It’s pronounced KEEN-wah and this tiny seed offers a great alternative to rice, bulgur, barley and couscous. It’s long been a staple food in South America, especially in Bolivia, Peru and Chile. In more recent years, quinoa has become popular in the US and in the UK as an alternative to grains. Here are three reasons you should give it a try.Details
Fruit has sugar and it’s common sense that too much sugar is not good. So it’s logical to conclude that too much fruit is not good for you. In fact, some doctors suggest that fruit should be limited to 2-3 servings a day and warn that eating more than that can raise triglycerides and cause liver damage, due to the fructose.Details
Whatever health-related habit you’d like to adopt, psychologist James Prochaska’s research can help. Prochaska’s father died from alcoholism, motivating him to research whether there was a way people can learn how to break bad habits and introduce new, healthier ones.Details
It’s time for a new you, right? A healthier, fitter, more energized you. You want to be able to climb the stairs without feeling like you’re in the Olympics and tie your shoes without losing your center of gravity. You’ve got big plans.Details
Transitioning to a healthier diet generally includes eating more foods that produce intestinal gas. This can be discouraging and cause some people to avoid eating high-fiber foods, like beans and leafy greens.Details
In your mind’s eye, see yourself eating lunch during a typical workday. Chances are you’ve grabbed something quick and are eating in between distractions. You might even be eating at your desk while answering emails or responding to Facebook messages.Details
Many people associate exercise with weight loss, but there are lots of other health benefits you can get from moving your body regularly. Here are five of them.Details
Flax crackers are an amazing thing to have in your kitchen. They are incredible versatile, easy to make, vegan, sugar free and gluten free. The base of the crackers is made from ground flax seeds and water.Details
There’s sugar in a donut. And there is sugar in corn and apples. But are they the same?Details
You don’t have to be a gym rat to add movement into your day.
This article talks about 24 ways to exercise without the gym. There are some obvious suggestions here, like outdoor activities that count as exercise.