Fitness Blog / Archives for February, 2010

Healthy Cooking

Spicy, Yummy and Crunchy

February 25

This is a great treat anytime you have a crowd over. It’s easy to put together, but looks and tastes like it took hours! Makes 16 half cup servings. Pita chips are low in calories and fat. Much healthier than potato chips, pita chips are every bit as tasty. Pineapples are high in Vitamin C and manganese as well as being beneficial to digestion. Those of you ladies who are serious about your health and fitness will want to include pineapples in your full line up fruits to choose from. Health benefits…

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Healthy Cooking

Tropical Fruity Ambrosia

February 23

Fruity and fresh tasting, this ambrosia is truly delicious, colorful and fun to eat. Low in fat, sodium and cholesterol. This dish is chock full of Vitamin C and fiber, both necessary to compliment any women’s health and fitness program. Ladies, when you are working out every day, you need to replenish your energy with healthy carbs such as fresh fruits and veggies.

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How’s Your Sexy Back?

February 22

Your exercise program is going well, but, when you stand in front of a full-length mirror and appraise your body what do you think of your back? Are there any areas you need to work on? Maybe it’s those side bulges where your thighs meet your torso or perhaps it’s a post-baby tummy that has lasted too long. For many women, it’s your back that’s not as defined as you would like.

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The Cold Hard Facts About Cold Water Fish

February 19

When we’re talking women’s fitness and health, omega-3 faty acids are so important. Omega-3 fatty acids can reduce insulin resistance, and the potential for atherosclerosis and heart attacks. Omega-3 fats are found abundantly in cold water fish like salmon, sardines, tuna, rainbow trout, anchovies, and herring, and in lesser amounts in flax seed oil, some nuts and seeds and beans, like walnuts, pumpkin seeds and soy beans, and in much smaller quantities in dark green leafy vegetables.

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Goat Cheese and Vegetable Casserole

February 18

High in protein and calcium, and relatively low in fat, considering the cheeses added. Make sure you use low fat or fat free cheese, especially if having a meat serving with this meal. When it comes to women’s fitness choices, we all need a little variety of tastes. This casserole will satisfy your hunger and keep you satisfied until your next meal.

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