Who’s to blame for the obesity epidemic? The suspects are many, from television to schools to parents. A growing number of people are arguing that one culprit – the food and beverage industry – is getting off relatively scot-free.
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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
Valentine's Day doesn't have to be all about chocolate and other decadent treats. Show the kids in your life how much you love them with simple, healthy snacks and heartfelt messages. They'll remember the creativity a lot longer than a ba... Read more
For college and high school students, fall brings a lot of activity. Between fun stuff (like football games, parties, dances) and much harder things (like midterms and research papers), it may seem like there is not much time left to exercise and eat... Read more
If I close my eyes and concentrate, I can still remember how it tasted: The snack that my best friend introduced me to in the 10th grade. So delicious, it soon became part of an everyday after-school ritual. We’d each cut a plain white bagel do... Read more
What's in your lunchbox? I need ideas for healthy delicious meals to bring for lunch. I constantly find my self eating out on lunch. I am really trying to turn around my health any input would be great! Thanks!... Read more
First day charting. Started making healthier choices 13 days ago and down 11lbs. I've definately done this faster with diets, but this time it's a life and attitude change so I'm pleased with the start I've made.... Read more
1. Two slices of extra-lean sliced turkey rolled into a whole wheat tortilla with mustard.
2. Five carrot strips dipped in 2 tablespoons of light guacamole.
3. Two ounces of baked chicken breast sliced over a bed of lettuce with lite dressing dri... Read more
I'm a 21 y/o woman, and I would generally consider myself to be in good shape, but I struggle with emotional/boredom eating. I figured that finding a supportive community of like-minded people could be just what I need to help... Read more
Good news!My mom liked last healthy meals i prepared n when she sees me insisting on not eating out of my way n i be upset when unhealthy stuff comes into the house,to make me happy she refuses them too:) I knew i will win.But still working on it!... Read more
Buying fruit and bringing it home won't make teens eat it. I got tired of throwing away fruit that spoiled in the refrigerator/icebox so I filled a bowl of fruit and placed it in the center of the kitchen table. Within half an hour there was fruit m... Read more
Earlier this year, Coach Tanya blogged about the changes being made to school lunches, but five years ago, the state of California had already started to cut down on junk food in school cafeterias. With the changes that were made in California high s... Read more
Professionals frequently use psychological techniques as part of their sales strategies. Similar approaches have been used in the restaurant industry as well. Psychologists help design menus, interior layouts, food presentation, and to train servers... Read more
Healthy snack options for my daughter's daily school snack! Along with a healthy lunch, I also make and pack a "dry" snack (which the school requires) every day for her. It really pays off to bulk shop in the dried fruit and nut bins at whole foo... Read more
About once a month my daughter is responsible for providing a snack for her preschool class. I try to always provide something healthy for the entire class. Most days parents bring cupcakes, cookies, muffins, cheetos, or even candy for a mid-mo... Read more
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