When life throws you a curve, you are left with one very important choice: how you react. When you don’t get that promotion, do you react by overeating? Instead, make the choice toContinue reading...
In Texas, chili is a spicy stew of meat. Beans are what northerners add to ruin the dish. This northerner living in Texas took that as a challenge and created a chili recipe that is far from traditional...
There’s nothing worse than feeling bloated. It’s uncomfortable, can be painful, and makes you feel like you look bigger than you actually are. Take note of the habits you practice prior to feeling bloated. These are the most common ones and they may shed light on how to fix the problem.
Get the party started with these fruity blended 'ritas. They've got real fruit in 'em -- no sugary syrups in sight!
Eggs have been both praised and criticized for their nutrient content. You’ve probably heard both sides of the story – protein packed versus cholesterol dense, for example, are two common sides of the argument on whether eggs are healthy or not. There’s more to eggs than their nutrients though. See how many of these egg facts you know.
Compliments form strangers, cuter clothes, good-looking pictures, more energy...all of these are part of Sarah's post weight-loss life and she couldn't be happier about it. After multiple weight-loss attempts, a simple quote sparked her motivation. Sarah worked hard to lose 60 pounds over the past year and a half and is still going strong!
Wouldn’t working out be more fun if your efforts paid off in money, not just in weight loss and health? There are some apps that tie an extra value to your workout, motivating you to actually go out and reach your goals.Continue reading...
Carnivore, omnivore, or vegetarian – is there one best way to eat for a healthier life? Out of the many hundreds of books on the topic, three deliver clear cultural and nutritional concepts in a reader-friendly way. Who has it right? Is there one best way for everyone to eat?Continue reading...
Little lamb rib chops are perfectly sized for those that want to control servings of meat. Cooking the meat on the bone increases the sensory experience of the dinner and truly makes these little chops finger licking good
Current physical activity guidelines for Americans recommend at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity (e.g., brisk walking) every week. While this goal may seem modest to some, to those who aren’t physically active at all, it may feel overwhelming and discouraging.Continue reading...
Making breakfast fun is a great way to start the day. And knowing you can have two bacon-y b-fast treats for less than 200 calories will REALLY put a smile on your face.
Cranky? Tired? Have a headache? You may be dehydrated. It seems strange that you have to remind yourself to drink more water, but it’s especially important that you do during the summer – which is also the perfect time to hydrate in fun ways...
Last year Tony got serious about losing some weight. At 50, he felt out of shape and definitely didn’t want to continue the rest of his life that way. Over the past year he lost a very noticeable 60 pounds, much to his delight! He has compliments coming his way and is feeling better than ever before.
Most of us have an idea of how hard the World Cup players train throughout the year. As all professional athletes, they dedicate hours to become the best in their sport. We can learn a few things from their hard work. Consider these examples to reach your goals, too, for both training and weight loss.
It is easy to grow, low in calories, high in nutrients, and comes in purple, white, green, and stripes. What is it? Eggplant! Even with all the varieties of eggplant, it is easy to select a good one. Look for one that...Continue reading...
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The side effects of allergy medications keep some people from using them. Natural remedies can be a great alternative, but some are more effective than others.