Dating isn’t easy. In the beginning stages, deciding what to wear, where to go, and whether you should or shouldn't kiss can be stressful. Then, once you start to get more serious, you have big decisions to make, such as whether to be exclu... Read more
Fueled by the promise of a fresh start, it’s easy to whip together a list of resolutions in late December, but sticking to them when the novelty wears off in February is the real test. Don't let that deter you from committing to self-improv... Read more
From boxes of chocolates to three-course dinners to movie-theater popcorn, romance and calories tend to go hand-in-hand—but you don't have to abandon your diet plan to show your adoration. This Valentine's Day, treat your sweetie to... Read more
"Eat your fruits and vegetables." We've heard it all of our lives. If only it were so simple.
Our bodies crave fruits and vegetables more than just about any other food because we tend to get far fewer of them than we need. We ofte... Read more
Congratulations! You’ve decided to quit smoking. You know it’s a smart move—quitting cigarette smoking is the number one thing you can do to dramatically improve your health and avoid several potentially life threatening illnesses.... Read more
Fruit is a great snack. It'll take some trial and error until you figure out what foods are high/low in calories and what you can and can't eat to get to your meal limits. We fill out our more high-cal meat or pasta dishes with tonnes of veggies ...... Read more
Try a mix of fresh fruits, veggies, lean meats, healthy fats, protein, and fiber. And drink plenty of water! Weigh/measure your foods to help keep your portions under control. Explore the main SP website for more resources and meal ideas.... Read more
Having difficulty eating your fruits and veggies? Eat them at the start of your meal, when you're really hungry. They'll taste better if you're hungry than if your stomach is already full, and you won't have to make up excuses for not eating them. Wo... Read more
When I buy canned fruit or vegetables, I take a permanent marker and put the date bought on the lid. Even with an expiration date, I still use this system to let me know just how long that particular item has been in my pantry.... Read more
When you go to the grocery store, you probably check several labels and tags. First, you check the shelf price tag and look for any specials. You might also compare the cost per ounce, which is also listed on the shelf tag. Many of us check the nutri... Read more
During the holiday season many schools, religious groups, and businesses conduct food drives for local food pantries. In the rush to grab something to contribute, nutrition or food safety isn't always high on the list of considerations. While the... Read more
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