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
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
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
So I had decided to track my sodium and potassium since my body is one that likes to retain water and from what I have read the two go hand in hand. As I figured I was on the high side for sodium and the low side for potassium.
So looking for s... Read more
In 2012, I decided to try the Yoplait 100 Calorie Greek Yogurt when I saw a coupon for it in the Sunday newspaper. It took me a few tries, but I found that I liked it (the strawberry and mixed berry - which is really just blueberry). I've heard peopl... Read more
I went shopping for healthy food yesterday and spent 2 hours in Wally World. There are too many choices. So many that it became overwhelming. Now I remember why I used to eat fast food...because it's fast. Actually was thinking how much easier it... Read more
I would like to make my "own" key lime pie yogurt using plain nonfat Greek yogurt and natural flavorings.
Does anyone have any ideas how I might go about this? I've tried using lime juice and stevia, but have not been successful. If anyone has... Read more
I am allergic to yogurt, and really would like a tasty alternative. I wish it wasn't so hard to find something I can replace yogurt with. I am really wanting to start dieting and becoming healthier, but almost all diet plans include yogurt...sigh..... 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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