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
I'm going on my first cruise at the end of July. Tonight I was going through the menu options to make sure my vegetarian niece would have some decent options, and OH MY! There are just so many places and things to eat. I could try a different meal at... Read more
Calorie counting and going healthy - no refined sugars or carbs. Slow and steady - Going clean, no preservatives or packaged foods, has me feeling better and down 6lbs in 20 days. #gotitdone... Read more
Stress ate tonight first time since started this 2 months ago. Central a/c is not working right. Its 95 outside, 81 inside. Went and bought a few window a/c until guy can come look at it. Ate huge bowl ice cream w hardshell on it.... Read more
After working out everyday I'm starting to loose fat on my stomach but not on my thighs, which is the main place I gained weight. When do you think I'll loose the extra fat on my thighs? #exercise... 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
Swimming and sunbathing can work up a ravenous appetite, but what with the wind, waves, heat and just a few trillion grains of sand, sometimes the best of culinary intentions can go awry when they're brought to the beach. Cheese melts, most fruit... 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
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