Category Archives: Team Jess

Deliciously Healthy Desserts

You have had your low-fat main course, your slimming salad, and now you are craving that ice cream at the back of the freezer or that candy bar in your drawer. We all want to eat healthy, but sometimes we just have to have that sweet dessert. Here are 10 desserts that will satisfy that […]

A Closer Look at Cancer

Cancer is a terrifying word because of what it signifies. Cancer is an abnormal growth of cells that do not function correctly and can spread throughout your body. What are the different kinds of cancer, and how can we prevent or lower the risk of being diagnosed with them? The Types There are many different […]

Music playing on our Emotions

Think back to the last song you listened to. What was it? What was the genre of music? How did you feel at that time? For many people, music is an outlet for emotions. What you listen to can reflect how you are feeling, or even influence how you feel. Think about when you listen […]

Cooking at Home versus Eating Out

People are always busy, and it seems that they are always needing to be somewhere else. Amidst this chaos, when do they eat? Fast food drive thru seems to be the answer, right? It’s fast, it’s cheap, and you can eat on the go. Who has time to go shopping, come home and make a […]

5 Steps to Becoming a Runner

Have you ever wished you could be a runner? Maybe you wish you could at least get up to the point where the thought of running doesn’t make you wince or inwardly groan with dread? Running is a great way to lose weight and get fit without breaking the bank or taking up large amounts […]

10 Ways to Get the Most Out of Proteins

Are you a steak and potatoes kind of person? What about having chicken with that rice? Fish and chips? How do you know what meat you should be eating, or how to choose healthy meats within each category? Here are 10 tips according to choosemyplate.gov and diabetes.org. Check for the words “Lean” and “Select” so […]

Healthy Hot and Cold Soups

Whether you are warm and snug while it is snowing or raining outside, or if you are trying to keep cool on a hot summer’s day, these soups will delight and satisfy you. Soups can be high in sodium, fat, and calories, but these 15 soups are all low-calorie, as well as flavorful. Broccoli-Cheddar Soup […]

Becoming Your Own Masseuse

Massages are a wonderful thing if you are sore, achy, or have tight muscles. Massages also help reduce stress and anxiety. If you don’t have the time or want to spend the money for a trip to a masseuse, you can give yourself a relaxing massage and enjoy the same benefits. Here are 10 tips […]

Milk and its Different Types

Milk from a cow may be what we think of when we think of “milk.” However, some of us may think of rice milk, soy milk, coconut milk, lactaid milk, or almond milk. For those of us that are allergic to cow milk, there are multiple options to choose from that will still get you […]

Healthy and Delicious Pasta Dishes

Pasta is one of those foods that are bad for us. Pasta can be high in cholesterol, sodium, and fat. However, pasta can be a good source of protein and fiber as well. So is pasta bad for us, or is it okay to have as a meal? It all depends on what ingredients you […]