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Healthy Living: Healthy Fats Won’t Make You Fat

AV Number: AV-8812-3430 . (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) Healthy Living:  Healthy Fats Won’t Make You Fat Today's post is from contributor - Natasha Gelder. Natasha is a full time Literature student based in Leeds who is juggling the quests for higher education, money and rock hard abs. She believes exercising is a vital part of a healthy, balanced lifestyle and should not be seen as a chore .  You can find her blog here There seems to be a lot of confusion over the food group ‘fats’, with most people assuming that all fats are bad for them. Many people seem to believe that eliminating all fat from their diet is the best way to lose weight quickly and effectively. Contrary to popular belief, this is not the case. Fats are actually an essential part of our everyday diet and are needed to help maintain a healthy lifestyle, however, only some fats are beneficial to us and should be eaten regularly; this is where the confusion regarding

How food may impact on our moods.

How food may impact on our moods. This is an excerpt from lesson one of Surf & Turf, an online cooking class teaching how to cook sustainable seafood and grass-fed meat. This excerpt gives a view of how food could  interact with our moods and what a good diet could consist of . You should of course consult your own diet expert (dietitian, physician etc) about what diet is right for you. Wendy Mason is the Happiness Coach and author of a new novel,   The Wolf Project.   Wendy is a life and career coach and writer. She is passionate about helping people find happiness at work and at home! She helps people reach their goals and aspirations, without sacrificing their home and personal life.  She believes coaching requires compassion, warmth and empathy. Wendy helps people reach their career goals and aspirations, without sacrificing their home and personal life.You can contact Wendy at  and find out more at

Raw Food Recipe - Zucchini Pasta with Marinara Sauce - A Raw Diet & Raw Recipe

Raw Food Recipe - Zucchini Pasta with Marinara Sauce  Raw food author and chef Jennifer Cornbleet shows you how to make a quick, easy and delicious gluten-free raw pasta out of zucchini, which is topped with raw marinara sauce. From her DVD, Raw Food Made Easy - see below video to purchase. For UK Readers For US Readers Wendy Mason is a career coach.  She helps people reach their goals and aspirations, without sacrificing their home and personal life.  Before working as a coach, Wendy had a long career in both the public and private sectors in general management and consultancy as well as spells in HR.  She now divides her time between coaching and writing. You can contact Wendy at  and find out more at Related articles How to Deal with a Flirtatious Coworker! Inspiring Quotes on Courage Are you shy? Learn how to make friends in new situations. How to get more women on Boards starting with the

34 diet & fitness tips you need to know

34 diet & fitness tips you need to know iVillage have picked 34 of the best tips from the world's top diet and fitness gurus, to help you get started on your plan, stay motivated and reach your goals: 1. Diet for the season 'Get up earlier in summer and later in winter, in line with natural sunlight hours. Don't eat late at night or before you're fully awake.' Nutritionist Patrick Holford, author of The New Optimum Nutrition Bible (£9.74 Piatkus) 2. Stay hydrated at the gym 'Your gym may have drinking fountains but they won't help you keep an eye on how much you drink. Make sure you take a large bottle with you to the gym and keep it to hand whenever you are in class or on a machine.' Steve Shipside, author of Win at the Gym (£9.74 Infinite Ideas) 3. Shake things up 'Though there's not much scientific proof that it works, some dieters find that changing some of their meal plan selections from week to

Friday Quotes - The Healthy Diet - Just For Fun

Belgium Chocolates #2 (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) I'm in shape.  Round is a shape... isn't it?  ~Author Unknown   Forget love - I'd rather fall in chocolate!  ~Attributed to Sandra J. Dykes I'm on a seafood diet.  I see food and I eat it.  ~Author Unknown The older you get, the tougher it is to lose weight, because by then your body and your fat are really good friends.  ~Author Unknown I keep trying to lose weight... but it keeps finding me!  ~Author Unknown No diet will remove all the fat from your body because the brain is entirely fat.  Without a brain, you might look good, but all you could do is run for public office.  ~George Bernard Shaw Brain cells come and brain cells go, but fat cells live forever.  ~Author Unknown Food is like sex:  when you abstain, even the worst stuff begins to look good.  ~Beth McCollister It would be far easier to lose weight permanently if replacement parts weren't so handy in the refrigerator

The Philosophy of Food! My Perfect Recipe - Just for You - Ratatouille

   For me the perfect recipe is simple, colourful and delicious.  Here is all I need for a perfect evening at home.  Really, it is a very easy recipe.  All you need to add is some lovely, chunky, fresh bread. Ingredients ·          4 tbsp  olive oil ·          2 medium onions, quartered ·          2 cloves of garlic, crushed ·          1 red pepper, sliced ·          1 yellow pepper, sliced ·          2 large aubergines, halved horizontally then sliced into 3cm pieces ·          3 medium courgettes, sliced into 3cm pieces ·          400 g canned chopped tomatoes ·          small bunch of basil, leaves torn ·          2-3 sprigs of thyme ·          Red wine or vinegar and sugar – added for a more intense taste but optional Method   1.      Heat oil in a large casserole dish and sweat the onions and garlic for 10 minutes on a low heat with the lid on.  2.      Add the peppers, aubergines and courgettes and thyme. Season with salt and pepper, stir and cook for a further 20 minutes wit