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Collard Greens Zinc Resources

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Getting Your Greens

When Martha Stewart was doing hard time, there were reports that she voluntarily pulled up weeds outside in the prison yard each day. Was she just trying to get out early for good behavior? Not quite. Martha was actually taking an unconventional appr...  Read more

Cut Your Arthritis Risk with Fruits & Veggies

A recent study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found the average daily intake of two carotenoids (beta-cryptoxanthin and zeaxanthin) was lower (by 40% and 20% respectively) for arthritis patients than healthy subjects. Both of thes...  Read more

7 Key Nutrients Vegetarians Need to Watch

There are many benefits to being vegetarian and vegan. Regardless of why you chose such a lifestyle, it’s not enough to simply cut the meat, poultry, and seafood from your daily menu. Animal products do offer nutrients that support growth, body...  Read more

Over 100 Super Foods for a Super You

Faster than a speeding bullet… More powerful than a locomotive… Nutrient-packed with health enhancing properties… Here come the SUPER FOODS! These foods benefit your body in so many ways. They power your brain, and...  Read more

How to Make the Perfect Green Smoothie

Getting your recommended daily allowance of fruits (1/2 to 2 cups) and vegetables (2-1/2 to 3 cups) is no small feat—especially when you don't have a lot of extra time to prep and cook all that produce. That's one reason why smoothies h...  Read more

Baby greens - same nutrition as "grown-up" greens?
Updated 1/28/2015 9:57:52 PM

I've been finding it much easier to get my greens by buying those bags of baby greens. My fave is spinach, kale and chard. I use them both "as is" in salad and also cooked in soups and stews etc. Are these baby greens as nutritious as the matu...  Read more

Raw greens...what's your favorite?
Updated 1/29/2015 12:09:10 PM

I love raw greens (romaine, iceburg, spinach, red leaf, green leaf, butterleaf, etc) but haven't ventured to raw kale, mustard greens, arugala, watercress, and I'm many others. For green lovers, do you have a current favorite? Have you tried some o...  Read more

Greens in Soup
Updated 1/27/2015 12:44:46 PM

I've had to throw out several batches of "beans and greens" soup that I didn't get to finish because the greens (spinach, kale, whatever) had gone slimy. I came up with a solution! Put some of the both part of the soup in the microwave and heat until...  Read more

Is using green tea tea bags better or loose leaves
Updated 1/23/2015 7:10:47 PM

Is using green tea tea bags better or loose leaves and I once heard that green tea had no calories but the packaging it does...  Read more

Green Tea, totally curbed my crave
Updated 1/22/2015 9:40:26 PM

Green Tea, totally curbed my crave...  Read more

Low glycemic Foods

Brussels Sprouts anti-diabetes food. Recent research has shown that brussels sprouts are also a potent anti-acid anti-cancer food. Those who eat brussels sprouts stabilize blood sugars, lowering acids and possibly avoid cancer. Broccoli, the sulfur c...  Read more

Eat Greens to get minerals, fiber and vitamins

Eating Spinach. Kale, Broccoli Rabe, and Swiss chard as well as collard, mustard, turnip, and beet greens add a low-calorie dose of vitamins, minerals, and fiber to your diet. These greens have potassium which helps regulate blood pressure, and the...  Read more

Green Bay Sparkers

This team is for all SparkPeople members in the Green Bay area. Welcome!...  Read more

Nutrition 101: Are You Overdoing the Zinc?

Zinc is a lustrous bluish-white metal found in group IIb of the periodic table. It is also one of the most important minerals used by the body. Just 2-3 grams, about the weight of a penny, is found in the body and serves as a key building block for a...  Read more

11 Dark Green Leafy Vegetable Recipes

According to the latest USDA nutritional guidelines, dark green vegetables should be a significant component of your vegetable intake. Collard greens, mustard greens, dandelion greens, beet greens, spinach, chard, and kale are just a few of the dark...  Read more