A Hollywood Dermatologist Shares Her Anti-Aging Advice

July 2, 2016

Dermatologist Jessica Wu answers your top beauty questions on minimizing the effects of aging so you can achieve a smoother, more youthful complexion. Don’t panic if you’ve started to notice fine lines and tiny brown spots on your face. Jessica Wu, MD, a Los Angeles dermatologist and a clinical assistant professor of dermatology at USC medical school, is here to share her secrets on the dos and don’ts involved in…

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Avocado pesto with grilled chicken & pasta

July 1, 2016

 Ingredients: 1 medium ripe avocado 3/4 c. firmly packed basil leaves 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 tsp. minced garlic 3 Tbsp. pine nuts 1/3 c. extra virgin olive oil 1/3 c. freshly grated Parmesan cheese 12 oz. fettuccini or favorite pasta 1/4 c. shaved parmesan cheese (for garish) 1 1/2 lbs. chicken breasts Salt & Pepper, to taste (for chicken) Directions: Cook and drain pasta according to…

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Broccoli Salad with Sesame Dressing and Cashews

July 1, 2016

         Ingredients 1 large bunch broccoli rabe, woody ends trimmed 2 heads broccoli 1 tablespoon sultana (golden) raisins, chopped 1/4 cup coarsely chopped salted cashews 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 3 tablespoons seasoned rice-wine vinegar 2 large garlic cloves, finely minced or pressed through a garlic press Large pinch cayenne pepper 2 teaspoons sesame seeds, lightly toasted 5Yield: 6 to 8 servings (serving size: about…

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5 Foam Roller Moves to Prevent Pain and Injury

July 1, 2016

If foam rolling isn’t a part of your workout routine already, give it a try. It’s the cheap and easy way to get a deep tissue massage without visiting a masseuse and its benefits range from pain prevention to speedier recovery. By slowly rolling over different parts of your body, you will help break up scar tissue and prevent muscle soreness and injury. Watch the video for five simple and effective ways…

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Principles of Healthy Eating: Low Carb and High Protein Diets

July 1, 2016

Chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, stroke or diabetes are the main causes of death in many parts of the world including both developed and developing countries. These diseases are largely the result of our lifestyles, especially smoking, a diet based on refined products, devoid of certain vitamins and mineral salts, phytochemicals and dietary fiber, excessive consumption of protein and fats of animal origin and lack of physical activity….

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Cilantro Fiesta Juice Drinks You Have To Try

July 1, 2016

Cilantro Fiesta Juice Forget your typical calorie- and sugar-packed margarita—this sweet and tart drink is just as festive. SERVINGS: 1 6 leaves romaine ¼ bunch cilantro ½ lime 1½ c pineapple PUT all ingredients through a juicer, alternating between the pineapple and romaine to help move everything through smoothly. NUTRITION (per serving): 100 cal, 3 g pro, 32 g carb, 1 g fiber, 19 g sugars, 0.5 g fat, 0…

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5 Natural DIY Cold & Flu Remedies

July 1, 2016

Breeze through cold and flu season sniffle-free with these genius reader cures To speed recovery… I got a terrible cold days before I was to be a bridesmaid at a wedding. The mother of the bride brought me ¼ cup of chopped garlic in tomato juice to drink, and the cold was gone in a day or two. No one wanted to get close to me for about a week,…

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