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
my two favourite motivational quotes are "healthy is a marathon, not a sprint" and "every time you eat is an opportunity to nourish your body" . wanted to share these with you. what's yours???... Read more
What are healthy ideas for late night snacks that won't wreck your diet? I usually crave carbs. I get enough during the day... But then I crave sugar at night. My fiance snores so I get into bed and I'm relaxed and ready to sleep and then he star... Read more
Didn't have the most healthy start to my week with Pattys Day and I've been kind of plateauing the last 2 weeks but I'm feeling determined. It's Friday and Ive got the weekend to make up for it. Making an awesome work out playlist and keeping at it!... Read more
I'm eating healthy & working out. Some days (yesterday) I eat too much. Then I have the haters that are asking me "Are you starving yourself?" "You're too skinny" um, no. I ran three miles and drank a spinach smoothie. People are mean :(... 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
My daughter is required to bring a snack to school every day, and because they eat at their desk while reading, it can't be messy (like an orange or yogurt). Last year I had a hard time coming up with a variety of snacks-- she kept wanting pop tarts... Read more
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