When the craving for something salty hits and you want to stick with your healthy diet, you don't have to settle for unhealthy treats and junk food to satisfy your cravings. There are dozens of low-calorie, low fat and healthful salty snacks available, and you can stock up on these diet-friendly treats to keep hunger at bay and avoid depriving yourself between meals. Here are 10 salty snacks that will help you stick with your healthy diet... Read More
Did you know that the food you eat could be prematurely aging you? Science has made some amazing discoveries in the last decade in nutrition. We really should be taking note of what we put in our mouth because more than ever, we are what we eat. Do you know the impact of what you are eating? Probably not. It's time to find out because over-indulgence in certain types of food causes the body to age prematurely.
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There are two essentially important things that Americans are struggling with -- health and fitness. Records show that the most overweight and obese people on earth can be found in the U.S. There are hundreds of diet and weight loss programs to be found in the fitness circle yet the lack of will power to start is the most difficult aspect to deal with.
A lot of us are aware that shedding of extra pounds is a key to prevent weight-related... Read More
Whether you've traveled the world or still live in the town you grew up in, chances are you've tried the regional cuisine of a distant place.
One great thing about the United States is that it's a country with so much culinary diversity. Some of our signature dishes come from far-flung places, while others are home-grown inventions, but all have a unique American flavor that reflects the evolving and enterprising nature of our... 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.
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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
Grilled seafood can be a delightful culinary experience if done right. Many people shy away from seafood because they don't know what to do with it. Seafood makes a tasty, healthy meal on the grill. Did you know most fish has less than half the fat of beef? I would rather put a nice salmon fillet on the grill any day. Grilling great seafood takes a little practice. Here are 10 tips to help you get started.
1. Always start with fresh fish if... Read More
By Linda Wilson
Busy lives! Aren't we all busy, busy, busy? Bring out the crockpot or slow cooker and you can make some tasty, economical meals for your family and cut down your kitchen time, too. For these recipes, all you have to do is add a salad, perhaps bread, and you've got dinner. Dessert can be elaborate... Read More
We have all experienced that moment when you wander aimlessly in your kitchen wondering what to make for dinner. You haven't had a chance to get to the grocery store and now have to pull together a meal with whatever is on hand. This is one stressor in your life you can eliminate if you keep these 10 cooking ingredients on hand.
Pasta offers a variety of options for whipping up a hot, delicious... 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