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Wheat Germ Nutrition Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Wheat Germ Nutrition.

Whole Grains are the Whole Package

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

The Unbounded Power of Whole Grains

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

8 Foods That Strengthen Your Immune System

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

Baffled by Bread? How to Choose the Best Loaf

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

Homemade Beauty Recipes for Skin

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

Calorie goal in nutrition tracker
Updated 11/30/2015 5:12:06 AM

On my nutrition tracker, the calorie goals number as 'suggested' by the tracker is much higher than the goal numbers that I set. This throws off the end of day report saying I am short of my goal. I have tried to reset my goals several times, but see...  Read more

Technical question for the nutrition nerds: how do
Updated 11/27/2015 7:36:56 PM

Technical question for the nutrition nerds: how do you get enough iron on days you're not eating red meat. Cutting down on it it. Today: chicken breast, a bit of low fat cheese, 1/4 cup 0% yogurt and pumpkin seeds. Still not hitting daily req. Tips?...  Read more

Welcome! Start by tracking your nutrition for a wh

Welcome! Start by tracking your nutrition for a while to build a baseline for what you consume, when and how much...then you can make changes to that. Layer on exercise on top of that, + plenty of water and consistent sleep....  Read more

Need a chat buddy to go over workouts, nutrition,
Updated 11/24/2015 8:17:21 PM

Need a chat buddy to go over workouts, nutrition, motivation, training etc....  Read more

Nutrition tracker not working.
Updated 11/24/2015 2:29:29 PM

I have tracked my food, but its not showing up on the tracker. It shows the calories on the start page, though. Cindi...  Read more

healthy snack

Fiber one yogurt, 1/2 banana, 1 tbsp wheat germ...  Read more

Lower Cholesterol

Add nuts, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, and wheat germ to salads...  Read more

Vegan Fitness and Nutrition

For those of us who do not use or eat any animal products. Find nutrition and fitness info, recipes, ideas, fun, and camaraderie....  Read more

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Healthy, Homemade Gifts: Hearty Gourmet Oatmeal

In the middle of winter, when the mercury's dropping and the snow is piling up outside, is there anything more comforting than a bowl of oatmeal? Judging from your answers last week, most of you agree with me. Plain old oatmeal becomes a tedious brea...  Read more