Lactic acid gets a bad rap. This chemical compound, also referred to as lactate, builds up in muscle cells during intense exercise. It’s often blamed for causing fatigue and muscle soreness and thought of as little more than a waste product. But lactic acid may have some positive training benefits that are only beginning to […]
As visions of juicy turkey smothered in rich gravy with stuffing, sweet potatoes and the other typical Thanksgiving dishes dance in the heads of many, thoughts of dreaded holiday weight gain also loom in the background. It is estimated that the average individual consumes about 3,000 calories during the Thanksgiving meal alone. When you factor […]
Many people are concerned about getting their cholesterol level down – and rightfully so. High levels of LDL cholesterol are a risk factor for heart disease. When LDL cholesterol levels are very high, medications may be the only solution. On the other hand, there are foods that can lower LDL cholesterol levels by up to […]
An elevated level of LDL-cholesterol is a risk factor for heart disease. In contrast, HDL-cholesterol is referred to as the “good cholesterol” because it helps to ferry cholesterol back to the liver where it can be broke down and eliminated from the body so that it can’t deposit on the walls of arteries. Not surprisingly, […]
Thanksgiving is a time when friends and family gather around the table to give thanks and enjoy a meal. The table is piled high with Thanksgiving favorites such as cranberry sauce, steamed mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie, but the focus is on the giant bird in the center of the table – the turkey. But […]
A festive salad made with spinach, walnuts, blue cheese and apples and tossed with a yummy maple-mustard vinaigrette. This healthy salad will make a wonderful addition to any holiday table!
Pikelets are a small pancake eaten in New Zealand. Here’s a super healthy version that tastes like the pumpkin pie!
Fibre, fibre, fibre!!!
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What’s Thanksgiving without tons of food to share with friends and family? It’s true that many Thanksgiving foods are high in calories, but some Thanksgiving offerings rank high on the nutritional scale, high enough to anoint them the status of Thanksgiving superfoods. Here are some Thanksgiving foods with impressive nutritional credentials. Turkey It’s the main […]