Here's one way to get your fill of ice cream without the calories. These miniature cupcake charms are adorable and can be used to adorn charm bracelets, necklaces, and earrings.
Move over ketchup; salsa is officially America's favorite new condiment. This is great news, since salsa has infinitely less fat, calories, and bad artificial gunk than ordinary ketchup.
Whether you're just embarking on a new exercise regimen or are a seasoned weight-lifting chunkhead who needs a little extra cardio to get that last amount of fat off, training using stairs is effective for everyone.
In this tutorial, Anuja and Hetal of Show Me the Curry will show you how to build a fantastic lunch. This cous cous salad is good for you and low in calories but will still fill you up and give you enough energy for the day. The cous cous is packed with veggies, too!
Do you feed your kids the yellow box lunch? Sure, it's easier than making a sandwich from scratch - but what's easy is usually not healthy. Check out this clip and learn all about the dangers lurking inside the iconic yellow box. Lunchables are full of chemicals, fats, sodium and calories.. watch this Food Facts clip and keep your family healthy.
Making crabcakes for a summer get together on the beach is a yummy, season-appropriate way to integrate the goodies of the ocean into your cooking. Entertain with a delicious plate of Maryland crabcakes by watching this segment of "The Martha Stewart Show."
Stevia is a natural sweetener that is 300x more sweet than sugar, contains no calories and is great for diabetics. In this clip, learn all about Stevia from Dr. Ray Sahelian, and make sure you know all about the possible risks and benefits of using this sweet substitute.
Sadie Nardini teaches a yoga for weight loss sequence for toning and stretching your entire body and burning calories.
Move over November, Movember is here to stay. Join the fight against men's cancer and grow your own moustache. But that's not all. Movember is a time to learn about staying healthy, and more importantly… being healthy! In this video, you'll learn how to prevent prostate cancer with the perfect morning shake.
Why run in intervals rather than either slow, medium speed, or fast during your daily jog? Interval training, which alternates between slow, medium, and fast, surprises your body by constantly changing the pace. This makes your body work harder in the same amount of time as your usual run.
If you're anything like us, then you want to lose weight - or maintain your already fabulous waistline - without having to sacrifice your favorite foods. Dieters need to live a little, too! If you love munching on bread, consider this grilled Lebanese flatbread instead. Unleavened dough makes this sucker crunchy and super tasty, but without the excess fluff of most breads that equates to major carbs and calories. Check out the video to get the instructions.
Does the mere mention of broccoli elicit "ews" from your kids? Then try stirring broccoli into a flavorful dish that your kids can enjoy without feeling like they're being forced to eat their vegetables.
Casseroles don't have the best reputation. After all, they are a Thanksgiving table staple, and we all know that Thanksgiving foods aren't known for being the healthiest foods you can put into your mouth.
As we've seenin Katy Perry's music video for "California Gurls," candy is in in a big way for fashion. And the best part is that you can indulge your sweet tooth all you want without any calories!
So you've finally created a nice body-toning workout that consists of all the exercise your body needs to burn calories and stay slim: Push-ups, bicycle crunches, thigh lifts, lateral arm lifts, and shoulder presses. But then arises the second biggest problem after figuring out an exercise routine: How many reps of each do you do?
Dessert has pretty bad connotations. After all, starving models and women trying to lose weight are often stereotyped as saying "no" to dessert in an effort to cut calories and not look like a piggy in front of friends (or a handsome date). It's pretty crappy, this world that we live in, with so much good food that's so bad for you tempting our every mealtime.
Contrary to popular belief, doing a zillion crunches won't get you anything more than a tired midsection and, if you're lucky, a two pack of abs within a few months. Doing the correct exercise precisely is often more important than how many reps you do.
Frittatas are a delicious and healthy meal. They include almost all of your food groups and are packed with fiber. The basic concept behind frittatas are that you can throw whatever leftovers you have into a bowl with eggs and create a unique version every day! In this recipe, Giada De Laurentiis from the Food Network shows you how to make a lighter version with egg whites so that you can avoid some of those calories and cholesterol. Enjoy!
Christmas without candy canes is like Halloween without gut-enhancing hoards of candy - it's not just right. Add some candy-scented Christmas cheer into your household without ingesting more calories (you're probably eating enough Christmas cookies and swigging enough cocktails at parties as it is) by making candy cane swirl soaps.
You can't get more American than chocolate chip cookies. But to keep your waistline in check and your strokes minimal, substitute a few chocolate chips for oatmeal the next time you bake cookies.
Peas have 22g of protein and 15g of fiber. What do those stats mean for you? Well, if you're trying to lose weight, it means that just one serving of the legume will fill you up with minimal calories.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a creamy chocolate oatmeal non-dairy milkshake. This shake has low fat, low calories and contains cholesterol. The ingredients are inexpensive. The ingredients required for this shake are: oatmeal, cocoa, banana and soy milk. Add all the ingredients into a blender and add 5-6 ice cubes. Then turn on the blender and blend it until the mixture is creamy and smooth. Users are also able to add in their own ingredients or substitute some of the ing...
Whether you're preparing for a thirty minute bout of interval running or for an intense weight lifting session, warming up is vital to building heat in your body so your joints are lubricated and there is less of a chance of injury. Warming up before exercising also boosts your metabolism so you get your heart rate up early and burn more calories during your workout.
In order to get 6-pack abs, the most important part of this process is to lose weight. You can do that by increasing cardio exercise and decreasing your caloric intake. There is an iPhone app that can help you called "LoseIt". It will keep up with your weight loss and your plan. It will tell you your calorie budget for the day. It keeps up with your calories. It keeps track of your food intake. It will keep track of your exercise.
In this video from Betty's Kitchen, learn how to make a delicious low-calorie vinaigrette for your salads. This tangy dressing has just a hint of raspberry sweetness and contains no oil so you can avoid all the fat and calories that oils bring. It tastes great and will keep for weeks, possibly even months, in your fridge. Enjoy!
How do you amp up your current cardio/strength training routine to make sure you burn extra calories and shed extra fat? By jumping. Though jumping sounds easy, after you try this routine and repeat it a few times we'd be surprised if you weren't completely winded and sweaty. Do these exercises after your usual routine to really kick things up:
This video tutorial will take you through all of the necessary steps of the Master Cleanse. The Master Cleanse is a fast that has been around for over 60 years. Created by Stanley Burroughs, the diet is based on the idea that we are constantly putting toxins into our systems and need to periodically flush them out.
-Experts say celery is a negative calorie food, making it one of the best snacks you can eat. This means that chewing the celery burns more calories than the celery actually has in it.
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Yolks may be your favorite part of an egg, but that doesn't mean they're healthy! If you're truly committed to eating better and living healthier, then watch this video to see why you should toss egg yolks out and how to live healthier.
This video focuses on strategies you can use to boost your metabolism--one-step needed in order to lose belly fat. Obtaining a faster metabolism will train your body to burn more calories throughout the day. The first step to boost your metabolism is through strength training, which means developing leaner muscle mass. This will result in long-term investment for caloric burning. The second step involves exercising in the morning; this will help you burn calories more easily throughout the da...
Cooking Light Magazine editor Tim Cebula makes over a classic: Beef Stroganoff. Cutting off about 30% of the calories of the dish, and more than half of the fat content, you'd be surprised the taste doesn't much suffer. By using less butter, a lighter beef, broth and sauce, it's amazing what one can accomplish looking to cut some calories from a famously heavy dish.
Some Chinese dishes that sound healthy are surprisingly fat-laden. These tips will help you avoid diet land mines.
In this video from modernmom we learn exercises to reduce your breast size. You can't lose weight in your breast the personal trainer says. But when you want to lose weight, and you get into an exercise program that is consistent, you will begin to lose weight, and our bodies shed pounds all over, and because there is lots of fat in the breast tissue, you will notice they will get smaller. There's no one specific exercise though. But doing a walking program and watching calories will make you...
The "better deviled egg is renamed the "angel" egg. Boil as many eggs as you want to prepare. The ingredients you will need besides the eggs are: pickles (dilled are preferred) and humus. Take the hard-boiled egg and cut it lengthwise. Remove the yolk. Take a tablespoon of your humus and fill the egg white. Chop your dill pickle and put on top of the humus. That is how you make an "angel" egg.
This video shows how to read, understand and interpret the "Nutrition Facts" on food labels. First he explains the fats. Unsaturated fats are good for you, but saturated and trans fats are unhealthy. Cholesterol can be lowered by unsaturated fats and raised by saturated fats. Sodium is salt, and can make you bloated if you have too much or don't drink enough water. Carbohydrates are broken down into fiber and sugars. Fiber is good for digestion, and it's good to keep the amount of sugar low. ...
Not sticking to your New Year's resolution of finally getting rid of that spare tire? Trade in those love handles for a slender waistline by following these tips starting today!
If you're new to MyFitnessPal, it might seem daunting. The app is way more than just a calorie counter, but that's because getting fit is just as much about changing your lifestyle as it is about watching what you eat. So don't let it overwhelm you — there are just a handful of tips you should know to hit the ground running.
The Twinkie diet is about as ridiculous as the cookie diet. While proponents of the diet say that as long as you eat fewer calories than you burn off, you'll lose weight, they forget to mention that you're losing muscle as well as fat.