Hot Nutrition Posts

How To: Lose weight using the facts and numbers

In this Made Fit TV podcast, Jennifer DiDonato provides you with examples of foods that you eat or, should be eating almost everyday of the week. But, she break it down to show you just how many extra calories you may be eating based on portion and selection, and how you can eliminate 3,500 calories - one pound - a week, from nutrition alone. Just don't forget to workout, too! With this you'll start losing weight in no time.

How To: Gain weight and stay healthy

With the world being obsessed with obesity; where does that leave the polar opposite? Malnutrition should be equally important. In this video from the Youth Health Alliance, the concerns of the under weight person are addressed. After watching, you'll have a basic understanding of what is required to gain weight in a healthy way. It addresses the consequences of being underweight. It also describes both diet and exercise for healthy weight gain. It explains which calories are healthy to consu...

How To: Measure food quantities for healthier eating

When eating healthy, try this strategy to feeling fuller on fewer calories. This diet and health how-to video is part of Healthy Appetite with Ellie Krieger show hosted by Ellie Krieger. Cooking healthy food can be quick, easy, but most of all, delicious. Nutritionist and author Ellie Krieger has created fast and simple healthy recipes for the real world. She'll show you how simple it can be to stay on the healthy track no matter how busy and stressful your life is. Ellie also has strategies ...

How To: Eat a high fiber diet

Fiber is a very important part of a diet and most people are not getting enough. It's recommended that you consume a minimum of 25 grams of fiber per day if you're a female and about 30 to 38 if you're a male. Learn what to eat for a high fiber diet in this nutrition how-to video.

How To: Eat to prevent cancer

You don't need supplements to prevent cancer, look to the food you eat every day to pack in all the healthy nutrients you need. You will need berries, spices, sources of isothiocyanate, watercress, green tea, sources of folate, Brazil nuts, omega-3-rich fish, garlic, Asian mushrooms, apples, and flaxseed. Watch this video nutrition tutorial and learn how to prevent cancer just through a good diet.

How To: Avoid foods that raise cholesterol

Nancy Dell is telling us what fats are bad for us. Fats that raise cholesterol. There are two categories of that kind of fats which are bad for us one is saturated fats. Saturated fats are those fats which are extracted from animal like milk, cheese, butter, any cream, yogurt, meat etc. So you have to choose low fat milk to get protein, calcium from the milk.

How To: Prepare Young Athletes on Game Day with Good Nutrition

Learning what foods are best for athletes can be difficult, especially when you're dealing with young athletes. There diet is entirely different than a older player's nutrition needs. As a parent, you need to know what's bet for you child when game day is approaching, and for a coach, you might be responsible for that child's diet when playing a game away from home, so it's your responsibility to know their nutritional needs as well. Watch this video to learn the proper nutritional content of...

How To: Enjoy pomelos as part of a healthy diet

Pomelos are large yellow grapefruit like fruit that are often found in Chinese markets during the winter and early Spring. If you are wondering what these fruits are and when the best time is to buy one, check out this quick advice from Dr. Savant. The good doctor will tell you all about his favorite fruit.

How To: Find the most nutritious frozen foods in your market

Frozen foods are becoming more and more popular dinners for busy families. These microwave meals can be a great alternative to cooking when you are short on time, but sometimes they pack hidden unhealthy additives like sodium, and excessive calories. Check out this tutorial from Ask Amy and know which frozen meals are the best for your family. Learn to keep an eye on things like preservatives, sodium, calories and fat, and to stay away from artificial junk foods. This way, you will not only b...

How To: Do the Master Cleanse detox diet

This video tutorial will take you through all of the necessary steps of the Master Cleanse. The Master Cleanse is a fast that has been around for over 60 years. Created by Stanley Burroughs, the diet is based on the idea that we are constantly putting toxins into our systems and need to periodically flush them out.

How To: Buy biotin enriched foods

Biotin is a water soluble B-complex vitamin important for synthesizing fatty and amino acids and maintaining blood sugar. It's important for the synthesis of fatty acids and amino acids. Try these tips for buying biotin enriched foods in this diet and health how-to video.

How To: Choose and buy healthy desserts

Yes, you can have your cake and eat it too. There are a lot of light or nutritional alternatives to a lot of the desserts that we commonly use or eat. Saving room for dessert is a must for adding any treat to the end of a healthy meal. Learn some tips for buying dessert foods in this nutrition how-to video.

How To: Eat foods high in electrolytes

Electrolytes are solutions containing ions usually found in sports drinks that help maintain proper hydration during extreme physical activity. A balance of electrolytes is important for the normal functioning of the cells and organs of our body. The most popular electrolytes are sodium, potassium, chloride and bicarbonate. Try these tips for buying foods rich in electrolytes in this nutrition how-to video.

How To: Handle food safely

This six video series covers every aspect of basic food safety and is specifically geared towards the restaurant industry. Video one covers 3 types of contamination and how improper handling can be dangerous. Video two covers proper holding time and temperatures, three covers poor personal hygiene, four covers inadequate cooking and contaminated equipment, five covers adulterated food and six is a review.

How To: Make fresh homemade tomato sauce

This video demonstrates how to make a tomato sauce with fresh tomatoes that you can use on things like pasta or pizza. The ingredients needed to make the sauce are diced onions, minced garlic, some olive oil, dried mixed herbs, chopped fresh tomatoes (you can use canned tomatoes if you like), and some salt and pepper for seasoning.

How To: Grow wheatgrass at home

Incorporating wheatgrass into your diet can be beneficial to your overall health in many ways. This video teaches you how to grow wheatgrass in your home to supply yourself with a constant batch to include in your diet. First, add about a cup of wheatgrass seed to a jar of water. Drain the water out and continue to rinse the seeds several more times. Leave the jar of seeds to sit for about a day and half to allow the seeds to sprout. Then evenly spread the sprouted wheatgrass on a layer of we...

How To: Make quick and easy spicy lentil dip

Developyourqi teaches viewers how to make Spicy Lentil Dip! First, you will need 3 cups of cooked lentils, 2 medium diced onions , 2 tablespoons of olive oil, 2 teaspoons of garlic, coriander, cumin, ginger and dried chili. You will also need sea salt and lemon juice. You can vary all of these ingredients according to your taste. Basically, you want to put all of your ingredients together in a food processor and blend this mix. You will want to process the mix of ingredients until it is all s...

How To: Make quick and easy healthy falafel

In this video, we learn how to make falafel. Make sure you let your chickpeas soak for 8-12 hours before you boil them for 1 1/2 to 2 hours. You will need 3 c cooked chickpeas, 2 diced medium onions, 1 tbsp garlic, 1/2 c chopped parsley, 3 tbsp flour, 2 tsp coriander, 2 tsp cumin, salt, pepper and oil. First, take all the ingredients and put them into a food processor. Once the mixture forms the mix, grab it and form them into patties about 1 cm thick. Next, place the patties into a hot pan a...