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10 Healthy Breakfast Recipes The very first meal of the morning, breakfast is considered as the most important meal of the whole day. It provides you the energy to kick start your day after a good night sleep when your body was in relax mode. A healthy breakfast not only keeps you energetic the whole day, but also maintains good metabolism and hence helps you maintain weight side by side. So, if you guys need to keep your weight under control you must not ignore what you eat in...

  Researches have shown that spring time is best time for losing weight rather easily. You can hit the gym, walk a mile, exercise a bit and go back to your fitness routine without all those extra layers of clothing you had to use for winters. You must have heard that drinking sufficient water makes you lose weight, right? Continuing on the same note, Springs are the time when we sweat a lot, and thus drink (water) a lot. Not just water, springs bring us lots of healthy, tasty...

Deciding on what food to have and what food to not have during pregnancy is confusing and critical as the food you have affects the health of your soon-to-born baby. This is the exact reason why we have compiled a list of 10 (Ten) Food Items which you must avoid having during pregnancy. 1)      Big Fish – Although fish is a good food to consume during pregnancy, big fish is not. Big fishes like shark, swordfish, King Mackerel contain very high levels of methyl mercury...

Want more radiantly healthy-looking skin? Feed it! Research has shown that eating more of these five foods can help us to a beautiful complexion from the inside out, without resorting to costly skincare products or formulas. Find out the top five foods to eat for healthier, more beautiful skin. In general, eating lots of fresh fruits and vegetables, nuts, seeds,...

If you aren’t a smoothie addict already, you will be after you try these recipes. And if you’re already harboring a serious smoothie habit? There are just two words for you: You’re welcome. Matcha Green Tea Frappe Matcha green tea is loaded with antioxidants and metabolism-boosting catchetins, which encourage muscles to burn fat and fight off free radicals that damage cells. Blended with home-made almond milk, this frappe is a perfect for when you need an afternoon pick-me-up....

Summer is just around the corner and we all want to lose a few pounds to fit into the perfect outfit or swimsuit. I have listed a few foods with magical fat burning properties to help you with this dreaded task of weigh loss. Just remember – not one food alone can do the job. You have to have a plan and a purpose. Make sure you are eating the proper amount of calories for your body. Here are a few Tummy Tightening Foods to help get you on the right track to a slimmer summer: 1. Oats...

  I’m crazy about fall foods. I love apples and squash and most of all I love… chili. I honestly could eat it every day. No exaggeration. In my book, EatingWell’s Zesty Wheat Berry-Black Bean Chili, with a green salad on the side, is not only a perfectly wholesome, yummy dinner—it’s an ideal get-skinny supper because it contains 5 ingredients that...

Artichokes can seem pretty intimidating — they’re big, green, bulbous and prickly. If this keeps you from buying them fresh at the market, it shouldn’t. We’re here to show you the different ways to clean, trim and prepare artichokes for cooking — and then we’ll show you how to eat them. The first step is learning how to clean the artichokes, which is probably the most involved part. All you have to do is remove the lower leaves, trim the spiky leaf tips with scissors, trim the stem with a knife, and...

Olives come in all shapes and sizes. Green, purple, black; pitted, stuffed, spiced; Kalamata, Nicoise, Sicilian; they all have a unique and fragrant flavor profile. And while they’re very tasty and satisfying on their own — and even more so as a snack alongside an evening cocktail — they’re also well suited for taking your favorite dishes up a notch. Planning on making fish for dinner? Dress it up with an olive and mint relish. In the mood for pasta? With just some olives and fresh herbs, dinner is served. Tired...

Just as I was about to extol the many virtues of Peter Kaminsky’s new book, brilliantly titled Culinary Intelligence: The Art of Eating Healthy (and Really Well), I happened upon a dose of Culinary Insanity in the food pages of today’s New York Times. In an article about an exemplary initiative to teach doctors about nutrition, a recipe appears that is...