Heart health is on a lot of people's minds these days, especially as more and more people are developing high blood pressure, high cholesterol and type II diabetes. You may think that you're on your way to figuring it all out, too. Eating a h... Read more
All kinds of foods provide nutrients that your body needs. But some foods, known as "functional foods," do more for you body than just provide nutrients. They may also play a role in the prevention and treatment of certain chronic diseases.... Read more
So you just found out that you have high cholesterol, or perhaps you have a strong family history of heart disease and want to do your best to prevent it. So you head to the pharmacy or health food store for help, only to be bombarded by countless su... Read more
While food historians cannot pinpoint exactly where or when humans discovered yogurt, one thing is certain: People all over the world have eaten yogurt for centuries. Yogurt is made when cow's milk (or dairy-free soy milk) is combined with the li... Read more
Greek yogurt is a staple for most healthy eaters--and for good reason. Even the fat-free varieties are thick and tangy with a luxurious texture. The yogurt also has twice the protein as regular yogurt. Beyond eating it plain or with granola and berri... Read more
Lately I've been using Almond milk with my cereal and oatmeal to save on the calories since I hate skimmed milk. I always buy the shelf stable type. The first brand I got was Alpro almond milk unsweetened. It was alright, but it taste... Read more
I've noticed if I eat yogurt I stay full longer and also it has not fattening. I was wondering if it would be healthy to go on a yoghurt fast(kinda like juice fast) would it help at all? Would I be getting enough nutrition?... Read more
Will having 2-5 grams less of protein make a difference in keeping me fuller longer? I make smoothies for breakfast and tend to have those in the mornings and those tide me over until lunch. I like that Chobani has more protein but its pricy to me. I... Read more
Has anyone tried Almond Dream Yogurt? I want to warn anyone thinking about doing so. I had to help someone with their food at the food bank and it's so bad there wasn't even a limit on how many of the several dozens of quarts you could take.... Read more
I crave Nonfat Plain Greek Yogurt, sometimes eating more than a quart per day. I usually super strain it, removing all the whey, until it is a solid block, reducing it in volume and mass by about 30 - 40 percent. Does anybody out there know what I'... Read more
I mixed mustard into low fat Greek yogurt to eat along with meat, sandwiches and wraps. To replace thousand island dressing, I mixed half a teaspoon of ketchup into yogurt. When eating seafood, I mixed a little wasabi into 2 tablespoon of Greek yogu... Read more
SparkPeople.com member Eboston421 recently asked about margarine versus butter and which is better nutritionally. The discussions of margarine versus butter began in the 1990s, when research related to trans fatty acids in margarines was coming out.... Read more
Lowfat and Nonfat Greek Yogurt are my new favorite recipe ingredients. Since it's also a favorite of my husband and kids, I'm free to include it liberally in snacks, main courses and desserts. Greek Yogurt is also known as strained yogurt, be... Read more
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