Green Beans

Four Easy Ways to Add More Vegetables to Your Diet

…vegetables to your diet: * Pan sautéed garlic green beans: Mince two cloves of fresh garlic and sauté in a pan in one tablespoon of olive oil over medium to medium-high heat for two minutes. Add two cups of washed, trimmed green beans and sauté, stirring constantly, for three…

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The Many Health Benefits of Garlic

…The Whitaker Wellness Weight Loss Program you can try. Bon Appétit! Garlicky Green Beans Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1 large chopped onion 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed 6 cloves minced garlic (remember to wait 10 minutes after mincing before cooking!)…

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Safe and Effective Weight Loss Supplements

…of green coffee beans and raspberry ketones are some of the latest supplements for weight loss that are being touted for their ability to help shed pounds. But do they actually work? The short answer is a qualified yes and yes. Both appear to have moderate weight-loss effects. Green coffee bean

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Glycemic Index vs. Glycemic Load

…need to cut out pasta, bagels, and other starchy, carbohydrate-dense foods. To quickly lighten your glycemic load, eat lots of salads, green vegetables, beans, and legumes. One of my favorite meals is a hearty salad with a nice piece of salmon on top. It’s an easy way to get a tasty serving…

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4 Natural Type 2 Diabetes Treatments

…shown time and again that the best diet for people with diabetes is one that is centered on healthy, low-glycemic foods. Examples include green vegetables, beans, and legumes. These foods are also high in fiber, which is another proven type 2 diabetes treatment. * Be active every day. One of the…

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Folic Acid for Alzheimer's Prevention

…epidemic. To reap the benefits of this Alzheimer’s prevention technique, simply increase your consumption of folate-rich foods (beans, leafy greens, and other vegetables) and take at least 800 mcg of supplemental folic acid daily. Now it’s your turn: Do you have an Alzheimer’s…

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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Garbanzo Curry

…extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon curry powder 1 onion, chopped 2 cups canned garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed 1 cup water 2 cups spinach, tightly packed (can also use Swiss chard or beet greens) 1 tomato ¼ teaspoon salt or salt substitute Heat olive oil over medium heat in a large…

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Healthy Diet Meal Plans Made Simple

…(zucchini, squash, eggplant, and mushrooms are good options) * Green salad with low-calorie, reduced-fat dressing Healthy Diet Meal Plan #2: Lunch: * Lentil soup or another vegetable-based soup with protein such as chicken or turkey * Green salad with low-calorie, reduced-fat dressing Mid-afternoon…

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5 Easy, Healthy Dinners You Can Make in Minutes

…lettuce, a small diced tomato, diced peppers, and half a small cucumber chopped. Add 1 tablespoon low-fat shredded cheese, 2 tablespoons black beans, and 2 tablespoons frozen corn. Top with salsa and a small dollop of low-fat sour cream. Garnish with sliced avocado strips, if desired. Serves 1.…

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4 Steps to Strong Bones

…studies have found inverse relationships between vegetable and fruit intake and risk of osteoporosis. Along with calcium, vegetables, fruits, beans, and whole grains contain a variety of antioxidants, minerals, B-complex vitamins, vitamin K, isoflavones and other phytonutrients, and…

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