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Healthy Fast Food Chains Resources

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

7 Steps to Tune Up Your Bike for Spring

It's no secret that the modern bicycle is a versatile machine, offering options for transportation, recreation, fitness, competition and employment. Cycling provides a host of health benefits, including improved cardiovascular functioning, leg st...  Read more

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

VIDEO: 18-Minute Fat Burning Boot Camp Workout

(Scroll down to push 'play' on the video player.) About This Workout Short on time but want to get in a good sweat session? Follow along with Coach Nicole as she takes you through a fast and effective routine that combines cardio...  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

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Updated 4/14/2014 8:07:59 PM

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"Healthy" foods cause so much pain
Updated 4/11/2014 7:54:20 AM

Hello everyone, I hope this doesn't sound too crazy to you all but i swear that "healthy" foods make me sick... Years of eating a restricted calorie diet and all the classic healthy foods like vegetables, fruits, high fiber breads/wraps, low calori...  Read more

How do i learn to like healthy foods?
Updated 4/12/2014 8:12:31 AM

I only like a small number of bland foods. I rarely use salt and pepper. I like bananas, apples and oranges, steamed green beans and broccoli. I like fried chicken (as long as there are no spices added), oven roasted Turkey, the only beef I li...  Read more

How to use a Food Scale?
Updated 4/14/2014 12:32:48 PM

I have an awful time with portion control. I am usually in a hurry and try to eyeball things and it isn't working out too well for me. I have a digital food scale but I really don't know how to use it. I know how to change it from ounces to gram,...  Read more

SP Diet & Food Tracker
Updated 4/9/2014 4:29:08 PM

Regarding the calorie range.. is this range to help you maintain your current weight, or will you lose weight by staying within this range? Thank you....  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