Michelle Phan presents this tutorial on how to take a tomato and turn it into an invigorating scrub.
Hummus is one of those rare foods that are both delicious and healthy. It's made mostly of beans and tahini, which means it's packed with belly blasting fiber and lots of antioxidants, which deccelerate the aging process.
We enjoy eating Indian food because unlike American staples (hot dogs, french fries, burgers), Indian food gets its rich flavor from spices, not excessive genetically modified oil. This means that Indian food is not only healthier, but because spices like tumeric, cumin, ginger, and red chili pepper are often used, also contains busloads of antioxidants.
Brussels sprouts are loaded with antioxidants and vitamins, making them a healthy addition to any meal. You can cook this recipe with just the sprouts, some olive oil and a vegetable steamer. These sprouts make a side dish that pairs well with beef, sharp cheeses and heavily seasoned entrees.
In this video, we learn how to reduce and prevent stretch marks with argan oil. This is great to keep the skin elastic and is enriched with antioxidants. First, grab your 100% natural argan oil and almond oil. Mix one part argan oil with one part almond oil, then add in a couple drops of rose oil. After this, stir it all together until combined. Use this on the area with stretch marks twice a day, in the morning and at night. This has such rich properties, it will keep the skin firm and help ...
Nutritionists recommend the "five a day" rule when it comes to eating right; specifically, getting five servings a day of fruits and vegetables. And while we'd never complain about crunching down on more succulent fruits like mangos and bananas, less palatable foods like celery could use a little extra kick in the flavor department.
Michelle Phan presents this tutorial video on caring for your skin with champagne. You can use less than a sip of your champagne as a detoxifying cleanser/ toner.
It's out with the Cosmopolitan, and in with the pomegranate martini. Watch how to make this cocktail that's loaded with antioxidants and flavor.
The great thing about Thai food is that it's both good tasting and good for you. With ample amounts of spices like tumeric, cumin, red pepper flakes, and garlic, Thai food is choc full of antioxidants. And nowhere will you find more of these youth-promoting chemicals than in Thai curry.
Larry Cook gives the low-down on how to make a nutritious Tempeh and Shiitake Mushroom Stir-fry. Tempeh is an Indonesian based dish made out of slightly fermented soybeans that are shaped into a patty. It can be used as a meat substitute and the mushrooms and asparagus add antioxidants to your meal. You can add extra spices and liquid marinades as shown to jazz up the taste of the Tempeh. Larry also demonstrates how to make a healthy salad that pairs perfectly with the stir fry.
These Mediterranean fig tree desserts are what Fig Newtons wish they could be. Crafted out of puff pastries wrapped around figs and then stuffed with mascarpone cheese, these babies are a wonderfully delicious way to end your meal. Also, spices like nutmeg and cinnamon add a sweet flavor as well as antioxidants to the dessert dish.
This video talks about juices and how you can make one without a juicer. Juices are a great way of getting vitamins and antioxidants. In order to make this juice, you should have a citrus press. You will also need five of six fresh oranges and one large pomegranate. Slice the oranges in half and put each half through the citrus press. Next, slice the pomegranate in half and put that through the citrus press. Mix the solution together and pour into a glass. If you find that the drink is to swe...
Daddy Clay and Daddy Brad discuss how to increase male fertility. The best way to increase your fertility is to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Exercise regularly and stay hydrated. Eat food high in antioxidants and take a multi vitamin. Refrain from heavy use of alcohol, marijuana and tobacco, which will reduce your sperm count. It is recommended that you have on ejaculation every 24-48 hours. Try to limit your time in the hot tub, sauna, steam bath, or hot bath, because it decreases your sper...
Oceanmist presents a way to cook with long stem artichokes, which will provide you, the customer and consumer, more bang for your buck. To begin preparing the artichokes, you want to cut off the bottom of the stem, and then peel the stem with a vegetable peeler until you reach the pale green flesh of the stem. Once done, you can choose to either cut the stem into large pieces or bite size coin pieces. Also, you can grill the stem or cut it up and use it in stir fry, salads, or stews just as r...
Some studies say apricots help prevent cataracts, heart disease, and even cancer. They're also high in antioxidants and beta carotene. So, grab an apricot for an on-the-go snack the next time you leave the house or make a low-sugar apricot jam for a sweet & healthy treat.
Girl With No Name presents a video on how to easily peel, seed, and eat a pomegranate. Pomegranates are a very tasty and healthy fruit, full of beneficial antioxidants. However, peeling them can be a very difficult task, and can turn many people off to eating the fruit itself. This video explains the secret to peeling a pomegranate without staining your clothes or getting the juice everywhere. By following the video's instructions, you'll be able to eat a pomegranate without worrying about wh...
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Green tea is packed full of antioxidants that can be beneficial when brewed correctly. Learn about green tea in this free tea brewing video series.
Jennifer DiDonato of MadeFit TV shows how she makes ham wrapped asparagus. Asparagus is one of the super foods, full of antioxidants, low in calories and high in fiber, vitamin K and folic acid. Last but not least, it is an anti-aging vegetable.
Feeling like you need to rid your body of a few toxins? A nice, hot cup of tea isn't just soothing; some varieties have health and diet benefits. See which brew might be right for you. Learn how to tea-tox with help from this video.
If you try to eat a pomegranate fresh off the shelf, it's probably going to be a messy and difficult situation. This video shows you how to extract the seeds from the pomegranate, giving you options on how to eat them.
Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make your own all-natural face masks. Tired of spending a lot of money on facial products that don’t even work? Try on some masks made from items you already own—they’re all natural and good enough to eat!
Veggie Burgers are a nutritional alternative to beef burgers. Many people don't think of making their own veggie burgers but they are really easy to make at home. Store bought veggie burgers are nutritional but often very high in sodium and preservatives.
Spinach raita is yet another tasty way to prepare the ever popular green vegetable. Spinach is a rich source of vitamin A, vitamin C, tocopherol, vitamin E, vitamin K and magnesium. It also contains several vital antioxidantS and folic acid. Watch this How-to video and try this spinach and yogurt combo with rice or chapattis. It’s a perfect accompaniment to any meal.
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Creamer, milk (whole or skim), sugar, or even butter—you've probably added at least one of these to your coffee to improve its taste at some point. If you're looking for something different, though, try a new twist with a dash of cinnamon. This sweet, sharp spice can do so much more than improve coffee's taste, and I've got 10 examples for you to consider.
Remember those horrible, soul-crushing studies from a few years back linking grilled meats with cancer? Unfortunately, they're still true, but scientists have recently found that an unexpected ingredient can curb some of the harmful effects of high-temperature cooking.
Whenever I went to the grocery store on a mission for blueberries, I'd inevitably find myself staring at these weird little tomato-looking berries... and wondering what the hell they really were. Tomatoes? Berries? A weird science experiment? Then, I'd set a pint of blueberries in my cart and carry on, forgetting about them for the time being.
Cold brewing tea and coffee are all the rage, and for good reason: they're idiot-proof. I, personally, am a total dunce at brewing coffee. It either ends up strong enough to peel paint from a car or so weak that you can see through it. Meanwhile, I have friends who inevitably brew green tea to the point where it's painful to drink it.
Many of the beauty products you buy at drug and department stores are loaded with potentially toxic ingredients like parabens, while their active ingredients are made of things like glycolic, lactic, malic, and alpha hydroxy acids and retinoids, which are all derived from foods.
Even as someone with super pale skin that burns instead of tanning, I don't use sunscreen nearly as often as I should. Or, uh...ever. My skin cancer prevention routine mostly involves hiding from the sun as much as humanly possible. If you're like me and hate the greasy feeling of sunscreen, there are other ways you can protect your skin by increasing your sun tolerance. Your diet actually has a lot to do with how easily you burn, so by getting enough of a few key nutrients, you can decrease ...
Alcohol isn't exactly considered a healthy lifestyle choice; more often than not, it's associated with empty calories and bad decisions. But that doesn't mean there aren't a few benefits to drinking in moderation. In fact, gin is a liquor with a wealth of potential benefits to offer. So read on, and discover ten ways in which gin might actually be a good drink for you.
In order to make a smoothie that will give you healthy and glowing skin, you should begin by considering the nutritional value and restorative nature of certain fruits. To make a smoothie that will support your collagen, elasticity, and your complexion, combine the following fruit in a smoothie: blueberries, oranges, strawberries, mango, bananas, and water. These will also provide beta keratin and antioxidants.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn that drinking coffee will help them stay healthy. Coffee contains antioxidants called polyphenol which helps prevent tiptur diabetes, Parkinson's disease, memory decline and advanced prostate cancer. An average American consumes about 3 cups a day. It's better to take 6-8 sips ever hour until the afternoon and it will keep you alert. Don't consume it all at once in the morning. If concerned about caffeine, drink decaf coffee instead. You will still get so...
Broccoli salad recipes are delicious and can be nutritious. A real "super food" broccoli is chock full of nutrition, antioxidants and flavor. This broccoli salad recipe is also an easy way to get more vegetables in your diet.
The Drink Of the Gods. Yerba Mate. Learn how to prepare Yerba Mate and drink it properly with sexy Gianny L! You will enjoy the ceremony and will notice a subtle lift, due to the caffeine (mateine) contained in it. GiannyL demonstrates how it's all done.
Pomegranates are high in antioxidants and pack a strong, tangy flavor, but how in the world do you open them without making a mess? Learn how to open pomegranates, and also how to make juice from the ruby-red seeds inside. You can eat the seeds just as they are. If you want to make pomegranate juice, you can throw the seeds in a blender. Or for a quick and fun way, you can also place them into a plastic freezer bag. Remove most of the air, seal the zipper, and use a rolling pin to break the s...
How many of us actually drink enough water? It's one of the easiest ways to improve your health, but most people don't get nearly as much as they should. We've grown so accustomed to soda, coffee, and sugary juices that water just seems bland by comparison. That's why drinks like VitaminWater are so popular. They're marketed as being just like water, but better tasting and with even more vitamins, minerals, electrolytes, and antioxidants. Who wouldn't want all the benefits of drinking water a...
A very traditional tea in Japan is green tea. Japanese ceremonial green tea is prepared from a tea powder known as matcha. This tea is not difficult to make at home, and tastes delicious even without the ceremony. Check out this video and learn the steps and ingredients necessary for creating this yummy infusion.
It's common knowledge that certain foods foster brain development, health, and memory. Fish almost always makes the list, as do any foods that are loaded with antioxidants like blueberries, nuts, whole grains, green tea, and dark chocolate. Spices like turmeric are being studied for their ability to prevent Alzheimer's, among other things.