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Kitchen Helpers. I found these helpful charts last week and just had to share!

Kitchen Helpers

Both of these beauties are from Chasing Delicious (aka one of the most fab foodie blogs out there)! Aren’t they faaaaabulous?! Buy them here. 99 Ways to Save Money on Food. From time to time I hear from Primal Blueprinters that the cost of the PB diet can be challenging.

99 Ways to Save Money on Food

What with the cost of grass-fed/finished beef, wild caught fish and organic produce things can add up pretty quickly, they say. Apart from the fact that you’ll likely end up saving money in the long run (it’s an invest in your healthy – think no monthly medication bills and doctor visits) there are numerous ways to pinch pennies, cut corners and otherwise follow the PB diet on the cheap without compromises.

I’ve published numerous articles (How to Eat Healthy and Save Money, The Depression Diet, Healthy Eating on a Budget and many others) on the topic of eating 100% Primal without breaking the bank. 20 Habits That Make You Fat. 20. #1: Eating "low-fat": It sounds crazy, but stop buying foods marketed as low-fat or fat-free.

20 Habits That Make You Fat

Typically, they save you only a few calories and, in doing so, they replace harmless fats with low-performing carbohydrates that digest quickly—causing a sugar rush and, immediately afterward, rebound hunger. Raw Food Nutrition - Raw Foods with More Nutrients. Raw nuts have healthy fats that are essential to the body.

Raw Food Nutrition - Raw Foods with More Nutrients

Raw nuts can help lower the LDL (low-density lipoprotein), or "bad," cholesterol level in the blood. Raw nuts can reduce your risk of blood clots and can improve the healthy lining of your arteries When nuts are roasted at a temperature higher than 170 degrees, those disease-fighting fats get broken down into free radicals that do just the opposite: contribute to plaque and cardiovascular disease. Did you know that nuts are also among the best sources of Vitamin E? Alissa Cohen is the internationally recognized author of Living on Live Food, a raw food chef and the owner of Boston's renowned Grezzo restaurant, and a certified fitness trainer, nutritional consultant and mind-body therapist. This month, Cohen is making her expertise available nationwide with the launch of an online shop in partnership with OpenSky at Best Superfoods - List of Healthy Superfoods. Boost your body’s immune system - Microsoft Home Magazine.

Healthy snack ideas. Don’t reach for that doughnut just yet.

Healthy snack ideas

Here are some guidelines for choosing healthy snacks. When snacking, it’s a good idea to think about blood sugar levels. If you consume a sugary snack, chances are your blood sugar levels will spike. And although you may feel a temporary rush of energy and an elevated mood, you’ll most likely feel like you’ve hit a brick wall and experience a crash shortly after snacking on high-glycemic index foods. After crashing, you’ll feel hungry again and repeat the vicious cycle. A little background … It’s important to keep your blood sugar levels stable throughout the day. Our fundamental rule is that we always want to combine the following three macronutrients when eating: proteincarbohydratesnatural fat.

What to Eat When: A Guide to Dodging Diet Disasters. 15 Food Swaps That Could Save Your Life. 18 foods that fight common ailments. Top Ten Smart Foods. Crossword puzzles alone won't save your brain and protect it from aging , though they will help.

Top Ten Smart Foods

So will the right foods. Some edibles are especially good at protecting the brain's delicate nerve cells and blood vessels from the damage that accompanies aging. Most of them squelch free radicals, the renegade oxygen molecules spun off as the brain goes about the business of the mind. Most of the foods that are smartest for the brain are also good for the heart because both rely on a steady oxygen supply. The risks for cardiovascular disease correlate with risks for cognitive decline. Sweet wild blueberries are bursting with antioxidants, which mop up nasty free radicals. Chemicals called homocysteines are a normal part of protein metabolism, but high levels are linked with cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease (as well as heart disease), which accounts for most cases of dementia in the U.S.

Fatty fish are full of neuroprotective omega-3 fatty acids. 25 Snacks & Foods That Will Give You Energy. *Alert* The Glowing Lean System Registration is OPEN… CLICK HERE to learn more Our energy is integrally connected to the foods we eat.

25 Snacks & Foods That Will Give You Energy

The foods we choose to put in our body can either boost our energy, or drag us down. Here are great energizing foods that will support our general well-being and health. There are 25 of ‘em, so I’ll get right into it! 1. Everyone knows “an apple a day keeps the doctor away,” and it’s true! 2. Bananas are one of the best sources of potassium, which helps maintain normal blood pressure and heart function in the body. 3.

Foods to Improve Moods - Healthy Living Tips at WomansDay. While that tub of ice cream in the back of the freezer may be what you crave when you’re feeling blue, there is a long list of other (healthier!)

Foods to Improve Moods - Healthy Living Tips at WomansDay

Foods that can cure a grouchy morning or a stressed-out afternoon. We talked to the experts to get the scoop on what to eat to make you feel better no matter what your mood. Stressed: Eat Chocolate The scenario: It’s Friday at 6:30 p.m. You’re hungry, tired and late for your dinner date. Sluggish: Eat a Spinach Salad. Top 10 Food That Will Make You More Energetic and Active.