You can use the American Dietetic Association food exchange lists to check out serving sizes for each group of foods and to see what other food choices are available for each group of foods. Vegetables contain 25 calories and 5 grams of carbohydrate.
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 that can cure a grouchy morning or a stressed-out afternoon.
I found these helpful charts last week and just had to share! Both of these beauties are from Chasing Delicious (aka one of the most fab foodie blogs out there)! Aren’t they faaaaabulous?!
So you've decided it's time to learn your way around the kitchen, but you don't really know where to start. From knife basics to budget stretching to proper food storage, here are the most important things you'll want to learn as you become a master chef.
Stay clear about the gap between where you want to go and where you are now by monitoring your progress. Studies suggest that having a safe-to-eat plan makes you more likely to reach diet goals It's easier to start slacking off when you begin to dwell on how much progress you've made Believing you'll succeed is key, but believing you'll succeed easily is a recipe for failure ( Health.com ) -- Eat less, exercise more.
Lots of small steps really do add up when it comes to healthy eating habits. Nutritionists and pediatricians agree that the first step is to eliminate sugary soft drinks at home.
These nuts contain the right balance of healthy fat, protein, and fiber, and together they rev your metabolism and keep you feeling satisfied.