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
Hi, new here. I work out 5-6x's a week at the gym. I have 30 lbs to lose. I need a buddy to help with food/meal planning. I do not do sugar or processed foods. I do low carb. I love obstacle runs and doing 10k's or longer.... Read more
Hello everyone. My name is Jessica. I am a wife, mother, friend, and many other things. I turned 34 a couple days ago and planning to chaperone a group of high school students on a trip to Puerto Rico this summer. These two reasons plus a few others... Read more
I was here before now I am back. My goal is to be healthier and fit. One of my goals is to be able to hike a 7 mountain range in October. I have just turned 45 my children are all adults now sonow it is time to take care of me... 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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