- June 1st, 2008
Anti-aging. We see the term everywhere, from magazine covers and supplements labels to beauty creams and exercise regimes—all promising to make us look and feel younger. While you can’t avoid getting older, one thing is clear: The foods you eat play a crucial role in keeping your body healthy and your brain functioning well into your senior years.10 foods to help you look and feel youngerBy Lisa Turner
- June 1st, 2008Unfeatured
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon basil, minced
1 tablespoon sun-dried tomato in olive oil, minced
4 cups baby spinach leaves, washed and spun dry
1 cup baby arugula leaves
1 cup canned white beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup sugar plum, pear, or grape tomatoes
1/2 cup oil-cured black olives
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
1. In a small bowl, combine mustard, balsamic vinegar, and minced garlic. Slowly whisk in olive oil to make a creamy emulsion. Whisk in basil and sun-dried tomato, and set aside.
2. In a medium bowl, combine spinach, arugula, white beans, tomatoes, and olives. Drizzle with just enough vinaigrette to lightly coat leaves, and toss to mix. Season with salt and coarsely ground black pepper.
3. Divide salad between four individual plates. Sprinkle each plate with walnuts and feta, if desired, and serve immediately with additional dressing on the side.
Nutrition info per serving (4) (does not include feta cheese option): 333.6 calories; 25.2 g fat; 3.1 g saturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 8.6 g protein; 21.3 g carbohydrates; 5.8 g fiber; 319.8 mg sodium
- May 1st, 2008
Fighting the good fight against wrinkles can raise some questions, like whether it’s better to take supplements or to fortify the skin with lotions and potions.By Einav Keet
- February 1st, 2008
One thing you can count on in life is change.And as you age, your appearance proves no exception to this rule. Although a growing number of people turn to plastic surgery and other invasive procedures to minimize the effects of aging, natural options can help you preserve and enhance your beauty through the years and avoid taking drastic, expensive, and potentially harmful measures.Simple ways to look fabulous at any age.By Kate Hanley