Switching from processed to whole grains is one of the simplest changes you can make to help your health. Whole grains have more protein and fiber than their stripped-down counterparts, which means they'll help you stay fuller longer. That's... Read more
When it comes to fruits and vegetables, most of us stick with what we know: carrots, cucumbers and celery at lunchtime; corn, peas and green beans for dinner; bananas, apples and oranges for breakfast or snacks. To keep healthy eating fun and excitin... Read more
Store shelves are drowning is books and magazines dedicated to the care and maintenance of your body. Your abs, your thighs – even your heart – get special attention. But what about your mind?
Why does it seem like the brain, y... Read more
There is an art to negotiation, whether you want a promotion, a raise, or a deal on a new car. And while the Rolling Stones may sing that "you can’t always get what you want," with the right steps, you can increase the odds of things... Read more
Specialty workout clothes might not be a necessity to your exercise program, but the sweat-wicking fabrics and body-hugging designs sure can help! Clothes designed for exercise are made for bodies in motion; they're designed to fit right and stay put... Read more
I look at all of the so called sales that I see advertised all year long and feel that prices must be artificially inflated if they can afford to discount all of these items on a regular basis.
I do my best to never pay "full price" for anything... Read more
There is a small bakery in town that makes absolutely wonderful bread. They bake for our local health food stores, restaurants, the hospital and sell to regular customers.
I usually buy a loaf of multi grain bread once every 2 weeks and keep in... Read more
This is typical of how I shop for most items, particularly food. Our local store got in a shipment of large Braeburn apples and was selling them for $1.49 @ lb. So I bought 4 of them to see if they were good. They were. I went back to the store... Read more
So it seems this may be becoming a popular thing with my friend group, anyone have suggestions? I checked the nutritional facts, hoping to see one that was decent, but they're all over 900 cals, even the green bean crispers. Anyone who has gone befor... Read more
The news report just had a story on about the price of chocolate and coco beans going up, and the large demand for it now, well duh it's almost Halloween here in the states. So my question is are you a chocolate lover or no?
I love chocolate... Read more
About half a teaspoon of ground TURMERIC added to a cup of hot MILK, simmered for about 3 minutes with a teaspoon of HONEY, is an ancient treatment for colds and sore throats. Sip slowly while its still hot.... Read more
Inflammation is associated with type 2 diabetes. Curry could help control your type 2 diabetes. Curry typically contains a heaping helping of Turmeric, & Turmeric contains a chemical called curcumin, which is a natural anti-inflammatory that can wor... Read more
It's mustard, of course, and it happens to be one of the lightest condiments out there. It truly is a healthy eater's great friend. A tablespoon of the yellow stuff has just 10 calories and no fat. A tablespoon of mayo has 90 calories and 10 g fat.... Read more
When you're watching fat and calories, herbs and spices are your new best friends. They add flavor and pizzazz to your cooking with little to no calories and fat. However, many of the versions you get in the supermarket are full of salt--a big no-no... Read more
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