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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

End of Day:"reverse" nutrition/calorie counter?
Updated 7/21/2014 10:07:10 PM

I really wish that I could find a "reverse" nutrition/calorie counter. For example - it's the end of the day and I still need: 494 Calories 81 carbs 9 fat 4 protein What could I eat that would net his nutritional value?...  Read more

Reading Calories on Nutrition Labels
Updated 7/21/2014 8:15:47 PM

On a few items I notice it says calories, and then calories from Fat. I am confused on what the total calories would be. Example if it says Calories: 400 Calories from Fat: 50 would this be 400 calories or 450?...  Read more

Nutrition Values
Updated 7/18/2014 12:26:42 PM

I've just started the 30 Day Fit Food Challenge. There are a lot of good menu choices and I look forward to trying most of them, but I don't see any nutrition values...am I missing something?...  Read more

Goal Setting and Nutrition
Updated 7/17/2014 10:54:24 AM

I'm looking for some advice on how I should set my goals relative to the nutrition tracker. About a month ago, I had my goal set moderately, to get down to 300 (a mini-goal, if you will). I lost about 10 pounds for the couple weeks I had that s...  Read more

How to get enough nutrition?
Updated 7/19/2014 12:28:48 PM

I am stumped. I have a difficult time eating 1200 calories a day which is the absolute minimum anyone should have to meet daily nutritional needs. My problem is meeting the calorie intake that Spark People says I should have when I do my fitness...  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...recipes, help with nutrition and fitness goals and just an all around great bunch of people....  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