It seems like the biggest news to come out of Beijing today is how much swimmer Michael Phelps must eat. The darling of the 2008 Olympics must pack in 12,000 calories a day in order to keep up the energy to fuel his grueling 5-hour-a-day, 6-days-a-week training schedule.
I'm jealous and I have no shame in admitting that....
Fun and Exercise at the Beach
When you go to the beach, odds are pretty good that you go to relax. Lay on a towel, get some sun, maybe have a snack or two - make sure it's a healthy one! But while you are relaxing by the water, there's nothing wrong with trying to get a little exercise in while still enjoying the sand, fresh air, and surf. I went to the beach with...
You'd be surprised how delicious sweet potato french fries can be. Sweet potatoes are packed with important nutrients, and this baked variety seasoned with Parmesan, Paprika and cracked black pepper will more than satisfy your craving for the old greasy french fries.
In the spirit of the 2008 presidential election, Food Network has created a pizza burger recipe in honor of Barack Obama and his pizzeria-loving hometown of Chicago. This grilled angus burger is served with marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese. While steeped in fat and calories, DietsInReview.com serves some healthier alternatives.
Canned pumpkin is a pantry must have. Low fat, high in fiber and beta carotene, its flavor makes any meal seem special. Easy to make with ingredients on hand, and suitable for a myriad of diets, including diabetic and vegetarian!