My mom used to tell me about the thrill of receiving an orange in her Christmas stocking when she was a child. Today it's hard to believe that was the only orange she would taste all year long. The ever-popular oranges and grapefruits are availab... Read more
Think of the word "diet," and what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Visions of joyless eating, piles of pale lettuce, bored taste buds, more pale lettuce, meals that would starve a mouse, and mounds of food labeled "Off Limi... Read more
For most of us, eating seasonally is a foreign concept. Many people don't even know that foods have a season, let alone what foods are in season at any given time of year. In the U.S., we enjoy practically unlimited access to any food at any time... Read more
After reading Tips for a Healthy Weekend, concerning our tendency to consume more on weekends, you’ve been conscious of what you’re eating and drinking.
You’ve done well this Saturday: yogurt, a whole oat bagel with lite... Read more
It’s Saturday night and the monthly dinner party is at your house. You want a meal that meets everyone's expectations for taste, while still being healthy. Here’s a sample party menu that definitely fits the bill, from salad to desser... Read more
The slower you lose weight, the more chance you'll actually keep it off. Losing 2 stone quickly isn't going to actually benefit you in the long run. Track your food, drink water and exercise and you will see results.... Read more
2 days ago I started drinking Dr. Oz weight loss drink,which is 2tsp Bragg's apple cider vinegar mixed with 8 oz orange or pineapple juice and 1 tsp honey...so far I have lost 3lbs. I am so pleased. Plus it gives you a ton of energy.... Read more
I'm 200lbs over weight and many people tell me " oh you dress so nice, I love your face and make up, I love your confidence etc....but although that's what they see I'm tired of being so heavy. I start over everyday, but by noon I'm off track.... Read more
The grapefruit was bred in the 18th century as a cross between a pomelo and an orange. They were given the name grapefruit because of the way they grew in clusters similar to grapes.Grapefruits vary in hue from white or yellow to pink and red and can... Read more
February is national grapefruit month--perfect timing since citrus fruit is in season during the cold winter months! Let's celebrate! Have you ever wondered why a grapefruit is called a "grape" fruit? Yes, it's a fruit, b... Read more
After a long, tough workout, an equally long, hot bath is just what I crave. If I'm feeling particularly sore, I add Epsom salts, which help reduce inflammation. You can buy expensive aromatherapy bath salts at department stores, but I don't like to... Read more
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