Top Five Strategies for Eating Healthy when Eating Out

You don’t have to throw your health plan aside when you go to a restaurant. But you should know that restaurant food is often loaded up with fat, in the form of butter, oil, cheese and rich sauces. Fat, after all, is a flavor enhancer. It helps to have some strategies prepared ahead of time, … Read More

Quick Chicken – “Ariba!”

Quick Tip – Grab a pre-roasted chicken for a tasty homemade dish! When I’m in a pinch for time, I’ll pick up a roasted chicken from the market. They’re great because you can make a variety of “home cooked” meals from Indian curry’s, to Mexican-style meals. This is a family favorite; I like to serve … Read More

Eat Slowly…Lose Weight!

Lose up to 20 pounds in 12 months You’ve heard it said before, to lose weight you should, “Eat slowly, because it takes your brain 20 minutes to register that you’re full.” Until now, there was no proof that you could lose weight by taking pauses between bites. A study presented at the annual meeting … Read More

Eat Frequently For a Stronger Metabolism

Eating early and often creates a metabolic reaction in your body. By eating small, well-portioned meals throughout the day, you continually stoke and strengthen your body’s engine. Good eating habits begin with breakfast. Think about what happens when you skip breakfast: You might not feel hungry until noon or even later, but once you start … Read More

Endive Stuffed with Goat Cheese and Walnuts

Appetizer for Easy, Elegant Entertaining Sure it’s the middle of the winter season. But, did you know that it’s peak season for Belgian endive and oranges? In addition to fiber and phytonutrients, both are packed with vitamins A and C—great for boosting immunity. Here’s an appetizer that has a lot going for it – It’s … Read More

Sugar and Your System – Get off the Fat Track

Your body has two primary fuel sources: fat and sugar, also called glycogen. Carbohydrates–all carbohydrates–turn into sugar in your body. This sugar becomes the fuel source glucose and then glycogen. Here’s the Kicker… Glucose gets converted into glycogen and stored in your muscles and liver to be used as fuel. Once these stores are full … Read More

For an Active Outdoor Life—Are You Eating the Right Protein?

Not all protein is the same. Even if you eat foods high in protein, you may still be missing something. Your body needs protein to build and maintain muscle, repair tissues, reproduce cells, hormone function and to strengthen your immune system. Protein is made up of amino acids. There are 22 amino acids involved in … Read More

Body Composition Tip – Drink Plenty of Water

There is no other contribution we make to our bodies on a daily basis that is more important to our health than drinking plenty of water. At nearly 70 percent, our bodies are mostly made up of water, and our blood is about 90 percent water. We can go a few weeks without food, but … Read More

Use Rosemary to Reduce Toxins in Grilled Meats

That gnarly rosemary bush in the backyard could make grilling your burger a whole lot safer. For years we’ve been warned not to cook meats at sky-high temperatures because the charring can cause cancer. Now a new study shows that rosemary and rosemary extracts can actually block the formation of Heterocyclic Amines (HCA’s) – the … Read More

What happens to your body after you’ve eaten the fatty meal?

Considering that burger and fries? Consider this… Here’s the bad news: Just one fatty meal can have a negative effect on your health—by reducing your arteries’ ability to respond to the increased blood flow that occurs after such a meal. Now, if you’ve just wolfed down a burger and fries, don’t go feeling guilty – … Read More

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