If you have been trying to gain muscle for any length of time, you have probably figured out that training is only half of the equation. To gain quality muscular weight, you must take in more calories than you burn, with a significant portion of them coming from protein. This large food intake can be a huge drain on your wallet, especially when you already have monthly gym dues on your list of bodybuilding expenses. Here are 10, nutrient-dense,... Read More
by Rita Chaney
Let's face it, if you want to eat healthy, it is best to avoid fast food drive-thrus. But sometimes, you are short on time and require the convenience and brevity of drive-up windows. How can you grab a quick, on the run lunch and not blow your nutritional program?
The high-fat burgers and fries and sodas loaded with sugar... Read More
Sometimes you need a meal in a hurry. Whether you have unexpected guests, you just came home from work or you simply don't want to spend an hour in the kitchen, there are plenty of ways to make a great meal in just 20 minutes that don't involve picking up the phone. Here are three easy shortcuts and three easy 20-minute recipes that will satisfy even the most impatient eaters.
Shortcut #1:... Read More
by Linda Wilson
The following are a group of very tasty homemade salad dressings that are quick, easy, and healthy. Perfect for diabetics and dieters, too.
Dijon-Lemon Vinaigrette Salad Dressing 3 tbsp water 2 tbsp lemon juice 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 1... Read More
It's not uncommon for families to eat non-nutritious food these days. With everyone working and running around, who really has time to cook anymore? The way to keep healthy food in your family's diet is to learn quick and easy ways to make delicious and nutritious one-dish meals that everyone can enjoy with little preparation needed.
Raspberry Chicken Salad
2 six-ounce cans chicken breast in water, drained 1/2 cup raspberry... Read More
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
Get ready for a diet that will blow you away. Another property of the Men's Health Empire, the TNT Diet asserts it will help dieters (particularly men) change their bodies by following a simple fat-fighting formula.
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Green tea... Hoodia Gordonii... Cha de Bugre... They are some of the most revered ingredients in the nutritional supplement industry. And one company is championing them all with their herbal, nutritional supplements and skincare products. TrimLife has an army of offerings that are geared toward losing... Read More
For great abs, you need two things: A little knowledge and a little action.
Start with the knowledge. The first thing you should know is that crunches are a lot of pain for little gain. True, they will shape and tone the outer layer of abdominal muscles but shaping jelly still only gets you well-shaped jelly.
There are three layers of abdominal muscles, and the only way to get killer abs is to work... Read More
Hitting a weight-loss plateau can be one of the biggest setbacks of any diet or weight loss program, but there are several ways to overcome this obstacle and sustain healthy weight loss for the long-term.
However, there are several ways you can adjust your lifestyle and make small changes to your daily routine so that your metabolism is running at peak efficiency, helping you to lose weight gradually and in a healthy way. Avoid the... Read More