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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 ate half a pizza
Updated 8/1/2014 4:13:16 PM

I did... I ate half a pizza by myself. I feel nasty and like a failure. I don't know how to do this. I feel like I'll never be able to get better....  Read more

What to Eat Before Workout ?
Updated 7/31/2014 8:49:11 AM

I have been taking water aerobics classes 4 evenings a week and have 2 hours from the time I get off work till class starts. Classes are near work, and I don't drive across town to go home and then back again. I eat lunch at noon, and need to eat so...  Read more

Problem eating
Updated 7/31/2014 3:06:07 PM

Let me preface this - I am a problem eater. I eat because I am hungry - and eat to the point of being stuffed. I hate talking about what I've eaten out of embarrassment. I eat because of boredom and stress. I look for the things that will get me full...  Read more

OMG! I just ate maybe around 4 Prezals Rolls...
Updated 7/28/2014 10:07:17 AM

OMG! I just ate maybe around 4 Prezals Rolls... Over Stress... of all things... They just tasted so amazing good... and I felt so Hungry... that I just went CRAZY... so I'm writing this to ask others... for help... and I ask the Question... "How do y...  Read more

I'm having a hard time eating this much
Updated 7/26/2014 1:30:53 PM

This is my 5th day into the program. I'm not used to eating this much and feel if I eat dinner today it's going to come back up. I'm stuffed and feeling nauseated. Is this normal? Is it OK to not eat dinner when I feel this way? Also, why do I w...  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