April showers might bring May flowers, but they also bring spring fruits and vegetables and the start of farmer’s market season throughout much of the country and that is equally—if not more—exciting. As we switch from warm soups an... Read more
Isn’t it wonderful when something that tastes so yummy is also good for you? That’s what you get when you enjoy the delicious, sweet flavor of berries. The pigments that give berries their deep red, blue, black and purple hues are powerfu... Read more
If you’ve ever made a fruit salad, you probably know that squeezing lemon juice onto the apples, pears, and bananas will keep the fruit from turning brown. This brown color happens because of a process called oxidation—a reaction between... Read more
Move over white, green, oolong and black—there’s a new tea in town. From chic cafes to backstage at Fashion Week, matcha is quickly becoming a hot trend. What is it, and why is it suddenly such a popular alternative to coffee and conventi... Read more
A healthy diet requires more than simply cutting out junk food—it involves getting the most nutritional value out of every bite you take. It takes good food to build a fit body. But did you know that your food choices also have an impact on the... Read more
Well its been a long summer and have been plateaued for most of it ....joined tops so hope to get new info...
But people r noticing I look thinner ....clothes r getting too lose ....can't order online anymore ...don't know my size 😃... Read more
Started TOPS in the middle of April. Thought I'd have accountability there..disappointed in myself..have only lost 6lbs.my goal is 60lbs. Lost 40 lbs with sparkpeople a few years. So I'll do both and I'll will succeed! # TOPS #firstpost... Read more
I have belonged to our local TOPS group since Jan 2011. I LOVE IT!!!! They have inspired and supported me. As of last night I am 2 1/2 lbs below goal (175). My desired weight is 150-160. So, I am seeing a new goal slip in my future soon.... Read more
What are the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits of bok choy?As an excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin A (in the form of carotenoids), and manganese, and a good source of zinc, bok choy provides us with a concentration of these core convent... Read more
By now, you've probably heard about antioxidants, the wonder molecules that may help prevent cancer and other chronic diseases. In recent years, many exotic, antioxidant-rich foods like goji berries, mangosteen, and acai have cropped up in the me... Read more
It’s a well-known fact that carrots are good for your eyesight, but did you know there are several nutrients that can keep your eyes healthy throughout your life? A healthy diet may help reduce the risk of vision issues like cataracts, glaucoma... Read more
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