Make This Year The HealthiestYour health should be your priority throughout the year more than anything else in the world. With today’s great innovations in technology, most people are spending more time staring and working out the phones. Stop spending more time on the phone. Start your end right, so you will also end it right. Thus, you will be able to see positively good health results, as the year ends.
Winter Veggies!With the upcoming holiday season coming quickly upon us, it is filled with cookies, candy canes, sweets, and cakes. As much as we love these treats, we tend to take in less healthy veggies in our diet and next thing we know our appetites have no more room for the really healthy stuff.
Ice Skating For Your Health
When I was a child growing up in the upper mid-west, one of the most fun activities we would do as kids were to ice skate. A small tributary off of the Maumee River seemed to always have at least a month or so in the winter that it would freeze over. Since it was not too deep, it was never a worry over an icebreaker. To sum it up, we enjoyed our winter by ice skating to our heart’s content, or should I say to our hearts health.
Turning Thanksgiving Leftovers Into Healthy MealsThanksgiving. It’s that time of year when the family gets together and everyone delights in the bounteous meals that are prepared. A natural result of this is a great mass of leftover food, which may be the best part of the holiday. Of course, it’s easy to get tired of the same old turkey and mashed potatoes for days on end, but there are some creative recipes you can try out.
The Amazing CabbageCabbage is a food that people seem to either love or hate. Seriously, you can easily eat some raw lettuce but who eats raw cabbage? Well, the truth of the matter is that cabbage is an amazing natural food and it being part of your diet, even in the fall of the year will provide health benefits. So learning how to prepare it will help in adding cabbage to your diet.
Football Season Is Here!
Football season means family and friends on Saturday and Sunday afternoons munching on fatty foods that are anything but healthy! If we are lucky enough to go to the games, there is always the tailgate party with the same old tired fatty foods. How about keeping the family and friends and getting rid of the fatty foods. I am sure that all of your favorite football team’s players will concur. So if you want to be a superstar player during the game, get it together with some healthy snacks. Let’s see what fatty foods we can replace. Let’s start with the old favorite chicken wings.
Cut Your Cooking Time in Half: Benefits of Slow CookingCrockpot cooking is such a great way to save time in the kitchen and to boost the nutritional value of your dish. Cooking in the crockpot is great for busy families, for college students or for anyone who may not enjoy cooking. Using a crockpot allows you to create a dish that is bursting with flavor, and full of health benefits and the best part is that this takes very minimal work on your part.
Surprising Health Benefits of Drinking Tea
Tea has enchanted human civilization since recorded history. Many cultures continue to revere tea for its ability to soothe, to cleanse, to treat, and to invigorate. Since teas can be made from a wide variety of plants, its uses vary widely. For example, cleansing teas help rid the body of toxins while herbal teas, such as chamomile, can promote sleep.
The Worst Soups for Weight Loss
Many New Year’s resolutions revolve around weight loss. During the coldest months of the year. People are naturally drawn toward warming comfort foods such as soups and casseroles. Comfort foods can hide damaging weight loss roadblocks in the form of hidden fats and high-calorie intake. And for patients of bariatric surgery, soups exist as an easily digestible meal post-surgery. So how can you tell the good soups from the bad soups? Read on to discover the worst soups for weight loss.
Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight Fast Enough After Bariatric Surgery
Currently, in the U.S., patients seeking weight loss through bariatric surgery have four options: adjustable gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, and biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch. Each surgery is different and performing physicians consider each patient’s needs before deciding upon the best course of action. While bariatric surgery exists as an option when other weight management options have failed, it’s important to understand that the surgery alone does not guarantee weight loss. Weight loss occurs in combination with several factors including adhering to a new diet and regular exercise. A failure of weight loss after surgery may be the result of any of the factors below.