When cartilage that cushions your joints begins to breakdown faster than your body can replace it, you develop osteoarthritis. Without this protective tissue, the bones in your joints rub together, causing pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness. Lo... Read more
Most people would agree that trees are pretty terrific. They shade us from the sun, create a sense of privacy and, in some cases, bloom into beautiful spring blossoms. For kids (or the young at heart), a good tree can provide endless entertainment in... Read more
We all know we should be eating our fruits and vegetables. You’ve probably heard the recommendations for meeting a 5-a-day quota, or seen the USDA’s recommendation to fill half of your plate with fruits and veggies during each meal. And y... Read more
Packed with vitamins, minerals, and fiber, fruit should be part of any healthy diet. As a diabetes educator, some of the most frequent questions from my clients have to do with fruit. Can I still eat fruit? How much fruit should I eat? What are the b... Read more
Most apples are great for eating fresh. But the best apples for baking, according to The Old Farmer's Almanac, are Fuji, Granny Smith and Rome Beauty, while the best for pies are Winesap, Rhode Island Greening, Newtown Pippin, Jonagold and Cortla... Read more
and then when that wears off i go for some fruit or veggies ... mmmhhh sweet peas! before 3 weeks ago i would have never ever ever in my entire life bought anything by slimfast but now i actually look forward to my breakfast :) and really like them... Read more
Buy lots of fruit and veggies when they're in season and on special, buy frozen in things like peas, beans and corn, buy meat when it's reduced and freeze it, buy in bulk where you can, especially with meat (make sure you've a big enough freezer!).... Read more
I've taken to fruit infusing my water 1x day for somethin new each day. I love all kind & mango is my fave. Watermelon is my 2nd but it gives me serious heartburn! I can eat it just fine but in water nope! Anyone know why or have same issue? #curious... Read more
Yoghurt, fruit, brown rice crackers, raw veggies with a low fat dip like tzatziki, jerky (watch the sodium), nuts (watch the calories), hard-boiled egg, unbuttered popcorn, I'm sure there's more.... Read more
Aside from Fruit being great for you, the real reason I try to keep fruit stocked at all times is it keeps me from eating sweet junk food. I didn't have any fruit last week and everyday I found myself eating bagels w/ cream cheese in between meals, g... Read more
Add slices of frozen fruit to your water for a better taste. I buy a bag of mixed fruit but you can add almost any fruit. Strawberries, watermelon, raspberries, etc. It taste better than some of those taste additives from the store, and you get your... Read more
When I was growing up, fruit leather was all the rage. First it just came in a rolled-up red sheet, but eventually it came in fun shapes and a variety of tie-dyed colors. I knew there wasn't much fruit in it, but I could sucker my dad into buying the... Read more
The 2010 U.S. dietary guidelines recommend that all Americans eat more fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy diet. Government guidelines aside, you surely grew up with your mom telling you to eat your vegetables. Or maybe you even hear it now fr... Read more
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