Eating a more nutritionally balanced diet and increasing exercise are just a few of the ways you can improve your overall health. Get tips from Cooking Channel on how to make smarter choices when cooking and eating, including slimming down your favorite foods.
Bobby Deen loves his mama Paula's comfort foods — but not their nutritional stats. On Not My Mama’s Meals he subs in leaner ingredients to slash calories, but not flavor.
Eat lean proteins (spicy steak tacos, anyone?), tons of fruits and veggies and whole grains to feel good, from the inside out.
No cape needed: These foods are known to prevent disease, control weight and help maintain overall health.
If you have an enticing dinner plan, you won’t be tempted to order in. These cheesy pita pizzas trump pie delivery any day.
There are so many rules when you’re following a diet plan. Are the choices you’re making earning the results you want?
Satisfy your sweet tooth (and your conscience) by enjoying lighter desserts that only taste sinful.
Saucy Italian fare and Chinese stir-fries are diet-friendly when you make them in your own kitchen.
Shed those pesky inches with tips from Melissa d’Arabian, Aarti Sequeira and a panel of fitness and nutrition experts.
Kick-start your metabolism in the AM by eating a nutritionally balanced breakfast: the most important meal of the day.
Turn your wish list into a to-do list – and set yourself up for success – by creating resolutions you can stick to.
Aim to eat salmon, rich with omega-3 fatty acids, up to four times a week to reap numerous health benefits.
Outsmart restaurant menus by watching out for oversized portions and surprise calorie traps, and planning in advance.
Stay cozy during the cold winter with trimmer big bowls of chili and remade old-fashioned family recipes.
We asked Cooking Channel chefs how they fight the bulge, stay fit and fend off temptation in the kitchen.
Whether it's just Mondays or more often, opting for alternate protein sources can greatly improve your health.
Sauteed Indian style, baked beneath a crunchy crust, grilled or simmered in a stew, this lean bird is anything but boring.
The bitter supergreen becomes oh-so-delicious when marinated, baked into crispy chips or dressed in a Caesar-style salad.
Tune in on January 6th at 8PM ET to get chef Jason Wrobel’s tips for increasing your life span, one meal at a time.
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