My family has enjoyed this recipe for many years. I'm told it is served as a side dish in India, but it makes a quick, yummy breakfast as well. 1/2 tsp. butter 2 tbs. slivered almonds (you can also use sliced) 2 medium bananas, thinly sliced 4 tbs. low-fat plain yogurt (or make this Greek yogurt for more protein as we often do, but it does make it thicker, rather than a more "pudding" texture.) 3 tbs. light sour cream 1 tbs. honey 1/8 tsp. ground cardamon or 1/4 tsp. ground c
Telo-what?!* Super over-simplified: Telomeres help recreate a healthy copy of "you." Telomeres protect the end of your DNA chromosome from deteriorating. Each time your DNA is replicated (new cells are made) telomere material can be lost so that each "copy" of you progressively gets worse (aging) - like copying a copy of a copy over time. In humans, average telomere length declines from about 11 kilobases at birth to less than four in old age, with average rate of decline bei
Greek Yogurt 5.3 oz --I like Fage 2% as modest fat assist us in feeling full and staying that way. Greek Yogurt also supplies protein, assists with weight loss, has calcium and is probiotic (needed for healthy digestion). Blueberries ½ cup -- antioxidant powerhouse, anti-inflammatory and “prebiotic” sets the stage for healthy probiotic growth -- the power pair. Walnuts ¼ cup (0 glycemic load, 191.25 cal, anti-inflammatory and great source of Manganese) -- it also adds crunch.
"Eating more than one hot dog a week can reduce life expectancy by 25-35%"(1)! Yikes! The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) now classifies processed meat as a carcinogen, something that causes cancer. IARC is the cancer agency of the World Health Organization. "Processed meat includes hot dogs, ham, bacon, sausage, and some deli meats. It refers to meat that has been treated in some way to preserve, flavor or change it from its original form. Processes includ
Beans are often found in Mexican food and they are an amazing source of fiber and B vitamins. They also help to control blood sugar (glycemic) levels which not only makes you feel more energized and vital, but can help prevent a vast array of diseases and ease perimenopausal and menopausal symptoms. Use beans of all varieties regularly. To make Mexican food healthier and lighter in calories: Instead of using refried beans which contain lard other calorie laden oils, add whole