Flaxseed has been a part of human and animal diets for thousands of years. Even in the days of Hippocrates, flaxseed was eaten for its health benefits. Recently, however, flaxseed has gained popularity among health-conscious Americans. Despite the hy... Read more
In a college nutrition class I took back in the 90s, I overheard a classmate boasting to a small group about how she only ate fat-free food. Most of America was still in the clutches of the fat-free craze, and my classmate’s views weren’t... Read more
Omega-3 fatty acids seem to be good for everything, and a new study of their effect on exercise-induced asthma is yet another example of the benefits of this healthy type of fat. A study at Indiana University found that adults with mild-to-moderate p... Read more
You've probably heard this advice before: For a healthy grocery trip, shop the perimeter of the store. Avoiding the middle aisles is a good tactic to help you make great choices and pick the most nutritious foods, but if you stick to this advice... Read more
If you're trying to lighten your caloric load or lose weight, are you destined to days of tasteless cookies, or—worse—a life without sweets and treats?
Of course not! There are plenty of ways you can substitute lower-calorie ingr... Read more
#techsupport Have our custom food groups been deleted where adding meals? I don't have that option now. I still have favorites and recipes. I tried going to the full site. Not there. Also points are not showing for articles read & spins are all 0.... Read more
Best meals for convenience?
Please share recipes that store or freeze well. Delicious, healthful, simple, and ready to go for cuisine challenged folks like me. ☺ I tend to take the path of least resistance where food is concerned. Help.... Read more
Help. I don't know how to calculate my 5 meals a day. For instance, had a chunk of cheese, a banana & coffee for breakfast. A protein bar and aloe water before the gym, 4oz fish, balsamic vinegar and spinach after the gym........ Read more
I'd like to print a calendar of my meals that I've entered for the week. I'd like to hang it on the refrigerator. It would make it easier to answer my husband's questions about what's for dinner. Is there such a thing?... Read more
Flaxseeds do help the body feel full. They also promote good colon health. Flaxseeds arerich in omega-3 and -6 fatty acids..these speed up metabolism and can even help your heart and arteries. Yep every Dieter and diabetic should be taking flaxsee... Read more
What makes flaxseeds unique from other nuts and seeds?The seeds of most plants are rich in nutrients and can provide us with health benefits. Yet flaxseeds are also nutritionally unique and offer us health benefits not found across the board within t... Read more
If you read the headline and exuberantly tore open this blog post hoping to see wine and chocolate on the list, you are out of luck. No need to despair, though. The great news is, whether you are a committed healthy eater or just trying to add a few... Read more
We love breakfast, and we love cereal. We've always got a half-dozen healthy varieties in the SparkPeople kitchen, and plenty of us keep a box of our favorite cereal at our desk. Right now I've got a nostalgic box of Quaker Corn Bran (it was my favor... Read more
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