NEW YORK (Reuters) - Have you already begun to fret over keeping that looming New Year's resolution to shape up in the coming months? Experts say while wishing will not make it so, visualizing your trimmer, fitter self can help to set you on the right path. "Visualize your success," advises fitness and wellness instructor Shirley Archer. "Imagine a perfect day where you are at fitness level that you want. How would you look and feel and what would you be able to do easily if you enjoyed your ideal fitness?" Then, said Archer, the author of "Fitness 9 to 5," get to work on specific goals. ... read more..
Saturday, 31 December 2011
Friday, 30 December 2011
Veganism: Another 2012 trend. What do you think of this meat- and dairy-free diet plan? The Mainstreaming of Vegan Diets - Health News - Health.comnews.health.comBy Dennis ThompsonHealthDay ReporterTUESDAY, Dec. 27 (Healthday News) — Vegan diets are considered by some to be extreme, a strict way of eating that exists on the radical fringes of vegetarianism.But today, a growing number of people are giving vegan diets a second look, and nutritionists now belie... read more..
Thursday, 29 December 2011
Tell us! What are you up to today... cooking, entertaining, shopping, eating? We'll be posting SHAPE's most popular holiday content all day long to help you have your happiest holidays ever! First up, start your day out with this delicious holiday Blackberry Breakfast Pudding. http://bit.ly/sjbcvk Blackberry Breakfast Pudding Recipe - Shape Magazine bit.lySticky dates and a dash of cocoa lend this fruity mousse a boost of sweetness. Blackberries are the standout food in this pudding; the tart, juicy berries contain antioxidants that give you youthful, radiant skin. With 200 calories per serving, it's a tasty, guilt-free way to start your day! read more..
Wednesday, 28 December 2011
Happy winter, everyone! (Even though it's nearly 60 degrees in NYC!) The good news: The days will start getting longer from here on out. For now, the cold, Dark Days may have you thinking about comfort food, but along with snow, slush and ice, winter brings a bevy of delicious and healthy fresh Fruits And Veggies to the market. http://on.self.com/rvJI0CIt's the First Day of Winter! 5 In-Season Winter Fruits and Veggieswww.self.comSELF Magazine: fashion, beauty, health, sex advice, news read more..
Tuesday, 27 December 2011
According to a 10-year study, satisfying friendships predict longevity better than even close family ties, and they can protect against obesity, depression, and heart disease, among other health problems. Do you have these great friends?8 Friends Every Woman Needs - Prevention.comhttp://ow.ly/88h4UGood friendships are essential for a long healthy, happy life. Here are the eight types of friends you need to cultivate, from Prevention. read more..
Monday, 26 December 2011
As you make the rounds of Holiday Parties, remind yourself to eat only the foods you like best. Don't feel obligated to sample every dish at the potluck or buffet. Pick a few favorites -- even a sweet, in moderation -- and fill the rest of your plate with vegetables. read more..
Want to bring a healthier appetizer or snack to share at a party? Try one of the...
Want to bring a healthier appetizer or snack to share at a party? Try one of these 22 tasty suggestions.Appetizer Recipes That Control Blood Sugar - Prevention.comhttp://bit.ly/uZRDECControl your blood sugar with these delicious, diabetes-friendly recipes for appetizers and snacks, such as black bean cakes, white bean dip, biscotti and more! read more..
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Potato pancakes are still a staple but chef Michelle Bernstein also likes to reinterpret some of the Hanukkah dishes from her Latin-Jewish upbringing to celebrate the holiday. In her book "The Macy's Culinary Council Thanksgiving & Holiday Cookbook," the classically-trained chef who has won praise for the Latin cuisines at her restaurants Michy's and Sra. Martinez in Miami, shares recipes from her childhood. The Miami native spoke to Reuters about her food memories of the eight-day "festival of lights" which begins on Tuesday. ... read more..