Getting your recommended daily allowance of fruits (1/2 to 2 cups) and vegetables (2-1/2 to 3 cups) is no small feat—especially when you don't have a lot of extra time to prep and cook all that produce. That's one reason why smoothies h... Read more
The flavor of many foods can be enhanced without using calorie-laden sauces and gravies. Here are some great ways to use herbs to “spice up” your meals and bring out the natural flavors of your food. Don’t be afraid to experimen... Read more
Wake up your taste buds! Cooking with herbs and spices will enhance the flavor of healthy foods without adding fat, salt, sugar, or calories. Herbs and spices contribute bright color, savory taste and sensational aroma.
Tips for using herbs and... Read more
Sometimes, it’s all you can do to squeeze a workout during your lunch hour or before the evening PTA meeting. In an ideal world, you’d also have time to shower, fix your hair, and dress to impress. But in the real world, you don't alw... Read more
Protein supplements are popular among casual exercisers, serious bodybuilders, dieters and even non-exercisers for many reasons. Most people know that protein is an essential nutrient for overall health that helps promote fullness and also plays... Read more
day 2 for me of not drinking wine. The excess calories were killing all of my good food choices. So I'm going to try and eliminate alcohol for a week and be much more aware of how much I drink. Moderation... Read more
Drink until your pee is regularly light yellow. Drinking too much flushes electrolights out of your system, and a lot of people are ending up in the emergency room due to drinking massive amounts of water. But it's not good to be dehydrated.... Read more
I drank a soda pop for lunch today.Just saw it and decided I wanted it instead of water. I actually feel slightly guilty over it. I don't when I eat chocolate, and this was the first soda in months. Yet, I feel like I should be forever abstinent.... Read more
For Example...when my son was taking formula I bought some of those little round formula containers that are sectioned off for single servings of formula. Now he no longer takes formula so I have made it my supplement container for powdered suppleme... Read more
A Consumer Reports review in the July issue highlights their recent laboratory findings regarding protein drinks. They tested fifteen drinks using an outside laboratory and discovered some disturbing results. Since we previously provided a review of... Read more
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