If you are trying to boost your intake of omega-3s, try this simple favorite. It is a great way to use convenient canned (or leftover) salmon. The tangy dill sauce provides a tart balance.Continue reading...
With airlines skimping on in-flight food, airport terminals are ramping up offerings, ditching mundane choices in favor of high-end gourmet, fresh, and even organic selections. We perused the menu at 20 of the nation’s busiest airports to zero in on the ones making the biggest strides when it comes to delivering healthy options. Our top five picks aren’t necessarily the most trafficked airports. Instead, they’re the ones that make it easy to find deliciously lighter meals. If travel plans allow, it might be worth routing through these five hubs.Continue reading...
Some of the most memorable commercials of the 90’s were for the Chia Pet. But did you know that the pottery planters use one of the most healthful foods to grow its ‘hair’? Chia seeds, though not edible in the Chia Pet package, are gaining more attention and you won’t have to water the plant to get results. Mentioned in Dr. Oz’s book, You Staying Young, chia seeds are becoming more readily available then they once were. So take advantage of this familiar, yet underestimated superfood.Continue reading...
Most of us know which foods to avoid and which to keep on hand if we’re trying to stay slim. But what about the kitchen gadgets we should have at the ready? Stocking your home with the right prep and cook tools is a key step in keeping those extra pounds away.Continue reading...
It’s no surprise that given out hectic schedules and on-the-go lifestyles, eating out has become a popular pastime. We currently spend about half of our food dollars—more than ever before—on foods and beverages from restaurants, retail stores, recreational places, and schools.Continue reading...
You may have noticed advertising in the meat aisle for grass-fed beef and cage-free chickens. Whether its popularity is due to Moms shunning pesticides for their children born and unborn or to celebrities flaunting organic diets, there is interest in avoiding some of the effects that mass meat production creates. But because organic meat is not offer a significant improvement in nutrition and the long-term health effects of consuming non-organic meat is not completely clear, is the cry for organic meat justified around the world?Continue reading...
Doing exactly the right thing can seem impossible. These quick methods come close. First, Cardiovascular Activity: The ideal: Do 30 minutes most days of the week. Doing exactly the right thing can seem impossible. These quick methods come close. The next best thing: Take three 10-minute walks each day.
Bikini season is quickly approaching, unless you live in a place where it is already here. What’s worse than a bloated belly in a bikini? Not much. Gas, that can fill the belly like a balloon, comes from intestinal bacteria that breaks down undigested nutrients. Want to shut off those gas-producing microbes? Starve them out!Continue reading...
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Taking his doctor’s advice seriously, Jamesmessick has managed to control his diabetes, high blood pressure and cholesterol by losing over 50lbs. In his story, he shares his weight loss experience as well as some tips on the necessity of making a lifestyle change, not merely going on a dietContinue reading...
You might enjoy running more if you run with a club, train for a race, or monitor your training progress. But you don’t have to makeContinue reading...
Whole-wheat pasta bolsters fiber and nutrients in this popular Asian noodle salad. The recipe is from Annelise Stuart of Germantown, New York.Continue reading...
In sticker-shock over prices at your local supermarket? Rely on these money-saving strategies.Continue reading...
Whether you’re cooking at home or grabbing knick-knacks at the grocery store, there are ways you can improve your diet without sabotaging your taste buds. If you are trying to get to 100% on essential vitamins and minerals in your Calorie Count Nutritional Analysis, you have to eat smart. These ten food replacements will help you get there.Continue reading...
Last week, we presented 13 simple strategies for filling the tank when you’re running on empty, and today, we present 13 more. Tip One: Do Interval Exercise in the Morning, Researchers at Leeds Metropolitan University, in England, found that exercising before or during lunchtime leads to a more productive workdayContinue 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.