Healthy eating

Everything You Need to Know About Working Out and Beer

“Milk is for babies. When you grow up you have to drink beer.”Or so 1977’s Arnold Schwarzenegger would have you believe. By contrast, some modern gym rats swear by GOMAD (gallon of milk a day) and feel guilty just looking at anything vaguely alcoholic. But is this fear justified?First consider what you do to...

Foodie Friday: NEVER Use Canola Oil!

Canola oil has long been a regular in health food stores’ supermarket shelves, largely due in part to its popularity that has spanned for nearly two decades. Canola oil remains to be hugely appealing to consumers, and is still the most preferred cooking oil in the restaurant industry. The oil is also known for its...

Foodie Friday: Buffalo and Sweet Potato Tacos

Top with cilantro, sour cream, cheese, or salsa. You can substitute ground turkey for the buffalo.INGREDIENTS1 pound ground buffalo 2 tsp taco seasoning Generous dash or two chili powder 1 lime 1 cup sweet potato (peeled and diced) 1 small onion 1 red bell pepper (diced) corn or flour tortillasDIRECTIONSWrap tortillas in...

Foodie Friday: Olive Oil Is Legit Healthy

While frying is considered a generally unsafe way to prepare food, a number of studies have demonstrated that frying can be healthy, as long as you use olive oil to do it. According to Rachel Adams, senior lecturer at Cardiff Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom, cooking with high heat triggers changes in oils that alter their aroma,...

Holiday Cooking: Is There a Difference Between Fresh or Frozen Fruits and ?

It was previously believed that frozen fruits and vegetables contain lower nutritional value compared with their fresh counterparts, and that essential vitamins and minerals deplete during the freezing process. However, an article published in The Guardian‘s website stressed that today’s newer techniques involving blanching prior to flash freezing have significantly improved nutrient retention in frozen fruits and vegetables.The...

The Simple Nighttime Tip That Can Stop You From Stress Eating

It’s no surprise that stress sucks for your diet. But even if there’s no end in sight to your mounting work responsibilities, there is one thing you can do to stop the stress from wrecking your waistline: get more sleep, new research from Michigan State University suggests.In the first experiment, researchers surveyed 125 Chinese information technology...

If You Love Whole Foods, You’ll Love These Affordable Online Grocery Stores

How many times have you read about a trendy new ingredient or an interesting healthy snack only to find out that your local grocery store doesn't carry it? Or maybe Whole Foods sells what you're looking for, but it's super expensive. Both these things have happened to me, and it's totally annoying. Which is why I...

Can You ID Which Foods Are Actually Healthy?

You want to improve your diet. That’s a good thing, but do you know which foods you should include to help you reach your goal?If you’re like many Americans, the picture isn’t quite clear. A whopping 96 percent of people seek out health benefits from what they eat and drink—most commonly for weight loss,...

The Beginner’s Guide To Going Vegetarian Without Getting Sick

It's understandable why many people give up meat in an effort to improve their health. Studies show that vegetarians tend to have lower rates of diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and high blood pressure, and may even live longer.But earning your healthy living badge isn't as simple as ditching burgers and chicken tenders. Adhering to a vegetarian...

Top 10 magnesium-rich foods and their health benefits

Magnesium-rich foods are needed to ensure that cellular activities and that biochemical bodily functions are optimized. Knowing this, how do you keep ample amounts of magnesium inside your body? By eating the right food. Here is a list (not in any particular order) of foods that are rich in magnesium.Almonds – Almonds, which also contain heart-healthy omega-3...
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