Yes, it's possible to eat certain foods and boost your longevity. Often labeled "super foods," these foods have the ability to not only strengthen the immune system, but to also fight disease, and lower body fat and cholesterol.
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Between backyard barbeques, beach picnics and the never-ending parade of wedding and grad party buffets, summer may seem like a huge seasonal pitfall for someone who's trying to eat healthy and/or lose weight. But the good news is, your goals don... Read more
Faster than a speeding bullet…
More powerful than a locomotive…
Nutrient-packed with health enhancing properties…
Here come the SUPERFOODS!
These foods benefit your body in so many ways. They power your brain, and c... 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
Q: Will carnitine help me lose weight?
A: In theory, carnitine, a derivative of the amino acid lysine, could be a good weight loss supplement because it helps move components of fat into the area in cells where they are burned. There is, howev... Read more
Spin and Zumba last night! Spin and weights 3-4 times a week, eating within calories and still managed to hit a plateau..... I'll use this as motivation, let's continue to see our SPARK!!!!!... Read more
Not weight related at all but have no one I can safely vent to on this topic so please forgive me for using this for my own mental health reasons. Daughter is gettingarried this weekend. I was enjoying the process while it was still a long time ...... Read more
What Are Green Beans Good For?Green Beans Nutrition FactsA favorite scene of summer is sitting in a porch swing while snapping green beans for dinner. Picking them from the garden is fun, too, from either pole beans, requiring a stake for support, or... Read more
What's New and Beneficial about Green Beans Because of their rich green color, we don't always think about green beans as providing us with important amounts of colorful pigments like carotenoids. But they do! Recent studies have confirmed the pre... Read more
My boyfriend, Fred, and I joined a food co-op this summer to supplement our weekly farmers market trips (and cut food costs). Every two weeks, we pay $20 and a bag of mostly organic, local when possible produce is delivered to our door (by our friend... Read more
Most nights I look forward to cooking dinner. I listen to music on my iPod, perhaps enjoy a small glass of wine, and relax as I chop, sauté and braise. Other nights, when I come home starving, teach a late yoga class, or go for a long run... Read more
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