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Eat For Less Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Eat For Less.

Having Trouble Eating Enough? Use These Calorie-Boosting Tips

It may sound strange for us to provide tips to boost calories when many members are trying to cut back. But some people have difficulty meeting even the minimum calories in their recommended ranges, whether because of lack of hunger, loss of appetite...  Read more

The 10 Commandments of Healthy Eating for Parents

Thou shalt not force, bribe or coerce thy child to eat. Thou shalt set a good example by eating at least five fruits and vegetables, three whole grain products, and three dairy servings per day thyself. Thou shalt make mealti...  Read more

Beating the Ballpark Binges

Take me out to the ballgame. Take me out to the crowd. Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jacks… and hot dogs, and beer, and nachos, and ice cream… 'Tis the season for trips to the old ballpark, and chances are you’ll...  Read more

Fruits and Vegetables to Try Each Season

When it comes to fruits and vegetables, most of us stick with what we know: carrots, cucumbers and celery at lunchtime; corn, peas and green beans for dinner; bananas, apples and oranges for breakfast or snacks. To keep healthy eating fun and excitin...  Read more

Supplement Questions Answered

Q: Will carnitine help me lose weight? A: In theory, carnitine, a derivative of the amino acid lysine, could be a good weight loss supplement because it helps move components of fat into the area in cells where they are burned. There is, howev...  Read more

Eating When Sick
Updated 4/10/2014 6:44:05 PM

I've been sick and put on bed rest for a few days. When I get sick, I tend to crave comfort foods. For the most part, I stick to healthy eating, but I cut myself a lot of slack and allow myself to eat some less-healthy options. I've been sick sinc...  Read more

WHAT TO EAT
Updated 4/10/2014 2:53:21 PM

What should I eat for lunch/snack prior to working out before a late dinner? Breakfast 9am, Lunch 1pm, Dinner 8pm Any help would be appreciated. ...  Read more

Eating Dinner Only
Updated 4/8/2014 1:37:45 PM

Hi, I am posting this for a friend of mine. To make ends meet, she had her internet,and cable turned off so she can't post here any longer-a former Sparker. Her husband recently was laid off and she works at minimum wage. They have 3 children ages...  Read more

Struggle to eat well on weekends
Updated 4/6/2014 10:27:24 PM

So, M-Th when everyone is out of the house I eat well. Fri-Sun (when husband and kids are around) it's a constant struggle. Suggestions?...  Read more

Too much iron or too little
Updated 4/6/2014 1:22:24 PM

If I don't take a one a day vitamin, I come up short on iron getting 30-60. If I take the vitamin I get over 150 and once in the 190's. The one a day has 100percent RDA iron. Should I just take one every other day? When I am done with the bottle...  Read more

DRINK BEFORE MEALS

Have a glass of water 15-30 minutes before meals222274194271...  Read more

Less Sugar

The less sugar you eat, the less you crave it. Eat fruit instead.224...  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

Even One "Cheat" Day Could Hurt Your Weight Loss Efforts

When you're trying to change your eating habits and become healthier, it's important not to totally deny yourself the foods you love. You probably can't continue eating pizza 5 nights a week, but you can still enjoy a slice now and then. Just becau...  Read more

Contest Closed: Win 1 of 12 Insulated Lunch Coolers

CONTEST CLOSED! If you're trying to lose weight or eat healthier, then you know that cooking more food at home—and eating out less—are important first steps. Have you started packing your lunch for work or school yet? If not, now'...  Read more

It's a new month, do something new do something more eat something less

This month I will exercise more days a week than I did in September. 1 day down!...  Read more

Eat On Less Than $35!

This morning I read an article titled "How To Eat On Less Than $35 A Week" (tinyurl.com/yzl7nmn). I really don't know why I still bother with these articles. I'm hoping, I guess, that there will be some actual, useful tips, but there never are. Like...  Read more