New Year Resolution Status

Resolutions lead to frustration when you set too many or they’re unrealistic.  Sure everyone would like to lose 20 pounds in one week (ever wonder how they do it on the Biggest Loser?) or go from sedentary to marathon runner in a month. It just doesn’t happen – or if, by some miracle it happens […]

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Why Do You Eat Out?

Americans eat out nearly one of every four meals and snacks.  We also spend almost half of our food budgets on dining out. Eating out takes many forms –the fancy white tablecloth restaurant, the fish shack with brown paper on the tables, the local greasy spoon, the sandwich from the deli eaten on the […]

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Diet Diary

I will lose 20 pounds.  If only saying it could make it happen. Recent research shows that keeping a food diary can help. According to a study, people who write down everything they eat each day lose twice as much as those who don’t. Nearly 1,700 people participated in a study published in the American […]

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New Years Resolution

For lots of us New Year’s Day means football.  For lots of us it also means New Year’s resolutions. A resolution is a firm decision, a commitment, to do or not do something – often having to do with habits or lifestyle changes. Forty-four percent of Americans make New Year’s resolutions. One main category of […]

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New Year’s Eve

It’s New Year’s Eve.  If you have big plans, enjoy yourself.  If you’re watching your weight, have a plan – you can still enjoy yourself and not feel deprived. Devise an eating strategy before you go out and commit to carrying it out.  Then you’ll have a much better chance at succeeding – and not […]

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