Archive for January, 2007

  • How to Lose Weight the Healthy Way

    How to Lose Weight the Healthy Way

    Everyone wants to lose weight-or at least just those people who are on the heavy side. It seems no surprise that over the years there have been different ways that people have dealt with this type of problem. There are those who have tried to shed off the excess pounds by turning to the gym for cardiovascular and aerobic exercise while there are those who have put their hope in exercise equipments. But for those other people who think that exercise is not an English word, there is the alternativ...

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  • The Quest for a Healthy Diet

    The Quest for a Healthy Diet

    Ever felt that you can do so much better if you had more energy? Or ever wished that you felt better about yourself? Or that you can be more lean or buff or appealing or anything? Of course there are other ways to address these concerns, such as developing self-esteem and self-confidence along with considering whether or not you need a psychiatrist to help sort you out, or figuring out whether walking for thirty minutes a day to endless hours in the mall enough to release much needed endorphins ...

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  • Garden Lasagna

    Garden Lasagna

    Recipe ingredients1 pound lasagna noodles, cooked2 cups low fat cottage cheese2 tablespoons fresh parsley1/2 cup egg substitute1/2 cup parmesan cheese1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon pepper8 ounces 93%lean ground beef1 onion, chopped2 cloves garlic, chopped3 cups tomato, chopped3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil1/2 teaspoon fresh oregano1 pound fresh spinach1 pound zucchini, slicedRecipe directionsCook lasagna noodles until al dente. In bowl, mix cottage cheese, parsley, eggs, half of parmesan chees...

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  • Seafood Salad

    Seafood Salad

    Recipe ingredients4 ears corn, shucked 2 cups finely diced zucchini 1 cup finely diced tomato6 ounces of your choice: crab, surimi crab sticks, or lobster 1/2 lb shrimp, cooked and peeled 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1/2 cup slivered fresh basil leaves, dividedRecipe directionsCook corn in boiling water for 7 minutes, or until done. Remove to a plate and let cool. Cut kernels from cobs and place kernels in a large bowl. Bring wate...

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  • Grilled Vegetable Salad

    Grilled Vegetable Salad

    Recipe ingredients2 small zucchini2 small yellow squash2 plum tomatoes2 green onions2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar2 tsp. minced garlic1/4 tsp. salt1/4 tsp. pepper1 Tbsp. commercial pestoRecipe directionsCut zucchini, squash, and tomatoes in half lengthwise. Sprinkle with the salt and pepper. Combine all ingredients, except pesto, in a large ziploc bag. Seal the bag and shake well. Marinate for about an hour or more. Place the zucchini and yellow squash on a grill rack which has been sprayed with nonst...

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  • Pasta Salad

    Pasta Salad

    Recipe ingredients1/4 cup balsamic vinegar3 Tbsp. water1 1/2 tsp. olive oil1/4 tsp. salt1/4 tsp. pepper1 clove garlic, minced1/2 cup small broccoli flowerets1/2 cup small cauliflower flowerets1/2 cup julienne-cut carrot1/2 cup julienne-cut red bell pepper4 cups cooked bow tie pasta2 Tbsp. thinly sliced fresh basil1/4 cup grated Asiago cheeseRecipe directionsCombine vinegar and next 5 ingredients in a jar; cover tightly, and shake vigorously. Set aside. Drop broccoli, cauliflower, and carrot into...

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  • How To Choose The Right Herbal Supplements

    How To Choose The Right Herbal Supplements

    Nowadays, people are choosing herbal supplements. Going natural seems to be the trend. More and more companies are producing supplements from different herbs like aloe vera, gingko biloba, green tea, ginseng etc. Oriental medicine usually makes use of these herbs in treating various ailments, from diarrhea, stomach pain, headaches, hypertension and others. The influence of the eastern medicine is flowing to western perspective of medicine. Much to dismay, some herbal supplements are still strict...

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  • Benefits of Brisk Walking

    Benefits of Brisk Walking

    Its great to know that more people are now more conscious of their health as compared before. The trend now is towards having a healthier lifestyle thus a lot of people are trying to squeeze in work out in their busy schedule. Perhaps people have realized the unhealthy lifestyle as much as the importance of the body in living life. How can you live life if your body is not in shape? Truly, the body is our tool and it is our very duty to take care of it. Its good to know that information and reso...

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  • Buying Home Exercise Equipment

    Buying Home Exercise Equipment

    Work always seems to pile up. And trip to the gym is getting pushed backed down to our list of priorities. Precisely because of the hectic schedule, we fail to keep our body fit through regular exercise. We have to admit that the a trip to the gym is getting tedious especially for us that work full time. This days sometimes its no longer practical to get membership from the gym and go there on a regular basis. But we have to recognize the importance of exercise in keeping ourselves fit. Exercise...

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  • Weight Loss: Strategies for Success

    Weight Loss: Strategies for Success

    After asking yourself of why you wish to lose your weight, the next step is figuring how to go about it. There are many ways as how you can lose weight but of course there are necessary precautions. The greatest reward would be for you is having to keep up with your regimen and commitment to losing weight. After all you want to be in shape not because of others but more importantly, it is a commitment to yourself and body. And now that you are serious about it, what are the next steps? Setting G...

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