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Healthy Habits Restaurant Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy Habits Restaurant.

Overcoming Overeating

Why do we eat? We all know why we should be eating: to supply our bodies with plenty of energy to get through the day; to get nutrients like vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytochemicals which help us to stay healthy and free of disease; and t...  Read more

11 Ways to Lighten Up Any Restaurant Meal

Going out to eat can be fun, easy and a wonderful way to celebrate an achievement or catch up with friends. But do you find yourself getting anxious just thinking about dining out knowing how many dishes are loaded with calories? Although your woes a...  Read more

11 Ways to Lighten Up Any Restaurant Meal

Going out to eat can be fun, easy and a wonderful way to celebrate an achievement or catch up with friends. But do you find yourself getting anxious just thinking about dining out knowing how many dishes are loaded with calories? Although your woes a...  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

Help Your Loved Ones Stay Healthy

If you’re not comfortable with talking to loved ones about the touchy subjects of health and weight loss, you can still help them lead healthier lives by practicing “random acts of fitness.” There are dozens of small things you can...  Read more

Trying to lose and get healthy, but discouraged
Updated 7/17/2014 11:48:58 PM

Hi, I'm Sheri. I am on here today looking for support I guess. Someone in my boat that might have figured out whats going on with their body!! I'm technically overweight by 20 pounds according to the medical stuff at the dr. I don't hate my b...  Read more

Healthy Kids
Updated 7/15/2014 2:05:07 PM

My son is 10 and over weight. A large part of his problem is nutrition and portion control. I tried to set him up on the site so I could show him how much sugar and calories are in some of the foods he over indulges in and how it adds up - so I can...  Read more

How can I add healthy CARBS to my diet
Updated 7/17/2014 4:54:45 PM

I've been tracking everything I eat for a few weeks. My problem is that most days I do not get enough carbohydrates. I eat 3 - 4 servings of fruit and 3 - 5 serving of veggies everyday. Most days I eat about 90 - 100 grams of CARBS. The only time I...  Read more

New Habits Begin Today
Updated 7/13/2014 12:22:57 AM

I'm a writer by trade and unfortunately live most of my life behind a desk and keyboard. My life has become mostly sedentary and it's not good. I found out in March that I will be a father in November and I definitely do NOT want to be a fat dad. In...  Read more

Healthy Life
Updated 7/13/2014 12:20:54 AM

Hi my name is Tonya and I am new to the site. I have been overweight for awhile now and it is just getting worse ever since I quit smoking 3 months ago. Now that I was able to kick the smoking habit I now am able to tackle my weight issues. I am l...  Read more

How to avoid "sabotage" snacking

Upon opening the refrigerator to mindlessly graze, ask: "Do I really need to eat right now, or am I snacking because I'm stressed, tired, or bored?" If it's really the scheduled time to snack, choose a healthy snack instead of the comfort food. If...  Read more

Second Nature

I used to think that if I ate healthy, I would get into the habit of eating healthy and it would "become second nature." But now I think it isn't the healthy eating that becomes second nature. It is the vigilance, creating healthy opportunities, insi...  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

McDonald’s Happy Meal Toys Spark Lawsuit Threat

Last month I wrote a blog regarding the Santa Clara County California Board of Supervisors voting to ban toys in kid’s meals unless the restaurant establishments offered healthier alternatives from which kids could choose. And it looks as though th...  Read more

Are Healthier Kids Menus Coming to Your Favorite Restaurant?

It is difficult to listen to the news, read a newspaper, or review online blogs these days without hearing about the childhood obesity epidemic.  With a childhood obesity rate that has more than tripled in the past 30 years, the problem certainl...  Read more