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Build Bigger Muscles, Not a Bigger Pear Pear-shaped ladies often worry that doing squats and lunges will make their butt and thighs bigger. Not necessarily so! Those two exercises, as well as intense lower-body cardio like biking up steep h ...
Jun 04 2007 2:16am
The Wonders of Eggplant The deep purple, pear shaped, and generally odd looking eggplant can be used in a variety of ways, and it is oh so good for you. But what the heck do you do with it? Eggplants come in a few vari ...
Oct 23 2007 4:10pm
Try it next time you get a sunburn. I know it's winter, but still you never know. Eggpla ... more
Oct 26 2007 3:54pm
List of High Fiber Foods Legumes & Lentils: Dried beans, peas and other legumes including baked beans, kidney beans, split peas, dried limas, garbanzos, lentils, pinto beans and black beans. Green beans, snap beans, pole ...
Mar 26 2011 5:09pm
Fruit for dessert! I have a HUGE sweet tooth and love dining out. I used to always order dessert, but I've started heading over to a grocery store after dinner or keeping pears, strawberries, peaches and blueberries in ...
Jun 01 2007 8:14pm
I find that when I eat more fruit, I have less sugar cravings. It doesn't necesarily sati ... more
Dec 06 2007 6:56am
De-coding the Glycemic Index We’ve heard that eating foods low on the Glycemic Index helps keep blood sugar stable and our diet healthy. But what does that mean, really? Low GI foods are slowly digested, releasing sugar (glucos ...
Aug 04 2007 8:25pm
Eating to Prevent Cold Sores Having trouble with chronic cold sores? The solution could be a simple as swapping sunflower seeds for avocados. Foods like chocolate, nuts, gelatin, and coffee contain the nutrient arginine, which ...
Aug 06 2007 2:40pm
Eating Enzymes Some people might think playing racquetball, 4 - 5 times a week is too much for a 47-year-old woman. But, I take care of myself - eat healthy, live good and go to my chiropractor to work out the kink ...
Jun 04 2007 2:16am
The 'dirty dozen' Consumer reports labeled these fruits and vegetables the 'dirty dozen' because they are filled with pesticides and says you should buy organic when you can...Apples, bell peppers, celery, cherries, im ...
Jun 13 2007 9:50am
I found an article that lists both fruits and veggies that are "dirty" Check it out: htt ... more
Jan 30 2009 9:39am
Healthy Eating We all know that good food is the cornerstone of wellness. No matter how much you exercise, how much water you drink and how much quality sleep you get, you can never achieve maximum wellness withou ...
Sep 24 2007 12:21pm
My husband has to travel frequently on business trips - and one of the biggest disadvantag ... more
Oct 11 2007 5:14am
5 Less-Known Fiber Packed Foods Here is a quick list of 5 foods which are not as well known, but still pack a good dose of fiber. Pears Berries Pistachios Popcorn (I am sure you won’t add butter.) Lentils
Sep 25 2007 4:29am
I get the light kind with flavor but not butter. One mini microwave bag has 100 calories a ... more
Nov 28 2007 11:06am