You meant to pack a nutritious lunch for school today. But your best friend texted you while you were slaving over your algebra homework, so you took a break to listen to her gush about her crush. By the time you finally finished your homework, you w... Read more
Although a packed lunch can be a healthy alternative to cafeteria food, making sure all those required vitamins and minerals also squeeze into that brown bag can be a challenge. Just as the hot lunch counter may be laden with unhealthy foods, so may... Read more
When you are on the go, you need to get things done and get them done now. Unfortunately, for some people, this means everything is done “on the go.” However, just because you live your life in the fast lane doesn’t mean that yo... Read more
To stick around and work, weight loss has to fit within the bigger picture -- and then made into a daily priority. Like a movie extra struggling to be seen on a blockbuster film, if weight loss isn’t in the big picture, it won’t get w... Read more
Your fridge is stocked with fresh produce, lean meats and low fat dairy products, there’s a whole grain baguette in the bread box, and your pantry has been purged of tempting junk foods. Eating healthy at home is a breeze.
But when you&rsq... Read more
I'm looking for some ideas for lunches to pack to bring to work, as I think a great first step in improving my health is packing lunch rather than relying on quick-convenience foods for lunch (though, I'm not quite at a point where I'm willing to com... Read more
What's in your lunchbox? I need ideas for healthy delicious meals to bring for lunch. I constantly find my self eating out on lunch. I am really trying to turn around my health any input would be great! Thanks!... Read more
First day charting. Started making healthier choices 13 days ago and down 11lbs. I've definately done this faster with diets, but this time it's a life and attitude change so I'm pleased with the start I've made.... Read more
1. Two slices of extra-lean sliced turkey rolled into a whole wheat tortilla with mustard.
2. Five carrot strips dipped in 2 tablespoons of light guacamole.
3. Two ounces of baked chicken breast sliced over a bed of lettuce with lite dressing dri... Read more
I'm a 21 y/o woman, and I would generally consider myself to be in good shape, but I struggle with emotional/boredom eating. I figured that finding a supportive community of like-minded people could be just what I need to help... Read more
Take advantage of the cheaper lunch menu when eating out. Many restaurants offer the same menu at lunch-time but with a cheaper daytime price. By eating out for lunch and eating in for dinner, you can save a lot of money on food expenses and still en... Read more
Have you seen the USDA's report on the National School Lunch Program? Marion Nestle's What to Eat blog tipped me off to the report and its findings. According to the report, which referenced several studies about the school lunch program, the U.S. ha... Read more
From coast to coast, nutritional info on restaurant menus is slowly becoming the norm--whether volunteered by companies or (usually) mandated by governments. Though a fight is expected, the U.S. Senate is considering its own legislation to require me... Read more
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