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
Off to a great start
I started my healthier way of eating and exercise on August 1st. No fad diets or quick schemes. Just me my double stroller and my water bottle. walking close to 20 miles per week. 15 lbs down. September will be better!... Read more
I build a better snack: to keep me satisfied and energized, my snacks provide a balance of good carbs and either protein, fat or both. In other words, eating just a few carrots won't suffice. Red grapes, almonds, bell pepper, guacamole, boiled egg.... Read more
it's been a really good day. I ate healthy, stayed within my caloric goal and best of all i upped my exercise routine ... added bicycling, walking and more time to my ab exercises. I'm totally stoked, it's been a successful day.... 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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