The holidays are a great time of year. No matter what holiday you celebrate, this time of year is usually filled with family, friends and great food. All that great food can come at a price, however. On average, people gain around a pound during the holidays. People who are considered overweight or obese gain about five pounds of extra weight this time of year.
Peas have developed a bad reputation. Most kids detest peas, but I don’t understand why: they’re sweet, their small, and they fit wonderfully in your spoon if you want to shoot it at your older brother (though, I don’t suggest the last usage, unless you want to be grounded or miss out on dessert). Are you a fan of peas?
So you’ve seen all the late night infomercials and listened to your friends as they bragged about how GREAT THEY FEEL and how much WEIGHT THEY’VE LOST and HOW THEY ARE LOOKING YOUNGER…
I LOVE Asparagus! Asparagus is one of the most nutritionally balanced plant-derived foods. It’s freshly green spears are both succulent and tender and have been considered a delicacy since ancient times. Let’s learn some of the health benefits of this awesome vegetable. Yes, I’ve also included two fabulous recipes.
Most everyone wants to lose weight. If you’re like most people, conquering your appetite is one of the biggest challenges you face in your fitness and weight loss journey. As soon as the word “diet” crosses your lips, you may find yourself craving all the junk you know you’re not supposed to eat. The secret is eating the right foods to help calm the cravings for the wrong ones.
Here are 10 great ways that a cucumber can make your day brighter plus the cucumber acts as an anti-oxidant when taken together with friend and barbequed foods. Here’s a also a list of the health benefits of the cool cucumber.
Beets belong to the same family as chard and spinach. Beet leaves have a bitter taste like chard, but are rich in chlorophyll. Although bitter, the greens have a higher nutritional value than its roots. They are also an excellent source of calcium, magnesium, copper, phosphorus, sodium and iron.
It is my favorite time of year. We all have so much to be thankful for – our family and friends, cooler weather and so many other things. Let me share with you one of my favorite berries that every Thanksgiving table should include.
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The kiwifruit enjoys a fascinating history, and its recent rise in popularity reflects a combination of an appreciation for its unique taste, nutritional value, appearance and, surprisingly, its changing name.
Native to China, kiwifruits were originally known as Yang Tao. They were brought to New Zealand from China by missionaries in the early 20th century, with the first commercial plantings occurring several decades later. In 1960, they were renamed Chinese Gooseberries.