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
Q: Does cranberry juice help prevent bladder infections?
A: Maybe. Cranberries contain two compounds that seem to prevent bacteria from sticking to cells in the kidney, bladder, and other parts of the urinary tract. The effect o... Read more
They go down easily and can be found anywhere and everywhere. Water, tea, milk, juice, soda, flavored waters, coffee, energy drinks, smoothies. This list touches just a few of the many categories of beverages but doesn’t even delve into the dif... Read more
From the cheese ball and crackers before to the pumpkin pie after, Thanksgiving meals can weigh in at more than 4,500 calories and 229 grams of fat, according to the Caloric Control Council. That's more than twice the number of calories most of u... Read more
Ginger, pumpkin, apple, cinnamon, chocolate, peppermint. The flavors of the holidays are comforting and the perfect end to a wonderful meal. These recipes include nutrition-packed ingredients that turn holiday favorites into healthier treats the whol... Read more
I'm at a crossroads with my nutrition and exercise. For years I've kept a good nutrition routine( diet) through the week. However, Fri-Sun are my downfall. So much that until tonight I had never tracked the nutrition. Now I know that at least one of... Read more
In a perfect world, I would know when things are going to get chaotic and plan nibbles to take with me. Today was a real eye opener. A sudden ASAP need of an elderly relative had me out of the house unexpectedly, coupled with an unexpected DR. office... Read more
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I've had success with losing weight before, but slowly start going back to bad habits of not exercising and watching food intake. The beginning of a diet is easier when i keep in mind that every small step i make helps in my end goals. Sparks diet wi... Read more
I am on day 6 of a 6 week No sweets, No Junk food, No Soda and I feel fabulous! I find that just by staying away from all of these foods completely I am less hungry? Has anyone ever tried something like this and what were your results. Thanks!... Read more
Cranberry juice is a good alternative to soft drinks and it can be good for you.Research has shown that cranberry juice can lower the risk of urinary tract infections and can shorten the length of an established infection.It does this by increasing t... Read more
As holiday time approaches, many of us will be planning our menus for the dinner table. Cranberries are a favorite in many families. Have you ever wondered whether cranberries are as nutritious as some say or if they are just part of the tradition? L... Read more
Today is Eat a Cranberry Day! Don't wait for Thanksgiving to gobble up these tart, tasty berries. As Tanya wrote recently, you don't need to cranberries are more than just a holiday tradition. Packed with antioxidants and proven (in their purest form... Read more
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