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Weight Loss & Dieting

Nutrition - The Army's New Secret Weapon

Nutrition - The Army's New Secret Weapon

The military increasingly believes that producing quality recruits begins at the dinner table during basic training, so a more emphatic effort to change their diet has been started.

Whole Wheat Buttermilk Pancakes with Orange Zest

Yo-Yo Dieting May Permanently Damage Your Health

The unhealthy but popular practice of yo-yo dieting may cause serious consequence to the health, a study finds, which may make the people who eat this way more vulnerable to gaining the weight.

Bean and Brown Rice Burrito

Less Take Out and More Brown-Bagging Recent Poll Shows

Recent poll shows Americans are buying less take-out coffe and are brown bagging their lunch more often to save money.

2010 Thanksgiving: Tips to Stay Thin

2010 Thanksgiving: Tips to Stay Thin

Thanksgiving is here in a couple of days. That means most of us are going to have a festive feast soon that for many impacts their waistline. Follow these tips to avoid packing on the pounds while still enjoying the feast.

Breakfast Burrito Anytime, save time and money with grab and go breakfasts at home

Grab-and-Go Breakfasts Straight From Your Kitchen: Save money and your waistline

Fortunately, you do not have to go through the drive-thru or reach for prepackaged, expensive convenience foods at the grocery store to have a quick and easy breakfast! When you prepare and package your own individually-portioned breakfast recipes at home, you can save money and make healthier choices. 

Whole grain wheat berries

Whole Grains lead to Weight Loss, Lower Body Fat and Heart Health

A recent study reports that people who substitute whole grains for refined grains in their diet reduce body fat that is linked to cardiovascular disease and diabetes. There are many easy ways to replace refined grains with whole grains in your favorite recipes.

The food and brain connection

Foods May Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease, Diabetes and Heart Disease

It may be time to view home recipe preparation in a new light. Increasing evidence is supporting the idea that by sacrificing the convenience of prepared foods you can lose weight, live a longer and healthier life.

Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti Squash Season is Here: The Low-carb, low-fat, low-calorie Dieters Delight

The onset of cool fall weather signals that the time for harvesting spaghetti squash is here and that this delicious, low-fat vegetable is now available at local grocery stores and farmers markets across the US and Canada.

Grilled Low-fat skinless chicken breast with grilled vegetables

Low-Fat Chicken Recipes Benefit Health and Speed Weight Loss

According to the United States Department of Agriculture, a century-long record of meat consumption reveals that within the past decade, chicken and beef are now available to consumers in almost equal quantity.