Health experts agree that we need to eat more whole grains for optimal health. But most people don’t know what whole grains are. They have been shown to reduce the risks of heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and obesity, but knowing the he... Read more
Using a new method, researchers have discovered that whole grains like corn, whole wheat, oats and brown rice can have as much–or more–antioxidant, anti-cancer activity as vegetables and fruits. Previously, the antioxidant potential o... Read more
Surely you've heard the old saying, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away." While a daily apple is a better strategy than nothing, it'll actually take a much stronger plan to really boost your immune system. Almost every year,... Read more
Have you walked through the bread aisle lately? What used to be a few shelves of loaves is now a full-length aisle of cellophane-wrapped confusion. It used to be simple to bring home a loaf. Now it requires concentration, patience and reading glasses... Read more
Many of the same wholesome foods that you eat to help your skin glow from the inside-out can also be used externally, as cleansers, moisturizers, and skin masks. These vitamins, minerals, and oils that nourish your body also nourish your skin. Below... Read more
My DH and I dislike the taste of whole wheat flour and whole wheat white flour in our recipes because there's always a kind of "off" taste. Not what we would say bitter, but a stale taste or an old taste and we've just don't care of it at all. So I... Read more
Hello, I am in college and hoping to get expert information about a certain nutrition topic. I wanted input on what you know about the nutritional content on Coffee beans. What is coffee composed off and what are the benefits? Negative effects? How m... Read more
I don't know if this has been suggested before or if it's even possible, but for those of who have communication between the nutrition and fitness trackers turned on (and thus our daily recommended caloric intake changes), it would be nice for those... Read more
I have always set my own calorie range, but I switched over to allow SP to adjust my calories according to my fitness tracker.
I am stunned that it shows I can eat 2400 calories! My question is what amount of weight loss is that based on? 1 lb... Read more
Is it more beneficial to just log our food that we eat and our exercise to keep track of but not subtract it from our calorie range for the day? It seems when exercise is added to the tracker it gives more calories to eat and most times I cannot com... Read more
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