Everything You Think You Know About Healthy Eating is Wrong and it's Making You Fat and Tired! Oh my gosh – nutrition and diet info is everywhere! And each expert and association tries to lead you in their direction because they know best and their advice is going to help you. Right? Well, maybe… Everyone has heard (and maybe lived through) the intense focus on how much you eat. This has gotten way too much attention because while this does affect your weight and energy lev
What is Metabolism? This word “metabolism” is thrown around a lot these days. You know that if yours is too slow you might gain weight. But what exactly does this all mean? Well technically “metabolism” is the word to describe all of the biochemical reactions in your body. It's how you take in nutrients and oxygen and use them to fuel everything you do. Your body has an incredible ability to grow, heal, and generally stay alive. And without this amazing biochemistry you wo
What’s so great about Ezekiel Bread? * No added sugar *Made from organic, sprouted whole grains *Contains 4 grains: wheat, millet, barley and spelt (note: these contain gluten) *Contains 2 types of legumes: Soybeans and lentils *Complete source of protein *Contains 18 amino acids *Increases absorption of minerals *Increased Vitamin C and B's *Great source of fiber *All grains and legumes are organically grown *What does sprouted mean? A sprouted seed is a seed that has begun
Salsahttp://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/pan_seared_salmon_with_fennel_dill_salsa.htmlFrom EatingWell: June/July 2005, The EatingWell Healthy in a Hurry Cookbook (2006) Crunchy fennel gives great texture to this tomato-based salsa, which is itself a zippy, slightly sour complement to sweet, seared salmon. Make this dish a meal by serving it with some whole-wheat couscous and a glass of rose.4 servings | Active Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 30 minutes Ingredients 1 large tomato
How many of you eat this vegetable? Fennel looks similar to an onion with what looks like long celery stalks and feather-like bright green leaves, which flowers and produces fennel seeds. It is a crunchy and slightly sweet vegetable; some say it has a slight licorice flavor (I personally don’t think so, however when it is cut it has a slight licorice sent.) All parts of this plant are edible and can be eaten in a variety of different ways. Fennel contains an excellent source
Serves 2| Hands-On Time: 05m| Total Time: 05m Ingredients 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 cups stemmed and chopped collard greens or spinach 1 1/2 cups frozen mango 1 cup green grapes Directions Combine the lime juice, ½ cup water, the collard greens, mango, and grapes in a blender and puree until smooth, about 1 minute, adding more water to reach the desired consistency. click link to see more: http://www.realsimple.com/food-recipes/browse-all-recipes/collard-greens-smoothi
Zero Calorie Foods- Is there really such a thing? The answer is no, but there are many healthy foods that when eaten your body burns more calories digesting them, than their actual calories they contain! (in moderation of course and not smothered in fat). Just because they are “negative “ calorie foods does not mean they don’t pack a nutrient punch because they do! These foods are a must have on your shopping list. Apples Mango Apricots Orange Grapefruit Pineapple Strawberrie
OK HERE IT IS, THIS WEEKENDS CHALLENGE IS TO EAT A HEALTHIER MEAL THAN YOU NORMALLY WOULD HAVE EATEN THIS WEEKEND....
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http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/lamb_white_bean_chili.html From EatingWell: September/October 2013 In this healthy lamb and white bean chili recipe, the addition of eggplant makes this chili velvety and creamy, while the cinnamon and allspice make the house smell amazing while the chili is cooking. To keep the saturated fat low, we use one pound of ground lamb and add whole-grain bulgur to boost the volume and fiber in this chili recipe. After all the ingredients are added