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Green Beans Health Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Green Beans Health.

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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

A Healthy Dinner Party Menu

It’s Saturday night and the monthly dinner party is at your house. You want a meal that meets everyone's expectations for taste, while still being healthy. Here’s a sample party menu that definitely fits the bill, from salad to desser...  Read more

Delicious Ways to Boost Fiber Intake

Fiber is one of the easiest nutrients to incorporate into your diet, and one of the most important. However, many Americans don’t get the much needed 25 to 35 grams recommended daily for a healthy diet. Insufficient fiber intake can increase yo...  Read more

The Secrets of Eating Right and Living Longer

Yes, it's possible to eat certain foods and boost your longevity. Often labeled "super foods," these foods have the ability to not only strengthen the immune system, but to also fight disease, and lower body fat and cholesterol. ...  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

cups of green tea a day
Updated 1/30/2015 2:01:46 PM

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Baby greens - same nutrition as "grown-up" greens?
Updated 1/28/2015 9:57:52 PM

I've been finding it much easier to get my greens by buying those bags of baby greens. My fave is spinach, kale and chard. I use them both "as is" in salad and also cooked in soups and stews etc. Are these baby greens as nutritious as the matu...  Read more

Raw greens...what's your favorite?
Updated 1/29/2015 12:09:10 PM

I love raw greens (romaine, iceburg, spinach, red leaf, green leaf, butterleaf, etc) but haven't ventured to raw kale, mustard greens, arugala, watercress, and I'm many others. For green lovers, do you have a current favorite? Have you tried some o...  Read more

Greens in Soup
Updated 1/27/2015 12:44:46 PM

I've had to throw out several batches of "beans and greens" soup that I didn't get to finish because the greens (spinach, kale, whatever) had gone slimy. I came up with a solution! Put some of the both part of the soup in the microwave and heat until...  Read more

Buddies...I need you. I am 45, and my health issu
Updated 1/28/2015 1:34:24 PM

Buddies...I need you. I am 45, and my health issues are helping me to stay on track with food but I need some-"buddy" (get it?)to chat with me about ecercise. Anyone feel like nagging...uh...I mean motivating me? I am happy to return the favor....  Read more

String Beans prevent blood sugar from rising too rapidly

High fiber contained in beans prevents blood sugar levels form rising too rapidly after a meal. A good choice for individuals with diabetes, insulin resistance, or hypoglycemia. About 44 calories per cup.Green beans can lower Blood Pressure and help...  Read more

EASY GREEN BEANS

WHEN YOU CAN NOT GET FRESH GREEN BEANS. I USE A CAN OF GREEN BEANS WITH LOW SODIUM, AND1CAN FAT FREE CHICKEN BROTH. I DRAIN THE GREEN BEANS AND COOK THEM IN THE CHICKEN BROTH. I COOK THEM UNTIL THE CHICKEN BROTH EVAPORATES IN THE GREEN BEANS. THEIR I...  Read more

Spark Utah The Official Team

A place where those in Utah can share triumphs, challenges, and their personal journey to health....  Read more

This Week's Healthy Headlines

How to Create Career Happiness FAQ from Oh She GlowsDiet Crutches: What Works, What Doesn’t from Health.comFrozen Green Beans from Savvy EatsSunless tanning safer but can have a dark side from Los Angeles TimesNut Butters - your questions, answ...  Read more

So You Think You Hate Veggies? Green Beans

My boyfriend, Fred, and I joined a food co-op this summer to supplement our weekly farmers market trips (and cut food costs). Every two weeks, we pay $20 and a bag of mostly organic, local when possible produce is delivered to our door (by our friend...  Read more