Cooking for better nutrition and weight management doesn't have to mean hours in the kitchen or complicated culinary techniques. These meals and snacks, part of our 30-Day "Fit Food" Challenge, are quick, easy, and full of flavor!... Read more
Without a shopping list, a casual trip to the grocery store can be a recipe for disaster. Sometimes, even with a list in hand, we still find ourselves in a state of confusion as we meander through the store.
Organizing your shopping list can smo... Read more
In addition to storing your fruits and veggies properly, it's good to know approximately how long the fresh stuff will last. Plan your trip to the grocery or farmer's market accordingly so that your foods are at the peak of freshness when you... Read more
Eating healthy takes some effort, no doubt about it. Let’s face it, today we might be excited to make a tasty, creative recipe that’s good for our waistline, but tomorrow may not bring the same enthusiastic mood. So we slip for the next f... Read more
So, you're hosting Thanksgiving this year. You know you're going to buy a turkey, and you've probably started searching for casserole recipes. But how much of everything should you make to ensure you don't run out of food on the big d... Read more
I love Thanksgiving food--squash, turkey, stuffing, gravy, cranberries, pumpkin pie, apple pie--yes, ALL of it!! But--I am stuck--on a plateau so I couldn't overdo.
A teammate on my 5% challenge team said "list your Thanksgiving menu and what y... Read more
What do you mean by plans to update SPAT? We do have a newer version of the Spark Activity Tracker (hopefully be the end of the year), which will have the ability to sync with iPhones and some Android devices.
Coach Denise... Read more
I'm fixing our Thanksgiving meal this weekend. I'm making a squash casserole for the first time to lighten up a carb heavy meal. I'm already going to lighten up the green bean casserole. But a two traditions I haven't figured out how to lighten up.... Read more
I have found that planning meals really helps! Your body actually "craves" the foods you have planned which totally helps! Make sure your meal plans work in the things that you like- make a lifestyle change out of a "diet"! 4... Read more
A small study recently published in The Journal of the American Medical Association reviewed the clinical responses of three popular diet regimens in people that had already achieved weight loss. The goal of the study was to not only look at energy e... Read more
A recent study published in the April 2013 issue of the International Journal of Obesity examined whether people would lose more weight on their own (sticking to a prescribed calorie goal) or by eating pre-packaged diet foods that totaled the same n... Read more
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