Despite avocado's good qualities, it is possible to have too much of a good thing.
Use the summer heat as motivation to try new foods, lighten your typical fare and make the most of fresh, seasonal produce. And switching up a few pantry staples can make meal prep extra easy with no cooking required.
A balanced breakfast kickstarts our metabolism, keeps hunger under control throughout the day and prevents overeating at night.
One cup of Garbanzo beans serves up 12 grams of fiber, 15 grams of protein, and is a significant source of vitamins and minerals.
If you have noticed your kids are gaining extra weight, consider the following questions and start making gradual changes today.
We can learn to incorporate indulgent foods without having to sacrifice our diet goals and without feeling guilty later.
Although aging is inevitable, a healthy lifestyle can slow and lessen the effects of both time and gravity.
Acorn, butternut, zucchini, and spaghetti squash are lighter alternatives to more calorie-dense rice, pastas and breads.
Consider the following eating habits you may have fallen into, and make a change to control your hunger instead of letting it control you.
Instead of hitting the drive-thru, keep these nine common foods in your fridge to make something out of nothing when your meal plan falls through.
Hot tea is loaded with antioxidants that defend us in the fight against cancer, and each herbal mix can serve as a healing remedy to see us through our hectic days.
As the host, you can hold to tradition and still prepare a meal that everyone will eat and enjoy. Try these three tips, plus recipes, to help you reshape your holiday meals into a memorable feast for everyone in your family.
That shiny little jar may seem harmless with its bite-size treats, but overlooking those treats can be the very reason that number on the scale will just not budge.
By the end of a school day, kids are hungry. Add another two hours of after-school activities, and many teens end up surviving their practice feeling half starved.
As you head to your next football party or host your own, go in with a game plan to minimize the bad and maximize the good with the following ideas.
Over time, I have found eight easy ways to enjoy seasonal garden bounty without burning out or taking too much time to preserve them.
If you love peanut butter, it can have a healthy place in your diet.
With multiple races on the horizon, many local athletes are well into intense training plans in the midst of the summer heat and humidity.
On hot days, my kids are so eagerly anticipating a snack outside under our blue-striped umbrella, they are more open to trying different foods.
It is no wonder, as the portions have increased, that our waistlines have been expanding as well.
Not sure where to begin? There are many common fermented foods that contain these healthful bacteria.
As you plan your own zoo adventures, keep in mind that the average person will burn 150-200 calories per hour walking from exhibit to exhibit.
Since the heat is not yet sweltering, and the bugs are not in full force, I seize the opportunity to eat outside as much as possible.
Know what you’re putting in your body. Some food products could be causing you distress.
Here is a look at the four main types of bread on the market and how to pick the best one for you and your family.
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