Make Your Own Kefir at Home!

WHAT IT IS: Kefir is a milk drink made with cow, sheep, or goat milk and fermented with kefir grains composed of lactic acid bacteria and yeast. You can also use soy, coconut, or the milk of some seeds and nuts. It is similar to yogurt with a creamy consistency and slightly sour taste. Kefir … Read more

Eating Chocolate Might Just Prevent Heart Disease (and this is exactly how much to have)

Support your heart’s health with chocolate Yep, that’s right, chocolate: that oh-so-indulgent treat that makes women around the world swoon. But it’s not the milk chocolate candy bar or the box of chocolate-covered cherries that best support your heart. It’s the dark and cocoa powder varieties that work best. When you surf the shelves for … Read more

5 Quick and Simple Food Substitutions For Your Most Unhealthy Cravings

Quick and easy food substitutions While losing weight and keeping it off is definitely a lifestyle change that takes place over time, there are small habits that can help get you started. First you must create a calorie deficit. This can be accomplished in several different ways, but the simplest is to change your diet. … Read more