I have to admit that when I think of walnuts, I think of chocolate chip cookies, apple crumb pie and fudgy brownies studded with nuts. But all by themselves, walnuts turn out to be a great beauty food. They are high in linoleic acid and fiber– two factors linked to fewer wrinkles. In addition they are high in antioxidants and low in saturated fats. Studies have shown that walnuts lower both cholesterol and C-reactive protein which are two markers for heart disease. All good, but keep in mind that like its other nut cousins, walnuts are pretty high in calories clocking in at almost 400 calories/half cup.
Instead of thinking of walnuts as a baked goods best friend, I now sprinkle walnuts over a green salad, a bowl of … Continue Reading… →
This week the host of Fashion Flash is Staness of Menopause Makeover. I love her blog for its healthy delicious recipes and her down to earth advice. She was one of the most popular experts at Beauty Bash and she had over 40 back to back consultations over the two day event. It was the first time I met Staness and she is beautiful, warm and super smart. Her site always the latest info on woman’s health issues and its facts you can trust.
And when you’ve clicked through all the great Fashion Flash sites, check out The Flat Belly Book by Liz Vaccariello who is editor-in-chief of Prevention magazine. This best selling diet book offers nutritional dvice to reduce belly fat. All good, but what I like about this eating plan is … Continue Reading… →