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!
I know you'll think this is impossible, but a bird's favorite food will be from now on your ally in losing all those extra pounds.
Birdseed has not only healing properties that will benefit you if you consume it, but also serves to silence other important maladies. The method is very simple. Are you ready to beautify your body? Because I'm going to tell you in detail.
Jennifer Lopez is a freak of nature and we mean that in the best way possible. It seems like dancing and performing for decades has done J.Lo a body good. The Puerto Rican pop star, who is just two days away from celebrating her 45th birthday, recently posted a bikini picture looking hotter than ever! No, seriously…
If you've been getting rid of certain foods from your diet because you're trying to lose some weight, that's good, but are you eliminating the wrong ones? Biochemistry professor Rodney Bilton writes in his latest book, Know What to Eat, that there are certain foods you'd never expect to be helpful for weight loss.
In fact, some of the ones you think are healthy are the complete opposite!
Kelly Smith suspected something was wrong with her when, at 16, she still hadn't gotten her period. Initially, doctors told her not to worry about it, but she couldn't shake the feeling that something was wrong. A year later, Smith returned to the hospital, only to have her suspicions confirmed. At 17 years old, Smith was diagnosed with Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome, a rare condition that caused her to be born with an unusually shallow vagina and no womb. Wow!
Blueberries are such a well-loved fruit by many that it's no surprise July is National Blueberry Month. They're a portable snack, an ideal addition to a fruit salad and you reap many health benefits from them. They may be tiny, but they contain antixiodants and have been used since the 1600's as a medical resource by Native Americans.
As if blueberries weren't already good enough for us, there are plenty of other reasons why you should be eating them.
I'm one of those weirdos that LOVES to work out. But I get it, most workouts are boring and even though we all could use a little more fitness in our lives, those 30 minutes at the gym are 30 minutes we could spend on being productive elsewhere. Well for those of you who want to test the theory that laughing burns calories, here are my favorite and funniest workout videos on Youtube.
Summer is officially here which means you going to lots of BBQ's, to the pool or beach, rooftop parties, festivals, concerts and other fun activities. Along with all these fun time comes TONS of food, and some of it is terrible for your waistline. It's hard to pass up on cocktails, ice cream, and other delicious treats when they are being waved in front of you everywhere you go.
However there are healthier summer food options, which will keep you looking good in your swimsuit this season and beyond.
One of the best fruits of the summer is the mango. It's the one piece of produce I wait until this season to buy because the quality is so much better. Frozen pieces just don't compare to a freshly sliced mango.
The other thing that makes mango appealing to me is that it satisfies my sweet tooth without hurting my waistline. I can even add it to my green smoothies!Continue Reading >
I started my weight-loss journey on my 18th birthday. In the 12 years since, I've lost 45lbs and gained a helluva lot of perspective. Though I wouldn't change much about my weight-loss experience, there are a few things I wish I knew before that would have allowed me to be kinder and more patient with my body, and help me make better decisions regarding my overall health.