Eat more 'superfoods' to lose weight Eating an all-fruit diet isn't the best way to keep your body healthy and strong. Incorporate these 10 "superfoods" into your meals to ensure you're getting the nutrients you need. All superfoods are easy to find in the grocery store, contain nutrients that are known to enhance longevity, and have other health benefits that are backed by peer-reviewed, scientific studies. Blueberries are often singled out as a superfood because studies have shown they aid in everything from fighting cancer to lowering cholesterol. But all berries, including raspberries, strawberries and blackberries, contain antioxidants and phytonutrients. Worried about the price of fresh fruit? Salmon provides a high dose of omega-3 fatty acids, which studies show significantly lower the risk of heart disease. Eating a breakfast high in protein is a good way to keep hunger at bay throughout the day. Many dieters shy away from nuts because of their high calorie and fat count. Top 10 superfoods to fill your plate Dr.
88 Unexpected Snacks Under 100 Calories We’ve all been there: hunger striking before dinnertime, a sudden craving for something sweet, the need for a quick energy boost before working out. The solution? A small and satisfying snack that won't tip that calorie count over the edge—after all, a quick nibble can easily turn into the calorie equivalent of a full-blown meal. Sweet Snacks 1. 1/2 frozen banana dipped in 2 teaspoons dark chocolate chips, melted 2. 28 grapes (about 1 scant cup), placed in the freezer for 2+ hours 3. 1/2 cup nonfat Greek yogurt with 1 dash cinnamon and 1 teaspoon honey 4. 1 Fig Newton with 1 teaspoon peanut butter 5. 1 medium orange, sprinkled with cinnamon 6. 2 1/4-inch thick pineapple rounds (3 1/2-inch diameter), grilled (or sautéed) for 2 minutes or until golden 7. 1 cup blueberries with 2 tablespoons whipped topping 8. 3 small dried figs stuffed with 1 tablespoon part-skim ricotta and sprinkled with cinnamon 9. 2/3 cup blueberries sprinkled with 1 tablespoon slivered almonds 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17.
83 Cheap, Healthy Foods for Meals in Minutes People often ask me what foods they should be eating. I think they expect that as a dietitian, I'll tell them they have to eat pricey, trendy health foods to lose weight. No way! I'm passionate about spreading the word that you can lose weight and get healthy as a family while sticking to a budget. What a great feeling! The foods picked for this pantry list are ideal choices for weight loss--lower in calories, yet packed with nutrition. I've divided my list into food groups for easier shopping and included serving suggestions, too. Fresh: apples, bananas, grapes, oranges, pears • Side dish for a meal • Portable snack • Fruit salad • Top a cereal, salad or yogurt • Mix into a quick bread or muffin recipe Canned (packed in water): mandarin oranges, peaches, pears, pineapple • Side dish for a meal • Fruit salad • Top a cereal, salad or yogurt Frozen: blueberries, strawberries, pineapple • Mix into smoothies • Heat and mix into oatmeal • Top yogurt or cereal Need more easy meal inspiration?
83 Healthy Recipe Substitutions Here at Greatist, we're always looking for ways to make our favorite foods healthier without sacrificing flavor. So we compiled a list of our best substitutions and discovered some new ones along the way. Below are our 83 (!) top picks, guaranteed to make that next meal a delicious, healthier hit. Baking hacks 1. Swapping out flour for a can of black beans (drained and rinsed, of course) in brownies is a great way to cut out the gluten and fit in an extra dose of protein, Plus, they taste great. 2. In virtually any baked good, replacing white flour with whole wheat can add a whole new dimension of nutrients, flavor, and texture. 3. Using applesauce in place of sugar can give the necessary sweetness without the extra calories and, well, sugar. 4. Don’t knock this one till you’ve tried it. 5. This gluten-free switch gives any baked good a dose of protein, omega-3s, and a delicious nutty flavor. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. The creamy, thickening-power of mashed (ripe!) 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18.
30 Foods You'll Never Have To Buy Again The 100 Healthiest Foods In the fast-paced world of nutrition research, it seems like a hot discovery hits the news every week. So we asked prominent scientists doing groundbreaking work on how edibles stave off illness to pin down the 100 most nutrient-packed foods. To make our list, a food had to be very rich in at least one vitamin, mineral or other compound known to protect against cancer, heart disease or other diseases. Be supermarket smart and use this list as your shopping list. you body will be glad you did! ANTHOCYANINS: Plant pigments that help protect you from heart disease. by Janis Jibrin, R.D.
Cooking For Two: 34 Crazy Cheap and Healthy Meals for You and Yours Valentine’s Day or not, cooking for two can be a tricky skill to master. While leftovers are practical, eating Crock Pot chili five nights in a row can get pretty old. These recipes—from breakfast and starters to dinner and dessert—are perfect to enjoy with your girlfriend, boyfriend, mom, dad, friend, or dog (… if your dog eats human food). Breakfast 1. Photo: Jean / Lemons & Anchovies This omelet kills it with the presentation. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Appetizers/Salads 10. Photo: Erin / Olives for Dinner Since ratatouille gained popularity after the 2007 Pixar movie of the same name, roasted veggies have never looked so good. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. Dinner 17. Photo: Emma / The Kitchn Thanks to a sage-infused brine and a sweet brown sugar glaze, these pork chops lock in juiciness and pack some serious flavor. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. Photo: Bev / Bev Cooks 24. 25. 26. Dessert 27. Photo: Angela / Oh She Glows 28. 29. 30. 31. Photo: Ruby / Tomayto Tomahto 32. 33. 34.
23 Genius Ways To Use An Ice Cube Tray Perfect Iced Coffee Iced coffee is my life. When I wake up, often around the time party animals on the west coast are just heading home, I start each day not with a cup of freshly brewed hot java, but with a tall, blessed glass of creamy iced coffee in a glass. I’ve been an iced coffee freakazoid for years and years. To say I couldn’t live without it is an understatement. It gives me the tools I need to cope. Iced coffee is a complicated thing, and there are many different approaches. 1. Given the previous set of facts, one would assume that the logical solution would be to brew hot coffee, then transfer the brew to the fridge, allow it to cool, and use it to make iced coffee from there. There are reasons this method results in a smoother, richer, more delicious concentrate than simply brewing strong coffee and refrigerating it. (Note: I’ve totally adapted/tweaked coffee/water amounts to suit my own tastes. I start with a big ol’ container. Rip open a pound of ground coffee. Pour in the coffee. Hi, Julie!
20 Gorgeous Winter Landscapes 57K views 503 days ago by LostInSpace Regardless if you live on the side of the globe that never gets to see the snow, or are one of those who know it quite well – admit it, it does give you some amazing photographing material. This phase of the natural cycle puts everything around us to sleep and lets the nature rest and recuperate before it’s spring again: most animals start hibernating, and the prolonged darkness makes it feel like a constant night time. [Read more...] White fluffy snow provides for a great setting and a natural lightning effect, with sparkling sun reflections or tall tree shadows. Photo by: Jan Machata Photo by: Kent Shiraishi Photo by: Margaret Netherwood Photo by: Dmitry Dubikovskiy Photo by: taurus13 Photo by: Norbert Maier Photo by: deep21 Photo by: Lars van der Goor Photo by: Mark Geistweite Photo by: Mikko Lagerstedt Photo by: Janez Tolar Photo by: Gregor Halbwedl Photo by: Laimonas Ciūnys Photo by: Aleksi Hämäläinen Photo by: Christian Bothner Photo by: Leonardo Valeri Vote:
Over 100 Quick and Easy Recipes We Have Preparation and Cooking Times of 30 Minutes or Less The majority of recipes we offer can be both prepared and cooked in 30 minutes or less, from start to finish. A number of them can also be prepared ahead of time and enjoyed later. So you can prepare more than what is needed for a single meal. Then you can use the additional amount the next day or when time is short, with little or no additional preparation time required. Our Recipes Allow Flexibility and Adjustments We realize that if our recipes are going to fit your individual tastes, schedule and lifestyle, they can't just dictate exactly which ingredients you need and the exact amount of each one to use. The Recipe Assistant Are you interested in customizing your search for WHFoods recipes? How to Make Multiple Selections To make multiple selections on the "Foods to Include" or "Foods to Exclude" list, hold down the control key (on a PC) or Apple key (on a Mac) and click on the different foods that you would like to choose.
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