Food poisoning can be brutal, but is easily avoidable once you know which foods the bacteria love to lurk in. By being aware of the danger, you can then take the necessary safety precautions while handling those items.Continue Reading >
I've been on a serious health craze since the beginning of this year. I only eat organic, I've cut down on meat, I eat more greens and I've even substituted boiled eggs for egg white omelets for breakfast. But now I'm hearing that egg yolks aren't actually as bad for you as I thought. In fact, you're actually missing out by not eating them!
Cutting down on calories is the guaranteed way to lose weight. But to avoid the feeling of hunger, you need to eat smart by filling your meals with food items that are naturally geared towards keeping you full for hours. Let me tell you which ones I'm talking about...
Despite their small size, nuts are some of the most nutritious little treats nature has given us. In just a handful, nuts can provide our body with healthy fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals and fiber. But like everything else, moderation is key. Bingeing on even the most healthiest nut can prove detrimental to your weight loss efforts because they are high in fat and calories.
There is no shortage to gimmicks when it comes to weight loss programs, but the latest has me wondering if it isn't full of hot air. Diet expert and hypnotherapist John Richardson is touting the powers of talking yourself to a slimmer body. Now I've heard everything! Richardson says that talking about your unhealthy habits and acknowledging your triggers is key if you want to lose weight.
When it comes to fad diets, don't believe the hype. More often than not, they're ineffective and dangerous. Yes, even healthy sounding eating plans like veggie-based diets or diets that require dieters to cut out starch, sugar or fat. Those are especially hazardous, as they basically deprive your body of the essential calories, vitamins and minerals it needs to function. In other words, these fad diets are actually dangerous starvation diets.
You don't have to wait to hit the gym to burn calories anymore. By adding the following foods to your diet, you can transform yourself into a 24 hour fat blasting machine. These foods look good on the plate, taste absolutely delicious in your mouth and once inside the body, they rev up the calorie burning process.
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Benji Kurtz used to weigh 280 pounds, but has lost 100 pounds since 2005. He was a well-known crash dieter eliminating carbs only to regain the weight he lost quickly. He finally saw the food documentary Forks over Knives, which focuses on plant-based eating. The movie left him inspired to change the way he ate.
He also read up on the subject matter as he adapted to his new lifestyle. Once he started seeing results, he stuck by it and hasn't looked back since.Continue Reading >
There's no waste in vegetables and fruits, not even those parts that usually end up in the trash like shells, roots, seeds and other parts. I had already heard that many of them contain most of the nutrients, having even greater vitamin content than those supplied by the pulp or core of the fruits or veggies.
That's why, today we want to tell you about some fun ways you can eat banana peels, watermelon rinds and other surprise creations by chef Aldo Zilli, supervised by expert dietitian Dr. Sarah Schenker.
Eating snacks prepared at home has never been so fun and motivating. Be inspired by these fabulous ideas!
By now you know that kale is a major super food and leafy green that is good for you. It's trendy but with good reason as it provides you with high doses of vitamin K, as well as calcium and vitamin C. Many opt to have it in their morning juices or salads but one of the best ways is to have it in a smoothie.
If you've shied away from adding kale to your smoothies, this recipe I have for you will completely transform your life!