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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

Did I eat too much?
Updated 11/23/2015 6:52:48 AM

After dialysis on Friday, my Mom bought fried fish sticks and fried bananas. It was abt 3pm. I lost count of how much I ate. I was really hungry. All I had for lunch and breakfast was a chicken slice sandwich. One for breakfast and one for lunch. ...  Read more

Went over my calories today. Oopsie. Ate about 200
Updated 11/23/2015 9:42:31 AM

Went over my calories today. Oopsie. Ate about 2000 instead of 1600. Did walk a lot today. Tips on refocusing?...  Read more

I was feeling down earlier today and ate my feelin
Updated 11/23/2015 5:46:04 AM

I was feeling down earlier today and ate my feelings BUT I did get myself some new blush and leggings so that perked me up a little. Tomorrow is a new day!!!...  Read more

Well at least if baking is going to be my stress r
Updated 11/22/2015 9:35:19 PM

Well at least if baking is going to be my stress reliever I might as well dance in the kitchen while I'm doing it. Double whammy right?...  Read more

What's Your Biggest Holiday Eating Issue ?
Updated 11/23/2015 5:28:32 PM

What is Your Biggest Holiday Eating Issue ? is it all the get togethers with lot's of food is it the cookies and sweets at the office is it the cookies and sweets at home is it a lot more carbs is it the alcohol is it larger portions in...  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

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

The Best Heart-Healthy Fruits and Vegetables

A delicious way to protect your ticker: Eat colorful fruits and vegetables. From watermelons to pineapples, there’s a rainbow of potent nutrients proven to help your heart. Read on to find out which produce is worth stocking up on. YellowO...  Read more