Friday, May 14, 2010

Mini-Meals to Help Control Your Hunger - MSN Health and Fitness

Graze your way through the day. Eating smaller amounts more frequently may make it easier to control your weight, especially if you’re over 40, says Chris Robinson, author of The Core Connection. Eat five or six of these tasty mini-meals throughout the day, and you’ll never feel hungry and you’ll keep your blood sugar steady.

Many of my clients eat five or six 250- to 300-calorie mini-meals every two or three hours, including before or after a workout. By eating every several hours, their blood sugar stays steady and they never feel hungry. Women over 40 add that mini-meals seem to control bloating and weight gain.

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From The Core Connection by Chris Robinson

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Leftovers for lunch - Thursday, May 13th

Baked Salmon Last night I baked salmon, drizzled with olive oil and lemon pepper seasoning. Perfect leftovers for lunch along with long grain wild rice, spinach, mandarin oranges and parmesan cheese.

Weight Watchers Points Values:

3 - 2 oz Baked Salmon
1 - 1/4 cup Uncle Ben's Long Grain Wild Rice
0 - spinach
1 - 1/2 serv. Mandarin Oranges / Parmesan Cheese (sprinkle)
1 - Sugar Free Jello pudding - Milk Chocolate Bliss

Which Artificial Sweetener Is Right For You? - WebMD

We help you weigh the pros and cons

Honestly, who doesn't have a sweet tooth? We are born that way -- liking the taste sensation of sweetness. We have scores of taste buds dedicated only to tasting sweetness.

And boy, do we like our sugar. Within a year's time, Americans basically eat their weight in sugar. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, in 2002 the average American consumed 146 pounds of sugar (including sugar, corn sweeteners, honey, and syrups).

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Article by Elaine Magee, MPH, RD
WebMD Weight Loss Clinic - Expert Column

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Gym-Free Slim-Down - Glo from MSN

Gym-Free Slim-Down How Your Hair And Makeup Can Make You Look Thinner

The basic black cocktail dress isn't the only slimming tool in a woman's arsenal. Hair and makeup — when done strategically — can also make you look like you've been living a carb-free existence.

To get the skinny on how to lengthen a fuller face, we turned to two of L.A.'s most in-demand glamour pros: makeup artist Sherri Darlyn Terry, who's finessed the faces of supermodels, including Chanel Iman, Coca Rocha and Lily Donaldson, and hair stylist Robert Ramos, who's shaped the locks of Eva Mendes, Rachel McAdams and Jessica Alba.

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Article by Emili Vesilind, Glo from MSN

Monday, May 10, 2010

Veggie Straws

World Gourmet Veggie Straws Lightly Salted My daughter, Whitney, turned me on to Veggie Straws a few months back... I finally found some at our local Sam's here in Kansas City, MO. Oh my, they are so good! Taste like fries, only they're so much better for you!

Product info:

World Gourmet is excited to provide you with our Veggie Straws. The combination of Potato, Tomato, and Spinach combined with a touch of salt makes these straws a great tasting snack. These straws are a great choice for a healthier snacking lifestyle.

65% less fat than the leading Potato Chip (This Product 3g, the Leading Potato Chip 10g)