My mom used to tell me about the thrill of receiving an orange in her Christmas stocking when she was a child. Today it's hard to believe that was the only orange she would taste all year long. The ever-popular oranges and grapefruits are availab... Read more
Think of the word "diet," and what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Visions of joyless eating, piles of pale lettuce, bored taste buds, more pale lettuce, meals that would starve a mouse, and mounds of food labeled "Off Limi... Read more
For most of us, eating seasonally is a foreign concept. Many people don't even know that foods have a season, let alone what foods are in season at any given time of year. In the U.S., we enjoy practically unlimited access to any food at any time... Read more
After reading Tips for a Healthy Weekend, concerning our tendency to consume more on weekends, you’ve been conscious of what you’re eating and drinking.
You’ve done well this Saturday: yogurt, a whole oat bagel with lite... Read more
It’s Saturday night and the monthly dinner party is at your house. You want a meal that meets everyone's expectations for taste, while still being healthy. Here’s a sample party menu that definitely fits the bill, from salad to desser... Read more
Trying to lose weight after having gallbladder removed. Have gained 30 lbs in the last 10 months. Tried weight watchers but no luck. Cut out all fried foods and processed foods but still gaining weight. HELP... Read more
Non-weight benchmark! Heart-rate has dropped, on average, 5-10 BPM in the last 4 months due to changes in sleep, diet, and some light meditation! A great reminder that I'm not just trying to lose weight-- I'm trying to save my life.... Read more
I'm from Atlanta GA so the ideal weight is slim waist which I have and thick at the bottom which I have no type of body fat I'm 26 year old 110 pounds 3 kids and still no fat stuck ideal weight for me is 136 /138... Read more
The grapefruit was bred in the 18th century as a cross between a pomelo and an orange. They were given the name grapefruit because of the way they grew in clusters similar to grapes.Grapefruits vary in hue from white or yellow to pink and red and can... Read more
February is national grapefruit month--perfect timing since citrus fruit is in season during the cold winter months! Let's celebrate! Have you ever wondered why a grapefruit is called a "grape" fruit? Yes, it's a fruit, b... Read more
After a long, tough workout, an equally long, hot bath is just what I crave. If I'm feeling particularly sore, I add Epsom salts, which help reduce inflammation. You can buy expensive aromatherapy bath salts at department stores, but I don't like to... Read more
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