It is the last diet you should ever need.
That is the promise made by Dr. Ian Smith, creator of the Fat Smash Diet. Made famous by VH1's Celebrity Fit Club, Dr. Smith is fast to point out that the program is not only for the rich and famous -- it is for everyone. Unlike other complicated weight-loss... Read More
Cholesterol-lowering medication is often the first solution people consider when told that their blood cholesterol level is higher than it should be. However, making smart nutritional choices and exercising is the best way to make your way onto becoming a healthier person.
Gradual and permanent changes in your diet will not only reduce your risk of... Read More
by Shannon Beineke
Aphrodisiacs stimulate sexual desire, and one of the strongest happens to be food. It can add serious sizzle to your sex life. Aphrodisiacs affect no two people alike. So to see what works best for you, you may need to experiment with your lust for love.
Several qualities make chocolate a potent aphrodisiac.... Read More
Avocados are an ideal source for healthy fats and one of the most versatile fruits both in and out of the kitchen. High in monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids, they slow digestion, provide you with vitamins, and can be used for beauty treatments.
Avocados and Your Diet
In terms of dietary needs, you should get 5 servings a day of healthy oils and spreads. For avocados, this amounts to 1/5 of... Read More
Anti Aging Skin Care is the new phrase on many women's lips right now. But even using the best skin care products we can't defeat time, and its eventual effect on our bodies. But we can put up a damn good fight!
Here are ten snippets of useful advice about entirely natural skin care products which can help you look after your skin. A daily skin care regime based on some or all of these suggestions really could help you look younger... Read More
Sneaking fruits and vegetables into other types of food can be an easy and rewarding process. If you are sick of arguing over one helping of peas at dinner just do what the savvy moms do, sneak it into other dishes! Read on for healthy recipes that benefit from a few extra veggies.
Live Chocolate Mousse
(Adapted from Reinfeld, Mark and Jennifer... Read More
Most people confuse an avocado as a vegetable when it's actually a fruit. Whether used in a salad or prepared as guacamole, avocado isn't just delicious -- it packs a mean nutritional punch. Avocados, which are low in calories, are rich in Vitamin E, Vitamin C, thiamine and riboflavin. Each of these health-enhancing properties provide a different benefit -- from converting carbs to glucose to fuel the brain and nervous system to enabling... Read More
Fats have gotten a bad rap over the years. However, all fats are not creative equal. There are good fats and bad fats. The first step is identifying which fats are which. Saturated fats kick up total blood cholesterol, along with the LDL or bad cholesterol. These are found in animal products like meat, dairy and eggs, and trans fats found in processed foods such as fries, chips,... Read More
Sushi can be a super fun meal for the whole family - kids included! Rolls are fun to make and eat and most of the ingredients are healthy too. You don't have to limit your idea of sushi to raw fish, either. There are many cooked and non-seafood alternatives you can try - even dessert sushi!
The Dangers of Mercury
The biggest danger associated with seafood consumption is the... Read More