Isn’t it wonderful when something that tastes so yummy is also good for you? That’s what you get when you enjoy the delicious, sweet flavor of berries. The pigments that give berries their deep red, blue, black and purple hues are powerfu... Read more
If you’ve ever made a fruit salad, you probably know that squeezing lemon juice onto the apples, pears, and bananas will keep the fruit from turning brown. This brown color happens because of a process called oxidation—a reaction between... Read more
Surely you've heard the old saying, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away." While a daily apple is a better strategy than nothing, it'll actually take a much stronger plan to really boost your immune system. Almost every year,... Read more
Yes, it's possible to eat certain foods and boost your longevity. Often labeled "super foods," these foods have the ability to not only strengthen the immune system, but to also fight disease, and lower body fat and cholesterol.
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Are you sitting down? Here’s some alarming news: Researchers are discovering that functions as basic as eating and breathing produce dangerous substances in our bodies called free radicals. We’ll skip the organic chemistry lesson and simp... Read more
My new digital food scale came in yesterday! I'm SO excited to use it. It looks so fancy. My old food scale was handed down from my Ma. She had it from WW in the 1980's. It wasn't working right anymore.... Read more
A couple setbacks this week, but that's ok. I'm thinking of getting a big purse and hiding my food scale in it so when I go to restaurants I can whip that baby out and weighmy food. Cuz I'm very sure that wasn't 5oz of fries yesterday. Anyone do this... Read more
Haven't worked out or tracked food in weeks :( So time to restart! Is there an easy way to track food from your own recipes? I usually make more than one portion so quantities of ingredients I am eating is a bit hard to track :/ #motivation #food... Read more
What's New and Beneficial About Flaxseeds Finding creative ways to add flaxseeds to your meals can be a challenge. One popular technique is to incorporate ground flaxseeds into your muffin, cookie, or bread recipes. Recent research studies have sh... Read more
Summer is here which means there will be plenty of long days spent outside by the beach, lake, or poolside. Itís very important to apply and re-apply plenty of sunblock, but the sun can effect other parts of your body, not just your skin. Below is a... Read more
By now, you've probably heard about antioxidants, the wonder molecules that may help prevent cancer and other chronic diseases. In recent years, many exotic, antioxidant-rich foods like goji berries, mangosteen, and acai have cropped up in the me... Read more
It’s a well-known fact that carrots are good for your eyesight, but did you know there are several nutrients that can keep your eyes healthy throughout your life? A healthy diet may help reduce the risk of vision issues like cataracts, glaucoma... Read more
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