Find original, delicious salad & soup recipes and blog posts about food, nutrition and health.

 

Find original, delicious salad & soup recipes and blog posts about food, nutrition and health.

Nutrition

Eat For Your Memory (and Brain Health)

Cold Salads As kids run out the door to play, many a parent has been known to shout, “Remember to eat!” in an effort to keep their kids fueled with energy. But has anyone ever said, “Eat to remember?” Perhaps they should. Some foods can actually protect...

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Eat Your Way To Shiny And Healthy Hair

Cold Salads Although commercials for hair care products try to convince you that they can make your hair shiny, thick, and strong, there’s something else that plays a much bigger in the health of your hair—what you eat. Learn how your hair grows, why what...

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Trail Mix—the Perfect Snack When Playing In The Snow

Cold Salads It’s a brisk 25 degrees out, and you’ve just loaded onto the chair lift after taking your first turns down the slopes. Your kid or friend announces, “I’m starving!” You didn’t really think about eating as you drove to the ski area, donned all...

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Six Steps To Better Health After The Holidays

Better Health As you enter the New Year, the holiday feasting has concluded and life returns to normal. Like many people, you may be aghast at how your healthy exercising and eating habits flew out the window over the last month since Thanksgiving. You may...

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The Skinny On Sodas

Cold Salads When you go out for dinner or to see a movie, do you order a soda? Do you let your children have soda at dinner at home or when eating out? Before you order your next soda or let your kid drink one, consider what nutrition a soda offers and then...

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3 Soy-Based Foods That You Can Substitute For Meat

Cold Salads Cutting back on the amount of meat you consume is probably a good idea—for both the planet’s health and yours. It might also help with your food budget, given the high price of meat compared to other protein sources.Read on to understand the...

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Fueling Up For Your Race, Game, Or Intense Workout

Cold Salads So you signed up for that half marathon, have a big soccer tournament, registered for a cyclocross bike race, or planned a two-hour power hike up a mountain. You’ve got some intense exercise in your future. Besides training to make sure you’re...

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The Plant-Based Diet—a Sensible Approach To Eating

Cold Salads I have to say that when I heard about the latest diet fad, the “Plant-based Diet”, I wondered if it would spike in popularity like all the other diets—the low fat diet, the Paleo diet, and so on. While many people still do follow those diets,...

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Benefits Of Black Beans

Black Bean The following are the nutrients and benefits that black beans contain:FiberWebMDstates that according to the Institute of Medicine, women need 25 grams and men need 38 grams of fiber each days. Beans are one of the top sourcesof this...

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Becoming More Aware Of What I Eat

Cold Salads After writing a blog post about juicing versus smoothies and finding that the Harvard School of Public Health recommends eating from five to 13 servings of fruits and vegetables each day, I started wondering how I measured up on that count. I...

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