Health Buzz: It's All About Calories In and Calories Out
Health news from around the web for August 3, 2011.
Our host Jamie Yuenger shares news from our team and from the health-minded experts at Fitness Magazine, Care2, Men's Health, and a savory recipe from Cooking Naked after 40.
Some rules were made to be broken, and that includes the ones designed to keep us fit and healthy. SheKnows is busting through some of the rules and saying unbelievable things like "cardio isn't king," and that "it's OK to rest between sets."
While cutting calories might feel like a daunting task, it's really quite simple. Especially when you make minor swaps thoughout your day that can add up to hundreds of calories at each meal. For instance, ditch mayo for mustard, and save money and calories by ordering water instead of soda.
Source: Prevention Magazine
As important as reducing the calories that you consume are the calories that you burn. Burning 100 calories at a time can add up throughout the day with things like 20 minutes of yoga to start your day, 15 minutes of jumping rope with the kids, and 30 minutes of working your garden in the evening.
Too good to be true is rarely good for you, as is the case with the trendy fasting diets that dramatically cut calories. Learn how to spot one of these diets and why they are doing more harm than good.
You spent all that money on a smart phone, now put it to work for you. No need to invest in a secondary tracking device when your iPhone loaded with some of these apps will take care of all of your tracking needs.
You might not smell great after eating asparagus spears or adding fresh garlic to a dish, but those odors are a tell-tale sign you're making some healthy choices. Learn why those smells and others are actually good for you.
No need to heat up the house to make a delicious homemade pizza when you could spend an evening on the patio and grill it! Just a few simple ingredients are needed for this light and satisfying pizza.
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