Ancient German Weight Loss Secret

Ancient German Weight Loss Secret

I’m not a Benz or Beemer kind of girl—my favorite German import, by far, is the Almased Diet, a low-glycemic shakes-and-broth plan that’s supposed to shed serious poundage. And actually, for me, it has…as long as I don’t use my Almased shakes to wash ...
Are You Really Getting Enough Fiber?

Are You Really Getting Enough Fiber?

Fiber is the stuff that makes your digestion hum, but the average American ingests less than half of the recommended amount per day. Most of us easily manage about 12 grams, but recommendations for optimal health range from 20 to 35 grams of dietary ...
Mini Raw-Vegan Pecan Pies

Mini Raw-Vegan Pecan Pies

What’s that? You say you have pecans leftover from that holiday baking extravaganza? But not enough for another giant pie? Put ‘em to use with a smaller-scale (and much healthier!) version of the one you gobbled up on Thanksgiving. These minis are hu ...
Honey Bran Breakfast Muffins

Honey Bran Breakfast Muffins

Do you find bran a little…blah? Sadly, bran is one of many “health foods” with a bad rap. The funny thing is this layer is an integral piece of the whole grain. Bran is where most of the grain’s goodness lives, including dietary fiber, essential fatt ...