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Healthy Restaurant Chains Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy Restaurant Chains.

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

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

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

Stop Weekend Binges

The structure of the work (or school) week can be extremely conducive to maintaining good eating habits. If you have a very predictable daily routine, it can be easier to plan meals and snacks and eat on a consistent schedule so that you never get to...  Read more

Drive-Thru Nutrition

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

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

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

3 miles and healthy food!!!
Updated 7/11/2014 7:15:58 AM

Sorry not sure if this is the right area for this post. But yesterday I continued to get into the proper(I think) Sparkpeople mode. I walked three miles while drinking water. And then had a healthy chicken(yea) and spinich(...  Read more

Eating out success!

Thanks to the state of California, all chain restaurants have to give nutritional info to consumers. Even if you live elsewhere (like me!!), you can generally access info at restaurant websites. Went out to Red Lobster last night, and took a look a...  Read more

Copy Favorite Restaurant Meals

Take your favorite restaurant meals that are high in calories, fat, and everything else not healthy and make your own version that is healthier....  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

Diet Friendly Dining: Tony Roma's

Back in 1972, Tony Roma's Place was a casual, comfortable neighborhood bar in south Florida that was known for great tasting baby back ribs. Before long, word spread and Tony's quickly became one of the most popular and successful restaurants...  Read more