Blogs: July, 2012

Published: July 31, 2012
We’ve known that downing a glass of water before a meal can cut hunger and help you eat less, but new research out of the University of Oregon shows that drinking water with your meal—and your children doing the same—could actually change...
Published: July 26, 2012
I’ve revised my thinking about food cravings. I’ve discovered that sometimes when a food craving strikes, what I’m craving isn’t a particular food as much as a certain taste, texture, or temperature. So while I might think I’m craving ice...
Published: July 25, 2012
I try to eat well, but I have to admit: It’s the snacks that can trip me up. I’m sure you’ve been there before, too: You’re scanning the shelves and could swear a devil and an angel were floating above each shoulder. The angel is telling...
Published: July 24, 2012
I thought about giving up coffee recently. Tea seems so civilized; coffee, aggressive. I might be smarter if I drink tea instead of coffee. Less ambitious, perhaps, but maybe that would make me happier. I'd be smarter and happier. Why not...
Published: July 23, 2012
They rank the highest of any fruit for antioxidants (those free-radical-fighting powerhouses), and one cup delivers 14 percent of the recommended daily dose of fiber and nearly a quarter of the recommended daily intake of vitamin C. H...
Published: July 23, 2012
Eating certain foods can shield your skin from damage and also combat dryness. Add these four super-nutritious foods to your diet to clear the way for a beautiful complexion. Salmon High in omega-3 fatty acids, salmon provides you with...