Posts Tagged ‘healthy eating’

16
May

The Best Green Foods for Your Health

Here’s a list of the most beneficial green foods you should try to incorporate into your diet for optimal health! Avocados Avocados do contain a lot of fat (about 23 grams in a medium-sized fruit), but it's the cholesterol-lowering monounsaturated kind that nutrition experts love. Avocados also contain lutein, an antioxidant that protects eye health, and they're rich in vitamin E. Research shows that people who get the most vitamin E from their diet (not supplements) have a lower risk of Alzheimer's ...

17
Feb

HCG Chocolate Mousse!

Because why not?!?!?!? Here’s an easy and delicious recipe for HCG Friendly Chocolate Mousse!  This will give you a chocolate fix, but won’t sabotage any of your P2 Progress! YUM! HCG Friendly Chocolate Mousse Ingredients 1/2 cup Cottage Cheese (I used low-fat, technically rogue on HCG P2) 1 Tbsp Cocoa Powder Splash of Vanilla Liquid Stevia Puree all ingredients together and adjust stevia to the sweetness you like.  Start with just a few drops and ...

22
Jan

HCG Friendly: Crock Pot Chicken

In the cold winter months, it's nice to come home to a warm, fragrant meal! However, during the HCG program, it's imporant to stay true do your prescribed diet. We love this recipe for HCG Friendly Crock Pot Chicken (via) Crock Pot Chicken               Makes several servings. You'll need: 2-3 servings of chicken 1 T Oregano 2 cans if HUNTS tomatoes with oregano and basil (or substitute) 1 C celery chopped 2 Med onions ...

07
Jul

hCG Diet Phases Explained

When you go on the HCG diet, it is important to know that in addition to the HCG shots, you will be adhering to a four-phase diet as well. The conjunction of healthy eating and shots is what optimizes your weight loss. Here are the four-phases broken down for you.   Phase 1: This phase is preparing you for the diet. This is a very important phase, which is important not to skip. This phase includes doing your measurements and work on detoxing ...

19
May

10 Best Foods to Fight Aging

Healthy Greens In the perennial quest for longevity, there are no miracle cures. But what's on your plate matters more than you think. Here are 10 foods to put in your pantry -- as well as delicious recipes to use them in. They contain folate, calcium, and other nutrients that support bone health, protect against cognitive decline, and help prevent age-related eye problems. Diets high in cruciferous veggies, such as broccoli and cabbage, help reduce risk of memory loss and cancer. Whole Greens Rich ...

28
Jan

Foods That Can Fix Your Health

We all know eating healthy now only benefits our weight, but our overall mental state, our attitude, and often how we feel about ourselves. We have found some foods that do more than just make you look good, enjoy! Food Fix #1: Eat lots of fruits and vegetables.   This may seem like an obvious answer, but eating fruits and vegetables benefits you more than you’ll know. When you’re feeling puffy, you may not want to eat watery produce, but consuming foods like ...

17
Dec

Make it a Healthy Holiday, why don’t you!

The holidays can be one of the hardest times of the year to maintain a healthy diet. With all the temptations, copious amounts of foods and beverages, and multiple heavy meals throughout the day, it is essential that you stay on top of your health during this time. Many of us throw it completely out the window- resulting in weight gain that was much easier and fun to put on. We have some healthy holiday tips that will help you ...

03
Dec

Flavored Water Recipes

We know drinking lots of water each day can feel monotonous or seem like a chore. But, as we here at Age Management know, the more H2O we drink-the better we feel and look.   We have some great ways to spice up your regular water drink in easy, low-calorie ways, which may make you a little more eager to grab that water bottle!   Sweet-Tart: Stir together 2 cups of pineapple chunks, 1 cup pitted and halved fresh cherries, and three cored and ...

13
Aug

The Best Foods For Your Skin!

Skincare doesn’t just involve what you put on your skin. While topically applied products definitely help improve your skins texture, clarity and blemishes, eating certain foods can also have a large effect. Not only does eating healthy offer overall benefits to your body, it is also essential to healthy skin. What you put in your body will translate out from your skin. That means, eating a heavy diet of refined sugars, processed foods, and heavy alcohol consumption will lead to less ...

11
Jun

Being Overweight is not your Fate

It’s true; your metabolism does slow down with age, but there is something you can do about it. Starting at about age 25, the average person’s metabolism declines between 5% and 10% per decade, this means that the typical North American loses between 20% and 40% of their metabolic power over the course of their adult life span. However, a vastly slowed down metabolism isn’t inevitable. It only occurs because North Americans tend to become far less physically active over the course ...