Whether you're overworked or just plain overstressed, time is valuable to all of us. When making a lifestyle change, it can easily seem overwhelming to include new habits like exercise and healthy eating into your jam-packed days. Between everyth... Read more
Yes, it's possible to eat certain foods and boost your longevity. Often labeled "super foods," these foods have the ability to not only strengthen the immune system, but to also fight disease, and lower body fat and cholesterol.
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If you are overweight or obese, there are some powerful reasons to drop 10 percent of your body weight this year. Losing this amount of weight can significantly improve your health and well-being. It may not sound like a lot. In fact, most people try... Read more
Americans who take advantage of larger sizes for just a few pennies more when eating out may be getting more calories than they bargain for, according to a new report by a coalition of health organizations. The report found that the food industry'... Read more
Thou shalt not force, bribe or coerce thy child to eat.
Thou shalt set a good example by eating at least five fruits and vegetables, three whole grain products, and three dairy servings per day thyself.
Thou shalt make mealti... Read more
Feeling good trying to excercise. Food choices not the best today, but I was at a work conference with really no choice. The meal was the meal. But I managed to walk 2 miles in 40 minutes this evening to make up for sitting all day!... Read more
Massivly craving salty processed foods. This is what always gets me. A veggie is just not going to cut it. Cooking a chicken breast in some hot sauce spiked bbq as a halfway point try to get past it...... Read more
Day Nine: I decided to use prepackaged foods for at least a week to get started - healthy choice, lean cuisine that kind of stuff. Nine days later I am down 5.4 pounds. I feel like i am on the right track and have started to mix in "real" food.... Read more
r Mark Hyman aunthor of Ultra Metabolism says " We know that foods with a high glycemic index make people store belly fat, trigger hidden fires of inflammation in the body, and give you a fatty liver leading the whole cascade of obesity, pre-diabetes... Read more
When I come across foods that are so-called super foods, I go immediately to Sparkrecipes to find ways to use them. The latest super foods are quinoa, chia seed and kale. I've never cooked with those foods, so it's a new culinary adventure. It's... Read more
A roundup of the latest healthy living headlines that had us talking… Bob Harper: "I Drank The CrossFit Kool-Aid" Find out what this Biggest Loser trainer really thinks about the popular workout. from Huffington Post Healthy Liv... Read more
My aunt and uncle have a farm with a garden, and many fruit trees and bushes. They enjoy vegetables as well as fresh picked apples or pears and berries right off the bush. While it takes work, they enjoy their nutrient-rich bounty throughout th... Read more
1) SWEET POTATOES- One of the best vegetables you can eat! They are loaded with carotenoids, vitamin C, potassium, and fiber!
2) GRAPE TOMATOES – Sweet and firm and bite sized; perfect for snacking, dipping or salads. They are packed with vi... Read more
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