Sunday, June 28, 2009

Nice Summer Salad: Green Goddess Salad

Active time: 30 minutes/ Makes 4 servings

1/2 avocado, peeled and pitted
3/4 cup nonfat buttermilk
2 tablespoons chopped fresh herbs, such as tarragon, sorrel and/or chives
2 teaspoons tarragon vinegar or white-wine vinegar
1 teaspoon anchovy paste or minced anchovy fillet
8 cupos bite-size pieces green leaf lettuce
12 ounces peeled and deveined cooked shrimp (21-25 per pound)
1/2 cucumber, sliced
1 cup canned chickpeas, rinsed
1cup rinsed and chopped canned artichoke hearts
1/2 cup chopped celery

1. Puree avocado, buttermilk, herbs, vinegar and anchovy in a blender until smooth.

2. Divide lettuce among 4 plates. Top with shrimp, cucumber, tomatoes, chickpeas, artichoke hearts and celery. Drizzle the dressing over the salads.

That's it this is a great recipe for Diabetics. Hope u enjoy!

Saturday, June 27, 2009

The 6-Cherry Remedy For Gout

If you or a loved one suffers from Gout this a great remedy for it. It started back in the 1950's when Texas doctor was crippled with gout in his big toe. He reported in a Texas medical journal that a diet of including six cherries a day soon had him up and walking.

A survey by Prevention magazine found that 67% of readers who tried cherries for gout enjoyed good results. Also a to kinesiologist in Louisville, Kentucky, enthusiastically recommends them. He advises people with gout to quit eating red meats and organ meats and also to drink two to three glasses of cherry juice a day. He recommends using pure black-cherry juice diluted with and equal amount of water.

Those who have followed the diet faithfully have all gotten results, some within 48 to 72 hours, and some within a week, depending on the severity.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Natural Exfoliater Natural Skincare

Hi, guys how are you? We all want to look good not just with the fashion, but with our skin. Beauty creams can be expensive! There are natural solutions out there that you can get right from your kitchen cabinet. This one that I'm about to share with you is so natural, easy and inexpensive that u won't believe it!

Natural Exfoliater ingredients:

1 cup of oatmeal

1 cup of almonds

1/2 cup of honey

Grind it all into a blender, make it as smoothe as you want. Rub on your face throughly for about a minute and rinse. Put the rest in a ziplock bag and put in the refrigerator.

It's so gentle and healthy that you can use it everyday! Yes everyday, it's safe, natural and healthy for your skin.

There you have it! Now I have to go exfoiliate a girl always has to look her best lol! You men can use it as well

Sunday, June 7, 2009

Heart Health: Lower Cholesterol & Heart Disease

Slash your Cholesterol with Cinnamon! A half of teaspoon of cinnamon a day could cut your triglycerides and total cholesterol by 12 to 30% while it boosts your body's ability to store blood sugar, reports the USDA's Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center in Maryland. You can sprinkle cinnamon on your morning coffee, toast or oatmeal.

Fight Heart Disease with Nuts!

In a major study of Seventh Day Adventists, researchers found that people who snack on nuts at least four times a week cut their risk of fatal heart attacks almost half! That's right. Nuts are great for your heart.

72% In a study of almost 1,900 men, researchers found that men who had the most of this food-based nutrient in their blood had 72% fewer heart attacks then those with the lowest levels. When it comes to protection against heart disease this food is the best thing to eat to prevent it.

Heart risk slashed from 46% to 4% The amazing diet of the people of Crete, an island in the Mediterranean, where only 4% of Men suffer from heart disease thanks to the foods they eat.

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

How To Eat Less To Lose Weight

If you are not into diet supplements & programs then these few tips should help you out. Not only does it work it's cheaper and easy to do. Losing weight can be a battle, but it doesn't have to be if you really want to decrease your weight. Lately I've been watching what I eat, eating smaller portions and eating more healthier foods. When I set my mind to eat I do it and I don't it with great results!

If you really want to lose weight, I congratulate you own your first step to achieving a healthier lifestyle. Here are a few tips that work for me and I hope they can be of some benefit to you.

Tip1: Drink a glass of water before each meal. It will help you eat less.

Tip2: Eat a salad before your meal lunch or dinner or both.

Tip3: Eat a fiber bar before a meal, I love Fiber One bars they are delicious and it helps to control your appetite.

Tip4: Willpower, you need it in order to succeed.

Tip5: Support from family & friends, stay around positive environment.

Tip6: Always give yourself a treat. Rewarding yourself will make it easier. Have your favorite snack or meal when u feel like you truly deserve it.

Tip7: Try to eat plenty of veggies and fruit. If you don't like either then drink a healthy nutritional juice supplement that gives you your daily nutrition.

Tip8: Exercise, Exercise, Exercise. You know that in order to lose weight more quickly you have to burn some calories. Always try to do something that will increase your metabolism.

Well that it! I hope this works for you because it is working for me. Now I have to go and mow the Lawn now! I always try to keep myself moving. Good Luck!