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
The truth about what nutrients make up your favorite restaurant foods.
Atlanta Bread Company (PDF file)– Deli / Sandwich
Arby’s – Fast food
Auntie Anne’s – Pretzels
Baja Fresh – Fast food
Baskin Rob... Read more
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
These days, it seems unusual to eat out less than a few times a week. In fact, the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that Americans eat 29% of our meals away from home. So if you are going to eat out, are you destined to down a greasy burger a... Read more
Can you relate to this desperate dieter’s dilemma?
“I'm pretty good about my diet and exercise program during the week. But when the weekend comes, all of that hard work goes out the window! I constantly find myself... Read more
My husband and I are both trying to lose weight, and we've both joined SparkPeople. But now we've got a bit of a snag. We have very different suggested meal plans. I'd love to use these, both because of knowing it's balanced right and because it woul... Read more
I would like to use the Spark People nutrition plans. From what I am reading, to fight inflammation going no sugar would be the biggest help. Could that be an option added to the nutrition plans?
When people say no sugar that doesn't include... Read more
Has anyone heard of this before/tried it? I have been told 1-3 tsp of apple cider vinegar before each meal helps you to shed pounds by crazy amounts. Has anyone had any experience with this or proof that it's credible or not? Apple Cider Vinegar is g... Read more
I been on the band wagon since May 1st. I'm doing pretty good. I just want a more stable diet. I kinda just eat what i think is healthy. Last few days i been googling some of things i been eating and realize they're not so healthy. Seems like there's... Read more
using spark people .com as shown me you can eat any food in moderation the diet plan and food tracker gives me the confidence to plan what i can add to the menu and known that i will stay on track i have found that with spark diet plan the food is... 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
Last week the U.S. Food and Drug Administration released news of two proposed regulations related to calorie labeling. As part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act passed into law last year, calorie and nutrition information in designate... Read more
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