The flavor of many foods can be enhanced without using calorie-laden sauces and gravies. Here are some great ways to use herbs to “spice up” your meals and bring out the natural flavors of your food. Don’t be afraid to experimen... Read more
"Eat your fruits and vegetables." We've heard it all of our lives. If only it were so simple.
Our bodies crave fruits and vegetables more than just about any other food because we tend to get far fewer of them than we need. We ofte... Read more
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
Companion planting, briefly, is the act of planting different crops in your garden in close physical proximity, based on the theory that they will help each other. The main use of this method is for deterring pests and disease without resorting to sy... Read more
By now you know the importance of getting at least 5 servings of fruits and vegetables a day (if not, click here). Perhaps you are still not convinced? Use the excuse-buster list below when you find yourself reasoning your way out of reaching for the... Read more
So, I work at an art store and have been trying to get people to be more aware of how wasteful they are. We now have recycling bins everywhere, I bought metal silverware for our break room. (most plastic utensils can't be recycled despite being plast... Read more
I drink a ton of green tea, white teas, ginger teas and herbal teas all day. Not only cause it's a better choice then soda or juice, but because I truly love them. I'm wondering if it counts for some of my water intake?... Read more
Foods that contain salt & sugar can cause the body to retain fluids. Natural ways to get rid of excess fluids are to consume Green Tea, Diet Cranberry Juice, watermelon, cucumber, artichokes, cabbage, carrots, lettuce, tomatoes, brussel sprouts, radi... Read more
Cabbage is highly promoted for prevention of cancer. A compound in cabbage, sulforaphane, also helps protect cells from invasion of carcinogens & even repairs ulcers. Cabbage has a substance that inhibits the conversion of sugar and other carbohydra... Read more
Happy St. Patrick's Day! Are you wearing green today? St. Patrick's Day is traditionally a day to feast. These days, at least in North America, it has become a day to wear green, drink beer (usually a Guinness or sometimes a green one) and eat corned... Read more
A symbol of rebirth and renewal, eggs are closely associated with spring and Easter. Dyeing these iconic orbs is a popular spring pastime that yields a beautiful decoration, protein-packed treat.With so many people interested in making their own heal... Read more
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