Tomato-Cucumber Salad

Ingredients (serves 4) 1 seedless cucumber, sliced ½ small onion, thinly sliced 2 cups small, tomatoes, cut into quarters ¼ cup olive oil-and-vinegar dressing ½ teaspoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon lemon juice Salt and pepper to taste Preparation Stir together cucumber, onion, and tomatoes. Add oil-and-vinegar dressing, lemon zest, lemon juice, and salt and pepper…

Curried Chicken Salad with Apples and Raisins

Ingredients (serves 2) ¼ cup low-fat mayonnaise 1 teaspoon curry powder 2 teaspoons water 1 cup chopped skinless, boneless Grilled Lemon-Herb Chicken ¾ cup chopped apple (about 1 small) 1/3 cup diced celery 3 tablespoons raisins 1/8 teaspoon salt Preparation Combine mayonnaise, curry powder, and water in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk until well blended. Add the Grilled Lemon-Herb Chicken, chopped…

Signs of low testosterone in men

Ever wondered what makes men different than women? The master male hormone, testosterone, is the answer. While testosterone is essential to women’s health as well, it is crucial for many functions in the development and maintenance of the male body. It is considered an anabolic (building) and androgenic (male) sex hormone. Women produce testosterone in…

5 Things You Need to Know About High Cholesterol

1. Not all Cholesterol is Bad HDL, or high-density lipoprotein, is considered “good cholesterol.” The higher your HDL level, the better. LDL is the “bad cholesterol.” Know your cholesterol levels and try to keep them healthy. Total Cholesterol – Below 5.2mmol/L –    Desirable                              5.2 – 6.2mmol/L –     Borderline Above 6.2mmol/L –   High…

12 Diet Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Diet Mistakes Can Influence Weight Simple diet mistakes can derail your best efforts to get back into that favorite pair of jeans. If the scale seems stuck, or your weight drops off only to bounce back up, there’s a chance you could be making one of these 12 weight loss blunders. 1.    Relying on Crash…