Healthy treats are a necessary part of a reasonable diet. There’s no good reason to permanently eschew all treats. Doing so does not lead to a happy life. Also, it is totally unnecessary. Just find ways to make calorically dense treats somewhat healthy by using nutritious ingredients. Go light on
Chocolate cravings are common. Many of us are “chocoholics,” and most of us, including this Nutritionist, are not good at portion control when it comes to sweets like chocolate. While a healthy diet can certainly include chocolate, when you bake consider using cocoa powder as an alternative. How to Satisfy
Healthy eating is more challenging on Thanksgiving, the overeating holiday of the year. The average American consumes a whopping 4,500 calories to celebrate this holiday. One of the major contributors is dessert. pumpkin pie is the Thanksgiving favorite. The typical piece of pumpkin pie contains about 320 calories or more.
The best weight loss diets have to accommodate a sweet tooth. Probably most of us, including me, have a sweet tooth. Research shows that a craving for sweets is an innate survival trait that helped make sure that our ancient ancestors ate nutritious fruit. In today’s food environment, our carvings
Healthy eating gets easier in the summer since there are so many fruits in season that can be made into healthy desserts or enjoyed as snacks. Eating fruit is a good way to satisfy a sweet tooth. Healthy Eating with Fruit Eating fruit each day has a multitude of health
A healthy diet can certainly include chocolate indulgences. You can make a few substitutions without impacting the taste and have a healthy and rich tasting triple chocolate pudding. A Healthy Diet Version of Chocolate Pudding A healthy diet version of chocolate pudding can be made by substituting cocoa powder for
Diets for High Blood Pressure Include Potassium Rich Foods Diets for high blood pressure benefit both from decreasing sodium, as well as from increasing your intake of potassium rich foods. Figs May Help Lower High Blood Pressure Diets for high blood pressure benefit from foods like figs. Figs help
Nutritionists understand that no one can go through life without eating dessert at least once in a while. And, there is no reason to be that strict with yourself to either get to or maintain a healthy weight. I often make healthier versions of common desserts. The trick is to