Whether you drink it as a hot beverage to ward off Old Man Winter or iced to cool off on a hot summer day, tea is an invigorating drink that people around the world consume in copious amounts. In America alone, each person drinks approximately 155 cu... Read more
Though food is supposed to be one of life's simple pleasures, few things cause more angst and confusion. It's no wonder why. We're constantly being told which foods we should eat to be healthy, which diets we should follow to be skinny, w... Read more
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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So you just found out that you have high cholesterol, or perhaps you have a strong family history of heart disease and want to do your best to prevent it. So you head to the pharmacy or health food store for help, only to be bombarded by countless su... Read more
You've been working hard at making healthy changes to your diet and exercising regularly to lose weight. But there's more to weight loss than watching what you eat; the beverages you drink can also affect your progress. Are you sabotaging you... Read more
I (very) recently have started including green smoothies as a meal replacement for breakfast and lunch. An example recipe includes:
1/2 cup kale
1/2 cup spinach
1/2 cup steel cut oatmeal
1 spoonful of sunflower seeds
Frozen b... Read more
One of my favorite things to eat when I visit southern states is collard greens, but they're not usually available where I live. I got a gorgeous bunch of the raw greens yesterday though, so could anyone give me some tips on how to prepare them? Than... Read more
My latest catalog from the Republic of Tea came with a sample of one of their new teas, Hibiscus Watermelon herbal tea.
It is FANTASTIC, in case you're wondering. 334
So as I'm sitting here, sipping on delicious watermelon tea, I began w... Read more
Drinking green tea helps speed up your metabolism, which in turn helps you burn more calories. For an added bonus drink green tea 20 minutes before exercise to encourage more calorie burning. I donít actually like the taste of green tea, but am drink... Read more
Today, there are over 700 Jamba Juice locations focusing on whole food, no high-fructose corn syrup, zero trans fat or artificial preservatives. With such a focus on wholesomeness, there must be some great choices when visiting your local Jamba Ju... Read more
More than likely, you have heard the health claims about green tea. Perhaps you have seen products containing green tea extracts on store shelves and read the claims of antioxidant benefit. You may also have read reports that green tea makers are in... Read more
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