Showing posts from December, 2006

Veggies and Hummus Top Chips and Dip

Veggies and hummus are lower in fat and calories than your typical chip-and-dip (or cheese-and-cracker). Plus, they're full of fiber, which helps stave off hunger and keeps you satisfied.

Apple Cider Beats Eggnog

Six fluid ounces of eggnog without alcohol has 258 calories and 14 grams of fat (more than a Snickers bar), while the same amount of apple cider has only 90 calories and no fat. It's a no-brainer! If you can't forgo the eggnog, consider a reduced-fat version.

Overstuffed Spread

According to the National Institutes of Health, pounds packed on during the holidays account for half of all weight gained annually. Don't let a few weeks of holiday gatherings undo a year's worth of dieting. Check out these lighter options to traditional holiday dishes and enjoy yourself without going overboard.


Katie Gravette

You wouldn’t expect a girl like Katie to hang with the tattooed rockers on the Warped Tour—but that’s her job. This free spirit left home after graduating high school and now manages concerts. “Rock star guys aren’t so crazy,” she says. “They’re all straight-edged.” Tell that to Ozzy.

Sausan Academy of Egyptian Dance