Mondays -ugh. Back to work after the weekend, back to our diet after the splurges, back to the daily grind. But there's also something very powerful about Mondays that we can use to our advantage. Suddenly, having a case of "the Mondays" could be a very, VERY good thing. So when it comes to your least favorite day of the week, don't hate it, embrace it! Here's how:
Memorial Day weekend signals the beginning of summer – and that means it’s time to break out the swim suit! Blast belly fat and get in shape for the beach by incorporating the right foods in your diet. Research has proven that the following foods can help trim your mid-section, which is good news for not only your figure, but your heart too.
Research shows that eating protein, immediately after you finish your workout helps your muscles heal faster so you can do more work. It also speeds up your metabolism because it takes more energy to digest than other nutrients. OK, we get it, protein is good. So how do we get more of it? There are the old standbys – canned tuna fish, milk, chicken and steak, but if you’re looking for surprising and creative ways to sneak in more protein, read on!
We all have our junk food vices. It’s fine to indulge every once in awhile, but what if you could make similar versions of your old favorites with healthier ingredients, less calories, and less fat? We went on a mission to find ten of your favorite splurges and then a recipe that promises the same flavor sans the fat. Check out these diet hacked snacks.
Eating more vegetables is essential to a healthy diet and weight control - but it's time to think outside the broccoli steam bag! Before you get bored out of your mind and skip eating your greens altogether, here are five delicious ways to prepare your vegetables that you've got to try!
It may be counter-intuitive, but snacking when you're watching your weight is actually a good idea. Making the right decision about snacking can be the difference between weight-loss and weight-gain. Be smart, have a plan, and snacks can be a great tool for keeping you fit, trim and on track for the whole day.
Condiments are tasty treats to add to almost any type of food. Although they may seem trivial, condiments aren't just toppings, they're food - with nutrients and calorie counts. Check out these 11 condiments that you can slather, squirt, top, sprinkle and spread to your heart's content.