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Licorice Plants Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Licorice Plants.

Alternative Remedies for Heartburn

Late-night dining on spicy wings and greasy fries can turn even the most tolerant tummy into a tumultuous tyrant. On occasion, everyone experiences heartburn following a large, rich meal.  But when the occasional discomfort turns into an ongoing...  Read more

10 Common Houseplants That Can Hurt Your Pets

We all know that our pets are curious creatures and can often find their way into things that aren’t intended for them. Houseplants can provide a tempting snack option to some dogs and cats, particularly those that like to chew on things or gra...  Read more

A Beginner's Guide to Container Vegetable Gardening

Container gardening is a useful method of growing both edibles and ornamentals when you have little or no yard, have compromised soil, or you simply enjoy the freedom to move your plants from place to place. It is an ideal technique for those in urba...  Read more

The 10 Easiest Vegetables to Grow

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

Veggies to Plant and Harvest in the Fall

Have you ever noticed that your appetite tends to mimic the seasons? In winter, we crave hearty foods with potatoes, squash, garlic and onions and other cool-season produce. In summer, we're all about the veggies that have a refreshingly high wat...  Read more

Ionic purifier - good/bad for house plant?
Updated 1/17/2014 1:25:19 PM

I just brought my plants back to an old job and they are not doing good. While I was gone my office co-worker bought an Ionic purifier. We turned it off a few days ago & the plants are looking better. Does anybody have any thoughts or comments on thi...  Read more

Do you drink plant protein powder?
Updated 1/17/2014 4:57:49 AM

I have been drinking plant protein powder mixed with water in the morning. I have more energy and don't get hungary until lunch....  Read more

Help with a mostly plant based, GF, low fat diet?
Updated 7/1/2013 1:33:50 PM

So, my doctor wants me to go to more of a plant based diet (only eating fish and small amounts of skinless poultry, but very small) that is LOW FAT based on recent testing (have tried low carb, but not good for me). Problem is that I also need to be...  Read more

Plant-based diet vs High Protein/Fat diet
Updated 11/30/2013 12:49:59 PM

Hi! I've been doing a lot of research into the best ways of eating, more for general health (especially heart health) than weight loss (since I believe the only way to really lose weight is to cut calories, no matter what kind of 'diet' you eat)...  Read more

Transitioning to a plant-based diet
Updated 12/22/2013 8:00:44 AM

I am in the process of transitioning from a Paleo-type diet to a more plant-based diet and sometimes it is HELL! Some people have a sweet tooth...but me...I have a meat tooth! 4 What do I do about my craving for meat? Besides nuts (wh...  Read more

Admending my earlier secret (substitute alternatives)

Earlier I said I was substituting Good & Plenty licorice candy for licorice twists, because G & P was eaten slower. By the end of a few days I was starving! Why? I wondered. Lots of fruits and vegetables and whole grains. The only thing I could think...  Read more

Licorice is not for diabetics nor people with HB pressure or heart problemsl

Diabetics and people with high blood pressure should not eat licorice. It can lower potassium levels and create heart problems. Licorice also helps the body to reatin sodium and can interfer with normal heart function...  Read more

Eat To Live

A group for those following Dr. Fuhrman's guidelines for a plant based, nutrient-dense, healthy lifestyle. NEVER feel deprived. Gain health, lose weight, live well. EAT TO LIVE!...  Read more

All-Natural Ways to Fight Bloating

By Amanda Greene of WomansDay.com Most of us are familiar with bloating—that uncomfortable, swollen feeling in your belly. Whether the bloating is caused by water retention, gas or constipation, you don't necessarily need to head to the pha...  Read more

The Best Foods for Energy

Want to know what's really zapping your zip? Don't blame your bed—or the lack of time you spend sleeping in it. The real problem may be sitting on your plate. Find out the surprising reasons behind your energy crisis and take steps to f...  Read more