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Health Buzz: It’s All About Calories

In this week’s Health Buzz, host Jamie Yuenger shares some helpful information about calories.

With ideas and guidance from Prevention, My Daily Moment, and our team, you’ll learn how to cut and burn more calories. Plus, SheKnows helps break a few fitness rules, we talk about body odor that’s actually good for you, and Fitness Magazine has an incredible recipe for a grilled mushroom pizza.

It’s all in this week’s Health Buzz! Click to watch it now.

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Try These 6 Healthy Foods for Your Kids

By MyDailyMoment.com Editorial Team

Making sure your kids are eating healthy is hardly child’s play. Good nutrition is integral for ensuring that your children develop healthy minds and bodies. The sooner you introduce power foods into your child’s diet, the better. They’ll quickly become acclimated to feasting on nutritious foods.
Here are our picks for six of the best foods for kids.

Oatmeal is a great source of fiber. Additionally, cognitive performance is increased because there is a slower release of glucose into the body’s blood system when fiber is eaten. Oatmeal doesn’t have to just be served for breakfast. Enjoy it in in other foods and snacks, such as cookies and bars. Instead of adding sugar to sweeten the pot, try honey, fresh berries, dried cranberries, granola or crushed walnuts.

Try this: Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Eggs are a great source of protein and are also rich in important vitamins and minerals. Eggs contain vitamin D, some iron and are rich in choline. Eggs help the body absorb calcium, along with building and repairing muscles. Although eggs contain some cholesterol, they do not have a lot of saturated fat, or bad fat. So an egg every other day is perfectly fine. Scrambled eggs in the morning or an egg sandwich at lunch can be an egg-scellent way to get your kids on board.

Try this: 5-Minute Breakfast Crumble (more…)

6 Ingredients Every Kitchen Needs for Easy Meal Prep

By MyDailyMoment.com Editorial Team

How many nights have you found yourself wondering what to make for dinner, while you wander aimlessly around the kitchen? With no time to race to the grocery store, you’re left to make do with the ingredients on hand to whip up a gourmet meal. That would be fine if you were a contestant on Food Network’s cooking competition Chopped, but you’re not.

The good news is that this is one stressor in your life you can simply contend with by keeping these six great ingredients on hand.

Chicken Broth or Bouillon
We can’t say enough about chicken broth or bouillon. This ingredient is the base for any number of meals. Plow through your pantry and fridge, and you can create a soup or stew using other ingredients that are available. Chicken broth can also be used to add some moistness and flavor to a baked chicken dish. You may want to substitute chicken broth for water to add flavor when cooking rice or steaming vegetables. (more…)

3 Sugar-Free Desserts to Let Go of the Guilt

By MyDailyMoment.com Editorial Team

Just because you’ve sworn off sugar doesn’t mean you can’t satisfy your sweet tooth. If you’re one of those people who can’t resist the urge for rich desserts, you can still have your cake and eat it too, especially since it’s sugar-free.

Whether you are looking to lose weight, maintain your fantastic figure, or can’t indulge because of medical reasons, you may be under the assumption that sugar-free desserts don’t cut it. But that couldn’t be further from the truth. Check out these sweet treats, and you’ll quickly realize they’re even better than the real thing. (more…)

10 All-Natural Beauty Treatments

By MyDailyMoment.com Editorial Team

Pretty is as pretty does. And while it might seem like it’s clothes and cosmetics that make the woman, the reality is all-natural beauty boosters are actually found in the place you’d least expect it. We’re talking about your food.

Shiny hair, glowing skin and bright eyes are all the by-products of healthy habits like proper diet and physical activity.

While the right wardrobe and makeup can go a long way in making you look attractive and feel confident, there are natural beauty boosters that can do the same and have a positive impact on your health, too.

When it comes to reviving your appearance, it’s “super foods” to the rescue. You may be a skeptic, but many fruits and vegetables actually contain vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that can work from the inside out to enhance your beauty. Consider them a food fountain of youth.

Below you’ll find a few tips about natural beauty boosters that can be found in common foods:

Load Up On Antioxidants: Foods high in antioxidants and vitamins can help slow the aging process by protecting the body against free radicals. Antioxidant rich foods include broccoli, tomatoes, garlic, red grapes, berries, spinach and tea.

Get Your Daily Dose of Vitamins and Minerals: For great hair, eat foods that have Omega 3s, vitamin B12 and plenty of protein. Try eggs, olive oil, nuts and fish. (more…)