Dressings make a huge difference in the healthfulness of a salad and how good it tastes. It doesn't take much to adopt healthy salad dressings -- these tasty additions may encourage you incorporate more greens into your meals. But before you learn how to make healthy dressings, here's the truth about the worst dressing offenders.
What are these bad dressings? Any dressing... Read More
We have all experienced that moment when you wander aimlessly in your kitchen wondering what to make for dinner. You haven't had a chance to get to the grocery store and now have to pull together a meal with whatever is on hand. This is one stressor in your life you can eliminate if you keep these 10 cooking ingredients on hand.
Pasta offers a variety of options for whipping up a hot, delicious... Read More
In this article, I am going to share with you three delicious pasta recipes that you can prepare for any occasion. The recipes are very easy and can be prepared in less than 30 minutes. They're fancy enough for entertaining or just a weeknight dinner.
Lemon Tuna Pasta 4 tsp Butter 8 Black olives, pitted and sliced 1 tsp olive oil 2 cans chunk tuna, drained 4 large garlic cloves,... Read More
Stretching a dollar is high on everybody's list these days. The same goes for eating a healthy diet. These two things may seem to be mutually exclusive at times, what with the high price of organics and specialty health food items. But you can save yourself some money and time by making the most out of the produce that you purchase on a weekly basis.
Minestrone with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and White Beans ... Read More
Congratulations! Embarking on a plan to lose weight is an excellent way to improve your health. While rewarding, the path can be fraught with challenges -- from missteps, restaurant meals, even from well-meaning friends. During your journey, try some of these tips for greater dieting success.
1. Determine a realistic goal weight. If you work with a weight-loss center, their counselors will recommend a goal.... Read More
by Elizabeth Kelly
It's one of the most frustrating feelings a woman can have. You wake up one morning to find that the jeans that looked so good yesterday won't even zip today. You've been exercising and eating right, so that can mean only one thing: the dreaded bloat. And whether it arrives just before your period or seemingly out of the blue, it's an unwelcome and uncomfortable... Read More
According to the National Cancer Institute, dietary factors play a significant role in cancer risks. A recent review estimates that 80 percent of cancers of the large bowel, breast and prostate are due to dietary factors. Clearly, what we eat affects our health. We can fight this dreaded disease by selecting foods that contain cancer-fighting agents.
Most doctors agree that a diet full of fruits, vegetables, whole grain and low fat... Read More
by William Winch
Winter is upon us, which means that everyone is bundled up in sweatshirts and pajamas sitting in front of the television waiting for the snow outside to melt in 3 months. Getting into that bikini (and looking good in it) is probably not on the top of your priority list right now. That is... Read More
In today's health-conscious world, fast food is one indulgence that is off the table for dieters. However, there are times when a trip through the drive-through becomes necessary; whether in a hurry or on vacation. So what should the savvy dieter order from the fast-food menu? What are the smart choices out there for those watching their calories?
Fortunately, fast-food outlets are keeping up with... Read More
by Elizabeth Kelly
Sometimes it seems like the secret to successful dieting hinges on just a few seconds of your day. You've been so good: writing in your food journal, sticking to the plan, passing up the office snacks. Then it happens. It may be that moment when you get home from work, or just a fleeting thought while you're watching TV. You're craving something, and you're... Read More