How often do you come home from a hard day, only to plop on the couch and "relax" in front of the TV? If you find it hard to escape the sights and sounds of the tube, or if watching your favorite show turns into more wasted hours than... Read more
Setting a goal (such as losing weight) and implementing steps to reach it (like portion control) are two very different things. When it comes to eating healthier—or eating less for that matter—it isn't always as simple as "just e... Read more
A recent study had 42 women eating lunch that consisted of a first course salad and a pasta entrée. The salads they ate varied in both the calorie content and the portion size, but all contained lettuce, carrots, tomatoes, celery, cucumber, an... Read more
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
In a 2007 study, Dr. Brian Wansink, professor and Director of the Cornell University Food and Brand Lab, discovered that making healthy food decisions isn't just a one-and-done deal. In fact, according to his report, the average person makes more... Read more
First night out in ages, lovely meal n a few vodkas, great night made even better when I got home and logged everything and still came in under top range of calories, well pleased with myself... Read more
I had my first cheat meal since the new style of eating, and I feel awful. I'm clearly not going to be able to go back to this way of life again... is this how I used to feel all the time?!?!... Read more
The meal plans would only follow the meal plan options, which we do not have a gluten-free plan. I'm not sure what questions you are referring to, but they likely were regarding newsletters or topics to receive info about, not the meal plans. I do... Read more
So after a month of tracking my meals. I'm understanding my good and "not so good" habits. Lets post these habits in our blogs to remind ourselves. NEXT FOCUS EXERCISE! #food #lifestyle #eating... Read more
Before sitting down to eat I put all leftovers away. This ensures that after I'm done eating my portion controlled meal I wont be tempted to nibble as I'm putting away the leftover food from the meal. This is also a good time to pack my lunch for the... Read more
By Beth Donovan (~INDYGIRL)I didn’t lose 145 pounds overnight. It took many baby steps to change my lifestyle. Why a lifestyle change instead of a diet? I’ve now kept over 100 pounds off for over 3 years and lost even more. Diets never di... Read more
I'm someone who needs a lot of sleep. I've never been able to get by on 6 or 7 hours a night (unless it's by necessity when my kids were newborns.) I've found that during those periods where I am consistently not getting enough shut-eye, I tend to... Read more
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