While in the United States, mirror what the French do. That is the advice of author Mireille Guiliano. With one in three people in America overweight or obese, Guiliano suggests that readers take a cue from their thinner French counterparts. She is an opponent of diets, which she says only contribute to the... Read More
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
If you're aiming to host a trendy and elegant -- and grown-up -- get-together, a wine and cheese tasting should be high on your agenda.
A wine and cheese tasting allows you and your guests to sample new flavors of cheese, wine and finger foods while enjoying great conversation at the same time.
A wine and cheese tasting may sound like a high-maintenance event, but in reality it takes a lot less... Read More
by Ted Goldberg
Luscious desserts and low-carb diets typically do not mix. Sugar is, of course, a carbohydrate. How can you have something "sweet" without using sugar?
Those of us who cook know that using artificial sweeteners changes the recipe drastically. Substances like saccharin have less... Read More
A lot of people still don't know there are fat-burning foods that can actually increase the number of fat calories your body burns each day. These are known as free foods and are generally low in calories; in fact, some of these foods are so low in calories that your body actually burns more calories metabolizing them than the total amount of calories in the food itself.
Although fat burning foods are important for anyone who wants to lose... Read More
by William Winch
Each year, more that 300 new junk foods are introduced to the marketplace. Compare that to the 10 new health foods that are introduced each year, and you can see why America has an obesity epidemic. How can a person successfully stay on a healthy weight loss program with so many junk... Read More
There is truly no one food that can help your health more than chilies -- no matter whether red or green. When the weather gets colder, chilies can really help your system stay at peak health.
A great way to really boost your system is to eat chili -- often known as chili con carne -- a truly American food. Jane Butel, author of Chili Madness and 18 other books says Bowl o' Red is her very favorite chili. This chili has won more... Read More
Make this Mother's Day unforgettable with one of these breakfast menus, or use your imagination and substitute.
Quick and easy but delicious, the breakfast casserole is put together the night before. A delicious cantaloupe smoothie and easy muffins make this breakfast memorable.
Western Ham and Egg Casserole Make this casserole the night before, then refrigerate and pop it in the oven in the morning.... Read More
A night with family and friends is always a nice addition to our busy lives. When did you last enjoy great conversion over a delicious meal without having to spend a fortune or slaving for hours in the kitchen? If you can't remember, then perhaps it's time to enjoy fondue at home.
Fondue for All Tastes While "fondue" refers to a warm liquid in which you dip tasty treats, there is more than one variety of... Read More
Good nutrition is important for children to develop healthy minds and bodies. Getting an early start on good nutrition is a key factor in helping children learn to enjoy the taste of foods that are good for them. However, it is never too late to start your children on a new path. Here are the 10 best foods for kids.
#1 Best Food for Kids - Oatmeal
There is no better way for your child... Read More