May 2014

Add tons of flavor, not fat to your next barbecue! Grilled meats have a reduced fat content because the fat drips off as the food cooks. Plus shorter cooking times result in minimal loss of moisture and vitamins from vegetables. This ensures that as much of the nutritional content is retained in the food. Keep Reading

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Picnic Planning Tips

by Wendy on May 29, 2014

It’s picnic season! The keys to successfully carrying out your picnic plans are to keep it simple, be organized, and be prepared. Here are some great tips for planning the perfect picnic that are guaranteed to make it more fun and less stressful! Keep Reading

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Get Toned Arms

by Wendy on May 23, 2014

Summer is almost here, are you ready to go sleeveless? Try these exercises that will tone your upper arms, shoulders, biceps, and triceps. These workouts are great for beginners and experienced exercisers alike. Get more toned in less time, here’s how to do the moves: Keep Reading

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Beneficial Leg Exercises

by Rachelle on May 21, 2014

You lose fat over your entire body, so working all the major muscles will lead to faster and better results. Strength training combined with regular cardiovascular exercise and a healthy diet are the keys to healthy weight loss. Try these leg exercises that will stimulate some of the largest muscles in your body. Keep Reading

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Exercise Mistakes

by Jackie on May 16, 2014

Unfortunately, most people become frustrated and quit exercising before they see any real results. But it’s not too surprising, given the common mistakes many people make with their training programs. Are you making these workout mistakes? Keep Reading

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Bananas are one of America’s favorite fruits! On average, Americans eat more than 28 pounds of bananas per person, per year. Bananas are nutrient-rich and offer a wide variety of health benefits. So indulge your sweet tooth without ruining your diet, a banana averages only 110 calories and are naturally fat and cholesterol free. Keep Reading

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Ditch the takeout! These delicious recipes are quick and easy to make at home. So if you’re in the mood for Asian food, try one of these three mouthwatering, but nutritious Asian dishes. Keep Reading

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Chicken is the go to protein for quick and easy meals. A lean, skinless chicken breast half contains approximately 182 calories and 4 grams fat with only 1.1 grams of saturated fat. Chicken can be prepared in a variety of ways, from soups to stir fries, grilled or baked, the list is nearly endless. Keep Reading

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Fish in 30 Minutes or Less

by Mel on May 2, 2014

Fish is a very important part of a healthy diet. Eating fish or taking fish oil is good for the heart and blood vessels. Eating fish once or twice a week may also reduce the risk of stroke, depression, Alzheimer’s disease, and other chronic conditions. Keep Reading

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