Noted nutrition expert and author Larrian Gillespie, MD, shares her insight about food, cooking and weight management. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Total Nutrition Cooking is in release across the country and, with it, the widely quoted author is continuing her public dialogue about what and how Americans should … [Read more...] about Eating Well is the Best Revenge
What better way to keep fruits and veggies from going to waste than turning them into a healthy and delicious smoothie. Smoothies are quick and easy to make on your own, and have the added benefit of you knowing exactly what's going into your smoothie. The number of healthy ingredients available for smoothies is only … [Read more...] about How to Make a Healthy Smoothie
Certain foods can help you shed body weight because they help you feel full longer and help curb cravings. To help get you off to a good start, celebrity trainer David Kirsch put together a convenient shopping list for Women's Health readers of foods that promote weight loss. … [Read more...] about Which Foods Can Help with Weight Loss?
Spirulina is one of hundreds of algae species and is commonly known as blue green algae. It’s a rich source of nutrients, containing up to 70% protein, B-complex vitamins, phycocyanin, chlorophyll, beta-carotene, vitamin E, and numerous minerals. In fact, spirulina contains more beta-carotene than carrots. Considered one … [Read more...] about Health Benefits of Spirulina
Friends of mine held an impromptu backyard BBQ last weekend, so I thought I would stop by while I was out running errands. There’s something about BBQs that I can’t resist. Knowing that she’s vegan, naturally I expected the usual fanfare of veggie platters, and of course, veggie burgers. Not this time. At first bite I … [Read more...] about Shiitake Happens