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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

Foods That Keep You Healthy from Head to Toe

There are many motivations for sticking with a healthy diet. Eating more of the good stuff (and less of the junky stuff) can help you prevent cancer, extend your lifespan, protect your heart and manage your weight. But one thing we don't always r...  Read more

Fruits and Vegetables to Try Each Season

When it comes to fruits and vegetables, most of us stick with what we know: carrots, cucumbers and celery at lunchtime; corn, peas and green beans for dinner; bananas, apples and oranges for breakfast or snacks. To keep healthy eating fun and excitin...  Read more

13 Naturally Green (and Good-for-You) Recipes

St. Patrick's Day is the one day of the year when it's easy to be green! Unfortunately most of the popular green foods are simply tinted with dye… and aren't very nutritious. While a green beer can have a place in an otherwise heal...  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

Does green tea help with weight loss
Updated 4/10/2014 4:38:37 PM

while on a diet does green tea help with weight lost?...  Read more

Does green tea help with weight loss
Updated 4/11/2014 12:24:18 PM

while on a diet does green tea help with weight lost?...  Read more

More good reasons to eat your leafy greens!
Updated 4/5/2014 12:06:28 PM

This is a link to an article published on Medscape™ - you have to register, but it's free, and it's full of great info. Nice background for cruciferous veggies... www.medscape.com/viewarticle/822800?src=wn
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What's your favorite Green Smoothie Recipe?
Updated 4/6/2014 12:47:31 PM

Mine is this: 2 cups of spinach (sometimes 1/4 is kale) 1 banana 1 scoop vanilla protein 1 fruit (usually a mango, 1/2 cup berries or whatever I have) 2 tbsp hemp seeds That's it. 30...  Read more

Greens--Which to Grow and Eat?
Updated 3/22/2014 4:44:12 PM

So, I'm in the process of putting in my summer veggie garden. I admit that, while I do eat my fair share of veggies, I don't eat a lot of "greens" and it's my understanding that they are good for you and that most people should eat more of them. So...  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