Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Healthy Eating

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"Why didn't I think of that?" was my main reaction when I first heard of avocado toast. I have enjoyed and advocated ripe avocado as a bread spread for years. Its creaminess and buttery flavor are ideal on toast in the morning, adding a rich yet healthful element to the breakfast plate. But aside from topping mine with a slice of tomato, that is as far as I took it.
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From a health standpoint, experts continue to confirm that breakfast is the most important meal of the day.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A favorite staple of American diets - chicken breasts, legs and wings - could become safer to eat.
In a world craving stimulation to stay awake, function at peak levels or just feel a bit brighter, caffeine is the ready ingredient in an expanding array of foods, beverages and medications.
Techniques to avoid temptations
Make breakfast a little easier with this quick and easy recipe. Make these eggs ahead of time and freeze them for a simple yet satisfying breakfast that the whole family will love.
10 secret sugar swaps to burn fat and sustain energy.
Study suggests certain calorie information might also prompt parents to encourage more exercise
New research finds lifestyle changes are more successful when couples do it together
But experts say restricting intake is still advisable
It sends electrical signals to nerves near the stomach to make a person feel full
Stress, long hours and low pay are a challenge to clergy members, study finds
Excess weight likely a big factor, but other conditions also appear to matter
Steam veggies instead of drowning them in butter
The benefits of beans are endless: they’re low in fat, full of fiber and protein, and contain a handful of nutrients.
Did you know January is National Oatmeal Month? High in fiber, antioxidants and more; oatmeal consumption has been linked to improved heart health, immune function, overall satiety and blood-sugar control. Here is a cheat sheet for creating a tasty bowl of oats with my favorite good-for-you toppings.
Start slowly and allow for time to rest and recover, trainers recommend