10. August 2012 19:58
Another reason to add fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids to your food plan is that studies have shown that it can help people maintain healthy brains.
A study releases in March of 2012 showed that participants that had lower levels of omega-3’s had slightly smaller brains and scored lower on mem... [More]
11. July 2012 19:35
Summer salads are great, light, quick choice for a summer meal. A basic ingredient is the greens. Pick and wash your greens. You can use, spinach, romaine, Boston bib, spring mix, arugula, or an herb blend.
Next thing to add is a seasonal fruit. Choose blueberries, orange sec... [More]
6. July 2012 18:55
When you go to see your physician for a check-up, or to address a problem you have, a candid conversation is more important than you may give credence to. Why?
-If your doctor asks you about you smoking or drinking habits, they are not prying into your social life, but the frequency of cigaret... [More]
13. June 2012 09:05
Water seems too simplistic to be so important to the successful maintenance of your whole internal system; but it is.
-In many cases, it’s free
-It’s calorie free
-Dehydration (even a small amount) can affect physical performance
-Drinking More Fluids Could Lower Men's Bladder Can... [More]
12. June 2012 21:18
Watermelon is a delicious and nutritious bonus for summer. When chilled, it’s delicious and refreshing. It’s filled with citrulline, which your body turns into nitric oxide (it relaxes blood vessels). This allows the oxygen in your body to flow to your heart and muscles... [More]
16. May 2012 17:01
You are trying to make positive choices to eat healthier, but the manufacturers aren’t always being forthright with providing accurate information.
If a product label reads natural, you expect it to be healthier. The problem is “natural” has no standard definition which means... [More]
15. May 2012 06:32
It is a harsh reality to think about how long you will have to work out if you indulge in a special treat if you want to stay on track with your workout goals.
The Nutrition Action Health letter quotes these statistics:
1. Five guys fries (620 calories) = bicycle (9mph) for 1 hour, 35 min
2. AMC pop... [More]
27. April 2012 19:32
I believe that the healthiest way to eat is to avoid processed foods and to eat foods as close to the source as you can. But the reality is that processed foods are in every American household pantry and you need to learn to buy them smartly.
When trying to pick pre-packaged foods, ther... [More]
16. March 2012 06:15
This offer for a meal delivery plan was being sold through my e-mail (information below). I have some concerns about offers like this:
“Simply Smart, Smart Body, or Smart Fuel Sampler Pack
Belly bulge creeps up faster than you can say triple-chocolate fudge. When your pants are becomin... [More]
13. March 2012 15:35
There are some simple food-choice changes that can add up to calorie savings and better nutrition:
Change a cup of pasta for spaghetti squash
Use a squeeze of lemon or flavored vinegar with ½ tsp of EVOO for dressing your salad. That can save you 100 calories over creamy dressings
Use 0%... [More]