Maintaining your ideal weight can prove to be a more difficult challenge for those who have already achieved their ideal weight loss. The sad truth is that most people will always be on some kind of diet. Continue reading
Every year, every month, every day, every hour, every minute that you are alive, you are getting older. No matter how old you are, your body is undergoing age-related changes that can lead to less energy, painful joints, droopy skin, unsightly wrinkles, and overall declining health.
But what if someone told you that getting older and the physical process of aging don’t have to be so closely entwined? And what if you had the ability to slow down the aging of your body so much that you could actually live to see, and more important, enjoy your 100th birthday or beyond? Continue reading
- 1 pound of lean ground turkey
- 1 envelope of taco seasoning
- Generous bed of lettuce
- 1 cup chopped tomatoes
- 1 cup chopped onions
- 1/3 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
In a saucepan, brown the ground turkey over moderate heat. Add one envelope of taco seasoning and cook according to package directions. Place generous servings of lettuce on four plates. Top with turkey mixture, tomatoes, onions, salsa and cheese. Makes 4 servings.
- 4 egg whites, beaten
- 1 Roma tomato, chopped
- Fresh spinach, handful
- Salt and pepper, to taste
Coat a small frying plan with vegetable cooking spray. Add beaten egg whites. Stir in tomato and spinach. Cook on medium-low heat until egg whites are cooked through. Lift from pan with a spatula, and season lightly as desired. Makes 2 servings.
High-fructose corn syrup is a potent sugar substitute made from corn starch. It’s actually twice as sweet as sugar. Manufacturers began using it as a cheap sugar substitute in the 1970s when the price of sugar shot up. High-fructose corn syrup now accounts for 40 percent of the caloric sweeteners added to foods and drinks. Continue reading
A beverage with great weight-loss benefits is green tea. Although technically a negative water, certain natural chemicals called catechins in green tea increase fat-burning and stimulate thermogenesis, the calorie burning process that occurs as a result of digesting and metabolizing food. Continue reading