You walk into your local grocery or convenience store and inevitably stumble upon a sea of energy bars. Feeling somewhat overwhelmed by the plethora of health claims, you quickly buy an eye-catching bar with an appealing flavor. But did you really ge... Read more
It’s hard to eat healthy on the road. You’re driving hours to your final destination and the last thing you’re worried about is what you’re eating. All too often people focus on arriving as quickly as possible and overlook... Read more
Everyone knows that athletes must plan and time their meals and snacks very carefully to reach their performance goals. But what about the rest of us? You try to squeeze in 30-60 minutes of exercise most days of the week. Do you have to be careful ab... Read more
"Eat your fruits and vegetables." We've heard it all of our lives. If only it were so simple.
Our bodies crave fruits and vegetables more than just about any other food because we tend to get far fewer of them than we need. We ofte... Read more
When you need some protein in a pinch, these grab-and-go snacks will do the trick! All of these filling options are easily transportable for a quick energy boost, anytime and anywhere. Whether you prefer sweet, savory, light or hearty, there's a... Read more
My guilty pleasure is soda :o or an energy drink. I know how bad they are for you but I'm down to one a day! That's a real feat for me since I used to drink at least 5 cokes a day. What's your guilty pleasure and how do you overcome it?... Read more
Does anyone else not log any raw fruits and veggies they eat?? In Weight Watchers, a lot of those foods are zero points so I carry that mentality over to here. The only one I log are bananas! Anyone else??... Read more
My kids prefer most veggies raw, but sometimes it goes better with the main dish cooked. So I chop them up, set some aside raw, and cook the rest how hubby and I like them. Could be carrots, celery, broccoli, cauliflower, peppers, zucchini, whatever.... Read more
Looking for some fast fuel before or after your exercise, or a quick and easy treat that’s more nutritious than a candy bar or a 100-calorie pack of cookies? If so, energy bars may be a practical option for you. They’re convenient, easy to carry arou... Read more
Walk into any grocery store, and you'll find aisle after aisle of energy bars. Some claim that they will boost exercise performance, while others boast organic labels and all-natural ingredients. In recent years, energy bars made with a simple co... Read more
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