Do you start off the year with hopeful thoughts about what you want in months ahead? January brings feelings of a clean slate, knowing we get to start again. We are determined to make the upcoming year the best one yet.
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They’re not glamorous, breath-taking or even mildly exciting. Instead, brown bag lunches are convenient, economical and all too often boring. But are your packed lunches becoming too mundane, unappealing and dull? If you have the brown bag blue... Read more
Although a packed lunch can be a healthy alternative to cafeteria food, making sure all those required vitamins and minerals also squeeze into that brown bag can be a challenge. Just as the hot lunch counter may be laden with unhealthy foods, so may... Read more
Breakfast might be the most important meal of the day, but lunch runs a close second. Studies have shown that children who eat a well-balanced lunch often do better in school and are more alert. It can be difficult enough to get your child to eat rig... Read more
It’s Sunday night and, like millions of workers and students across the land, you’re once again rummaging through a cluttered refrigerator looking for something appetizing to pack for tomorrow’s lunch. Or worse, it’s Mond... Read more
Small victory tonight: Had a long day at work (9.5 hrs) but still found a way to pull a basic bodyweight routine I printed from the main site's Workout Generator out of the hat. This could be the start of a streak! :)... Read more
Sp veterans: I work out a lot. Do you find it helpful to link your calories and exercise trackers? The weight of this decision and it's permanence is killing me...but I'm always having to eat a bit over my limit without linking the trackers....... Read more
You are at a healthy weight. If you want to change your body composition so it looks more "fit" and less "flabby" to you in the mirror, get your body fat % checked with a skinfold caliper test. Then add weight training, cardio and healthy diet.... Read more
I lost consciousness at work, last night. Out of nowhere! I was taken to our local hospital and they found nothing. I'm assuming it has to be diet related, which is disappointing because I thought I had been doing well. I'm meeting my calorie goals,... Read more
Feeling discouraged! I worked out 4 days this week (cardio) and monitored and tracked everything I put in my mouth and only lost .6 lbs... Don't get me wrong, I do feel a difference in my clothes but I need to see it on the scale!... Read more
If you wait to feel motivated before you start, or if you stop every time you feel unmotivated, you'll never get there! What you need is PLANNING and ROUTINE. Plan like you're going to be healthy today, don't wait and see whether you feel like it.... Read more
You're at an all day work meeting or in training and they provide lunch. Not all of it will be healthy. What do you do? You throw healthy snacks and fruit in your work bag. At lunch eat only healthy protein in the supplied lunch and supplement wi... Read more
Have you seen the USDA's report on the National School Lunch Program? Marion Nestle's What to Eat blog tipped me off to the report and its findings. According to the report, which referenced several studies about the school lunch program, the U.S. ha... Read more
Concerns continue regarding the number of overweight and obese children and teens in schools today. Trends in chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension affecting younger and younger populations also continue. Some have apprehension regarding... Read more
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