Does your favorite restaurant serve piles of tempting foods on platters rather than plates? Are the biggie-sized meals at fast food restaurants trapping you into overeating? How do you deal with a bountiful breadbasket? Eating out is fun and relaxing... Read more
We spend more money and waste more calories by dining out than ever before. The US Department of Agriculture estimates that we eat 29% of our meals away from home. And the National Restaurant Association says that these meals take up 44% of our food... Read more
You know that breakfast is important, but when you're in a pinch in the morning, sometimes fast food is the quickest option. It's no secret that fast food isn't the healthiest or most nutritious option, but when it's the only option,... Read more
A few years back I typed up a list of New Year’s resolutions on a small piece of cardstock, laminated it, and put it in my wallet. On that list was the resolution to eat a salad every day, simply because eating salad always made me feel like I... Read more
We eat in our cars, at our desks, on the go, in front of the TV. We eat drive-thru, take-out, delivered, packaged and prepared meals. Why? Because it fits our not-enough-time-in-the-day lifestyles. Our food matches our lives.
Well, I'm certa... Read more
Not nutrition related (unless it is your priority in this case):
If you were offered the 3 following entrees at a wedding reception, which would you pick?
Pancakes with a buffet of toppings to choose from (sides: scrambled eggs)
Hamburger... Read more
I know some people that have to have soda when they go out. At most restaurants, they will usually just offer Diet Coke or Pepsi. Mix 3 ounces of your favorite dark soda (mine is Dr. Pepper) with your diet soda. You'll get the taste of Dr. Pepper, bu... Read more
Since the response to our Food on the Run series has been so positive, we thought it would be nice to sit down and relax a bit.Casual dining restaurants are not as good about sharing their nutrition information as the fast food folks. However, there... Read more
The American Dietetic Association conducted a survey this year to evaluate people's attitudes about nutrition and physical activity and found a variety of interesting statistics. One interesting finding was that today 46 percent of those intervie... Read more
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