Protein is key to muscle strength. This salad composed of grilled shrimp over three kinds of healthy greens has plenty of it -- 45 grams. It’s practically carb-free too, so if cutting carbohydrates is part of your healthy eating plan, it’s a near-perfect recipe.
Radicchio Salad with Lemon-Herb Grilled...Read More
You can adopt healthy eating habits by setting weekly goals that you feel confident you can achieve. Use the SMART goal setting strategy to help you make consistent progress. SMART stands for specific, measurable, action-oriented, realistic and time-bound. Here are a few suggestions:
- Eat 1 fruit
- Think long-term. Diets don’t work for most people because they’re a short-term fix. Make changes to your eating and activity habits that you can live with for the rest of your life, so you not only lose the weight; you keep it off for good.
- Eat fewer calories, but more food by replacing some refined
Flax Crackers, All-bran Multigrain, Triscuits, Wasa Fiber and Ryvita Multigrain all have at least 2 grams per serving. Most people only get half the daily fiber they need. Daily requirements are as follows:
- 9-18 years - 26 grams/day
- 19-50 years - 25 grams/day
- >51 years - 21 grams/day
Dates are packed with nutrients. They contain carbohydrates, amino acids, fiber, vitamin C, iron and potassium -- nutrients our bodies need for optimal health. The carbohydrates, in the form of sugars, are required to fuel the brain, nervous system and red blood cells. Amino acids provide the str...Read More
Your metabolism essentially determines the calories you burn. The part of your metabolism that you cannot control is your resting metabolism, which is the calories you burn to keep you alive at rest. The part you can control is your activity level, or the amount you move throughout the day. The more...Read More
You need to fuel your brain and muscles with carbohydrates before you work out. Potatoes are loaded with carbs, and are delicious when transformed into a salad. This particular dish is also a great post-workout fuel-replenishing option.
New Potato Salad
- 2½ pounds new potatoes
- 1 large
You can increase the calcium in your diet by consuming low-fat milk, cheese, and yogurt. Some plants foods contain calcium including broccoli, kale, bok choy, collards and Chinese cabbage. Fortified foods and a 500 mg calcium supplement with vitamin D and magnesium can help meet daily calcium req...Read More
Don’t let the name fool you -- you can munch one of these Morning Muffins any time of day to raise your energy. They’re packed with fuel, and one recipe makes a dozen, so you can keep plenty of muffins on hand.
Makes 12 muffins
- 1 cup organic mixed dried fruit (such as raisins,
The safest and most practical way to increase the body’s level of Vitamin D is by taking a daily multivitamin and mineral formula (MVM) that contains between 600 and 1200 international units (IUs) of Vitamin D. The new recommended daily intake is 600 IUs for adults up to age 70, which is 3 times...Read More