Don’t make drastic changes all at once. Ease into a healthier lifestyle. Taking small steps is the best way to go about it. A couple examples would be, change white bread to whole wheat and drink low fat milk instead of milk with higher fat content. If you make little adjustments it will be easier in the long run.
Just when you were finally settled into the freedom of summer, and the ability to exercise and eat right at your leisure, here comes a new school year. Whether you’re a parent or a student, you know that the change of schedule can wreak havoc on the eating habits of families. But this school year, you have the chance to start things off right.
With the healthy, fast recipes and tips below, you can prepare healthy breakfasts, lunches and dinners with fresh ingredients. It’s even helpful for college students!
I love to cook…or to be more truthful, I love home cooked meals. As a dietitian, I feel that preparing a majority of my meals at home is a top “must do” to maintain a healthy lifestyle. However, between the dog days of summer and my impeccable knack of picking out living establishments in which the kitchen seems to absorb heat, home cooked meals can become a daunting task.
So over the years I have experimented with different tricks of the trade to allow for my home “cooked” meals without sweating it out in the kitchen during the hotter months. Here are some fun tips to keep healthy this summer while staying cool.
Ready in under an hour, this pork tenderloin glazed in a sweet and spicy sauce pairs nicely with a medley of vegetables.
Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day. We are doing exactly what the name says, breaking a fast. Our metabolism comes to a screeching halt without having food in our bodies for 6-8 hours, depending on how long you sleep. The first thing you should do when you wake up is get that metabolism burning again. You will have more energy and feel better about yourself.