Move over white, green, oolong and black—there’s a new tea in town. From chic cafes to backstage at Fashion Week, matcha is quickly becoming a hot trend. What is it, and why is it suddenly such a popular alternative to coffee and conventi... Read more
Wake up your taste buds! Cooking with herbs and spices will enhance the flavor of healthy foods without adding fat, salt, sugar, or calories. Herbs and spices contribute bright color, savory taste and sensational aroma.
Tips for using herbs and... Read more
The flavor of many foods can be enhanced without using calorie-laden sauces and gravies. Here are some great ways to use herbs to “spice up” your meals and bring out the natural flavors of your food. Don’t be afraid to experimen... Read more
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A recent study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found the average daily intake of two carotenoids (beta-cryptoxanthin and zeaxanthin) was lower (by 40% and 20% respectively) for arthritis patients than healthy subjects. Both of thes... Read more
So I was looking at the flat belly diet at smoothie recipes, thinking that it might be a good way to start the day, never been a fan of drinking my calories, but one 200 calorie smoothie with a whole grain English muffin or a bit of cereal and fruit... Read more
If you're not a big fan of water, try using the flavor drops in your water or the powder packets. Crystal light makes them and so do a few other brands. If you're missing soda, try flavored sparkling water. I like to brew tea and drink it over ice.... Read more
What do you put in your shakes? Add a banana, spinach or kale and whey protein powder into your shakes. Also there are fruits and veggies that add proteins as well if you're not a big meat eater. Milk, like almond and soy milk give you protein as wel... Read more
Figure out the ants’ main points of entry—windowsill, doorway, baseboards—and sprinkle those places with any of the following... Cayenne pepper, Chili powder, Cinnamon, Sage, Whole cloves, Bay leaves, Cream of tartar, Salted cucumber peelings, Dried... Read more
Dice fresh Watermelon/Pineapple into bite sized Cubes.Finely chop Fresh Mint Leaves.Mix Lemon Juice and Honey in equal parts with a pinch each of Salt, Black Pepper and Cumin Powder.Mix fruit and mint leaves well.Sprinkle Dressing on Fruit ,mix. Se... Read more
This group is for people in their twenties who are trying to turn over a new leaf and get healthy. We are doing this to feel better and to be better role models for our friends and families.... Read more
When you're watching fat and calories, herbs and spices are your new best friends. They add flavor and pizzazz to your cooking with little to no calories and fat. However, many of the versions you get in the supermarket are full of salt--a big no-no... Read more
By Amanda Greene of WomansDay.com Most of us are familiar with bloating—that uncomfortable, swollen feeling in your belly. Whether the bloating is caused by water retention, gas or constipation, you don't necessarily need to head to the pha... Read more
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