Sometime during your life, you’ve probably seen that colorful triangle containing a variety of foods and how many servings you need to eat each day. Perhaps you learned about it back in health class, saw it displayed on the cafeteria wall, or g... Read more
Is there anything more boring than the treadmill? After endless hours staring at the same wall, anyone would start to wonder if that’s all there is to exercise. But it doesn’t have to be that way. By shaking it up and loading your wor... Read more
When I was a kid, I played four-square on the playground and learned to eat three square meals a day. Now my meals are supposed to be shaped like a pyramid and I've heard I’m supposed to be eating them six times a day. Is anyone besides me... Read more
The 2005 USDA Food Guide Pyramid favors plant-based proteins (like legumes and nuts), and even recommends fewer servings of meat than before. Research has shown that eating a few meatless meals per week can lower risk of heart disease and may eve... Read more
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
Hi every one!! I am From Barre Vermont, and am looking at loosing at least 90 lbs... I suffer from anxiety and panic disorder, which has unfortunately thrown me unwillingly into a ugly depression.. I need a lot of friends to support me since there is... Read more
I'm trying to figure out what to set my activity level to.
I work 40 hours/week at an assembly plant. I do stock and light assembly. Due to stocking, I clock in at least 10 000 steps at work, it also involves lifting heavy (30 lbs) crates with p... Read more
Hi all! My name is Patricia, and I'm looking for some friends and teammates to bring with me down this road.
* I'm 24 years old
* I work in the registrar's office of a local university
* I am aiming to lose, ultimately, ~100 l... Read more
Hi, I'm 49yo and I have set a goal of losing 147lbs by my college graduation date of May,2015. I welcome any support from everyone, and I will also return the support to everyone. Looking forward to meeting new friends on this journey.... Read more
Really the key to successful weight loss is discipline. Something I have been struggling with all my life. Staying focussed on the goal of long term healthiness takes discipline. Measuring your food, being conscious of what you put in your body.... Read more
Obesity is a world problem and as of 2006, one in ten adults worldwide were considered obese. I suppose this should not be surprising since the appeal of the American diet for good and for bad has spread around the world.
For those that come to li... Read more
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