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Eggplant Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Eggplant Benefits.

Meatless Meals Benefit Your Health

"What do you eat?!” may be the question most often heard by vegetarians, as if meat is the only food group available. Obviously, as the five million thriving vegetarians in America have shown, there’s a lot to eat, without choosing m...  Read more

Dining Out: Greek & Middle Eastern Cuisines

Characteristics: There’s more to Greek food than gyros, baklava and Greek salads. Many dishes include low-fat dips, but many desserts and pastries are loaded with fat. Overall, this is generally a healthy way to eat; even the higher calor...  Read more

Herbs and Spices to ''Spark'' Your Food

Wake up your taste buds! Cooking with herbs and spices will enhance the flavor of healthy foods without adding fat, salt, sugar, or calories. Herbs and spices contribute bright color, savory taste and sensational aroma. Tips for using herbs and...  Read more

The Shelf Life of Fruits and Vegetables

In addition to storing your fruits and veggies properly, it's good to know approximately how long the fresh stuff will last. Plan your trip to the grocery or farmer's market accordingly so that your foods are at the peak of freshness when you...  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

Phytic Acid in grains and the benefits of soaking
Updated 10/13/2015 2:22:01 AM

I can definitely tell the difference of eating grains that have been soaked over night before being cooked with those that haven't been soaked. They just sit so much more comfortably in my gut. Anybody know much about the pytic acid in grains? I ha...  Read more

Heathy eating can benefit more then your mirror im
Updated 9/10/2015 10:19:50 AM

Heathy eating can benefit more then your mirror image. I have type 2 diabetes, until now I thought I was on the right track, sometime switching doctors can help you get a better perspective. But keeping track of your food on your iPad really helps....  Read more

It has a lot of benefits. 1. Exercise is exercise,

It has a lot of benefits. 1. Exercise is exercise, it burns calories. 2. Muscle burns calories, more muscle higher metabolism. 3. Muscle tightens your body, every thing fits better and you look better. 4. Muscle helps you engage in other exercise....  Read more

I am restoring my faith in the benefits of fiber!
Updated 8/13/2015 11:40:46 AM

I am restoring my faith in the benefits of fiber! I've discovered Spark's recipe Easiest Black Bean Dip. 1 oz. spread on a piece of Dave's power seed bread keeps me going for hours and is delicious. Try it!...  Read more

What are the benefits of the stair master?
Updated 8/6/2015 8:33:29 PM

What are the benefits of the stair master?...  Read more

A Great Diuretic!

Eggplant is low in calories and high in fiber & magnesium & potassium. Good for diabetic and dieters alike because of it's high water content. A great Diuretic! Has antioxidants too! Try eggplant parm, eggplant stew, and some people add eggplant to...  Read more

Eggplant.... for Burgers, stew and more for low calorie, low Carb

The fiber in eggplant can lower cholesterol and prevent the absorption of fat. It may also help in the prevent of cancer. Eggplant is a low calorie food, great for, a side dish, casserole, soups, stews, or as eggplant burger. Low in protein eggpl...  Read more

Living Healthy with Insulin Resistance/Low GI Diet

For anyone struggling with weight issues due to insulin resistance, diabetes, PCOS, and hypoglycemia. Diet Health Benefits also help reduce HBP, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, & Liver Enzymes. ...  Read more

12 Delectable Ways to Use Eggplant

Looking for some new ways to use eggplant? We've rounded up a variety of healthy and delectable recipes for you to try. Spicy Eggplant Dip Eggplant Lasagna Mushroom and Eggplant Skewers Mini Eggplant Pizzas Eggplant, Squash, and Zucchi...  Read more

Make This Meal: Chef Meg's Eggplant Napoleon

This recipe was inspired by moussaka, eggplant Parmesan and lasagna. The result is a light and tasty meatless meal that makes any night a special occasion. A Napoleon is a traditional French dessert made with layers of puff pastry and a pastry c...  Read more