Sunday, July 26, 2009

Diet and Health Tips

More great diet and health eating tips. So be healthier and get in shape, it will only make you feel better.

1. Increasing Vegetables
2. Learn to properly steam vegetables.
3. Decrease the meat and increase the vegetables called for in stews and casseroles.
4. Add grated carrots, zucchini or cabbage to chili and meatloaf.
5. Offer washed and trimmed carrot and celery sticks for snacking.
6. Add finely grated carrots, pumpkin, or zucchini to baked breads and cakes.
7. Substitute whole-wheat flour for bleached white flour when you bake.
8. Top casseroles with wheat germ or whole-wheat bread crumbs.
9. Serve bran-based cereals, or those made from shredded wheat.
10. Serve imaginative whole-grain side dishes (bulgur, kasha, etc.) instead of egg noodles.
11. Offer crackers and corn chips containing whole grains.
12. Cook with less fat by using non-stick skillets.
13. Blot all fried meats on paper towels.
14. Add a spoon of water or broth as needed instead of more fat when sautéing onions and vegetables.
15. Substitute low-fat yogurt for mayonnaise.
16. Substitute ground turkey for ground beef.
17. Substitute lemon juice or herbs for salt when cooking pasta or grains.
18. Avoid cooking with soy or Worcestershire sauce.
19. Substitute garlic or onion powder for garlic or onion salt.
20. Avoid using products that contain monosodium glutamate.
21. Use unsalted or low-salt vegetable broths and products.
22. Choose canned fruits packed in water instead of heavy syrup.
23. Use only fresh-frozen fruit without added sugar if fresh is unavailable.
24. Cut the sugar called for in most recipes by one-third to one-half.
25. Sweeten waffles and quick breads with cinnamon, cardamom and vanilla or almond extracts.
26. Add pureed banana to baked goods and reduce the sugar.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Travel Time....

Here are a few traveling tips that will make your life simpler when traveling both in the states and abroad by plane.

Have a great time

Avoid wearing clothing, jewelry and accessories that contain metal. Metal items may set off the alarm on the metal detector..

Do not pack or bring Prohibited Items to the airport.

Pack travel-size containers less than the prescribed amount.

Put all undeveloped film and cameras with film in your carry-on baggage. Screening these items may damage your undeveloped films.

If you wish to lock your baggage, lock them properly.

Place valuables such as jewelry, cash and laptop computers in carry-on baggage only. Tape your business card to the bottom of your laptop.

Do not bring lighters or prohibited matches to the airport.

Wrap on arrival or ship your gifts prior to your departure.

Sunday, July 12, 2009

The cola problem

Hi.. Friends, todays youth have the habit of drinking a lot of cool drinks which include cola in them. This is one of the most deadliest things to our body. The recent research proves that consuming large amount of cola may lead to muscle weakness. The basic ingrediants used to make these kind of things is the main reason for such a cause.
So it is better to avoid these kind of things. There are a lot of many healthy drinks available in india. You can use them. Even if you consume them, make it a point that you consume less than 2 liters a day.

Saturday, July 11, 2009

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