A pomegranate is a powerful fruit. Known for its high levels of antioxidants that can counteract various cancer-causing free radicals and keep away bad cholesterol, it also has anti-inflammatory properties, antibacterial and antiviral capabilities and calms the digestive system.
Butternut squash is such a good-for-you gourd; it’s full of antioxidants, fiber, vitamins, minerals, and so much more. It can lower your risk for cardiovascular issues, help improve digestion, lower cholesterol levels, strengthen your bones and boost your immune system!
The new year is here and many of us are more conscious about what we’re putting in our bodies. This week, I visit my friends at San Antonio Living and share a few delicious and diet-friendly foods, plus what to drink with them!
You can view the video on the WOAI website.
It’s that time of year again! I was excited to sit back down with Erika Kaufman, Registered Dietitian from The Houstonian, who shared some sage advice for living a balanced lifestyle, based on the munchies you choose to pad your pantry with. Good taste truly starts at home!
More awesome advice from expert dietitian, Erika Kaufman, of the Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa. Being healthy means eating healthy this New Year. We talked about some easy ways to cut calories in our last segment, and now onto snacking!
What a start to the new year! Actually, in moderation, these ‘luxuries’ can be good for you. Let’s start with red meat—a particular kind of red meat. Next, chocolate – dark chocolate. Dark chocolate is loaded with antioxidant properties. Last but not least – red wine.
Yes, Virginia, fat-free tostadas do exist. Melissa Guerra, from the fabulous store at Pearl by the same name shows you how easy it is to get these ‘diet’ treats.
After three weeks of religiously following the Adkins diet, I confess! I cheated this weekend… Mike and I had to be in Houston Friday night for an auto dealers event (Mike’s a headhunter for dealers), and we made a mini-vacation out of it. (I do mean mini) We got a dynamite weekend rate at the […]
Okay, I think we’re gonna like this. As I told you last week, Mike and I started the Atkins diet-basically no carbs of any kind the first two weeks and then limited carbs after that. The first two weeks were a bit rocky, but now we’re starting to see results. I usually try to stay […]
Let me just say I absolutely hate to diet! I rarely do it because I think diets actually make me gain weight. I start craving foods I don’t even like when I’m on a diet. HOWEVER, I’ve found one over the years that I think is great! Mike and I decided after a holiday season […]