Today, many restaurants and food companies place labels on their products to imply that the item is healthy when some of them may be high-calorie foods masquerading as "salads" or "smoothies."
Smoothies are actually pretty doggone healthy. And there are lots of simple recipes that don't contain any unusual ingredients. What's more, my children -- especially my daughter -- love them.
There is no doubting the popularity of smoothies and juices in the world of nutrition. However, getting started may seem daunting if you aren’t prepared in terms of mixing certain fruits and veggies to produce a great tasting drink.
Juicing and smoothies are two of the main ways to get food nutrients into your body quickly and efficiently. And research published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health indicates that if you increase your daily servings of vegetables and fruit, you may actually increase your life span.
If you’re worried about how many carbohydrates you eat, you’re worried about the wrong part of your diet. Don’t think about food in terms of carbs, focus instead on eating raw, whole foods. Fruits and vegetables offer the promise of optimal wellness. Their nutrients can spell the difference between enjoying great [...]
My daughter loves smoothies, so she was thrilled when we walked into the grocery store the other day and found a buggy full of marked-down bananas.
Fighting off colds and flu this winter can be as simple as imbibing a refreshing drink. Immune-boosting teas, green smoothies and even plain water can be used to improve your health. Discover the easiest, most effective, all-natural ways to stay well during the upcoming chilly weather.
It was on one of our grocery shopping trips that my daughter discovered chocolate soy milk. She really likes it. And she also really likes smoothies, so I was excited to find a recipe featuring chocolate soy milk.
Addicting foods have nearly ruined our health. Thankfully, they haven’t done us in yet. But unless we do something, we’re on our way to ruin.
There are several reasons to go on a liquid cleanse such as weight loss, detoxification, or to break food addictions—all great overall health goals you can accomplish through cleansing.
If you feel zapped of energy and you don’t know why, the root causes are more often mental than physical. But you don’t have to accept a lack of energy lying down. Take these simple steps, pump up your vitality and discover a new zest for living.
In this series of eight articles on weight loss, my goal has been to provide valuable new perspectives for your particular weight loss needs. I’d like to leave you with this summary of most important weight loss intervention tips to consider.