With everyone on the go each day, how can you ever find the time to eat well? And how can you ever convince the children that fruits and vegetables are good for them, let alone get them to eat their suggested daily allowance? The solution lies in healthy shakes, smoothies and slushies you can make
By Carolyn Stone and Evelyn Trimborn Artificial sweeteners have been used for decades as a substitute for sugar in order to reduce calories and cut down on health issues such as tooth decay, obesity, Type II diabetes, and more. In this guide, the authors give an overview of the most common artificial sweeteners on the
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Dressings can also be unhealthy when it comes to a salad. When measuring salad dressing we look at a 2 tablespoon serving. Many of the full salad dressings when measured this way have as much as 11 grams of fat. This is a lot when you really think about it. Unfortunately we love our
Almost everyone loves a salad. All that lettuce and those favored toppings, makes your mouth water just thinking about it doesn’t it? Yet many of us ask ourselves if the salads we’re eating really are as healthy as we think. First you have the lettuce. Lettuce is healthy but doesn’t have much of a taste.
Everyone used to look forward to Valentine’s Day. They got to eat sweets from their sweetie. But now that we are trying to be a bit more health conscious these days, so that holidays won’t show in our bodies, there are more healthy ways to celebrate this day of love. If you want to indulge
When making gravy for the turkey, begin with a can or jar of fat free turkey gravy. Add the turkey drippings from the baking pan to the fat free gravy. Season the food to taste. For thicker gravy, add some chicken broth and a few instant potato flakes to the drippings before adding it to
Dietary intake continued To point to overeating as the cause of obesity is overly simplistic, however. It does not explain why one 125 pound woman can eat 1,800 calories a day and not gain weight, while another woman at the same weight struggles to avoid gaining weight on 1,200 calories a day. This difference occurs
Weight-Loss Strategy #8. Evaluate your personal relationship to food. Behavioral and emotional cues frequently trigger an inappropriate desire to eat. The most common cues are habit, stress, boredom, sadness, anxiety, loneliness, and the use of food as a reward. Many people also relate food to love or care and derive comfort from it. Although eating