5 Best Oils for Cooking

If you would like to improve the quality of your diet, to make it more heart-healthy, look first to the cooking oil you use. Oils high in monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fat help to lower blood cholesterol and are associated with a reduced risk of heart disease. It’s important to choose the best cooking oil for […]

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How the Food Industry is Making Us Sick

We eat what we like, and we like greasy, sweet and salty. When we’re busy, we eat what is fast and convenient, 70 percent of the food consumed by the average American is processed, packaged snacks, frozen entrees, baked goods, and fast food. Rarely do we eat lean, natural healthy foods by choice. The people […]

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GMO: What They do Not Want Us to Know

What do French fries, bottled salad dressings, corn chips, and your favorite breakfast cereal have in common? They all contain genetically modified organisms, GMOs, also known as genetically modified or engineered foods. GMOs are created in laboratories by genetically altering the DNA of individual species. Humans are unable to metabolize many of these synthetic substances […]

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How to Add Protein Powder to Your Diet

Protein powder provides a quick, high protein nutritional boost after a workout, just add water or milk and shake, or add a scoop or two to your favorite smoothie. The perfect high protein snack or meal replacement, but protein powder can be added to many of your favorite foods throughout the day: Add it to […]

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Dining Out Successfully

When dieting, preparing your meals at home will help you reach your weight loss goals faster as you know exactly what you are eating. But in today’s busy world, dining out is a way of life, we’re often just too busy to cook. You can dine out successfully, enjoy your meal and stick to your […]

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When to Take A Diet Break

Are you restless, agitated and unable to sleep? These may be signs that you need to take a short break from your restrictive diet. Taking a break from your diet may give you a much needed mental boost, satisfy some cravings and jump-start your metabolism resulting in improved results. Just like a training plateau, your […]

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Ways to Add Taste to Your Vegetables

Do you hate vegetables? You know they are good for you, but you just can’t stand the taste of spinach, broccoli or Brussels sprouts. You are not alone. But maybe it is not the vegetables themselves, but the way you season or prepare them. Try these tips to add taste and flavor to your vegetables […]

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Lowering Fat Content When Preparing Meals

Not all fat is bad, but a diet high in saturated fat can lead to a host of health complications. Here are fifteen easy steps to help reduce your saturated fat intake  to ensure your meals are healthier without compromising taste: Always choose lean cuts of meat like flank steak, sirloin, porterhouse, T-bone steak and 90% […]

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Anti-Diet Solution

The Anti-Diet Solution is an eating program that promotes healing of the lining of your stomach and intestines. By minimizing bad bacteria and replacing it with healthy “good” bacteria your body will improve your immune system, reduce inflammation inside your body and allow you to lose weight and reduce the inches around your waistline. What […]

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Effects of Smoking on Your Body

Smoking causes cancer, it’s printed right on the package. It is the number one preventable cause of death in the U.S., killing thousands of people yearly. Beyond that, smoking has many detrimental effects on your body.  Here are some of the effects of smoking: Lung Disease – Lung diseases directly related to smoking include COPD, a group of respiratory […]

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