Just like you, the people behind SparkPeople.com try to plan their meals ahead of time so that we're sure to make the healthiest choices possible. Whether we're short on time or just have a craving for our favorite burger joint, we still try... Read more
Having spent a week on a road trip, I learned one thing along the way: Fast food is unavoidable, given time and budget constraints. You can’t beat a drive-thru for convenience and speed of service. But the bellyache you get afterward can quickl... Read more
Updated on 8/24/16 by Melissa Rudy
Your fridge is stocked with fresh produce, lean meats and low fat dairy products, there’s a whole grain baguette in the bread box, and your pantry has been purged of tempting junk foods. Eating healthy at... Read more
You meant to pack a nutritious lunch for school today. But your best friend texted you while you were slaving over your algebra homework, so you took a break to listen to her gush about her crush. By the time you finally finished your homework, you w... Read more
If you've read "Fun and Filling Lunches To-Go" then you already have some great ideas for packing a healthy, filling, and tasty lunch. But some days, packing your own meal isn't an option. When you're not able to brown-bag it, d... Read more
Faced with so many food situations yesterday- I totally FAILED! Had meetings and gatherings- then stayed up late so I could pick up my daughter from a dance. Calling this a done deal and moving on today. Paying the price with swelling! Water day!... Read more
So tired of this battle with weight loss and food. I feel defeated each day....I feel like giving up. I am so tired. I been battling this weight of mine all my life. I remember even at the age of 12 my mom had me on a diet.... Read more
Fast Food: Counting Calories on the RoadFast food is tempting if you are traveling long distances ó itís easy to pick up and you donít have to invest as much time as you would in a sit-down eatery. Yet, if you are counting calories and looking to los... Read more
Sometimes we find ourselves in a situation where we may not have a healthy meal or snack on hand as we're out and about. Be prepared ahead of time in case you absolutely have to make a fast food stop. Research menus online and make a list of health... Read more
By Sally Kuzemchak, RD, of Family CircleBurger King: Hamburger and Value-Size Unsalted French Fries(480 calories, 21g fat)Follow BK's motto and "Have It Your Way." Order the basic burger without mayo and with extra lettuce and tomato to... Read more
Fast food chains are working hard on their images. No longer wanting to be known for high-fat fare, stores across the globe are offering more options for the health-conscious consumer. Wendy's Super Value Menu has a few, including their famous Ch... Read more
I found this link and thought I'd share it with everyone. We all have those days where we just want/need to stop at the drive through window, well now we can and choose healthy things that aren't always salads, cuz that c... Read more
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