According to The Digest Diet, the secret behind healthy snacks: Eat foods packed with fat releasing nutrients to help your body lose weight quickly. Instead of cheesy crackers… Try: Ricotta Boats. How to make: Cut a bell pepper into quarters, top each with 2 tablespoons of fat-free ricotta cheese and some … Read more
Don’t just say you want to lose weight as your New Year’s resolution, make these easy changes to your pantry. 1. Portion nuts in snack-sized bags. Sure, you know that nuts are a healthy snack — we’ve certainly recommended eating these crunchy taste treats often enough throughout this book. Here’s … Read more
Good soup draws the chair to it, says a Ghanaian proverb. What’s more, experts say it drives ills away. Sitting down to a steaming bowl of soup on a winter day is a custom as ancient as it is universal, and it may be your strongest culinary defence this cold … Read more
Nowadays, the recommended food habit is low-salt diet. However, some people having strong taste believe that dishes with low salt will be tasteless. Actually, there are other ways to cook delicious dishes. 1. Make use of the natural strong flavor of vegetables. Cook such vegetables as green pepper, tomato, onion, … Read more
I like to think of myself as a very responsible person, but put me in a room with a block of cheese and I cannot be trusted. My mom says that as a baby I was most content eating pieces of cheese, and the same thing could be said about … Read more
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) recently released their updated “Dirty Dozen” list – produce you should only buy in organically grown varieties as part of their updated Shopper’s Guide. According to EWG, common growing practices make the crops listed below the most likely to contain high levels of pesticide residues:
Low carbohydrate dietary programs are considered by people who want to control their weight or they are undergoing treatment for obesity. Theses diets are also considered for other health conditions such as diabetes and epilepsy.
In a typical low carbohydrate diet, the consumption of carbohydrates is restricted to 20 to 60 grams per day or less than 20 percent of the daily calorie intake. The consumption of protein and fat is increased to keep the total calorie intake same.
Antioxidants protect the body from free radicals by getting rid of them before they cause any damage. Antioxidants are known to reduce blood pressure, prevent heart disease and cancer and also slow down the processes of ageing. There are some antioxidants the body is capable of synthesizing from its own … Read more