Snacks – The Best Kinds and How Often To Eat Them Part 3

The next key question is how often to snack.  The more times you eat, the more revved up your metabolism will be. However, it’s necessary to eat the right foods in order for this not […]

Snacks – The Best Kinds and How Often To Eat Them Part 2

Think of the examples listedabove, and the number of calories you are adding to your diet. Remember, it takes only 2000 to gain a pound, but 3500 to lose one. But fodd if the fuel […]

Do You Need to Lose Weight? Part 2

Be Realistic About Your Body Type Anorexia and bulimia are becoming more and more common, so again, it is important to have a realistic expectation of what is a healthy weight for your size and […]

Do You Need to Lose Weight? Part 1

Are you a woman?  If you are, and if you are like many other women, there is a good chance that you are concerned with your appearance. When it comes to appearance, many women are […]

Snacks – The Best Kinds and How Often To Eat Them Part 1

There are many schools of thought about whether snacking is okay between meals, and how often to eat them. Snacking has long been thought to be a bad thing that spoils your appetite for the […]

Peach and Apricot Slushie

    * 1 5 1/2-ounce can apricot nectar, chilled     * 2 medium peaches, peeled, pitted, and sliced     * 1 1/2 cups crushed ice     * 1 tablespoon lemon juice or lime juice     […]

Apple Oatmeal Smoothie

One Serving • 1 cup apple juice • 1 frozen banana • 3 heaping tablespoons of uncooked oatmeal • 3 tablespoons of maple syrup • additional frozen fruit if desired, berries, for example Combine all […]

Healthy Pizza Ideas Part 2

On top of the crust For the sauce, you can cook it yourself. We often make larger quantities than we need, and then freeze them in little plastic containers you can thaw at room temperature, […]

Healthy Weight Calculator

Here is a handy online tool to help you calculate your Body Mass index (BMI) so you can determine your optimal healthy weight. http://www.everydayhealth.com/toolkit/weightcalculator/index.aspx?xid=nl_EverydayHealthHealthyAging_20080408

Blueberry and Yogurt Smoothie

Two Servings • 1 pint fresh blueberries or 2 cups (10 oz.) frozen blueberries — slightly thawed • 1 cup pineapple or orange juice • 1 container (8 oz.) lowfat vanilla yogurt • 2 teaspoon […]

How many calories are you really burning?

Here is a handy little interactive calculator for common daily activities: http://www.clevelandclinic.org/health/interactive/burned.asp?&Source=FathomSEO&email+marketing&campaigned=Health_Extra Remember, one lost pound = 3,500 burned calories

Healthy Pizza Ideas

How many times have we opted for fast food for lunch or dinner instead of planning ahead and cooking? There’s no telling how much money we’ve spent on that one meal that easily becomes a […]