Your digestive tract is full of living organisms that help keep you healthy--around 400 different types of beneficial bacteria and yeast strains that co-habitate in your gastrointestinal system. There are several different kinds of foods and suppleme... Read more
It can be as frustrating as it is familiar: the achy tightness in your abdomen after you eat, or the sharp pain, bloating and distension you feel after a large meal--or any meal. With so many foods now composed of a multitude of ingredients, it can b... Read more
While food historians cannot pinpoint exactly where or when humans discovered yogurt, one thing is certain: People all over the world have eaten yogurt for centuries. Yogurt is made when cow's milk (or dairy-free soy milk) is combined with the li... Read more
New to gardening? Worried that planting your first edibles will turn out to be a fruitless labor? Fear not, novice gardener! While not totally foolproof, certain plants are ideal for gardening neophytes who want to increase their chances of gardening... Read more
Think about what is offered on a typical children's menu at a sit-down restaurant: burgers, fries, spaghetti, macaroni and cheese, and chicken nuggets. When did these menu standards become "kid food," and why are we still conforming to... Read more
Well, I am back. I was member 8 years ago and left b/c I was doing so well. I had lost more than I had aimed to originally causing me to to believe that I would never need my "big girl clothes" again. Well, that was wrong.
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We have a bunch of ground beef to use, and I have been trying figure out what to do with it that isn't unhealthy (burgers, tacos, etc). The trick is to cut the beef in half, and fill the rest with veggies. It even tastes better!... Read more
Soak Oats in Buttermilk for 15 minutes.Grind it to a pouring Batter adding more Buttermilk if needed.Add a pinch of Salt, a dash of Black Pepper and a pinch of Dry Celery/Parsley.Beat well and spread out with a ladle on a Pam sprayed Non- Stick Pan... Read more
About three years ago, a friend and I were at a natural foods store in the vitamins aisle. I needed more calcium and magnesium, which I take upon my doctor's recommendation to alleviate premenstrual mood swings. While my friend perused the multivitam... Read more
Studies over the last two decades have revealed ways to chemically alter naturally digestible starches. The chemical modifications introduce bonds that make them non-digestible by human enzymes in the digestive tract. Benefits of the newly manufactur... Read more
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