In our struggling economy, with rising food prices, making healthy choices at the grocery store is a challenging, but attainable goal. Even on a tight budget you can stock your cupboards and refrigerator with fresh, nutrient-dense foods. There are a few simple tricks that will help you make nutritional, affordable selections.
The first healthy choice you can make in the... Read More
By Lyla Feldman
Many people suffer from emotional eating. This usually occurs when we are involved in a stressful situation. When this happens, we have two choices. The first choice is to give in to the craving and the second choice is to learn how to control emotional hunger. If you chose the latter of the two,... Read More
By Janet Martin
Gym memberships usually increase during the month of January because everybody seems to want to start their year with a resolution to lose weight and become healthier. However, after a few visits to the gym, many people start to become less enthusiastic in their efforts to be buff because of... Read More
Healthy eating behaviors aren't difficult to incorporate into your lifestyle, and they don't mean eating only sprouts and tofu for the rest of your life. A few simple changes to your lifestyle can not only improve your eating habits, but you'll be healthier, and enjoy your food more too.
Here are some helpful hints to get you started.
1. Detecting Hidden and Empty... Read More
Eating healthy can be a challenge in today's fast-paced world. Finding fresh, wholesome snacks to supplement a busy lifestyle while maintaining proper nutrition isn't always easy. Nutrition and ease of preparation are important to many people who are hungry for a quick snack but don't want the calories or the inconvenience of a trip to the local fast-food restaurant.
A great solution may be just a few steps away... Read More
by Jimmy Nightingale
In these days of watching what you eat, the humble salad is chock full of natural goodness, laden with vitamins and minerals. It is the traditional healthy choice and one of the few foods that you should be able to eat to your heart's content. Right?
Wrong. Salad without dressing can be rather bland and it is hard to add flavor... Read More
Pizza is a very popular food among adults and children. However, when topped with various meats and loads of cheese, a pizza turns into a rather unhealthy food choice. A pizza can easily be transformed into a healthy menu item by making a few simple yet effective changes.
The first change you can make to create a healthier pizza is to begin with the pizza dough. Whole wheat pizza dough and whole wheat flat bread circles make a good foundation for... Read More
Emotional eating is a coping mechanism we use to deny feelings of stress or anxiety. Whenever we are discontent, we seek comfort in food. When we were young, our parents urged us to "have a cookie" and feel better. Now, we soothe our inner child's emotional letdowns in the same manner.
Eating for emotional gratification results in overeating, weight gain, health problems and more anxiety, which creates another cycle of emotional eating to assuage... Read More
Here are some affordable meal ideas to help you get dinner on the table each night without too much time or effort.
Casseroles Casseroles are an all-time favorite comfort food and can be inexpensive one-dish meals. Here are two recipes that are crowd and wallet pleasers.
Classic Tuna... Read More
How to lose weight with your partner could mean losing at love. Not losing love for your partner of course, but it might mean you have to lose some of the foods you love. It's always easier if you lose with love, with your partner standing by your side (or over your plate).
Learning how to lose weight... Read More