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Blue Plates Eat Less Resources

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Strategies for Salad Bar Survival

The infamous salad bar, available everywhere from work cafeterias to family restaurants, can round out a meal with a wholesome side dish, or be a meal all by itself. What could be more healthy and nutritious? Those vegetables and fruits can be loaded...  Read more

The Benefits of Berries

Isn’t it wonderful when something that tastes so yummy is also good for you? That’s what you get when you enjoy the delicious, sweet flavor of berries. The pigments that give berries their deep red, blue, black and purple hues are powerfu...  Read more

Why Potatoes Are Good for You

The poor potato. It really has gotten a bad rap.   A plentiful crop that's easy and inexpensive to produce, the potato has been a dietary staple across the globe for centuries. (Ireland, a country whose diet once relied almost entirely o...  Read more

The Mix 'N Match Workout

People love routine. There’s comfort in doing the same things and knowing exactly what to expect—no surprises, no fear, no thinking required. And sometimes, routine can be a very good thing.   But when it co...  Read more

Overcoming Overeating

Why do we eat? We all know why we should be eating: to supply our bodies with plenty of energy to get through the day; to get nutrients like vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytochemicals which help us to stay healthy and free of disease; and t...  Read more

I was never forced to eat veggies growing up. So n
Updated 12/20/2014 5:58:01 AM

I was never forced to eat veggies growing up. So now I just hate them. All of them except lettuce. What should I do? V8 juice?!...  Read more

The nurse practitioner told me to eat LESS than 12
Updated 12/20/2014 5:36:14 AM

The nurse practitioner told me to eat LESS than 1200 calories a day. I think that is too low. What do you all think?...  Read more

Cant get motivated much less staying motivated
Updated 12/19/2014 10:03:43 PM

Hi, I am Lynda . I turned the big 50 in June ever since I had back surgery 18 months ago I have slowly put on weight. I want to lose about 50 pounds but could stand to lose more...I have a twin sister who never had to worry about weight...I get disc...  Read more

Today is day 3 of healthy eating and working out.
Updated 12/19/2014 5:32:56 AM

Today is day 3 of healthy eating and working out. I know this is the beginning for me but I feel good!...  Read more

I ate one of those single-serve hummus & pretzel c
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I ate one of those single-serve hummus & pretzel chip packs and some hard-boiled eggs for lunch. I also snack on fruit throughout the day. I don't necessarily eat the same thing every day, and I do need to plan ahead better for supper....  Read more

Small Plate

48 Using a small plate for a dinner plate instead of the usual size. That way portions are smaller but your plate is full and you think you are eating the same amounts....  Read more

Trick yourself with size & colors!

Did you know that the colors red, orange & yellow can actually make you desire to eat something? On the other hand, the color blue can suppress your appetite. Size also has a lot to do with perspective. If you fix & eat your meal off of a small plate...  Read more

College Students

This group is for college students who are looking to get healthier and need a little support from those in a similar situation...  Read more

6 Essentials for Your Home Workouts

If you’ve seen enough infomercials in your time, it’s easy to get convinced that you need to buy the latest and greatest in exercise gadgets or gizmos in order to reach your fitness goals. The truth is, there’s no need to spend...  Read more

In the News: Want to Live Longer?

Ever wonder why some people live longer? So did researcher Dan Buettner, whose recent book is "The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who've Lived the Longest." With help from National Geographic and the National Institute on Agin...  Read more