You asked for it, you got it! An infographic to celebrate the New Year about the resolutions you make. Remember, a complete overhaul of your lifestyle all at once probably won't be realistic to maintain in the long term. Instead, make smaller resolutions every day to reach your goals step by step. Wishing you a happy and healthy start to 2013!Continue reading...
Wil2211 gained several pounds after moving from one country to another, but most of it is just a memory now, thanks to a combination of calorie counting and exercise. In her story she expresses how learning to eat healthy, balanced meals was the key to her success in losing those 33 undesirable pounds.Continue reading...
While six-packs aren’t hard to find in a gym, a personal trainer that’s fit for you may very well be. Here is the real six-pack you should look for in a personal trainer.Continue reading...
You only need 2 minutes to reinvigorate your day. Here are 22 tips to inspire you toward a happier, healthier you.Continue reading...
When I was in culinary school we learned a lot about how to develop flavors. These methods usually involved high-end ingredients, a lot of prep time and sometimes following complicated procedures to get good results. Little did I know a much easier path to culinary greatness was sitting in my pantry the whole time I was sweating in a restaurant kitchen. That would be my slow cooker.Continue reading...
Fortunately, nutrition conscious calorie counting cooks know that one-pot meals are not only easy but very flexible – add what you have and skip the parts you don’t want. Ramp up the veggies, reduce the fat, increase seasonings as you reduce the sodium until the meal is just your style. Enjoy these recipes as they are or use them as a template and make them your own.Continue reading...
Instead of buying pricy energy bars, fuel your fitness routine with this great-tasting homemade energy bar recipe. Whether you use these energy bars as a pre-workout snack or to refuel and recover post-workout, they’ll give your body what it needs. Best of all, you can make this energy bar recipe in minutes.Continue reading...
All of the festivities surrounding the New Year may make you feel as though 2012 should be left behind, but au contraire, ma soeur. If you’re reading this, you’ve likely made some great strides this year and that should not go unrecognized.Continue reading...
Genetically engineered (GE) foods are generating controversy again. Last month, a controversial French study claimed that a particular strain of GE corn causes cancer in lab rats. But in California Proposition 37 didn't pass. What would requiring labeling for all genetically engineered foods mean to you?Continue reading...
Even if you only watch cooking TV shows occasionally, you’ll be interested to know how watching may affect your eating habits.Continue reading...
You already know what food to avoid before bedtime—namely, alcohol, coffee and sugary desserts (all the good stuff!). But it might surprise you to learn that there actually are some foods that you can eat for a better night’s sleep. You just need to know what nutrients to look for in the grocery aisles.Continue reading...
Surprised to see brownie mix and canned pumpkin in a holiday fudge recipe? It might be unconventional, but the combo totally works!Continue reading...
Nothing beats a warm bowl of homemade soup on a cool fall day. But I’m a busy guy—I don’t have time to stand around stirring a pot and chopping vegetables all day. So how do I whip up tasty, savory creations in the time I do have? I take shortcuts, using a few cheater ingredients here or some clever EatingWell cooking tricks there to get the job done faster. As a result, I can make an amazing soup just like my mom used to make (What am I talking about? STILL makes) in just 30 minutes. That’s less than the time it takes to order takeout.Continue reading...
Vonda2u’s diabetes almost took her life and this prompted her to act on her weight issues. She cleaned up her eating, started exercising, shed 90 pounds and turned around her health.Continue reading...
The places you would spritz perfume probably would be behind your ears, adding it to your bath, or even spritzing it around the room—but in your food? Here's how to enjoy essential oils in your cooking.Continue reading...
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