By Janis Jibrin, M.S., R.D., Best Life lead nutritionist My hometown, Washington, D.C., is a true melting pot. The area attracts more foreigners than most other American cities. We have immigrants from El Salvador, Guatemala and other Central and South American countries. We have a large Ethiopian community as well as people from other parts of Africa. Then there’s
By Michael Scholtz, M.A., Best Life fitness expert You’ve likely heard that “variety is the spice of life,” and when it comes to exercise, this is definitely true. Switching up your activities can help you stay motivated, reduce boredom and decrease your chances of suffering an injury. It may even help you reach a new level of fitness. If
Great for grilling or oven roasting, these vegetable skewers are perfect for any time of the year. Find the recipe here from our friends at Made Just Right by Earth Balance.
Curry never goes out of style. Why not try a new twist by making it vegan! Here is the recipe thanks to our friends at Made Just Right by Earth Balance.
Finding all the chopping and prep work involved in healthy eating daunting? Try some of my favorite shortcuts: Mix prepared food with homemade. I combine rotisserie chicken with my own salad or I bring home a large salad and top it with my own protein, like eggs or tofu. Roast fish while stir-frying vegetables. Fish takes about 10 minutes to
The research is clear—social support boosts weight loss success. But what if that social support came from social media sites like Facebook and Twitter? Two studies show that logging on can make you a big loser. Trim down with Twitter Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill put nearly 100 men and women on an online
Shepherd’s pie never goes out of style. Here is a great recipe from our friends at Made Just right by Earth Balance.