Highlights on food and America from the past 50 years:
1950’s – USDA creates four basic food groups: milk, meat, fruits and vegetables, and breads and cereals.
1954 – Swanson unveils the first TV dinners. Shoveling... Read more
While some dieters happily accept when someone suggests a snack, others feel pangs of guilt when a nibble is merely suggested. However, there is nothing inherently wrong with a bite between meals. In fact, snacking might be the missing ingr... Read more
Going to the movies can be an enjoyable experience, but it can provide a host of temptations for anyone trying to lose weight or eat healthier. As soon as you walk in the door, you're hit with the smells and sights of delicious goodies--buttery p... Read more
Work. It's where most of us spend the majority of our weeks. While that realization can be somewhat depressing, it also shows how your habits at work have a huge effect on your weight-loss goals. Sure, the office can be full of temptation--whethe... Read more
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
Eating healthy for few weeks now and when i monitor my calorie breakdown i noticed my protein is always severely low. im vegetarian for almost all days. So this means no eggs poultry or meat in the house. Anyone with tips on decent tasting protein?... Read more
On these stressful work days of mine i don't feel motivation to track food, i know if it's gonna be a life style change it gotto be at every kindnof day not only happy days, but i'm doing my best to not overeat or starve myself because of stress...... Read more
I've been working hard to reach 25,000 steps in one day and I finally did it yesterday! I was exhausted but felt great for reaching my goal. Now on to my next goal of 30,000 steps! Love my FitBit and Spark People!... Read more
I have a feeling that one day very soon, I’m going to become the complaining parent at my 3-year old's preschool. I've always been conscientious about her diet (I prefer that term over "strict" or "crazy") so I knew that I'd have a hard time sending... Read more
Need help resisting a second or third helping? Or do you need willpower to make smart choices? Check out these tips from dailySpark readers, who share How to Resist Overeating at a Party: Keep a water bottle in your hand or close by. Stay hydrated i... Read more
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