Headaches can be frustrating, popping up when you're tense, stressed, dehydrated or otherwise unbalanced. It's easy to blame them on the obvious culprits: a late night, a skipped meal or an insane work schedule. But some of your healthiest ha... Read more
Summer is the season for fresh produce—from your garden, the local farmers market, or nearby farms. It can be so tempting to buy in bulk—after all, you've waited all year for the perfect strawberry or tomato—and when you grow yo... Read more
The word "diet" doesn’t always mean eating less to lose weight—although that’s what we commonly associate it with today. Someone "on a diet" is trying to eat less, or stop eating sweets to fit into a smaller pant... Read more
Is water important? Well let’s see, other than making up 50%-60% of our bodies, regulating body temperature, helping our breathing, transporting nutrients, carrying away waste and helping our muscles function, water is pretty much useless. Oh,... Read more
Food spoils--and quickly! When thinking about your own kitchen, you may not view the food you toss or the leftovers you never eat as money down the drain, but food waste has a major impact on your bank account and the environment. The Natural Resourc... Read more
Second I gave up non-kosher meats. I am not under the belief that people should not eat any meat, however there is no need for the animal to be treated poorly or suffer. Kosher has very strict guidlines as to the treatment and execution of the animal... Read more
Great idea for controling cravings for meat? So you are trying to control that yearning for KFC or a burger? My wife suggested hanging a chicken foot from the rear view mirror. The yuck value alone should help you stay on track?... Read more
No meat at all. I still eat fish but I'm not that big a fan.
My biggest problem is I hate beans, all beans. It's a texture thing.
Not vegan, so I do eat eggs often. I binged on cheese for the 1st few months but finally got control of that. ... Read more
You're making two big changes (no meat, low calorie) at once - if you need to step back and focus on just one of those for a while, it's OK!
Eggs can be added to many (many) things for protein, if you're not vegan.... Read more
A Sparkteam for STRICT Vegetarians and Vegans. Vegetarians can be people that eat eggs/dairy. Vegans eat no animal products at all. Come to chat about life or get advice/support from other veg heads!... Read more
Each Friday during Lent, the dailySpark will feature a different meat-free main dish. Whether you observe Lent or not, we can all benefit from learning about alternate, affordable proteins. It looks a bit like cereal, but it smells saltier and tastes... Read more
I'm not a big fan of most beverages. I use soymilk on cereal, drink tea occasionally, and have a rare glass of OJ. Most of the time, I'm satisfied with water. Soda, juice and sports drinks are usually too sweet for me. If I want something fancy, I as... Read more
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