Strength Training in Your 50s 1

Many people think you should limit strength training in your 50s. This is not true. If you have never lifted weights in your life or are just coming back from a lay-off, you should start by assessing your current strength level. An overall fitness assessment should be done by a […]

Healthified Crispy Baked Chicken Nuggets

Healthified Crispy Baked Chicken Nuggets

If fast food or frozen chicken nuggets are your go-to food for busy nights, switch to this feel-good version. They only take 30 minutes total and are amazingly low in fat and calories!

Unsalted sunflower seeds are high in magnesium, which can help lower blood pressure.

Foods That Can Help Lower Blood Pressure

Are as Close as your own Refrigerator SKIM OR 1% MILK: These vitamins, Calcium and Vitamin D, help reduce Blood Pressure by 3-10%, which equates to a 15% reduction in the risk for cardiovascular disease. FRESH SPINACH: Spinach is not just for Popeye. It is low in calories, high in […]

thai turkey lettuce wraps

Thai Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Weeknights are busy and many parents find themselves preparing the same meals over and over again. While ground meats are wonderful time savers, even beloved tacos and turkey burgers get boring after awhile. Why not mix it up a bit with some quick and easy Thai food? This tangy, Asian-inspired […]

Chili-Rubbed Tilapia with Asparagus & Lemon

Chili-Rubbed Tilapia with Asparagus & Lemon

Tilapia, a relatively plentiful fish, has the unfortunate reputation of being dull. All it needs is a spice rub, a familiar barbecuing technique that works just as well indoors. You could also use this rub on chicken breasts or toss it with lightly oiled shrimp before cooking.  

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Jerk Shrimp Stir-Fry

With only 90 calories in a three-ounce serving, shrimp is an ideal protein for runners watching their waistlines. Plus, it’s a good source of vitamin D. “Vitamin D helps the body absorb bone-building calcium from foods,” says Rebecca Scritchfield, R.D., a Washington, D.C.-based sports dietitian. Jerk seasoning, sweet potatoes (a […]

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