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Healthy Choices At A Chinese Restaurant Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy Choices At A Chinese Restaurant.

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Finding the Courage to Win

This is the story of an unassuming electrician working hard at a city zoo. He was not known as the kind to stir up trouble, but as mounting injustice swirled around him, he couldn't help himself. He wrote and published a couple of essays expr...  Read more

85 Tips & Strategies for Dining Out

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

Dining Out: Korean Cuisine

Characteristics: A unification of Japanese, Chinese and Mongolian traditions, known for its variety—particularly when it comes to condiments—Korean meals are generally grilled, stir-fried or stewed. Flavors vary among sweet, sour, s...  Read more

Sensational Stir Fry Cooking

What do you think of when you read the words "stir fry"? Chinese food? A wok? Chopsticks, perhaps?   While none of those ideas are inconsistent with stir-frying, this cooking technique actually extends well beyond Asian cuisine. Th...  Read more

What Your Bad Habits Say About You

When Robert works, he’s glued to his computer screen, consumed for hours with phone calls and deadlines, oblivious to hunger pangs. He often skips meals or grabs whatever might be in his desk drawer—potato chips, Girl Scout cookies, lefto...  Read more

Renewing my faith in becoming a healthier me
Updated 8/16/2014 9:54:11 PM

I have been on this roller-coaster ride for many years now. I would get motivated to lose weight and I might lose about 10 lbs but that's it. I end up going back to my normal weight. You see I call my weight normal. No it's not normal because I feel...  Read more

Heart healthy and cheap?
Updated 8/11/2014 10:07:36 PM

This is a dilema for me.I live in a very rural area. Really, there are 2 grocery stores, the nearest is approx 30 miles. There's no such thing as "bargains",there,it's more like "take it or leave it".It frustrates me SO MUCH! 234...  Read more

feeling healthy
Updated 8/17/2014 11:08:39 AM

After a long talk with myself (yes, I do answer myself out loud), I have decided that the numbers just aren't that important anymore. Yes, I would like to weigh about 30 or 40 pounds less, but is that what I am really aiming for? I think that for m...  Read more

any ideas for healthy potluck?
Updated 8/15/2014 8:04:06 PM

We're going to a potluck picnic and would appreciate some ideas on what I can bring that is healthy. Thanks...  Read more

Local Restaurant
Updated 8/9/2014 9:29:20 PM

Hey guys, How do you add food from a local restaurant to the tracker if there is no nutrition information available? Got a supreme pizza from our local pizza joint - there doesn't seem to be any "generic" pizza option in the database. Any advice...  Read more

Eating Out

Checking out a restaurant menu and evaluating my choices with the nutrition calculator before going allows me to stay on track ....  Read more

Pocket guide

I have a Food On The Go Pocket Guide that fits in my purse, A guide to making wise choices when eating out.It lists restaurants , healthiest food at that restaurant and calories, fiber etc.I also try and look at this book and a menu before getting t...  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

Food on the Run: Beyond the Burger

In our ongoing Food on the Run series, we have taken a closer look at many popular fast food chains as well as some that are up and coming. Many have had entrees that focused on burgers, chicken, noodles or burritos. Today we take a broader look at a...  Read more

Food Showdown: Which Chinese Dish is Less Fortunate for Your Waistline?

P.F. Chang's is a Chinese bistro that offers an eclectic variety of options.  There are some good points to Chinese cuisine in general--it's usually stir-fried, it contains some healthy veggies, and portions tend to be smaller (as long a...  Read more