In the name of good health, they are going raw.
"They" are the followers of the raw diet, an eating plan based on unprocessed, organic whole plant-based foods that are eaten uncooked. Supporters of this way of life assert that raw and living foods contain essential food enzymes that are destroyed when... 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
Tennis pro Martina Navratilova is the latest celebrity to make an appearance in the diet and fitness game. She is trying her hand at weight-loss programs with Shape Your Self, a motivational feel-good guide to becoming more healthy.
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Since Gerber first started jarring strained peas in 1928, baby food has become a billion-dollar industry.
Stroll today's grocery aisle and you'll see organic labels, kosher guarantees, exotic mixes (how about some mango and kiwi with that applesauce?), and supplements that promise to boost your baby's brain.
All that innovation adds up. Check your grocery receipt, and you'll see why. The price of one jar of applesauce can outweigh one... 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
You may have already heard about celebrities and famous people enjoying the benefits of a raw food diet, a diet plan that involves eliminating meat, processed foods and any type of cooked food completely from the daily menu. The raw food diet program follows certain principles and guidelines so that you can still have lots of energy while eating fresh, uncooked foods, and you may even lose weight during the process. Is the raw food diet a good match... Read More
While raw foods are not new, eating plans that follow this trend in healthy eating appear to be gaining strength across the country. The focus of the diet is on eating uncooked, highly nutritious foods -- fruits and vegetables. Of course, these foods are low in calories and extremely good for you, but eating them raw or uncooked is favored as it is believed that they lose nutritional value when cooked.
Those who subscribe to the... Read More