Contrary to what many people believe, fats are an essential part of a healthy diet. In fact, you should make sure that between 20 to 35 percent of your total caloric intake comes from fat. The key is not to restrict all fats but to make sure that you limit unhealthy fats. Two unhealthy fats are saturated fat, which is found in eggs and meat, and trans fats, which...

No matter your reason for turning to diet friendly alcohol choices, you’ll notice improvements in many parts of your life when following them. Some people look for healthier ways to drink as part of a weight loss plan. Others know that they are drinking too much and healthy tips will help them to cut down. There’s nothing wrong with having a drink or...

Posted on Apr 4 2014 - 6:00am

Everyone is guilty of it, throwing your food into the microwave to save time and effort of getting out the pots and pans to get dinner on the table. The real question is, what does microwaving do to your food. There are a few different things you should think about when microwaving that may or may not get you to turn away or embrace this modern technological miracle. What...

You already know that eating food that is good for you does wonders for your physical and spiritual health. There’s nothing like eating food rich in vitamins and minerals to help keep our bodies humming along exactly as they should. Sometimes, though, nothing is better for the spirit than a no-holds-barred junk food and alcohol binge. After a hard day at work...

Posted on Jan 20 2014 - 7:50pm

Only want soup for a meal? HEre is a list of 10 soups that you can eat and still feel full. 1. Split Pea Soup It is one of the most common types of soup as it is normally made from all sorts of dried peas, split pea being the one usually used in the recipe. This particular soup is among the most important milestones of cuisine in various cultures everywhere around...

In a hurry? Have these ingredients in your kitchen so you can always have the ability to make a quick meal. 1. Pasta The holy grail of convenient foods, pasta has become a staple in almost every household’s diet. Inexpensive, simple and quick to prepare, tasty, and versatile, there are endless ways to enjoy pasta for any occasion. Whether it’s on a salad, with...

Have a rough day at work? Kids making you crazy? Just stressed out in general? Everyone has had times in their lives when stress is an ever-present reality. But did you know you can actually combat stress and its effects by choosing the right foods? It’s true. While some of the following items may not seem like comfort food, they all have stress-busting properties...