Wouldn't it be nice to just see a cookie as food? That's what Dr. Antonie Post, a nutrition scientist, was thinking when baking cookies one day. She has always loved baking, but not healthy baking, so as a nutrition scientist who's always been into healthy eating and food as medicine, she used to feel pretty guilty. When she stumbled on Health at Every Size (HAES) and intuitive eating last year, and was ready to embrace it, everything fell into place. She wanted to believe that eating a cookie wasn't bad, but said that guilt doesn't miraculously vanish overnight. So one day when she was making . . .
You wish you were psyched by this warmer Spring weather, but your itchy eyes and stuffy head make it impossible to enjoy. It's so cruel - you might as well buy stock in Kleenex because your never-ending runny nose keeps it in business. Of course, you can pop pills or use nasal sprays, but the not-so-fun side effects that include drowsiness, foggy head, and dry mouth make you want to throw them out the window (and quickly close it so pollen doesn't get inside!). But you can get relief without relying on a prescription. Here are some natural ways to relieve all your allergy symptoms backed by . . .
When I talk about how I don't eat dairy, nine times out of 10, the immediate response is, "Oh, I could never give up cheese." And immediately after, someone always says something about not being able to live without pizza. If you want to avoid dairy, many brands offer vegan shredded mozzarella - and they've come a long way! We put five cheeses to the test, and here's what we thought. Daiya Mozzarella Shreds: This company has been around since 2009, but this formula has been improved since then. It melts and tastes somewhat salty and mild like mozzarella, but I found the consistency to be . . .
Make your cookies, breads, and doughnuts more satiating with the addition of protein powder. I like to use a plant-based protein powder, but any you have on hand will work in these recipes. And use any flavor you want - even plain or unsweetened will work. These recipes not only make delicious desserts, but many can be meal prepped for breakfast or filling snacks. Related: Why Chocolate-Covered and Weight Loss Do Go Together
In a recent CrossFit class, I saw this workout programmed at the end, and I'll be honest - it didn't look that bad on paper. 10 minutes of burpees? Yeah, what's the big deal? But holy mother of burning legs and lungs, after finishing the third round, I knew this was going to kick my a**. This is an EMOM workout, which stands for every minute on the minute. You complete as many burpees as you can in forty seconds, then take a much-needed 20-second rest. Level 1 CrossFit coach Sefton Hirsch of Champlain Valley CrossFit said to choose a rep count and try to maintain it for all 10 rounds, anywhere . . .