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
Will you be traveling for your holiday meals this year? If so, you are not alone. This holiday season, nearly 98.6 million Americans are predicted to journey 50 miles or more from home. If your plans include an out-of-town trip, your time over the ne... 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
It works great for me. Mood is fine UNLESS I stray and load up on the carbs! My wife knows all too well when I've overdone the carbs. Sounds like your sister may be doing the same IF I'm doing. Does she do coffee/butter in the morning?... Read more
I miss #yoga! I am working with a trainer for a bit to develop better workout consistency, but I think it's time to add some home yoga back in, or maybe ask my trainer to incorporate into our workouts.... Read more
heading to the gym tomorrow to work on endurance. I can bear a quick burst of heavy weight, but get out of breath doing a simple low-count step up or rowing. Looking forward to increasing endurance!... Read more
It gets really hard to eat healthy when everyone around you is snacking on chips and cookies. Lucky for me I have a great support system at home as well as work. I work with 3 other women and all of us share to same goal to eat healthy. So every day... Read more
I have a feeling that one day very soon, Iím 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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