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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

hey does anyone no how many calories i should eat
Updated 8/1/2015 4:08:30 PM

hey does anyone no how many calories i should eat a day, im hopin to lose 2-3 stone, and i want to lose it quick, any tips?...  Read more

is there a way to just put in calories eaten if u
Updated 8/1/2015 2:54:25 PM

is there a way to just put in calories eaten if u go out and u just want to add the calories but not all the ingredients...  Read more

Eating too little and working out
Updated 8/1/2015 4:34:19 PM

I got a red note on my page about this topic. I do not understand. I thought the object of, "the weight loss game" is to eat less and exercise more so that you do shed pounds. What am I doing wrong? HELP!...  Read more

Ugh, I keep eating dinner so late in the evening!
Updated 8/3/2015 9:21:28 AM

Ugh, I keep eating dinner so late in the evening! It's due to scheduling, but something has to change. I'm so hungry by the time I eat I'm eating too fast and too much. Does anyone have tips for dividing up dinner or other ideas?...  Read more

Q: If I eat something not so good or too much that
Updated 8/1/2015 5:29:32 AM

Q: If I eat something not so good or too much that almost exceeds my daily calorie intake amount, is it OK for me to skip the next meal or eveything altogether?...  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

6 Essentials for Your Home Workouts

If you’ve seen enough infomercials in your time, it’s easy to get convinced that you need to buy the latest and greatest in exercise gadgets or gizmos in order to reach your fitness goals. The truth is, there’s no need to spend...  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