The humble soybean has come a long way. Today, soy is everywhere and in every possible form—beans, nuts, milk, yogurt, cheese, flour, tofu, tempeh, and “meat” analogs, to name a few. You can eat soy alone, cooked, or combined with o... Read more
One of the most common mistakes new exercisers make is not measuring the intensity of their cardio workouts. Guidelines say that aerobic exercise should be “moderate” or “challenging,” but what does that feel like? You might m... Read more
Skim and almond and soy, oh my! The days of the milkman dropping off either whole or skim milk are long gone. These days, there's a dairy (or non-dairy) variety to meet every taste, dietary requirement and lifestyle—and they don't alway... Read more
Getting your recommended daily allowance of fruits (1/2 to 2 cups) and vegetables (2-1/2 to 3 cups) is no small feat—especially when you don't have a lot of extra time to prep and cook all that produce. That's one reason why smoothies h... Read more
You know that you want to lose weight. But how do you pick a goal weight that’s right for you? Do you find a celebrity, or even a friend, whose body you like and try to reach the same weight as him? Do you aim for a previous weight of your own,... Read more
Morning protein shake instead of breakfast. Almond milk, water, cinnamon, 1/2 a graham cracker and a scoop of vanilla muscle milk. Tasted like a cinnamon bun. 233 calories. Yummy! May be my new favorite thing. Oh and 18 grams of protein. ðŸ˜Š... Read more
My fav Ben & Jerry's is the Milk & Cookies ice cream. So. Freaking. Good. But nowhere has it for some reason. Went to Walmart last night and they had it! I bought it. I ate it. It was delicious. Still down 2 lbs this week. Now going to the gym!... Read more
As a breastfeeding mother I discovered it was very hard to loose weight. I realized that I was not eating enough. To balance your diet needs, log breastfeeding as a cardio exercise on your fitness page! Make sure you add the calories you burn breastf... Read more
When someone asks me whether X, Y or Z counts as "exercise" or "cardio," my first response is always, "Well, what does your heart rate tell you?"Measuring your heart rate is an important action for every exerciser. It le... Read more
It’s a well-known fact that carrots are good for your eyesight, but did you know there are several nutrients that can keep your eyes healthy throughout your life? A healthy diet may help reduce the risk of vision issues like cataracts, glaucoma... Read more
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