Magazines are full of diets and advice for losing weight, but most of this advice centers on telling you which foods you should avoid. Losing weight doesn’t have to mean giving up the foods you enjoy; here are 20 ways to cut calories without giving up your favorite foods.
Learn how to eat better and cleaner to improve your health, build muscle and lose that unwanted fat.
Basil is a staple herb in Italian pastas and soups, and it belongs to the same plant family as peppermint. There are more than sixty different varieties of basil, and its uniquely fresh taste is so versatile that it is capable of adding something to almost any meal. As it turns out, it is also good for your health in a number of surprisingly powerful ways. Read on to discover nine reasons why you should include more basil in your diet.
When most people think about the annual celebration of Thanksgiving, their first thoughts are of turkey, dressing and all the trimmings. The average typical meal averages about 3,000 calories and contains 229 grams of fat. Compare that to a healthier vegetarian Thanksgiving meal that is just as tasty and satisfying, but only contains an average of 900 calories.
Still counting calories regardless of its composition? That’s not always the best approach to weight loss or health. What’s just as important is calorie quality. Find out why calorie quality counts and how to choose your calories wisely.
High-fructose corn syrup has been demonized recently for contributing to a variety of health problems including obesity – but is it really any worse than sugar? Find out more about the controversy surrounding high fructose corn syrup and why it’s important to reduce all sugars.
Spices make foods taste better, but some of these powerful flavor enhancers have other benefits too. Not only are some spices a good source of antioxidants, they may also help with the battle of the bulge. Discover three common spices that could help you lose pounds and body fat.
Some of the bacteria in your intestines you want to keep around because they help with digestion and may protect against certain types of infections. Now a new study shows that certain types of probiotic bacteria can impact fat loss. Find out more about this intriguing study and the role bacteria may play in controlling body weight.
Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on everything life has given you, spend time with your friends and dine on decadent food. Food is a key part of this fall tradition with a whole turkey, rich vegetable dishes and plenty of pie being the key components. These dishes may seem healthy because they are nutrient […]
Apples are cheap, delicious, and come in a wide variety of different flavors (ranging from the very sour to the very sweet). As it turns out, they are also good for your body in a number of interesting ways, and so an apple a day may well indeed help to keep the doctor away. Read on to discover nine surprising and significant reasons why you should add more apples to your diet.
Can adding a common spice to your diet give some of the same benefits as exercise? That’s what new research shows. Find out more about the intriguing link between heart health and a brilliant orange spice that adds flavor to ethnic foods.