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Healthy Fast Food Chains Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy Fast Food Chains.

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The Truth about Coconut Oil

Conduct a quick Google search, and you’ll find miraculous claims about a tropical fat that has become increasingly popular among health-conscious consumers in recent years: coconut oil.  Health claims about the oil's ability to hel...  Read more

Fast Food: Convenient and Healthy

When you are on the go, you need to get things done and get them done now. Unfortunately, for some people, this means everything is done “on the go.” However, just because you live your life in the fast lane doesn’t mean that yo...  Read more

Bicycle Safety Tips

Whether you want to cut down on pollution or you want to get in shape, riding a bike is a great way to get around. But your trip could end in tragedy if you don’t ride safely. Just like driving a vehicle on the road, cyclists must observe what&...  Read more

From Wallet to Waistline

Americans who take advantage of larger sizes for just a few pennies more when eating out may be getting more calories than they bargain for, according to a new report by a coalition of health organizations. The report found that the food industry'...  Read more

Building a Weight-Loss Wardrobe on a Budget

If you ever stared at your closet full of clothes and thought, “I have nothing to wear,” imagine how Amanda McQueen, a 28-year-old from Alabama, felt during her weight loss journey. “I’ve lost 115 pounds in total. I started at...  Read more

What is/was your unhealthy behavior chain/cycle?
Updated 10/20/2014 11:18:52 AM

I find that for most people, there is a cycle of events or behaviors/choices that keep them on the unhealthy path (or drag them back to that path after a time of good habits). I'm definitely in that boat sometimes, and I hate it!! Mine is usuall...  Read more

My food intake for the last three days ways almost
Updated 10/15/2014 8:35:37 AM

My food intake for the last three days ways almost perfectly in range. The six pound weight gain on my scale does not reflect that...! I know it's a glitch but I sure would have liked to enjoy all of the foods that would cause that type of gain!...  Read more

I haven't been keep track of my food lately and I
Updated 10/15/2014 6:05:50 AM

I haven't been keep track of my food lately and I especially haven't been exercising. I feel so down, I am trying to lose at least 40 pounds. anybody want to be my motivation buddy?...  Read more

On limited income, healthy food is so expensive! a
Updated 10/18/2014 10:34:08 AM

On limited income, healthy food is so expensive! and I don't know how to cook Any suggestions??...  Read more

Eating healthy is the one thing that I am struggli
Updated 10/14/2014 6:35:15 PM

Eating healthy is the one thing that I am struggling with, does anybody have any helpful advice for me? I really need some support....  Read more

Importance of clean pots & pans

It's been almost 2 months that I haven't dragged my family to any fast food chain or restaurant due to my unpreparedness. By cleaning my pots & pans IMMEDIATELY after each use, I can attack my kitchen with eagerness & cook healthier meals over and ov...  Read more

Snacking

Keep a healthy snack on hand whether in the car or in a purse. I like the dried fruit packets or single serving packs of nuts. Helps when you are starving and don't have something. It keeps you from hitting the vending machine or stopping at a fast f...  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: Are Your Favorites in the Healthy or Unhealthy Top 10?

Recently Health Magazine created a list of the 100 largest quick-serve chains in America. "Largest chains" was based on the number of locations throughout the nation. An expert panel consisting of Registered Dietitians, a physician and a certified nu...  Read more

In the News: California to Require Chains to Post Calories

Last week, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a bill into law that requires all restaurant chains with more than 20 units in the state to post nutritional information. The law, which will affect more than 17,000 restaurants, begins next yea...  Read more