By Linda Wilson
Busy lives! Aren't we all busy, busy, busy? Bring out the crockpot or slow cooker and you can make some tasty, economical meals for your family and cut down your kitchen time, too. For these recipes, all you have to do is add a salad, perhaps bread, and you've got dinner. Dessert can be elaborate... Read More
One of the toughest parts of trying to lose weight is finding the time to plan your meals... and then preparing them. Life is hectic and oftentimes our health takes a back seat to work, family and social obligations, making your weight loss goals feel like they are impossible.
There are days you wish... Read More
For years, vitamins and other supplements were viewed as a "one size fits all." However, many recent studies have differentiated between men and women and have discovered supplements that are especially beneficial for women. Here are the top 10 nutrients for women:
Folic acid or folate
Folate, or synthetic folic acid, is a B vitamin that's especially important for women. Pregnant women whose diets do not include... Read More
The potential benefits to your health associated with wine consumption is a rather long list indeed, and new studies continuously relate a drop in the risk of cancer and heart disease with drinking wine.
Even before the first book was written about wine in 1410 by a French doctor, the virtues of drinking wine had long been touted since the first century. The fact that wine contains certain... Read More
There has been a blizzard of information about anti-inflammatory diets within the past several years, beginning with the anti-aging studies of Yale University professor Dr. Nicholas Perricone. He introduced the anti-inflammation concept into popular vocabulary in 2002 with his book, The Perricone Prescription , as baby boomers grew more concerned with the external signs of aging.
Rather than focusing on... Read More
Do you feel like you are always rushing around, leaving little time for kitchen duties? If you follow my blog, you know I believe in cutting back on trips to the drive thru and encourage more home-cooked meals and family dinners. I know it isn't always easy, so here are three quick and easy soup recipes.
A bowl of soup, a roll, cornbread or crackers and you have a quick meal. You can add a salad and/or dessert if you like, but it isn't... Read More
by Gregg Hall
Vitamins (combination of two words: Vital Amines) are the complex organic substance essential in small quantities to the metabolism (nutrition) in most animals. These are found in minute quantities in food, in some cases are produced by the body, and are also produced synthetically. The human body needs... Read More
By Vedis Teh
When a person has been diagnosed with having extreme levels of blood sugar in the body they are challenged daily with having to manage type 2 diabetes and changing their traditional way of living.
Type II diabetes is an extremely volatile and serious condition and may lead to other bodily ailments... Read More
By Marci Sloane, Ms, Rd, Ld/n, Cde
An estimated 24 million Americans have diabetes and 1/3 of them don't even know it! Diabetes can lead to many complications -- since it is a disease of the vessels: heart disease, kidney disease, blindness, nerve damage and amputation are... Read More
Whether you need to lose 20 pounds or 100, hopping on that scale and discovering that you've lost 10 percent of your total goal can have powerful benefits, both mentally and physically. Here are 10 reasons why:
1. Ten percent is an achievable first goal. Instead of fretting about all the weight you want to lose, which can make your task seem insurmountable, try focusing on a small chunk at first. According to many life coaches, setting short-term... Read More