25 Simple and Easy Quinoa Recipes

General, Health and Wellness, Weight Loss

Quinoa is often called a “superfood,” but you can think of it as a hard-working everyday staple for your healthy recipes.

Quinoa (say it “keen-wah”) is considered a whole grain, although it’s technically a seed. Like other SmartCarbs, it’s high in fiber and low in calories. According to Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, a half-cup serving also fuels you up with four grams of protein—in fact, it’s one of the few plant foods that’s a “complete” protein, including all nine essential amino acids.1

Quinoa has a chewy texture and a lightly nutty flavor that blends well with many other ingredients. It comes in different colors, including red, white, yellow and even black.

Quinoa is the perfect swap for rice in your recipes...

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10 Delicious Meatball Recipes for Meat Lovers

Health and Wellness, Weight Loss

Meat lovers rejoice! We’ve compiled a list of our favorite recipes for meatballs. They’re delicious, high in protein and diet-friendly.

Lean meat and poultry are a great addition to your weight loss menu. According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), meat, poultry and fish are rich sources of protein, B vitamins, iron, magnesium and more. High protein foods such as lean meat help to create muscles, bones and other structures within the body. B vitamins provide energy and other vital functions.

We compiled a list of some of our favorite healthy meatballs made from lean meats. Turkey, lean beef and Nutrisystem’s own Meatballs in Marinara Sauce are featured throughout these recipes.

Instead of giving up the foods you love, Nutrisystem is here to help you create health...

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Healthy Pets Healthy Humans

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So what do we do when our animals can’t stomach their dog food any longer? What does it mean when they are getting sick from kibble?  Everything else looks fine according to the veterinarian, yet a bland diet may be recommended she said. So that belies the question, what is good for my dog to eat, and what would not be good to feed my beloved canine?

At this point I was determined not to go back to the kibble. Kibble was first developed in 1945 by Purina. It has been shown to be a problem for animals over that time, and some people do believe it leads to animals having various illnesses such as cancer. Research from the University of Helsinki would say an affirmative to that statement...

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The Health Benefits of Green Tea for Weight Loss

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You’ve probably read that drinking coffee can promote weight loss, but did you know that green tea may also help you shed pounds?

Green tea has garnered most of the headlines. Between its caffeine and the health-promoting antioxidants it contains, it might give your weight loss efforts a boost. Though most tea contains less caffeine than coffee, even a little bit seems to be able to boost your metabolism to burn calories. In green tea, it gets an able assist from antioxidants known as catechins, says Healthline.

Green tea’s secret catechin weapon is epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), which prevents the production of an enzyme that breaks down the fat-burning hormone norepinephrine...

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Ridiculously Uncomplicated: A Simple Solution for Men’s Weight Loss

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Guys faced with a challenge tend to go for the straightforward approach to dealing with it. So, when men want to lose excess weight, they will choose a plan that’s proven to work, easy to follow and lets them enjoy the foods they love. That’s why so many guys are signing up for the ridiculously uncomplicated, super simple weight loss solution from Nutrisystem! If you’re ready to look your best, feel great and get healthy, here’s why Nutrisystem for Men is the right weight loss diet plan for you.

Check out these eight reasons why Nutrisystem for Men is your simple weight loss solution:

1. Strong platform.

a man drinking protein shake in the kitchen for simple weight loss

A man’s weight loss journey is a bit different from a women’s as men’s bodies tend to have more muscle mass...

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10 Tips for Sticking with Your New Year’s Resolution

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If you’re like millions of Americans, your New Year’s celebration ended with a resolution to lose weight in 2021. Making a commitment like this is a great first step toward a healthier and happier you. But we all know that setting a goal is far easier than actually making it happen. Staying on track and maintaining weight loss can be quite challenging. But you can do this!

Here are 10 tips to make it easier to stick with your weight loss resolution this New Year and beyond:

1. Drink Up

Hunger and thirst are easily confused, so stay hydrated. But don’t make the mistake of drinking your calories. Opt for water. If you feel like you need a flavor boost New Year, add fresh fruit slices, a few squeezes of lemon, or some sprigs of mint leaves.

2. Snack Mindfully

It is all too easy to d...

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New Year, New You! Lose the Weight with Nutrisystem

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Happy YOU Year! Now’s the time to lose the weight and become your healthiest self. Whether you have significant weight to lose or just want to shed a few pesky pounds that showed up over the holidays, the new year is a great time to tackle your weight loss goals. Nothing says clean slate like tossing last year’s calendar in the trash and hanging up a brand new one.

But if you’re like most people, setting a goal and putting a plan into motion are two very different things. Even for those who get off to a good start, life can end up getting in the way. For a weight loss resolution, that could mean finding yourself reverting back to old eating habits or skipping workout sessions. Without structure and support, it can be really hard to keep working toward those healthy living goals.

Trus...

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Instant Pot Recipes You Need to Try This Instant

General, Health and Wellness, Supplements, Weight Loss

If you got an Instant Pot as a holiday gift—or if you went out and bought one for yourself—you’ll be happy to learn that you can make Nutrisystem-friendly meals in a snap using your new kitchen toy. According to the manufacturer, Instant Pot speeds up cooking by two to six times using up to 70 percent less energy.

The Instant Pot is the Swiss Army Knife of kitchen tools. It’s the next generation pressure cooker, but it also sautés and acts like a slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, yogurt maker and a food warmer. If there’s ever an attachment that slices and dices or sends your shopping list to a grocery delivery service, you’ll be able to call it your own personal chef.

We’ve developed 11 delicious recipes that make good use of this versatile appliance:

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How to Lose Belly Fat on the Daniel Fast Diet

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It can seem like the fat around your middle just won’t budge. And for some of us, it can feel like it will be the absolute last thing to go. Looking for some tips to target that belly fat? Right after the holidays I go on a Daniel Fast which is the fast similar to Daniel in the Bible (See Daniel 1:1-16) He determined he would not eat any of the rich foods from the Kings table. At great peril the guard who was attending to them gave Daniel his request to eat only vegetables and water. Daniel along with Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego were allowed a ten-day period to see if their appearance was dejected, but instead they were “healthier and better nourished” than the other men. (New English Bible). Today I am embarking on my Daniel Fast for the next three weeks...

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10 Foods High in Vitamin C

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Vitamin C is one of the most talked-about nutrients. Most of us are aware that it is essential for our health and immune system, but do you know why or how much of it you need each day? How can you be sure that you are getting enough? These days, it’s more important than ever to maintain a healthy supply of vitamin C, so we’ve put together this quick guide to everything you need to know about it and how you can get it from your daily diet.

Why is Vitamin C Important?

Healing wounds. According to the National Institutes of Health, your body uses vitamin C to produce collagen, proteins that form the primary structure of skin, cartilage and other soft tissues. When you suffer from a wound or bruise, your body replenishes the damaged area with fresh collagen.

Cancer protection. Vitamin ...

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