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December 19th, 2012 - 9:00 am § in Food, Wellness

Most Googled Diets of 2012

Google prepares a list the year’s most popular searches including diets. I thought it was an interesting look at what fads and healthy eating ideas peeked people’s interest–supermodels and fad diets galore! 10. Marissa Miller Diet: The Victoria Secret model said one of her go to he[...]

November 25th, 2012 - 7:59 pm § in Food

Cookies N Cream Popcorn

I have a ridiculous sweet tooth. And when my sweet tooth is really bad it is followed by a craving for something salty. That’s why I usually have yogurt with some sort of salty topping. Then I saw this gem of a recipe on Pinterest and thought “perfect.” Mostly because it was someth[...]

December 11th, 2011 - 10:00 am § in Food, obesity

Freshman 15 a Total Myth

My freshman year I went to the gym every day, sometimes for 2 hours at a time. I lived on campus it was really easy to get there (parking wasn’t an issue) and it was the first time since volleyball season that I had a gym available to me always. I was in the best […][...]

October 2nd, 2011 - 8:00 am § in Food, obesity

Kitchen Tools for a Healthy Lifestyle

Studies have shown that portion control may be the single most effective thing you can do to promote lasting weight loss. Unfortunately, people don’t really know what the right portions are. Sure there are specific images like a baseball that can represent the right amount of pasta or a hockey[...]

August 7th, 2011 - 8:00 am § in Food

Restaurant Review: Cava Mezze

There are a few genres of food that I can eat on a regular basis; Mexican and Greek. It might be because of the variety of dishes, it might be because I love rice and beans and fish. I practically jumped up and down when Cava Mezze opened up a few doors down from my […][...]

August 3rd, 2011 - 8:00 am § in Food

Slim & Scrumptious (and a Giveaway)

I love new recipes, especially quick and easy ones that are healthy. So much so, that my bridesmaids collected recipes from all my friends and family members to make this really sweet book for me. Anyway, I also got a bunch of new recipes when a member of Joy Bauer’s team contacted me and asked [&[...]

July 17th, 2011 - 8:00 am § in obesity

Restaurants and Obesity: Yep

Experts have identified a link between eating out at restaurants and obesity. According to the USDA, 1/3 of American calories come from restaurants.   “For the average consumer, eating one meal away from home each week translates to roughly two extra pounds a year,” said Lisa Mancin[...]

April 10th, 2011 - 8:00 am § in Exercise, obesity

Stick to Your Diet Even with the Biggest Distractions

I am trying to watch my weight because there is thing in September where I will be wearing a really pretty white dress. I am an active runner and I really don’t eat poorly (aside from my ridiculous sweet tooth), but in the last few months (let’s go with six) it has been really hard […][...]

March 2nd, 2011 - 9:00 pm § in obesity

Color Me Yummy!

March is National Nutrition Month®. The campaign is part of the American Dietetic Association’s effort to educate and focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices, developing healthy eating and physical activity habits.  It was started back in the 70s as a week and has exp[...]

January 31st, 2011 - 9:53 pm § in Exercise, obesity

New Dietary Guidelines

The U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services released Monday the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans. It was the first update in five years in compliance with federal law. The guidelines made 23 recommendations for the general population and six for specific groups such as preg[...]