20. July 2012 19:03
FIVE is the minimum number of fruit and vegetable servings you should aim for each day, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. Not surprisingly, most Americans do not hit that mark. If you want to see success in your weight-loss goals, it will not be accomplished throu... [More]
3. May 2012 06:19
Experts recommend that Americans get 4,700 milligrams a day of potassium. Fruits and vegetables are a great source of potassium. Potassium is known to counteract the negative effects of sodium. http://www.cincinnati.md/oh/cincinnati/con-article/654763/potassium/study_potassi... [More]
1. May 2012 20:38
Mushrooms are not a true vegetable in the sense that it does not have any leaves, roots, or seeds, and really does not need any light to grow. So what exactly is a mushroom? It is a fungus, which grows in the dark and creates more mushrooms by releasing spores.
I enjoy a variety of kinds of ... [More]
29. April 2012 05:07
A periodical build-up of gas in your digestive tract is normal when choosing to eat a healthier diet, especially if your system is used to processed and pre-packaged foods.
Gas is often caused by fruits and vegetables which contain complex starches, fiber and sugars (these are harder for the body to... [More]
25. April 2012 20:13
Studies suggest that eating a diet that contains lots of fresh fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure and certain cancers. It also helps you manage your calories which helps you attain your weight goals.
Which fruits and vegetables are the best choices ... [More]
13. March 2012 15:35
There are some simple food-choice changes that can add up to calorie savings and better nutrition:
Change a cup of pasta for spaghetti squash
Use a squeeze of lemon or flavored vinegar with ½ tsp of EVOO for dressing your salad. That can save you 100 calories over creamy dressings
Use 0%... [More]
13. March 2012 06:45
For many people, cash is really tight right now. To utilize the benefits of clean, healthy eating, you need to include at least three servings of vegetables in your diet every day. Filling your plate with vegetables (even in your eggs at breakfast) helps to modify the total calorie count f... [More]
7. February 2012 06:44
Spaghetti squash is a versatile vegetable that can be included as a vegetable or a substitute for pasta on a variety of dishes. It is a good source for folate, vitamin A, potassium, beta carotene, and fiber. It has about 40 calories per cup (about 180 calories fewer than pasta), an... [More]
29. November 2011 07:35
For many people, cash is really tight right now. To utilize the benefits of clean eating, you need to include at least three servings of vegetables in your diet every day. I eat so much spinach every day that I choose to spend the extra money and eat only organic spinach to help control the chemical... [More]
21. November 2011 14:49
There is a new train of thought about solutions for sufferers of IBS. The name of the theory is called Podmaps.
Podmaps involves removing certain fruits, vegetables and dairy from your diet in a staging process because of the person’s intolerance to them. By removing ... [More]