This soup will warm you up on a cool winter day. If fresh pumpkin is available and in season, you can prepare the soup as directed below. If fresh pumpkin is unavailable, you can also use canned pumpkin. If you choose to use canned pumpkin, just eliminate the water in the recipe. Using canned pumpkin makes this soup very fast to prepare. Enjoy!
When you’re hungry, you’re more likely to buy high-kilojoule, low-quality foods and less likely to stick to a healthy eating plan. But if you eat a healthy snack before you shop, you don't just tame your hunger - you also put yourself in the mindset to buy healthier foods and keep on track with your weight loss eating plan!
Whether you are trying to losing weight after 40 or just aiming for good health, nutrition is more important than ever in middle age. Now is as good time a time as any for you to pay close attention to a healthy diet plan.
As you transform your diet to a healthy eating plan—one that will support you through the toughest full body workout—you need to think as much about what not to eat as what to eat to lose weight. To help you pick the healthy option, we've put together a list of some of the worst foods and drinks when it comes to a healthy eating plan.
Everywhere we turn there's advice on what to eat to lose weight. To help you cut through the noise, we've put together our top 8 tips on what to eat to lose weight.
Enjoy this fresh salad alternative for lunch, dinner or to take to an afternoon barbecue! This is a healthy way to enjoy greens and protein this summer.
Getting those added servings of fruit and veg into your day can sometimes be a bit of an ask. Luckily, we have some great tips for sneaking them into your (or your kids) diet.
Backyard barbecue season is upon us! Good food, good friends, and good weather add up to a great time. But the traditional fare—cheeseburgers, mayo-laden potato salad and sausage sizzles —can hamper your weight-loss goals. Here are several healthy food suggestions plus two recipes for a most-delicious meal.
This hearty stew is sure to keep you warm and your stomach full! Prepare in the morning for an easy and delicious dinner.
The My Active Life products are designed to complement the Curves workout and Curves Complete meal plan.
On Mother’s Day, we think of flower arrangements, chocolates, and sentimental homemade cards. On top of these delightful gifts from others, this Mother’s Day, consider giving yourself a gift, too—a gift in the form of strength training.
For those times when you need to dash out of the house in the morning, work through lunch at the office, or eat dinner and run to an evening PTA meeting, here are simple, quick, complete meals that will satisfy your hunger, nutrition needs, and—yes—your desire for the delicious! Don’t forget to savour these flavours, even when you’re on-the-go! Enjoy.
Protein provides the building blocks of muscle—lean, calorie-burning muscle that enables you to do everything you do, from going up and down stairs, to cruising the Curves Circuit, to participating in your local 5K for heart disease. And protein comes in all shapes, tastes, and textures: meat, poultry, fish, eggs, beans, nuts, dairy, and even grains. Here’s how to sort through the options for the ones that build lean muscle and good health.
Have you ever had to throw out fruits and vegetables that you paid good money for because they spoiled after a few days? Don't let them go to waste!
Eggs can be a nutritious part of breakfast. Here's a healthy breakfast recipe we recommend, packed with protein to keep you full all morning!
Eating the right foods can with weight, maintain strong muscle and bone, prevent disease, and can help your skin look younger.
It's time to Nourish your body. If you are looking for a healthy lunch to pack for work, Here's is a fantastic option.
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide, and affects one in six Australians and one in 20 New Zealanders.
Sugar. It’s the latest edible to catch the eye of researchers and health reporters. Some say it is a greater risk to high blood pressure than salt.
When you’re weight-conscious, you find yourself reading all sorts of advice and information about nifty ways to drop the kilos.
From helping in weight control, reducing blood pressure and improving your skin, here’s why you should be including this fruit in your diet.
Everybody likes a drink now and then, but too much can cause weight gain and make losing weight more difficult.
Foods that are high in dietary fibre, protein and healthy fats are essential for providing that full feeling without contributing too many calories.
Skills like knitting, canning, and sewing are back in vogue. Instead of buying vine-ripened tomatoes at the store, more of us are growing our own.