Health & Wellness

A new Chowhound community dedicated to issues surrounding healthy eating. Topics include supplements, cleanses, pre- and post-workout meals, and portion size.


Food That Improves Memory Issues

by rei17 1 month ago

I’ve had great success with foods relieving arthritis in my joints. Specifically, I use/eat fresh chili peppers with high Scoville Unit Numbers. Peppers such as Serrano, Jalapeño, habanero, ...

Milk Thistle Tea

by loonette 5 months ago

My husband's medical doctor recommended milk thistle tea for his fatty liver, but I haven't found it in Calgary. Where to get Milk Thistle herbs to make tea?

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How do foodies stay thin?

by flaky_croissant 4 years ago

Ever since I started going to foodie restaurants I've gained 20 pounds, but everyone else around me seems so fit and trim. What is your secret?

Can I freeze small batches of raw veggies to later use to make juices?

by yippee1999 1 year ago

I've realized that so many times, I never use up all my celery stalks, or head of kale, etc, before it starts to go bad. I mainly use all this to make juices in my high-speed blender. I read th...

Butter, Lard & Tallow... Yum, Yum!

by kelvin_of_ranard 2 years ago

How many Hounders have switched from margarine/veggie oil to animal-fat cooking, and found substantial taste improvement in your food? Are you following a ketogenic or LCHF diet and thriving, or n...

Sneaking problem

by Dorothee5 3 years ago

Hello everyone! I have just registered on this forum and I am so glad to be here! A few weeks ago I started a new period in my life... I went on diet! It is big step that I did but of course fo...

Pharmacy to Farm

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

" . . . Pharmacy to Farm started as a New York City Health Department pilot program in the spring of 2017, funded by the USDA’s Farm Bill. When patients pick up their blood pressure medication at p...

Cooking sprouted almonds and lentils - safety

by borisabrams 3 years ago

Hey there! I recently started trying to cut the levels of phytic acid in my diet down (maybe I am over reacting?). I brought some TrueRoots sprouted lentils. I then discovered that sprouts can ...

Advice: Wisdom Tooth Extraction, what to eat?

by Veggietales 15 years ago

I will be having oral surgery to extract my wisdom tooth in about 4 hours. Of course, I was instructed not to eat anything 8 hours prior to surgery, so I'm already starving! I'm planning ahead and ...

Concern over suspiciously pleasurable mushrooms

by wickedsluggy 4 years ago

I have found shitake mushrooms are very inexpensive at some of my local Asian grocery stores near Dallas, Texas (Ranch 99 etc). They are the thick stemmed, rough capped type. They have an incredibl...

Turpinado versus Sugar

by Bschaden1228 3 years ago

Hello! I have a question. I am trying to heavily cut sugar out of my diet. A recipe I am making for dinner calls for dark brown sugar. I bought turpinado instead and used less than what was bei...

Hiking in Upstate NY

by FULLest 3 years ago

I live in westchester/putnam county NY, anyone have recos for hiking to see foliage this fall? It does not need to be an excessive hike. Just to disconnect.

Graft versus Host Disease Recipe Ideas?

by jmcooler 4 years ago

I am a bone marrow transplant recipient. I received the transplant in June of 2016 for an Aplastic anemia diagnosis. A few months after transplant I began experiencing Graft versus Host Disease (Gv...

Recipes and food ideas picky 2 year old after tonsils removed

by Agent807 4 years ago

My two year old just had his tonsils out and I'm out of food options. I hope you guys can give me some ideas. This kid is SO PICKY regardless of the surgery. He hates fruits (texture thing) and coo...

Help - Montreal seeking wheatgrass seeds best price

by AMETHYSTENERGY 4 years ago

I would like to make wheatgrass juice. Are there any places that have best prices to purchase organic wheatgrass seeds (i.e. Red Hard Winter Wheat berries ) in bulk, preferably in the areas close t...

Need help eating better

by USSManhattan 5 years ago

Hi everyone, I hope you can give me some input. I'd really like to eat better but I'm having some limitations due to my work cycle, which I can't really change. Money is not an issue, I can buy...

What's your favorite fruit with dark chocolate?

by Ktreats 5 years ago

Very interested in seeing which fruit is most enjoyed with dark chocolate (65 - 75%)?

California hospitals take obesity fight to supermarkets

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

"Enter a US supermarket and the dilemma is all-too common: Will what I buy be healthy? Fattening? A substitute? That's when many wish they had a specialist at their side. 'Shop with Your Doc,' a...

In a California Valley, Healthy Food Everywhere but on the Table

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

"...Public health officials here describe a crisis of poverty and malnutrition among the tens of thousands of farmworkers and their families who tend to the fields of lettuce, broccoli, celery, cau...

Snake oil, or are supplements necessary in your diet?

by emglow101 7 years ago

I was listening last night on the radio about how you should supplement your diet with minerals . I eat a balanced diet with the minimal of processed food. I do not supplement with any vitamins or...