun, 9 Nov 2014 10:31:32 EST Dan-good Chili (Hungry Girl) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59701128 Dan-good Chili (Hungry Girl) <BR> <link>www.hungry-girl.com/recipes/dan-good<BR>-chili </link> Sat, 8 Nov 2014 11:17:50 EST Why Waking Up At Night Might Be Good For You http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59701093 Why Waking Up At Night Might Be Good For You <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/waking-up-<BR>at-night-is-ok-busting-the-8-hour-slee<BR>p-myth.html#ixzz3GaIbqmSC </link> Sat, 8 Nov 2014 11:15:35 EST E-Z as 1-2-3-Alarm Turkey Chili (Hungry Girl) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59693171 E-Z as 1-2-3-Alarm Turkey Chili (Hungry Girl) <BR> <link>www.hungry-girl.com/recipes/ez-as-1-<BR>2-3-alarm-turkey-chili </link> Fri, 7 Nov 2014 12:55:43 EST Natural Sleep Aids Part 3: Chamomile Tea http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59693160 Natural Sleep Aids Part 3: Chamomile Tea <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05347/Natura<BR>l-Sleep-Aids-Part-3-Chamomile-Tea.html </link> Fri, 7 Nov 2014 12:53:52 EST 4 Steps To A Healthful Pantry http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59681395 4 Steps To A Healthful Pantry <BR> <BR> Most pantries hold a confusing mix of healthful and unhealthful food items, but cleaning out the questionable ones and replacing those with better choices isn't really all that difficult. Start with the following guidelines, then sign up for a free trial of Dr. Weil on Healthy Aging for more tips. <BR> <BR> <BR> 1. Toss out any cereals and breads that are refined, presweetened or made with white flour, and replace them with organic, high-fiber cere... Thu, 6 Nov 2014 09:47:34 EST 3 Reasons to Get More Sleep (And How to Do It) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59681373 3 Reasons to Get More Sleep (And How to Do It) <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/3-good-rea<BR>sons-to-get-more-sleep-how-to-do-it.ht<BR>ml#ixzz3GP6dcvks </link> Thu, 6 Nov 2014 09:46:45 EST Gluten Free and Full of Arsenic? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59669511 Gluten Free and Full of Arsenic? <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/gluten-fre<BR>e-and-full-of-arsenic.html#ixzz3GaJs2OPp </link> Wed, 5 Nov 2014 07:40:03 EST 8 Yoga Poses for Beginners http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59669503 8 Yoga Poses for Beginners <link>8 Yoga Poses for Beginners </link> Wed, 5 Nov 2014 07:39:12 EST There’s an Obesity Crisis, So Why Is Healthier Foo http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59660690 There’s an Obesity Crisis, So Why Is Healthier Food Getting More Expensive? <BR> <BR> <link>www.care2.com/causes/theres-an-obesi<BR>ty-crisis-so-why-is-healthier-food-get<BR>ting-more-expensive.html#ixzz3G7S270RA </link> Tue, 4 Nov 2014 09:48:13 EST How Curry Can Kill Cancer Cells http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59660673 How Curry Can Kill Cancer Cells <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/turmeric-c<BR>urcumin-reprogramming-cancer-cell-deat<BR>h.html#ixzz3GVCZvxKS </link> Tue, 4 Nov 2014 09:46:57 EST The Scent That Stops Cravings in Their Tracks http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59652012 The Scent That Stops Cravings in Their Tracks <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/the-scent-<BR>that-stop-cravings-in-their-tracks.htm<BR>l#ixzz3GP7SinE3 </link> Mon, 3 Nov 2014 12:42:43 EST Artificial Sweeteners Raise the Risk of Diabetes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59651986 Artificial Sweeteners Raise the Risk of Diabetes <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/11-tasty-f<BR>ood-swaps-for-clean-eating-infographic<BR>.html#ixzz3G731GO55 </link> Mon, 3 Nov 2014 12:39:57 EST Carcinogenic Blocking Effect of Tumeric http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59638737 Carcinogenic Blocking Effect of Tumeric <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/carcinogen<BR>-blocking-effects-of-turmeric.html#ixz<BR>z3GJH0r0Ln </link> Sun, 2 Nov 2014 09:15:28 EST 11 Tasty Food Swaps for ‘Clean Eating’ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59638720 11 Tasty Food Swaps for ‘Clean Eating' <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/11-tasty-f<BR>ood-swaps-for-clean-eating-infographic<BR>.html#ixzz3G731GO55 </link> Sun, 2 Nov 2014 09:14:09 EST Not Into Green Tea? 6 Other Teas That Are Amazing http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59628268 Not Into Green Tea? 6 Other Teas That Are Amazing for You <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/not-into-g<BR>reen-tea-6-other-teas-that-are-amazing<BR>-for-you.html#ixzz3GJFQmoQT </link> Sat, 1 Nov 2014 09:32:02 EST Granny Smith: The Best Type of Apple for Weight L http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59628254 Granny Smith: The Best Type of Apple for Weight Loss <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/the-type-o<BR>f-apple-that-could-help-you-lose-weigh<BR>t.html#ixzz3G72UYNgq </link> Sat, 1 Nov 2014 09:30:19 EST Spicy Lamb Meat Balls in Tomato Sauce http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59620178 Spicy Lamb Meat Balls in Tomato Sauce <BR> <link>www.everydayhealth.com/health-recipe<BR>/spicy-lamb-meatballs-in-tomato-sauce.<BR>aspx?pos=3 </link> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:59:43 EST Giant Breakthrough in Quest to Cure Type 1 Diabete http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59620151 Giant Breakthrough in Quest to Cure Type 1 Diabetes <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/giant-brea<BR>kthrough-in-quest-to-cure-type-1-diabe<BR>tes.html#ixzz3G718dJxM </link> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:57:42 EST SKINNY FOR CHRISTMAS AND BEYOND 5% CHALLENGE! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26730x60644x59619434 Here we go again. Are you ready for it?? <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> Everyone has done so well on the Current challenge which ended today 10/31 , so let us keep the momentum going and slide right in to a new one. <em>185</em> <BR> <BR> Our new Challenge for 12 weeks will start tonight 10/31 and run until 01/23/15 This should set us up looking good for 2015! <em>204</em> <BR> <BR> If you are doing the current Challenge your 10/31 finish weight will be your starting weight. <BR> ... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:56:57 EST Cancer Proof Your Diet http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59612208 Cancer Proof Your Diet <BR> <link>www.naturalhealthmag.com/healthy-eat<BR>ing/cancer-proof-your-diet </link> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:57:04 EST How to Cancer Proof Your Diet http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59612175 How to Cancer Proof Your Diet <link>us8.forward-to-friend1.com/forward/s<BR>how?u=6c12ed4130d2e45f8ead6c6c1&id=a67<BR>afd82a0\ </link> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:49:23 EST 5 Natural Remedies for Congestion http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59612117 5 Natural Remedies for Congestion <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/5-natural-<BR>remedies-for-congestion.html#ixzz3G6zw<BR>CSeU </link> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:42:55 EST How to Cancer Proof Your Diet http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59609136 How to Cancer Proof Your Diet <BR> <link>us8.forward-to-friend1.com/forward/s<BR>how?u=6c12ed4130d2e45f8ead6c6c1&id=a67<BR>afd82a0\ </link> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:09:35 EST 5 Natural Remedies for Congestion http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59609109 5 Natural Remedies for Congestion <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/5-natural-<BR>remedies-for-congestion.html#ixzz3G6zw<BR>CSeU </link> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:07:48 EST 16 Benefits of Cayenne (Infographic) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59602585 16 Benefits of Cayenne (Infographic) <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/16-benefit<BR>s-of-cayenne-infographic.html#ixzz3GDL<BR>751yx </link> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:10:09 EST Moles May be Harbinger of Higher Breast Cancer Ris http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59602576 Moles May be Harbinger of Higher Breast Cancer Risk Amy Norton, HealthDay News <BR> <BR> The number of moles a woman has on her skin may hint at her risk of developing breast cancer, new research suggests. <BR> <BR> In two separate studies, American and French scientists found that the more moles a woman had, the greater her average risk of breast cancer. In one study, women with 15 or more moles on a single arm were 35 percent more likely to develop breast cancer than women with no mole... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:08:04 EST What You Need to Know About Protein Power http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59589952 What You Need to Know About Protein Power <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/10-things-<BR>you-need-to-know-about-protein-power.h<BR>tml#ixzz3GDKlcVJ5 </link> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:16:49 EST Are Low Carb Diets Safe http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59589904 Are Low Carb Diets Safe? By Madeline Vann, MPH | Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH <BR> <BR> Low-carb dieting is popular with people seeking speedy weight loss without counting calories. Find out whether going low-carb is a good strategy for you. <BR> <BR> For a while, low-carb diets like Atkins, the Zone, and South Beach were all the rage, causing people to toss pastries and pasta in favor of protein. Yet success in these diets, as with any weight-loss program, is linked to... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:11:53 EST The Spice That Can Strengthen Your Brain http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59577347 The Spice That Can Strengthen Your Brain <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/the-spice-<BR>that-can-strengthen-your-brain.html#ix<BR>zz3GDJlY7nO </link> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:25:34 EST Breast Cancer: 4 Foods to Avoid http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59577337 Breast Cancer: 4 Foods to Avoid (Dr. Andrew Weil) <BR> <BR> Last Monday's Daily Tip covered foods that women should include in their diet, as they may lower the risk of breast cancer. Today, we list some dietary habits to avoid, as they may increase the risk of breast cancer. <BR> <BR> 1. Eating too much fat. Keep your dietary fat content moderate - below 25 percent of your daily calories is ideal. <BR> <BR> 2. Consuming polyunsaturated omega-6 fats (including many vegetable oils), and ... Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:23:54 EST Awesome Ways to Reuse Food Scraps http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59569375 Awesome Ways to Reuse Food Scraps <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/ways-to-re<BR>use-food-scraps.html#ixzz3GDJ5iFe9 </link> Sun, 26 Oct 2014 09:24:21 EST Why Looking at Sugar May Work Against You http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59569358 Why Looking at Sugar May Work Against You <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/why-lookin<BR>g-at-sugar-may-work-against-you.html#i<BR>xzz3FvLnN2YF </link> Sun, 26 Oct 2014 09:22:37 EST Food Allergies or Food Intolerance http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59561063 Food Allergies or Food Intolerance (Dr. Andrew Weil) <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05341/Food-A<BR>llergies-or-Food-Intolerance.html </link> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10:32:58 EST 7 Surprisingly Germy Placed You Should Clean http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59561041 7 Surprisingly Germy Placed You Should Clean <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05341/Food-A<BR>llergies-or-Food-Intolerance.html </link> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10:30:49 EST Controlling Type 2 Diabetes With Mindful Eating http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59553190 Controlling Type 2 Diabetes With Mindful Eating <BR> <BR> Eating right is the key to managing type 2 diabetes. Good food choices are critical for people with diabetes who want to reduce their risks for heart disease, stroke, and other health problems caused by diabetes. <BR> <BR> “When someone is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, they often have a sense that eating and food are things to be conquered,” says Michelle May, MD, a board-certified family physician who practices in Phoenix. Th... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:40:29 EST The Off-the-Charts Powers of This Green Food Group http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59553160 The Off-the-Charts Powers of This Green Food Group <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/the-off-th<BR>e-charts-powers-of-this-green-food-gro<BR>up-infographic.html#ixzz3FvMwO1m9 </link> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:34:48 EST 30+ Recipes for Cooking Up Fall’s Bounty http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59542793 30+ Recipes for Cooking Up Fall’s Bounty <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/30-recipes<BR>-for-cooking-up-falls-bounty.html#ixzz<BR>3FeHHkeHB </link> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:00:15 EST Back to Our Roots: Curry and Cancer http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59542781 Back to Our Roots: Curry and Cancer <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/back-to-ou<BR>r-roots-curry-and-cancer.html#ixzz3FpW<BR>sq1cn </link> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:59:27 EST French Country Beef Stew http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59524305 French Country Beef Stew <BR> <BR> 2 teaspoon oil, olive, extra-virgin <BR> 4 slice(s) bacon, turkey, coarsely chopped <BR> 1 1/2 cup(s) onion(s), finely chopped, (about 2 medium) <BR> 1 1/2 cup(s) carrot(s), diced, (about 2 medium) <BR> 1/2 cup(s) celery, diced, (about 1 stalk) <BR> 3 cup(s) broth, beef, less sodium <BR> 2 cup(s) wine, dry red, such as Merlot or Zinfandel <BR> 1 teaspoon thyme, fresh, or 1/2 teaspoon dried <BR> 2 whole bay leaves <BR> 2 piece(s) orange peel, 2 1/... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:06:33 EST Are You Depressed? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59524277 Are You Depressed? Dr. Andrew Weil <BR> <BR> Depression is steadily on the rise, affecting about 340 million people worldwide. Although treatable, about half of all cases of depression go undiagnosed and unaddressed. Situational sadness is a typical and normal reaction to events, such as a recent loss, and is simply part of the human experience. Rather than suppress situational sadness, it is best to work through these periods with help from friends, psychotherapists or counselors. A more... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:03:42 EST The 20 Most Weight Loss Friendly Foods http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59512154 The 20 Most Weight Loss Friendly Foods On the Planet <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/top-20-wei<BR>ght-loss-friendly-foods-on-the-planet.<BR>html#ixzz3FGrrk1Ao </link> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:31:13 EST 5 Surprising Tricks That Help You Lose Weight http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59512109 5 Surprising Tricks That Help You Lose Weight <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/5-surprisi<BR>ng-tricks-that-help-you-lose-weight.ht<BR>ml#ixzz3FeGU5X9l </link> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:26:00 EST 22 Fun Facts About Apples http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59500081 22 Fun Facts About Apples <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/22-fun-fac<BR>ts-about-apples.html#ixzz3F5PxC9eoPoin<BR>tsPlus® value 2* </link> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:46:10 EST 7 Ways to Get Rid of Water Weight http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59500058 7 Ways to Get Rid of Water Weight <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/7-ways-to-<BR>get-rid-of-water-weight.html#ixzz3FOwx<BR>9KgZ </link> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:44:11 EST Fettucini HungryGirlfredo http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59492544 Fettucini HungryGirlfredo (pared down Fettucini Alfredo) <BR> <BR> 1 bag House Foods Tofu Shirataki Fettuccine Shaped Noodle Substitute <BR> 1 wedge The Laughing Cow Light Creamy Swiss cheese <BR> 2 tsp. reduced-fat Parmesan-style grated topping <BR> 1 tsp. fat-free sour cream <BR> Optional seasonings: salt and black pepper <BR> <BR> Use a strainer to rinse and drain noodles. Thoroughly pat dry. Roughly cut noodles. <BR> <BR> Bring a skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium heat. Ad... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:56:33 EST 3 Foods for Breast Cancer Protection http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59492529 3 Foods for Breast Cancer Protection (Dr. Andrew Weil) <BR> <BR> Diet and nutrition can play a significant role in the chances of developing breast cancer, especially if you have a family history of the disease. The following foods may help to prevent or lessen the risks - Dr. Weil encourages all women to give them a try: <BR> <BR> 1. Use healthy fats: Monounsaturated fats found in a high quality, extra virgin olive oil, and polyunsaturated omega-3 fats from freshly ground flaxseed and o... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:54:31 EST 6 Healthy Snack Suggestions http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59485204 6 Healthy Snack Suggestions <BR> <BR> Healthy snacking doesn't mean depriving your taste buds. These palate-pleasing snack ideas are healthful and delicious: <BR> <BR> 1. Seasonal fruit with organic whole milk or plain yogurt and freshly ground flaxseed. <BR> 2. Whole-grain crackers with cheese or smoked salmon. <BR> 3. A small handful of raw or lightly toasted nuts. <BR> 4. Cucumber slices and hummus. <BR> 5. A hardboiled egg (look for omega-3-enriched eggs for added nutritional value) sp... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:07:27 EST How to Lose Weight Faster http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59485184 How to Lose Weight Faster <BR> <link>weightloss.about.com/od/easyweightlo<BR>sstips/fl/How-to-Lose-Weight-Faster-by<BR>-Checking-Your-Heart-Rate.htm </link> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:05:04 EST How to Lose Weight Faster http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59482261 How to Lose Weight Faster <BR> <link>weightloss.about.com/od/easyweightlo<BR>sstips/fl/How-to-Lose-Weight-Faster-by<BR>-Checking-Your-Heart-Rate.htm </link> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 08:03:19 EST 7 Spices to Spice Up Your Vegetables on World Vege http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59474520 7 Spices to Spice Up Your Vegetables on World Vegetarian Day <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/7-spices-t<BR>o-spice-up-your-vegetables-on-world-ve<BR>getarian-day.html#ixzz3EtKnnGMv </link> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 11:11:25 EST 8 Surprising Reasons Your Hair is Falling Out http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59474431 8 Surprising Reasons Your Hair is Falling Out <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/8-strange-<BR>reasons-your-hair-is-falling-out.html#<BR>ixzz </link> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 11:05:48 EST 9 Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59465239 9 Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/9-reasons-<BR>to-love-sweet-potatoes.html#ixzz3EtHj2EXF </link> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:39:11 EST Natural Sleep Aids Part 2: Melatonin http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59465211 Natural Sleep Aids Part 2: Melatonin <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05340/Natura<BR>l-Sleep-Aids-Part-2-Melatonin.html </link> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:36:54 EST The Amazing Healing Powers of Blueberries http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59451911 The Amazing Healing Powers of Blueberries <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/the-amazin<BR>g-healing-power-of-blueberries.html#ix<BR>zz3Ebb2NK4E </link> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 07:54:18 EST Natural Sleep Aids Part 1: Valerian http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59451901 Natural Sleep Aids Part 1: Valerian <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05333/Natura<BR>l-Sleep-Aids-Part-1-Valerian.html </link> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 07:52:21 EST A Surprising Reason You Should Eat More Cranberrie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59444934 A Surprising Reason You Should Eat More Cranberries <BR> <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/a-surprisi<BR>ng-reason-you-should-eat-more-cranberr<BR>ies.html#ixzz3EnFmOJ00 </link> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:12:05 EST What is Holy Basil http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59444921 What is Holy Basil (Dr. Andrew Weil <BR> Holy basil or tulsi (Ocimum sanctum) is a sacred plant in India. It is a relative of our culinary basil but has a stronger, clove-like aroma and taste. Indians do not use it in cooking but do use it as medicine, mostly in the form of tea. It has been used traditionally to support: <BR> <BR> 1. Heart health <BR> 2. Optimal breathing <BR> 3. Joint health <BR> 4. Vision health <BR> 5. Skin health <BR> <BR> Research in both animals and humans demonstra... Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:10:25 EST 6 Superfoods You Should be Eating Today . . . and http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59433508 6 Superfoods You Should be Eating Today . . . and Why by Bonnie Taub-Dix, MA, RDN, CDN <BR> <BR> Although I’m a bit obsessed with following trends, basically I’m a traditional gal. When it comes to choosing powerhouse foods to feed my family, I’m not looking for something that will be hot on the plate today and passé tomorrow; I want foods I can count on every day. Many health professionals have their own lists of the foods they believe to have the most healing powers, and if you put each... Sun, 12 Oct 2014 10:38:40 EST Why Fruits and Vegetables are Vital http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59433486 Why Fruits and Vegetables are Vital By Melanie Winderlich | Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH <BR> <BR> Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables is important for good health. Find out why experts say Mother Nature's bounty packs better nutrients than supplements. <BR> <BR> If we are what we eat, then many of us must be tripping all over the place due to a lack of balance. That's because the average American eats about three servings of fruits and vegetables per day — a st... Sun, 12 Oct 2014 10:35:44 EST How to Slow Brain Aging By 2 Years http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59424421 How to Slow Brain Aging By 2 Years <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/how-to-slo<BR>w-brain-aging-by-two-years.html#ixzz3E<BR>Vf6S7SX </link> Sat, 11 Oct 2014 09:32:01 EST Don’t Gain It All Back! Tips and Tricks (Hungry http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59424384 Don’t Gain It All Back! Tips and Tricks (Hungry Girl) <BR> <BR> Hi HG: <BR> After a lifetime of being overweight, I finally reached my goal weight a few months ago. (Being a Hungry Girl Fan definitely helped!) However, I’ve been finding it difficult to maintain my new weight. Any tips and tricks? <BR> Struggling Steph <BR> Hi Steph, <BR> <BR> First of all, a huge congrats on your weight-loss success! You're not alone -- making the shift from losing weight to maintaining it is so... Sat, 11 Oct 2014 09:29:48 EST 30 Ways to Benefit from Coconut http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59415797 30 Ways to Benefit from Coconut <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/30-uses-fo<BR>r-coconut-oil.html#ixzz3EVdHQHua </link> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 09:11:29 EST How to Check Your Breasts http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59415755 How to Check Your Breasts <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/how-to-che<BR>ck-your-breasts-for-cancer.html#ixzz3F<BR>jk1zLez </link> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 09:07:42 EST How Walking Helps Your Brain http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59415738 How Walking Helps Your Brain <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/the-brain-<BR>benefits-of-going-for-a-walk.html#ixzz<BR>3EtJNZ9Mt </link> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 09:06:06 EST Black Pepper: More Than Just a Spice http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59404639 Black Pepper: More Than Just a Spice <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05325/Black-<BR>Pepper-More-Than-a-Spice.html </link> Thu, 9 Oct 2014 07:12:39 EST 3 Ways to Fight Obesity Discrimination http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59404343 3 Ways to Fight Obesity Discrimination <BR> <link>caloriecount.about.com/3-ways-fight-<BR>obesity-discrimination-b571494#ixzz3En<BR>p2ks00 </link> Thu, 9 Oct 2014 06:34:45 EST Is Your Coffee Making You Fat? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59395727 Is Your Coffee Making You Fat? Dr. Anderew Weil <BR> <BR> A cup of plain, black coffee has about 10 calories. But add sugar, sweet whipped cream and other flavor enhancers and coffee-shop staples such as mocha lattes can contain more calories than a Big Mac. When you consider that many people have these drinks daily, the total calorie intake can add up quickly. If you are not ready to give up coffee just yet but want to steer away from the sugar-laden versions, try these simple steps: you... Wed, 8 Oct 2014 09:24:02 EST Eating Before Bed? Stop! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59395665 Eating Before Bed? Stop! (Dr. Andrew Weil) <BR> <BR> You may remember being warned not to eat just before you swim. But what about not eating just before bed? If you have ever eaten a big meal late in the evening, chances are you have had trouble falling or staying asleep. Why? <BR> 1. It is more difficult to digest food when lying down. Our digestive tracts work best when we are upright - sitting, standing, or even walking. When you lie down after a meal, gravity can disrupt proper dig... Wed, 8 Oct 2014 09:19:06 EST Apple and Sweet Potato Hash Browns http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59383995 Apple and Sweet Potato Hash Browns <BR> <BR> 2 Tbsp. canola oil <BR> 1 large granny smith apple, peeled and sliced into thin matchsticks <BR> 1/2 C thinly sliced onion <BR> 3 medium sweet potatoes, cut into thin matchsticks (about 2 cups) <BR> Cinnamon <BR> <BR> In a large skillet, heat 1 teaspoon oil over medium-high heat. Add apple and onion and cook until soft (about 4 minutes). Set aside in a covered bowl. Add 1 tablespoon oil to skillet. Spread potatoes in pan in an even layer a... Tue, 7 Oct 2014 07:22:41 EST Gingered Sweet Potato and Carrot Soup http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59372733 Gingered Sweet Potato and Carrot Soup <BR> <BR> 1 tbsp olive oil <BR> 1 medium onion, chopped <BR> 1 C low-sodium chicken or vegetable stock <BR> 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and diced <BR> 5 large carrots, peeled and sliced <BR> 1 tbsp jarred ginger, chopped <BR> Plain nonfat Greek-style yogurt (optional) <BR> <BR> Heat oil in large saucepan. Add onion and cook until soft, about 2 to 3 minutes. Add stock plus 2 cups water, then add sweet potato, carrot, and ginger. Bring to <BR> ... Mon, 6 Oct 2014 07:46:28 EST 4 Foods for Healthy Bones http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59372685 4 Foods for Healthy Bones (Dr. Andrew Weil) <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05328/4-Food<BR>s-for-Healthy-Bones.html </link> Mon, 6 Oct 2014 07:41:22 EST 4 Foods for Healthy Bones (Dr. Andrew Weil) Monda http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59372482 4 Foods for Healthy Bones (Dr. Andrew Weil) Monday 06 October 2014 <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05328/4-Food<BR>s-for-Healthy-Bones.html </link> <BR> <BR> September is Healthy Aging Month - look for aging-related Daily Tips throughout September, brought to you by Dr. Weil on Healthy Aging. For more information, start your 14-day fee trial now! <BR> <BR> Did you know that you can help promote bone health no matter what your age? It's not difficult - simply add the following foods... Mon, 6 Oct 2014 07:14:12 EST What is Oil Pulling? (Dr. Andrew Weil) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59361981 What is Oil Pulling? (Dr. Andrew Weil) <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05322/What-i<BR>s-Oil-Pulling.html </link> Sun, 5 Oct 2014 06:40:42 EST Fruits & Vegetables May Have A Larger Mental Impac http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59361974 Fruits & Vegetables May Have A Larger Mental Impact Than We Thought <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/fruits-and<BR>-vegetables-good-for-mental-health-too<BR>.html#ixzz3EbdS6ClC </link> Sun, 5 Oct 2014 06:39:46 EST 4 best Foods for Your Bones (and the 4 Worst) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59354520 4 best Foods for Your Bones (and the 4 Worst) <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/4-best-foo<BR>ds-for-your-bones-and-the-4-worst.html<BR>#ixzz3E8GVNyFT </link> Sat, 4 Oct 2014 10:11:29 EST Not Sleeping Well? Dr. Andrew Weil http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59354509 Not Sleeping Well? Dr. Andrew Weil <BR> <link>drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05326/Not-Sleepi<BR>ng-Well.html </link> Sat, 4 Oct 2014 10:10:22 EST 10 Natural Remedies for Swollen Feet and Ankles http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59345316 10 Natural Remedies for Swollen Feet and Ankles <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/10-natural<BR>-remedies-for-swollen-feet-and-ankles.<BR>html#ixzz3ELmuYNm6 </link> Fri, 3 Oct 2014 11:13:16 EST Grilled Asian Steak Salad http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59333118 Grilled Asian Steak Salad <link>www.cooksrecipes.com/diabetic/grille<BR>d_asian_steak_salad_recipe.html </link> Thu, 2 Oct 2014 09:13:38 EST Surprising News About Sugar (Dr. Andrew Weil) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59333063 Surprising News About Sugar (Dr. Andrew Weil) <BR> Can You Be Allergic to Antibiotics in Food? (Dr. Andrew Weil) <BR> Children and Your Prescription Drugs (Dr. Andrew Weil) <BR> <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/WBL02422/Surpri<BR>sing-News-About-Sugar.html </link> Thu, 2 Oct 2014 09:09:31 EST Cajun Garlic Chicken Thighs http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59323505 Cajun Garlic Chicken Thighs <link>www.cooksrecipes.com/chicken/cajun_g<BR>arlic_chicken_thighs.html </link> Wed, 1 Oct 2014 11:31:46 EST 8 Signs of Ovarian Cancer (Dr./ Andrew Weil) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59323421 8 Signs of Ovarian Cancer (Dr./ Andrew Weil) <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05324/8-Sign<BR>s-of-Ovarian-Cancer.html </link> Wed, 1 Oct 2014 11:27:28 EST Sausage-Egg Puffs http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59309161 Sausage-Egg Puffs <BR> <link>www.cooksrecipes.com/breakfast/sausa<BR>ge-egg_puffs_recipe.html </link> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:15:13 EST Yoga Pose for a Strong Spine http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59309153 Yoga Pose for a Strong Spine <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05320/Yoga-P<BR>ose-for-a-Strong-Spine.html </link> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:14:06 EST Chicken Dijon http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59301171 Chicken Dijon <BR> <link>www.easy-diabetic-recipes.com/diabet<BR>ic-chicken-dijon-recipe.html </link> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:45:22 EST Best Foods for Post-Menopausal Women http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59301134 Best Foods for Post-Menopausal Women <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/why-women-<BR>should-eat-more-potassium-after-menopa<BR>use.html#ixzz3Dr0myWY0 </link> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:41:50 EST Tomato Soup http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59288641 Tomato Soup <link>www.easy-diabetic-recipes.com/diabet<BR>ic-tomato-soup.html </link> Sun, 28 Sep 2014 09:51:20 EST Is 5 Minutes of Running The Key to Living Longer? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59288620 Is 5 Minutes of Running The Key to Living Longer? Dr. Andrew Weil <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05317/Is-5-M<BR>inutes-of-Running-The-Key-to Living-Longer.html </link> Sun, 28 Sep 2014 09:49:26 EST Guilt-Free Lunch Recipes (Hungry Girl) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59279138 Guilt-Free Lunch Recipes (Hungry Girl) <BR> <link>www.hungry-girl.com/weighin/show/271<BR>4-healthy-make-ahead-lunch-recipes-ant<BR>ipasto-salad-fruity-tuna-salad </link> Sat, 27 Sep 2014 08:42:03 EST Journal Your Way to a Brighter Outllook http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59279128 Journal Your Way to a Brighter Outllook <BR> <BR> Putting your thoughts on paper or computer screen can help improve your outlook and manage stress. Diary writing can be used for many things, including solving problems and making tough decisions. <BR> <BR> If you think keeping a diary is only for children, think again: Diary writing can serve some healthy adult purposes, too. Diary writing can ease stress, improve your mood, and give you a chance to think more deeply — all of which can ... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 08:41:06 EST Creamy Coconut Raspberry Smoothie Recipe http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59270771 Creamy Coconut Raspberry Smoothie Recipe <BR> <link>www.hungry-girl.com/recipes/creamy-c<BR>oconut-raspberry-smoothie </link> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:02:46 EST Fat Shaming: It’s Probably Encourabing Obesity http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59270762 Fat Shaming: It’s Probably Encourabing Obesity <BR> <link>www.care2.com/causes/fat-shaming-its<BR>-probably-encouraging-obesity-not-prev<BR>enting-it.html#ixzz3DZnD0jkC </link> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:01:49 EST Standing Abs Work Out http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59258005 Standing Abs Work Out <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=4sXNQKaEUgs </link> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 07:29:14 EST Caramelized Onions with Mustard Sauce and Zucchin http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59257991 Caramelized Onions with Mustard Sauce and Zucchini w/Lemon Butter <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/caramelize<BR>d-onion-halves-with-mustard-sauce-and-<BR>zucchini-halves-with-lemon-butter.html<BR>#ixzz3E2mOHwkH </link> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 07:27:44 EST 12 Proven Benefits of Avocado http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59249776 12 Proven Benefits of Avocado <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/12-proven-<BR>benefits-of-avocado.html#ixzz3E2lruDiy </link> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 11:23:24 EST Can Supplements Help Keep Your Vision Intact http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59249736 Can Supplements Help Keep Your Vision Intact Dr. Andrew Weil <BR> <BR> Yesterday's Daily Tip covered five lifestyle suggestions for healthy eyesight. In addition to those suggestions - and following an anti-inflammatory diet rich in antioxidants - certain supplements can help maintain the health of your eyes. Try these five: <BR> <BR> 1. Vitamin C. This potent antioxidant helps prevent damage to the eye from free radical formation, may delay the progression of age-related macular degenera... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 11:20:09 EST Delicious Recipes That Will Help Lower Your Choles http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59237905 Delicious Recipes That Will Help Lower Your Cholesterol <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/delicious-<BR>recipes-that-will-help-lower-your-chol<BR>esterol.html#ixzz3E2iU0nsg </link> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:07:44 EST Healthy Vision: 5 Lifestyle Tips http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59237778 Healthy Vision: 5 Lifestyle Tips Dr. Andrew Weil <BR> <BR> The eye is a highly complex and sensitive organ that requires a careful combination of nutrients, protection, exercise and rest for optimal function. In addition to an antioxidant-rich diet and prudent supplementation, consider the following healthy habits to help maintain visual health: <BR> <BR> 1. Don't smoke, and avoid exposure to secondhand smoke. Smoking can decrease blood supply to the eyes by causing blood vessels to nar... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:58:56 EST 10 Surprising Uses for Pepper http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59224238 10 Surprising Uses for Pepper <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/10-surpris<BR>ing-uses-for-pepper.html#ixzz3DU3jf18C </link> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:03:36 EST 7 Foods for Aging Gracefully http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59224203 7 Foods for Aging Gracefully Dr. Andrew Weil <BR> <BR> Aging gracefully should be a healthy goal for everyone: accepting and embracing what time and experience brings us, while actively working to prevent and minimize the health concerns that naturally come with aging. In addition to regular exercise and proper supplementation, your diet is a good place to start your graceful aging endeavors. Add these foods to your plate for health - no matter what your age! <BR> <BR> 1. Vegetables. Ant... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 06:58:49 EST 4 Breathing Techniques to Ease Anxiety http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59215553 4 Breathing Techniques to Ease Anxiety <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/4-breathin<BR>g-techniques-to-ease-anxiety.html#ixzz<BR>3DHsyPnK9 </link> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:27:32 EST Chicken Salad Sandwich (Superstar Sammich) (Hungry http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59204141 Chicken Salad Sandwich (Superstar Sammich) (Hungry Girl) Saturday 20 September 2014 <BR> <BR> 2 slices light bread <BR> 1 lettuce leaf <BR> 1 tomato slice <BR> 1 tbsp. light mayonnaise <BR> 1 tbsp. fat-free plain Greek yogurt <BR> 2 dashes garlic powder <BR> 2 oz. cooked and shredded (or finely chopped) skinless chicken breast <BR> 1 tbsp. finely chopped celery <BR> 1 tbsp. finely chopped red onion <BR> 2 tsp. sliced almonds, chopped <BR> 2 tsp. sweetened dried cranberries, choppe... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:15:08 EST 5 Blood Tests You’re Probably Not Getting – http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59204130 5 Blood Tests You’re Probably Not Getting – But Should Be <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/5-blood-te<BR>sts-youre-probably-not-getting-but-sho<BR>uld-be-2.html#ixzz3DC301EB0 </link> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:13:34 EST Plum Pork Tenderloin http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59184457 Plum Pork Tenderloin <BR> <BR> 1 Tbsp. ground cinnamon <BR> 1 Tbsp. ground allspice <BR> Two 1-lb. pork tenderloins (trimmed) <BR> Cooking spray <BR> One 9.3 oz. jar plum sauce <BR> ½ cup water <BR> 2 plums, each cut into 9 wedges <BR> <BR> Combine cinnamon and allspice. Rub over pork. Place pork in a 5-quart electric slow cooker coated wit cooking spray. Pour plum sauce over pork. Add ½ cup water and plum wedges. Cover and cook on HIGH for 4 hrs. or until tender. <BR> <BR> Ingredie... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:29:21 EST How to Reduce Snacking While Watching TV http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59184057 How to Reduce Snacking While Watching TV <BR> <BR> For those who can't break a television and snack habit, the trick might be to watch Charlie Rose's interview program rather than action movies. A new study from Cornell University found that students who watched the 2005 action movie "The Island" on television ate 65 percent more calories (354) than those who watched Charlie Rose (215 calories). The participants who watched "The Island" also consumed nearly twice as much food - 7.3 ounces v... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:52:17 EST Food Antioxidants and Cancer http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59172945 Food Antioxidants and Cancer <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/food-antio<BR>xidants-and-cancer.html#ixzz3DC5i96Wq </link> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:24:18 EST Bad News About Energy Drinks http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59172929 Bad News About Energy Drinks (Dr. Andrew Weil) <BR> <BR> New research conducted in France suggests that consuming energy drinks can lead to heart problems including angina (chest pain that follows decreased blood flow to the heart), irregular heartbeat and even sudden death. The main problem with these drinks is the caffeine they contain. <BR> <BR> Of the 212 adverse effects connected to energy drinks reported to the French food safety agency between January 1, 2009 and November 30, 2012... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:22:51 EST What Your Cravings Mean http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59162615 What Your Cravings Mean <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/what-your-<BR>cravings-mean.html </link> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:14:20 EST Tomato Recipes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59160908 Tomato Recipes <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/17-tomato-<BR>recipes.html#ixzz3DC4L5IUM </link> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:58:06 EST 3 Reasons to Eat Eggplant http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59149523 3 Reasons to Eat Eggplant (Dr. Andrew Weil) <BR> <BR> A member of the nightshade family of vegetables, eggplant is not only delicious, but is a wonderful substitute for meat in most dishes, as it has a toothsome, chewy texture. Plus it has nutritional benefits - it: <BR> <BR> • Is a low-calorie food <BR> • Provides fiber, potassium, manganese and vitamins B1, B6 and folate <BR> • Is a good source of phytonutrients and flavonoids, which have antioxidant properties and help neutralize free... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:05:53 EST 4 Surprising Tips for Lifelong Health http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59149484 4 Surprising Tips for Lifelong Health (Dr. Andrew Weil) <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05305/4-Surp<BR>rising-Tips-for-Lifelong-Health.html </link> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:02:03 EST 10 Deliciously Healthy One-Pot Meals http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59140650 10 Deliciously Healthy One-Pot Meals <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/10-delicio<BR>usly-healthy-one-pot-meals.html#ixzz3C<BR>ujS8H23 </link> Sun, 14 Sep 2014 11:09:06 EST About 2000 Steps Equals a Mile and Other Facts http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59140637 About 2000 Steps Equals a Mile and Other Facts <link>www.stepup.excellusbcbs.com/healthIn<BR>fo.jsp?catld=countingSteps&pg=0204Conv </link> Sun, 14 Sep 2014 11:08:15 EST 7 Summer Fruits You Can Freeze for Winter Fun http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59130426 7 Summer Fruits You Can Freeze for Winter Fun <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/7-summer-f<BR>ruits-you-can-freeze-for-winter-fun.ht<BR>ml#ixzz3CoK88BWp </link> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 09:13:57 EST 4 Reasons to Eat Quinoa http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59118868 4 Reasons to Eat Quinoa <BR> <BR> If you've been hearing more about quinoa lately, it's not a surprise. Considered a "super food," quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is a relative of beets, spinach and <BR> Swiss chard, but its seeds resemble couscous and are prepared and eaten in much the same way. Available in light brown, red and even black varieties, quinoa is <BR> light yet filling and has a subtly nutty flavor. <BR> <BR> Quinoa is: <BR> <BR> High in magnesium - magnesium helps relax b... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:32:04 EST 5 Reasons More Tomatoes In Your Diet Could Be Good http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59118844 5 Reasons More Tomatoes In Your Diet Could Be Good for Your Health <link>www.care2.com/causes/5-reasons-more-<BR>tomatoes-in-your-diet-could-be-good-fo<BR>r-your-health.html#ixzz3C9rlTxJL </link> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:28:32 EST Sweet Potato-Turkey Hash http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59111619 Sweet Potato-Turkey Hash <BR> <BR> 2 medium potato(es), sweet, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch pieces <BR> 1 medium apple(s), washed, cored and cut into 1/2 inch pieces <BR> 1/2 cup(s) sour cream, reduced-fat <BR> 1 teaspoon lemon juice <BR> 1 tablespoon oil, canola <BR> 1 medium onion(s), chopped <BR> 3 cup(s) chicken, breast (cooked), or turkey, skinless, diced <BR> 1 tablespoon thyme, fresh, chopped, or 1 teaspoon dried <BR> 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste <BR> pepper, black ground... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:29:22 EST Want to Laugh More? (Dr. Andrew Weil) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59111596 Want to Laugh More? (Dr. Andrew Weil) <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05296/Want-t<BR>o-Laugh-More.html </link> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:27:25 EST 3 Reasons to Eat Green Beans http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59098710 3 Reasons to Eat Green Beans <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05290/3-Reas<BR>ons-to-Eat-Green-Beans.html </link> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:05:11 EST Want to Build Stamina? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59098692 Want to Build Stamina? Dr. Andrew Weil <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05295/Want-t<BR>o-Build-Stamina.html </link> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:03:36 EST 8 Best Foods for a Healthy Immune System http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59090683 8 Best Foods for a Healthy Immune System Dr. Andrew Weil <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05302/8-Best<BR>-Foods-for-A-Healthy-IMmune-System.html </link> Tue, 9 Sep 2014 10:27:09 EST Controlling Diabetes With Exercise http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59088118 Controlling Diabetes With Exercise <BR> By Krisha McCoy, MS | Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH <BR> <BR> Exercise can be an effective way to get your blood sugar under control. Get motivated to start — and stick to — an exercise plan. <BR> <BR> Exercise is important for everyone, but it can be especially important for your health if you have diabetes. People who exercise regularly are better able to control their diabetes, thereby reducing their risk of diabetes complicati... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 06:04:53 EST 4 Ways to Treat Sinus Congestion http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59077384 4 Ways to Treat Sinus Congestion <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05294/4-Ways<BR>-to-Treat-Sinus-Congestion.html </link> Mon, 8 Sep 2014 06:06:36 EST 10 Cool Health Benefits of Cucumbers http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59069064 10 Cool Health Benefits of Cucumbers <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/10-cool-he<BR>alth-benefits-of-cucumbers.html#ixzz3B<BR>OlJ5o4X </link> Sun, 7 Sep 2014 10:39:26 EST What’s Healthier: Dried or Canned Beans? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59058427 What’s Healthier: Dried or Canned Beans? <BR> <BR> The health benefits of beans are numerous: they are an excellent source of protein and fiber, are high in folic acid, and are a low-glycemic-index food. Buts some beans - both the varieties and the way they are cooked - are actually healthier than others. When choosing beans, consider the following: <BR> <BR> The most nutritious varieties of beans are black, red, kidney and pinto beans. Black beans have the most antioxidant activity of any... Sat, 6 Sep 2014 07:36:04 EST The Exercise That Keeps Your Brain Young http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59058400 The Exercise That Keeps Your Brain Young <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/the-exerci<BR>se-that-keeps-your-brain-young.html#ix<BR>zz3BOkPXssV </link> Sat, 6 Sep 2014 07:32:55 EST How to make hard boiled eggs – easily! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59050859 How to make hard boiled eggs – easily! <BR> <BR> For anyone that might not know, the best way to make hard boiled eggs is in the oven! Put the eggs in a muffin tray so they do not move around. Turn the oven to 325 degrees F, pop in the oven for about 25-30 minutes and remove. Not only are they tastier, but they also are much easier to peel! <BR> Fri, 5 Sep 2014 10:57:27 EST 14 Foods That Should Only Be Eaten Organic http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59048692 14 Foods That Should Only Be Eaten Organic <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05292/14-Foo<BR>ds-That-Shouldl-Only-Be-Eaten-Organic.<BR>html </link> Fri, 5 Sep 2014 07:08:24 EST Eggplant Pizza Burgers http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59040049 Eggplant Pizza Burgers <BR> <link>www.bellaonline.com/articles/art1120<BR>4.asp </link> Thu, 4 Sep 2014 10:21:34 EST Insomnia Relief Never Tasted So Good http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59040040 Insomnia Relief Never Tasted So Good <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/insomnia-r<BR>elief-never-tasted-so-good.html#ixzz3B<BR>DGMAMNg </link> Thu, 4 Sep 2014 10:20:40 EST Do You Need to Always Eat Organic? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59027757 Do You Need to Always Eat Organic? <BR> <link>drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05291/Do-You-Nee<BR>d-To-Always-Eat-Organic.html </link> Wed, 3 Sep 2014 07:44:39 EST Pizza-bellas (Hungry Girl) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59027744 Pizza-bellas (Hungry Girl) <BR> <BR> 2 large portabella mushrooms <BR> 2 sticks light string cheese <BR> 1/4 cup canned crushed tomatoes <BR> 1/2 tsp. chopped garlic <BR> Dash Italian seasoning <BR> 8 slices turkey pepperoni (like the kind by Hormel), chopped <BR> 2 tbsp. canned sliced black olives <BR> <BR> Directions: <BR> Preheat oven to 400 degrees. <BR> <BR> Remove mushroom stems, chop, and set aside. Place mushroom caps on a baking sheet sprayed with nonstick spray. Bake in the oven... Wed, 3 Sep 2014 07:43:32 EST 3 Reasons to Eat Green Beans http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59018382 3 Reasons to Eat Green Beans <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05290/3-Reas<BR>ons-to-Eat-Green-Beans.html </link> Tue, 2 Sep 2014 09:13:47 EST What Do You Know About Your Daily Salt Intake? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59018314 What Do You Know About Your Daily Salt Intake? <BR> <link>www.care2.com/causes/what-do-you-kno<BR>w-about-your-daily-salt-intake.html#ix<BR>zz3B7XRL7bu </link> Tue, 2 Sep 2014 09:06:46 EST When Bad Smells Happen to Good Eaters http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x59006503 When Bad Smells Happen to Good Eaters <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/when-bad-s<BR>mells-happen-to-good-eaters.html </link> Mon, 1 Sep 2014 08:02:29 EST The Hidden Benefits of Exercise http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x59006467 The Hidden Benefits of Exercise <BR> <link>caloriecount.about.com/blog/partners<BR>/hidden-benefits-exercise-b445048#ixzz<BR>3B7Nx97HG </link> Mon, 1 Sep 2014 07:58:53 EST Getting Portion Sizes Back Under Control http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58996693 Getting Portion Sizes Back Under Control <BR> <BR> At home and away, our meals have all become supersized. And so have we! Find out why how much you eat is just as important as what you eat in your diet for controlling weight. <BR> Over one-third of U.S. adults — that's more than 72 million people — are now considered obese. What we eat certainly contributes to America's obesity epidemic, but how much we eat and our lack of portion control may be even more important factors. The bottom li... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 06:08:16 EST Swiss Chard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58996670 Swiss Chard (Dr. Andrew Weil) Sunday 31 August 2014 <BR> <BR> One of the dark, leafy greens that nutritionists frequently recommend, Swiss chard is similar to spinach, kale and ollard greens. Tall and leafy with a crunchy stalk, chard is slightly salty and a tad bitter, and works well with fish and vegetable dishes. But what makes chard so compelling is its nutritional profile. Chard is: <BR> <BR> • An excellent source of vitamins A, K, C, E, magnesium, manganese, potassium and iron. <BR... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 06:01:33 EST Not Sleeping Well? Dr. Andrew Weil http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58990361 Not Sleeping Well? Dr. Andrew Weil <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05289/Not-Sl<BR>eeping-Well.html </link> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:55:48 EST Weigh or Measure? A Portion-Control Must Read http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58990213 Weigh or Measure? A Portion-Control Must Read Hungry Girl, <BR> <BR> Help settle an argument between my friend and me. She says every food can be measured in cups and spoons for accurate portions. I say weighing them on a food scale is best. What do you think? <BR> <BR> Brianne in Brooklyn <BR> <BR> <BR> I'm glad you asked! You've both got the right idea -- paying attention to portion size is key when it comes to weight loss or maintenance. Some people buy snacks with low calorie coun... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:35:11 EST Tylenol & Advil: Which is better? (Infographic) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58980775 Tylenol & Advil: Which is better? (Infographic) <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/tylenol-ad<BR>vil-which-is-better-infographic.html </link> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:32:21 EST How to Detect Nutritional Deficiencies – Infograph http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58980736 How to Detect Nutritional Deficiencies – Infographic <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/how-to-det<BR>ect-nutritional-deficiencies-infograph<BR>ic.html#ixzz39bXos4sC </link> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:30:03 EST The Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58971365 The Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate (Dr. Andrew Weil) <BR> <BR> I have long recommended eating dark chocolate in my Anti-Inflammatory Food Pyramid, and with good reason: dark chocolate provides polyphenols with high antioxidant activity, and of all the chocolates, has fewer unhealthy fats and sugars. Recent research is also showing that eating a few pieces of dark chocolate each week (choose 70 percent or higher pure cocoa solids) is a heart-healthy treat too, as it can: <BR> <BR> Figh... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:32:35 EST Do You Need to Always Eat Organic? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58971354 Do You Need to Always Eat Organic? <BR> <link>drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05291/Do-You-Nee<BR>d-To-Always-Eat-Organic.html </link> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:31:09 EST Vegan Proteins http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58960820 Vegan Proteins <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/25-vegan-s<BR>ources-for-protein.html#ixzz39zJriXhq </link> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:50:18 EST 15 Brilliant Ways to Eat Your Vegetables http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58960799 15 Brilliant Ways to Eat Your Vegetables <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/15-brillia<BR>nt-ways-to-eat-your-veggies-and-enjoy-<BR>them-too.html </link> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:48:23 EST NEW FALL/SPRING CHALLENGE 5%IN 9 WEEKS - WOOP WOOP http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26730x60644x58959598 <em>9</em> <em>9</em> <em>9</em> <em>9</em> <em>9</em> <em>9</em> <BR> <BR> Here we go again. Are you ready for it?? <em>224</em> <BR> <BR> Everyone has done so well on the Current challenge which ends this Friday 8/29 , so let us keep the momentum going and slide right in to a new one. <BR> <BR> Our new Challenge for 9 weeks will start from the 8/29 and run until 10/31 This should set us up looking good for Winter/Summer <BR> <BR> If you are doing the current C... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:51:46 EST 4 Health Benefits of Celery (Dr. Andrew Weil) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58950813 4 Health Benefits of Celery (Dr. Andrew Weil) <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05276/4-Heal<BR>th-Benefits-of-Celery.html </link> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:03:45 EST Are You Too Clean? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58950808 Are You Too Clean? <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/are-you-to<BR>o-clean.html </link> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:02:41 EST Caprese Jar Salad http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58943423 Caprese Jar Salad <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/caprese-ja<BR>r-salad.html#ixzz39hqMopQ2 </link> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:51:45 EST The BMI and Cancer Link http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58943413 The BMI and Cancer Link <BR> <link>www.care2.com/causes/the-bmi-and-can<BR>cer-link-what-does-it-mean-for-your-he<BR>alth.html#ixzz3Ak6Yv5M8 </link> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:50:48 EST Dr. Burkitt’s F-Word Diet http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58933144 Dr. Burkitt’s F-Word Diet (and no it's not what you think! <em>40</em> ) <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/dr-burkitt<BR>s-f-word-diet.html#ixzz39hnFjfps </link> Sun, 24 Aug 2014 10:25:03 EST What’s the Exercise Sweet Spot? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58933119 What’s the Exercise Sweet Spot? <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/whats-the-<BR>exercise-sweet-spot-more-isnt-better-f<BR>or-everyone.html#ixzz3AjpTixzP </link> Sun, 24 Aug 2014 10:22:41 EST 20 Low-Carb Substitutes That Don’t Suck (Kissairis http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58922948 20 Low-Carb Substitutes That Don’t Suck (Kissairis Munoz) <BR> <BR> <link>greatist.com/health/lower-carb-alter<BR>natives </link> Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07:38:50 EST 8 Glasses of Water a day: Myth or Fact? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58922935 8 Glasses of Water a day: Myth or Fact? <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/8-glasses-<BR>of-water-a-day-myth-or-fact.html </link> Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07:37:34 EST Yes, You Can Eat Healthy On a Budget http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58915421 Yes, You Can Eat Healthy On a Budget <BR> <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/yes-you-ca<BR>n-eat-healthy-on-a-budget.html#ixzz3Ae<BR>JqUgvP </link> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:40:10 EST Tuna Avocado Salad (Joy Bauer – The Food Cure) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58912797 Tuna Avocado Salad (Joy Bauer – The Food Cure) <BR> <BR> 6 ounces light tuna, packed in water (drained well) <BR> 2 tablespoons avocado, diced <BR> 2 tablespoons diced red bell pepper <BR> 1 tablespoon diced red onion <BR> 1 teaspoon chopped cilantro <BR> 1/4 lime, juiced <BR> <BR> In a small bowl add the tuna, avocado, red bell pepper, red onion, lime, and black pepper to taste. Using a fork, combine the ingredients. <BR> <BR> <BR> Nutrition Information: <BR> <BR> Servi... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:10:56 EST Yes, You Can Eat Healthy On a Budget http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58912776 Yes, You Can Eat Healthy On a Budget <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/yes-you-ca<BR>n-eat-healthy-on-a-budget.html#ixzz3Ae<BR>JqUgvP </link> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:06:51 EST Detecting Nutritional Deficiencies http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58905980 Detecting Nutritional Deficiencies <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/how-to-det<BR>ect-nutritional-deficiencies-infograph<BR>ic.html </link> <BR> <BR> It’s tough making sure we get all our regular daily nutritional values in: five servings of fruits and veggies, plenty of water, protein, vitamins and minerals. Filling in the gaps and in-betweens of nutrition is important, but it’s easy to miss key nutrients. Your body thankfully gives you small warning signs, helping you figure out w... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:13:44 EST 11 Proven Health Benefits of Garlic http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58905924 11 Proven Health Benefits of Garlic <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/11-proven-<BR>health-benefits-of-garlic.html#ixzz3Ae<BR>GpSg00 </link> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:08:30 EST What to Eat – and Avoid – for Heart Health Dr. An http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58895783 What to Eat – and Avoid – for Heart Health Dr. Andrew Weil <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05273/What-t<BR>o-Eat-and-Avoid-for-Heart-Health.html </link> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:19:29 EST Are You a Sugar Addict? Dr. Andrew Weil http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58895775 Are You a Sugar Addict? Dr. Andrew Weil <BR> <BR> Incredibly, Americans consume an estimated 130 pounds of added sugar per capita annually. Adults consume about 22 teaspoons daily; children roughly 32 teaspoons (that's just shy of three-fourths of a cup). The single food category most responsible for upping the average added-sugar intake: soft drinks, accounting for 33 percent of added sugar consumed daily. <BR> <BR> Overconsumption of added sugar and high-glycemic carbohydrates (like tho... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:18:36 EST 9 Food Pairings that Fight Disease by Megan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58885919 9 Food Pairings that Fight Disease by Megan <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/9-healthie<BR>st-food-pairings.html#ixzz39W2uDMDY </link> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:27:15 EST The Science of Vitamins in the Body - infographic http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58883390 The Science of Vitamins in the Body - infographic <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/the-scienc<BR>e-of-vitamins-in-the-body-infographic.<BR>html#ixzz3AYYDwsZy </link> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 06:05:03 EST How Important is Gut Health (Dr. Andrew Weil) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58875105 How Important is Gut Health (Dr. Andrew Weil) <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05272/How-Im<BR>portant-Is-Gut-Health.html </link> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:54:52 EST Diet Drinks Linked to Hair Loss http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58875056 Diet Drinks Linked to Hair Loss by Michelle Schoffro Cook <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/diet-shake<BR>s-linked-to-hair-loss.html#ixzz3AYWCr3k6 </link> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:52:09 EST Are You Cooking With the Best Type of Onion? Proba http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58865259 Are You Cooking With the Best Type of Onion? Probably Not <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/are-you-co<BR>oking-with-the-best-type-of-onion-prob<BR>ably-not.html#ixzz39PuwUbww </link> Sun, 17 Aug 2014 10:13:30 EST 9 Physical Symptoms of Depression http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58865240 9 Physical Symptoms of Depression <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/9-physical<BR>-symptoms-of-depression.html </link> Sun, 17 Aug 2014 10:10:20 EST Blueberry Flax Microwave Muffins http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58856535 Blueberry Flax Microwave Muffins <BR> <link>recipes.sparkpeople.com/recipe-detai<BR>l.asp?recipe=975928 </link> <BR> <BR> Nutrition Information <BR> <BR> Serves: 1 <BR> Calories: 160.1 <BR> Sodium: 76 mg. <BR> Fiber: 9.0 grams <BR> Fat: 9.6 grams <BR> Carbs: 11.9 grams <BR> Protein: 9.2 grams <BR> Sat, 16 Aug 2014 10:42:45 EST Shocking Link to Suicide Rates http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58855394 Shocking Link to Suicide Rates <BR> <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/shocking-l<BR>ink-to-increasing-rates-of-suicide.htm<BR>l#ixzz3AScTODGR </link> Sat, 16 Aug 2014 08:27:51 EST 3 Obesity Health Risks You Never Thought Of http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58847991 3 Obesity Health Risks You Never Thought Of <BR> <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/3-obesity-<BR>health-risks-you-never-thought-of.html<BR>#ixzz392YS2Jwv </link> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:38:24 EST Why “Treat Days” Can Be Good for You http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58836372 Why “Treat Days” Can Be Good for You <BR> <BR> Have you ever noticed that when you create a “bad foods” list those items suddenly become irresistible? Ice cream was at the top of my list for a long time, and yet I found myself binging on a pint of Ben & Jerry’s at least once a week. I knew I wasn’t supposed to be doing it, but being bad just felt so good. <BR> <BR> Creating a calorie deficit is important if you’re trying to lose weight, and an ice cream binge doesn’t exactly help you take... Thu, 14 Aug 2014 07:56:04 EST Quick and Cooling Asian-Inspired Cucumber Salad http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58827552 Quick and Cooling Asian-Inspired Cucumber Salad <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/quick-cool<BR>ing-asian-inspired-cucumber-salad.html<BR>#ixzz392aBzrxq </link> <BR> <BR> 3-4 fresh cucumbers, rinsed and ends removed (if they’re supermarket cukes, I’d peel them since the skin is usually waxed) <BR> 1/8 onion, skin removed (feel free to use more if you like onion) <BR> Handful of fresh cilantro leaves, washed and dried with the stems removed <BR> 1/3 cup seasoned rice vinegar <BR> 1/4 ... Wed, 13 Aug 2014 09:23:16 EST The Mind-Water Connection http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58827497 The Mind-Water Connection <BR> <BR> Summer is in full swing—on my part of the globe, at least. And with hotter temperatures comes more perspiration, which can put you at greater risk for dehydration. <BR> <BR> You probably already know the physical signs of mild dehydration: dry mouth, thirst, feelings of hunger, parched skin, headache, sluggishness, and constipation, but there’s another symptom to add to the list. New research suggests even mild cases of dehydration can have negative impa... Wed, 13 Aug 2014 09:16:26 EST 5 Foods Proven to Make You Happier http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58819154 5 Foods Proven to Make You Happier <BR> <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/5-foods-pr<BR>oven-to-make-you-happier.html#ixzz392V<BR>EVeGa </link> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:03:02 EST 6 Rules for Eating on Vacation http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58819112 6 Rules for Eating on Vacation <BR> <BR> Vacation is all about freedom. You can wake up when you want, do what you want, go anywhere you want, eat anything you want… Well, not exactly. <BR> <BR> If you’re abiding by healthy diet principles, then taking a vacation shouldn’t mean taking time off from nutritious eating, too. While you should approach your meals with somewhat of a YOLO mentality, it’s important not to overdo it. Reality might sink in when you get back from paradise, realize yo... Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:59:35 EST 3 Reasons to Eat Tomatoes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58808523 3 Reasons to Eat Tomatoes Dr. Andrew Weil <BR> <BR> This fruit, which many consider to be a vegetable due to its lack of sweetness, is a seasonal staple. Chopped in salads, sliced with fresh buffalo mozzarella, pureed <BR> for gazpacho or eaten fresh off the vine, a ripe tomato in summertime is a delicious and healthful treat. Tomatoes are: <BR> <BR> • Low in calories. <BR> <BR> • Excellent sources of vitamin C, and provide vitamins A and K, potassium, manganese and fiber. <BR> <BR> • ... Mon, 11 Aug 2014 10:38:54 EST What is Metabolic Syndrome? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58808465 What is Metabolic Syndrome? <BR> <link>www.joybauer.com/high-triglycerides/<BR>metabolic-syndrome.aspx?xid=nl_JoyBaue<BR>rFoodCures_20130725 </link> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 10:35:15 EST Which Wine is the Healthiest? Dr. Andrew Weil http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58796787 Which Wine is the Healthiest? Dr. Andrew Weil <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05260/Which-<BR>Wine-Is-The-Healthiest.html </link> Sun, 10 Aug 2014 08:23:46 EST Is Stress contagious? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58796760 Is Stress contagious? <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/is-stress-<BR>contagious.html </link> <BR> <BR> Can you “catch” stress? A new study says yes…and it’s really stressing us out. <BR> <BR> It turns out that stress is actually contagious, according to new research from the Max Planck Institute for Cognitive and Brain Sciences and the Technische Universität Dresden. The study found that just being around a stressed person, whether they’re a partner, friend, or stranger, can make... Sun, 10 Aug 2014 08:20:58 EST Milk Alternatives: 9 Recipes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58787743 Milk Alternatives: 9 Recipes <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/milk-alter<BR>natives-recipes.html </link> Sat, 9 Aug 2014 07:25:11 EST The Number One Reason to Set a New Health Goal... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58787737 The Number One Reason to Set a New Health Goal Today <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/the-number<BR>-one-reason-to-set-a-new-health-goal-t<BR>oday.html#ixzz39nDIhJp1 </link> Sat, 9 Aug 2014 07:24:18 EST Blueberry Farro Salad http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58779788 Blueberry Farro Salad <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/blueberry-<BR>farro-salad.html#ixzz38C2OsMBG </link> <BR> <BR> 1 cup farro (wheat berries) <BR> 2 cups blueberries <BR> 1 cup diced celery <BR> 1 cup diced red pepper <BR> 1/4 cup canola oil <BR> 2 teaspoons cumin <BR> 1 tablespoon coriander <BR> 1/2 cup diced red onion <BR> 5 green onions, chopped <BR> 1/2 cup sunflower seeds, toasted <BR> 1/4 cup cider vinegar <BR> 1 tablespoon maple syrup <BR> 1/2 teaspoon salt <BR> Freshly g... Fri, 8 Aug 2014 09:46:35 EST Components of fitness http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58779717 Components of fitness <BR> <BR> 5 areas to meet the definition of fitness include: <BR> <BR> 1. body composition <BR> 2. flexibility <BR> 3. muscular strength <BR> 4. muscular endurance <BR> 5. aerobic fitness <BR> <BR> Body composition: involves weight, fat mass, lean mass, fat distribution Ex. Fat distribution in women tends to be on the thighs, hips and buttocks. <BR> <BR> These are examples of fat distribution – where your body typically stores fat. Where you store fat can be... Fri, 8 Aug 2014 09:41:00 EST 5 Ways to Make The Healthiest Salad http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58768225 5 Ways to Make The Healthiest Salad (Dr. Andrew Weil) <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05257/5-Ways<BR>-To-Make-the-Healthiest-Salad.html </link> Thu, 7 Aug 2014 07:08:52 EST Thinking Your Way to Health http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58768197 Thinking Your Way to Health <BR> Medically reviewed by Cynthia Haines, MD <BR> <BR> Healthy weight loss starts with healthy thinking. No matter what your current weight, you can begin to think and live like a thinner person. <BR> <BR> For example, you don't need to wait until you reach your weight-loss goals before you start to update your image. "I tell my clients to start thinking and dressing thinner as soon as they start losing weight. Why wait to reap the rewards? As soon as you start... Thu, 7 Aug 2014 07:06:08 EST 3 Reasons to Eat Bell Peppers (Dr. Weil) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58757829 3 Reasons to Eat Bell Peppers (Dr. Andrew Weil) <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05255/3-Reas<BR>ons-to-Eat-Bell-Peppers.html </link> Wed, 6 Aug 2014 06:28:38 EST The Truth About Metabolism http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58757808 The Truth About Metabolism by Madeline Vann, MPH, reviewed by Niya Jones, MD, MPH <BR> <BR> If you've ever tried to lose weight, you've probably wished you could speed up your metabolism and burn calories more easily. Weight-loss programs often promise to provide "metabolism-boosting" secrets, but the savvy dieter should know that many of these are just gimmicks. <BR> <BR> Many theories about metabolism are falsely rooted in the idea that there are particular foods or beverages that will m... Wed, 6 Aug 2014 06:23:09 EST How to Maintain a Special Diet Without Being a Jer http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58749129 How to Maintain a Special Diet Without Being a Jerk <BR> <link>www.care2.com/causes/how-to-maintain<BR>-a-special-diet-without-being-a-jerk.html </link> Tue, 5 Aug 2014 09:16:16 EST Eat Your Water - Here's How http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58749116 Eat Your Water - Here's How <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/eat-your-w<BR>ater-heres-how.html </link> Tue, 5 Aug 2014 09:15:25 EST Skin Cancer: Spotting and Preventing It http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58737688 **NOT A RECIPE but important for our health!** <BR> <BR> Skin Cancer: Spotting and Preventing It <BR> <BR> <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05253/Skin-C<BR>ancer-Spotting-and-Preventing-It.html </link> Mon, 4 Aug 2014 08:12:15 EST Blast More Calories in Less Time http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58737661 Blast More Calories in Less Time (SHAPE.com) <BR> <BR> Blast more calories in less time with these workout routines that are easy to fit into busy schedules. <BR> <BR> 1. Add 10 minutes to your morning exercise routine. <BR> <BR> While you may be religious about going to the gym after work, waking up 10 minutes earlier in the morning and taking a walk around the block (or, alternatively, simply dancing to your morning radio show for 10 minutes) will let you start off your day with a faste... Mon, 4 Aug 2014 08:10:15 EST Poison Ivy Got You? (Dr. Weil) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58726741 Poison Ivy Got You? (Dr. Weil) <BR> <BR> **Not exactly nutrition related, but important!** <BR> <BR> If you enjoy camping out in the summer, you should be aware of poison ivy. Along with poison oak and sumac, this non-flowering plant can cause severe allergic reactions, resulting in an intensely itchy, red rash with bumps or blisters. <BR> <BR> If you make contact with poison ivy, try the following to minimize symptoms: <BR> <BR> Avoid touching other parts of your body. This is especi... Sun, 3 Aug 2014 07:25:18 EST Slow Oxidizers http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58726737 Slow Oxidizers <BR> <BR> In order to best serve your metabolism and feel energized both physically and mentally, you require foods with a higher percentage of carbohydrates. Your ideal macronutrient ratio is 60 percent carbs, 25 percent protein, and 15 percent fat. (**ME COMMENTING HERE: THIS IS NOT TRUE FOR EVERYONE, ESPECIALLY IF YOU HAVE A MEDICAL CONDITION REQUIRING NUTRITIONAL ADJUSTMENTS. THESE ARE JUST GUIDELINES**) <BR> <BR> Proteins <BR> <BR> The best proteins for slow oxidize... Sun, 3 Aug 2014 07:24:16 EST Letting Go of Scale Memories http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58717570 Letting Go of Scale Memories <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/why-hating<BR>-your-scale-can-hurt-your-weight-loss-<BR>efforts.html </link> <BR> <BR> Many long-term dieters despise the scale. We dislike seeing the numbers, and hate how we feel every time we get weighed. When we get weighed at the doctor, we may ask the nurse to record the number but not let us know what it is. We may simply ask if it went up or down. <BR> One client of mine, Sharon, had been so angry with the scale ... Sat, 2 Aug 2014 07:14:20 EST Counting Calories Isn’t Enough . . . http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58708654 Counting Calories Isn’t Enough - You Need to Factor in Appetite and Metabolism Dr. Sanjay Gupta <BR> <BR> Sanjay Gupta, MD, Everyday Health: <BR> When it comes to maintaining your weight and staying fit, you want to look at how many calories you’re taking in every day and also how many calories you’re burning off. It sounds simple, right? But it’s a lot harder than simple addition and subtraction. <BR> <BR> If you look at restaurants, they’ll post calorie counts. That can help. There ar... Fri, 1 Aug 2014 09:02:03 EST BLT Steak Salad (Bobby Flay) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58708639 BLT Steak Salad (Bobby Flay) <BR> <BR> One 1-pound flank steak, trimmed <BR> 3/4 teaspoon salt <BR> 1/4 teaspoon black pepper <BR> Nonstick cooking spray <BR> 1tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil <BR> 1 tablespoon cider vinegar <BR> 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard <BR> 6 cups romaine lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces <BR> 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes <BR> 1 small red onion, finely chopped <BR> 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese <BR> 2 slices crisp-cooked turkey bacon, crumbled <BR> <BR> Sprinkle the s... Fri, 1 Aug 2014 09:00:58 EST 50 Easy Ways to Cut 100 Calories http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58697589 50 Easy Ways to Cut 100 Calories <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutriti<BR>on_articles.asp?id=1183 </link> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:27:06 EST Golden Polenta with Egg and Mustard Sauce http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58697586 Golden Polenta with Egg and Mustard Sauce <BR> <link>www.everydayhealth.com/health-recipe<BR>/golden-polenta--egg-with-mustard-sauc<BR>e-1.aspx?pos=3 </link> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:25:58 EST Which Spices Fight Inflammation http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58687939 Which Spices Fight Inflammation <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/which-spic<BR>es-fight-inflammation.html#ixzz37FlupvUp </link> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:46:36 EST Lower Your Cholesterol: 7 Changes You Can Make Tod http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58687894 Lower Your Cholesterol: 7 Changes You Can Make Today by Joy Bauer <BR> <link>www.joybauer.com/high-cholesterol/ch<BR>anges-to-lower-cholesterol.aspx?utm_so<BR>urce=Food+Cures&utm_campaign=fe9f091411-LI_ </link> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:43:29 EST Boost Metabolism While You Sleep http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58680009 Boost Metabolism While You Sleep <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/boost-meta<BR>bolism-while-you-sleep.html </link> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:35:07 EST 6 Myths About Weight Gain (Slideshow) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58669053 6 Myths About Weight Gain (Slideshow) <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/6-myths-ab<BR>out-weight-gain-slideshow.html </link> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:56:35 EST 6 Myths About Weight Gain (Slideshow) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58666647 6 Myths About Weight Gain (Slideshow) <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/6-myths-ab<BR>out-weight-gain-slideshow.html </link> <BR> <BR> OOPS . . . sorry . . . double post. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:25:14 EST 5 Ways to Accept Your Body Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58657845 5 Ways to Accept Your Body Today by Diane Petrella, MSW <BR> <link>caloriecount.about.com/5-ways-accept<BR>-your-body-today-b628167#ixzz33laS6C7e </link> <BR> <BR> My health club just posted a sign that said: “Are You Beach Body Ready?” With summer almost here, you’re probably seeing this kind of thing too, right? I know this question appeals to those who want to look good in the more-revealing clothes of summer, but it detracts from the important message. <BR> Fitness and good health... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 09:34:29 EST Is Chia Seed the New Flaxseed? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58649031 Is Chia Seed the New Flaxseed? Dr. Andrew Weil <link>www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP05243/Is-Chi<BR>a-Seed-the-New-Flaxseed.html </link> <BR> <BR> Perhaps best known as the source of "fur" on novelty planters called Chia Pets, chia is the highly nutritious seed of a desert plant called Salvia hispanica. An important part of the diet of ancient Aztecs and Mayans, chia seed is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, as well as vital minerals including calcium, phosphorus and magnesium. <BR> <BR> It has ... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 09:47:51 EST Six Foods That Behave Like Addictive Drugs . . . http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58649010 Six Foods That Behave Like Addictive Drugs in Your Body <BR> <link>www.mindbodygreen.com/0-14423/6-food<BR>s-that-behave-like-addictive-drugs-in-<BR>your-body.html </link> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 09:46:24 EST Want to Cut Your Carbon Footprint in Half? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58641289 Want to Cut Your Carbon Footprint in Half? Your Diet Might Be the Key <BR> <link>www.care2.com/causes/want-to-cut-you<BR>r-carbon-footprint-in-half-your-diet-m<BR>ight-be-the-key.html </link> <BR> <BR> One way to reduce your carbon footprint is to stop eating meat. I know you‘ve probably heard this before, especially if you read TreeHugger, whose founder Graham Hill is a vocal proponent of “weekday vegetarianism,“ but now there‘s additional and interesting science to back up why a meat... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:07:01 EST The Character Trait Most Likely to Cause Weight Ga http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58641246 The Character Trait Most Likely to Cause Weight Gain <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/the-surpri<BR>sing-reason-you-are-gaining-weight.html </link> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:00:10 EST What is Your Hunger Type http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58628227 What is Your Hunger Type (Dr. Oz Show) <BR> <link>www.doctoroz.com/videos/what-s-your-<BR>hunger-type </link> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:06:42 EST Reference Guide for Minerals and How Hot Weather M http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58618819 Reference Guide for Minerals and How Hot Weather Might Be Helping to Make Us Fat <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/referen<BR>ce_minerals.asp </link> <BR> <BR> <link>www.care2.com/causes/how-hot-weather<BR>-might-be-helping-to-make-us-unhealthy<BR>.html </link> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:30:28 EST Strategies to Overcome Emotional Eating http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58609892 Strategies to Overcome Emotional Eating <BR> <BR> <link>www.joybauer.com/weight-loss/strateg<BR>ies-to-overcome-emotional-eating?utm_s<BR>ource=Food+Cures&utm_campaign=0bf344aac1f </link> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:13:13 EST 5 Healthy Reasons to Drink Beer article by Anna D http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58609856 5 Healthy Reasons to Drink Beer article by Anna Dickens, from SpryLiving.com <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/5-healthy-<BR>reasons-to-drink-beer.html#ixzz36V6o3rxX </link> <BR> <BR> <link>spryliving.com </link> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:09:41 EST Are You Eating Your Summer Squash? You Should Be! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58598183 Are You Eating Your Summer Squash? You Should Be! Dr. Andrew Weil <BR> <BR> Looking for an easy-to-prepare, healthful vegetable to add to your summer menu? Try summer squash. This entirely edible vegetable - you can enjoy the skin, flesh and seeds - is a good source of manganese, vitamins A and C, magnesium, fiber and folate. It comes in many varieties, including the popular green zucchini; a crookneck variety that is yellow-skinned with a curved neck; and the flat, round pattypan squash,... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:03:35 EST Need a Natural Energy Boost? Here Are 7 Food Stra http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26729x60644x58598138 Need a Natural Energy Boost? Here Are 7 Food Strategies <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/need-a-nat<BR>ural-energy-boost-here-are-7-food-stra<BR>tegies.html </link> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:59:29 EST The Most (and Least) Healthy Cheeses (I dubbed thi http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=26572x60644x58587489 The Most (and Least) Healthy Cheeses (I dubbed this Who Cut the Cheese?) <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/the-most-a<BR>nd-least-healthy-cheeses.html </link> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 07:14:01 EST