By Kristin Sidirov
Going away to college can be a challenging experience. Teens, uprooted from home with unsure footing in their new world, begin trying to discover just who they are. While many students find the transition liberating, it can also be intimidating to handle the pressures of academic life—and those emotions can be a perfect storm that leads to the infamous Freshman 15.
By Kristin Sidorov
Wait, what? Vegetables for dessert? Trust us: It’s 100 percent true and utterly delicious. Creative veggie desserts have been popping up in the most popular restaurants across the country, with scrumptious results and rave reviews. So fill up that veggie drawer and whip up something magical with these clever recipes that give new life to “Eat your vegetables.”
When the weather is as warm as the days are long, it seems downright criminal to spend time sweltering in a cramped kitchen with a hot oven. Stay cool and satisfied with simple, healthy, no-cook meals.
There’s nothing quite like fresh seafood on a warm summer’s night. Light and full of flavor, the sea’s bounty offers endless possibilities and healthy nutrients like vitamin D, selenium, and omega-3 fatty acids.
Forget the siren song of Mister Softee’s truck. Ripe, juicy, and bursting with natural sweetness, summer fruit is at its peak and doesn’t need any added frills or sugar to taste perfect.
Memorial Day weekend kicks off summer fun, (hopefully) marked by backyard gatherings, sunshine, and outdoor grilling favorites that are guaranteed to tempt you into ruining your summer diet plans. But fear not: With these easy tricks and simple swaps, you’ll stay on track without missing out on the traditional fare of holiday festivities.
Here are specific action items you can use to alter your lunch routines to ultimately reduce your overall calorie intake. From The Flex Diet: Design Your Own Weight-Loss Plan by Dr. James Beckerman
Do you use food to relieve boredom? Exhaustion? Upset feelings? Learn how to conquer emotional eating with this easy exercise from The Holford Low GL Diet: Lose Fat Fast Using the Revolutionary Fatburner System by Patrick Holford.
To lose weight, you have to eat well, move, and build lean muscle mass – it’s as simple as that, according to motivational speaker and New York Times bestselling author Susan Powter’s The Politics of Stupid: The Cure for Obesity.