Ever been angry or upset one minute and then on your couch eating the next, unable to remember why you started eating or how long you had spent munching? If so, then you have entered the world of emotional eating. It’s something than can ha... Read more
Going to the movies can be an enjoyable experience, but it can provide a host of temptations for anyone trying to lose weight or eat healthier. As soon as you walk in the door, you're hit with the smells and sights of delicious goodies--buttery p... Read more
It may sound strange for us to provide tips to boost calories when many members are trying to cut back. But some people have difficulty meeting even the minimum calories in their recommended ranges, whether because of lack of hunger, loss of appetite... Read more
Eating is no longer an activity only experienced around the table with friends and family. Quick, how many times this past week have you eaten on the run? No place is safe either – the car, your desk, maybe even the shower! Our time is strapped... Read more
We’re not nuts for saying it – a daily dose of nuts is a healthy way of snacking. Ditch the guilt and dig in. The only caution, keep it to about a handful.
Nuts have had a long-time bad rap as a high calorie, indulgent food that we s... Read more
This tool asks questions about exercise and eating habits and gives you a picture of your cardiovascular risk.
It also gives some helpful, detailed feedback about how to improve your diet and fitness.
Here's the link:
https://healthy... Read more
I'm gonna take BFMONICA's suggestion and do parmesan roasted veggie sticks! That would be a great way for me to get in more veggies (I tend to be a "fruit fiend"), and load up on stuff I like but hubby hates (like asparagus and zucchini). Great tip... Read more
I usually need a snack before working out (nothing more than an apple and a spoonful of peanut butter). You also may be over-exerting yourself; cut back on the intensity a little and see if that helps.... Read more
Pick a healthier crunchy snack. Maybe a handful of roasted almonds or a spoonful of peanut butter would satisfy your craving for salty stuff. I traded popcorn for potato chips...you just have to watch your serving sizes.... Read more
No matter what my friends say "Alcohol" is not good while you're trying to loose weight, I drink EVERY WEEKEND." I'm finally saying "no more alcohol" at least while I try to loose weight, I went from 165 to 236 lbs in two years and part of it was th... Read more
A group brainstorm to help a friend avoid snacking in the evenings came up with the suggestion that instead of filling her mouth she sang. She says she doesn't often break into song, but she thinks about the suggestion and a) it makes her smile and... Read more
Packing a healthy lunch that your kids will get excited about, and, more important, eat, is a real challenge. In fact, when Meredith Corporation's Motherboard surveyed moms, 85% admitted to sometimes preparing not-so-healthy meals and 84% were lo... Read more
Summer brings road trips for many of us. When I was young, they meant climbing in the back of the station wagon with my brothers (before we understood the safety of seat belts) with a few games and a large picnic basket for the stop at a roadside re... Read more
My daughter LOVES snacking on pomegranate seeds, even better if you freeze them!
Recently I have received a lot of e-mail asking me for suggestions for healthy snacks for the entire family. Below I have listed some of my daughter's favorite (... Read more
I am waiting for a call from the manager of the theater to have a meeting with him. We need to decide how we will announce to the cast that I am taking over the lead role and no longer being the director. Hopefully before that, my BFF Jeremy will c... Read more
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