When you're trying to lose weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle, cutting out dessert and sweets can be one of the biggest obstacles to your success. Eating low-sugar or low-fat desserts may not satisfy your fierce sweet tooth, and the result can be some very strong cravings for sugar and fattening desserts. Overindulging in these too often can result in weight gain and will sabotage your diet efforts.
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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.
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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
By Angie Lewis
Would you like to know about some super foods that will get you healthy and your body energized? That's what I thought. Some of these foods you may already eat and that's great. It's not hard getting healthy. What makes getting healthy difficult is the motivation factor and making eating... 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
We have all consumed processed and packaged foods. After all, they're easy, convenient and often times tastier than what we can prepare from scratch. But if you pause and read the labels, you may be appalled at the number of additives found in such foods.
Many studies have shown the ill-effects of consuming too much food additives. There are over 1,400 man-made chemicals added to the American food supply today. Five main categories raise... Read More
For years, vitamins and other supplements were viewed as a "one size fits all." However, many recent studies have differentiated between men and women and have discovered supplements that are especially beneficial for women. Here are the top 10 nutrients for women:
Folic acid or folate
Folate, or synthetic folic acid, is a B vitamin that's especially important for women. Pregnant women whose diets do not include... Read More
The potential benefits to your health associated with wine consumption is a rather long list indeed, and new studies continuously relate a drop in the risk of cancer and heart disease with drinking wine.
Even before the first book was written about wine in 1410 by a French doctor, the virtues of drinking wine had long been touted since the first century. The fact that wine contains certain... Read More
Most dieters see dining out as an end to all the good work they've done to date. Instead of the enjoyable occasion eating out should be, anyone on a diet will inwardly groan at the prospect of dining out believing that they will have to abandon their diet because there's no way that they can stick to healthy, low-calorie foods if they're going to be eating in a restaurant. But that's not how it has to be. It's... 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