Here are 10 nutritious but inexpensive foods that can be mixed and matched to put together a healthy diet. The prices are from my local grocery store, and while you can save money by buying large volumes, these prices are for regular sizes…although I did take advantage of the savings on generic brands.
The traditional burger packs a powerful calorie punch, but if you’re going to enjoy it, you might as well do it right! You’d be hard-pressed to find a flavorful burger in a floppy fast-food wrapper. Instead, try making your own with these burger recipes using real ingredients. At less than 500 calories per burger, it’s less than the average deluxe version at your corner fast-food joint. Check out 5 Tips for a Healthier Burger to learn more.
Breakfast should be healthy, convenient and refreshing. Start the day with fresh, crisp fruits and hearty veggies with these great grab-and-go breakfast options:
Many times I hear people saying – “I work out so I can eat and drink anything I want” – I wish this was true.
The problem is that most people eat and drink more than the calories they burn.
Is what you drink affecting your ability to lose weight? The short answer is yes. Liquid calories play a huge part in our health, and the amount you consume is directly related to your ability to control the number on that scale. Continue Reading
If you’re trying to slim down, a large part of that ultimate goal will depend on what foods you eat. Since there are so many options available when it comes to fresh fruits, vegetables, and other sources of fiber, here’s a short list of 6 to get you started: Continue Reading
Getting back on track with your diet can be easier than you think. Making slight adjustments can add up to big results. Read up for 11 tweaks to make your diet more effective—take them on a few at a time and establish healthy habits that stick around. Continue Reading
Multitasking while eating makes it challenging to be mindful. Ever sat in front of the TV with a bag of chips or a bowl of ice cream and magically, the food vanishes before your eyes and you wonder what that last bite tasted like? Or maybe you find yourself at 10PM with calories remaining for the day so you go for the cookies, despite still feeling full from dinner. Whether eating is a result of physical or emotional distraction, both have the same end result: mindless eating. Continue Reading
Can drinking more water help you lose weight? Yes, water has many health benefits like helping you boost your metabolism, cleansing your body of waste, and suppressing your appetite.
The many benefits of deep breathing include a reduction in stress and blood pressure, strengthening of abdominal and intestinal muscles and relief of general body aches and pains. Continue Reading