by Laurie Boris
The amount of money that Americans spend in an effort to keep their faces youthful and their tummies taut - whether it's by a plastic surgeon's blade or by the cosmetologist's hypodermic of Botox - could rival any line item in President Obama's economic stimulus package.
But the age-fighting secret that most people don't know is that along with getting... Read More
A night with family and friends is always a nice addition to our busy lives. When did you last enjoy great conversion over a delicious meal without having to spend a fortune or slaving for hours in the kitchen? If you can't remember, then perhaps it's time to enjoy fondue at home.
Fondue for All Tastes While "fondue" refers to a warm liquid in which you dip tasty treats, there is more than one variety of... Read More
Good nutrition is important for children to develop healthy minds and bodies. Getting an early start on good nutrition is a key factor in helping children learn to enjoy the taste of foods that are good for them. However, it is never too late to start your children on a new path. Here are the 10 best foods for kids.
#1 Best Food for Kids - Oatmeal
There is no better way for your child... Read More
There are many delicious foods that contain natural anti-inflammatory compounds. But first, let's make sure you're not consuming foods that are actually increasing your discomfort.
Sugar really disrupts your body chemistry in many negative ways and can make your body and mind feel tired and achy. People often crave sugar, which comes in many forms, when their body feels sluggish and they want a boost of energy. Unfortunately, while the immediate... Read More
Protein is an important part of every child's diet; however, some parents believe that their children may not be receiving enough of it. Surprisingly, your child is probably getting more than enough.
Why Is Protein Important for the Body?
You may be wondering why protein is important. Protein does several important things for the body including:
Builds, maintains, and... Read More
Prepare to enjoy a taste of the Mediterranean. Dieting doesn't have to be about deprivation, especially when you follow a Mediterranean-style way of eating. Chock full of some of the healthiest - and heartiest - foods you can imagine, the Mediterranean lifestyle has plenty to offer in terms of overall wellness. One study showed that people who followed a Mediterranean diet are less likely to develop type 2 diabetes. Another study... Read More
by Linda Wilson
The hot days of summer are definitely here. It's time for quick, easy, light, cool foods! Here are a couple of recipes that are perfect for summertime entree salads. Whether for a luncheon, dinner by the pool, or simply something quick and easy on a hot summer day, give these recipes a try. ... Read More
You may have already heard about celebrities and famous people enjoying the benefits of a raw food diet, a diet plan that involves eliminating meat, processed foods and any type of cooked food completely from the daily menu. The raw food diet program follows certain principles and guidelines so that you can still have lots of energy while eating fresh, uncooked foods, and you may even lose weight during the process. Is the raw food diet a good match... Read More
There's no magic bullet to ward off the effects that the years have on your mind, skin and body, but you can slow the hands of time by eating the right foods. Lack of exercise, smoking and a poor diet all contribute to aging prematurely, but these are all factors that you can control. Increase activity, stop smoking and eat a healthy diet, and you just may turn back the hands of time. Adding foods that are rich in antioxidants,... Read More
You're sitting at your desk, it's 11:00 a.m., and your normal lunch time is still a few hours away. You have a couple of choices. You can go back in time and remind your 7:00 a.m. self to pack an apple and a handful of granola. Or you can grab a snack from the vending machine.
Unless you find yourself in the kind of place full of hip, cutting-edge vending machines that are filled with healthy foods, you probably don't have a whole... Read More