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We’ve Got Some Meatsplaining to Do

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The Psychology of a Restaurant Menu

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How to Cheat on Your Diet–Vacation Style

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Back to School Means Back to Good Nutrition Basics Written by Merilee Kern As parents prepare for yet another “back to school” season, they will scurry to malls in search of new clothes for their ever-growing child along with a litany of school  supplies too numerous to name. But, let’s not forget healthy school lunches …

Turn soft shell tortillas into hard shell tacos by draping them over the lines of an oven rack, spraying with oil and baking for ten minutes at 375.   For toasted sandwiches, try putting two pieces of bread into the same toaster slot. The inside remains soft and the outside gets toasted, just like you …

Written by Tina Homolik  With summer right around the corner, everyone is looking forward to some barbeque heaven. Warm weather and good company are only made better by a juicy hot dog or hamburger right off the grill. Before enjoying the wonders of grilled meat, however, you must brave a tidal wave of meat options with their confusing labels, like “farm-raised,” “organic,” and “free-range.” Inevitably, consumers wonder if they …

soda addiction

Written by Angela Silva For many, soda is a part of the daily routine. They grab a big gulp at the gas station, keep 12 packs in the fridge at home, have secrete stashes at work and drink it on an almost scheduled basis. The caffeine is necessary to get that morning pick-up, or the …

restaurant menu

The psychology of a restaurant menu You may not have put much thought into it before, but there is actually some strategy and tact behind that list of food items you study at a restaurant. Enough has been uncovered about the human mind and its tendencies to apply a little psychology to a restaurant menu, …

meal decisions

Written by Angela Silva Changing your lifestyle is not easy. Even just arriving at the decision to finally make some changes takes a painful process of self-reflection and humility. And once you’ve begun, you would assume that your loved ones would support and encourage you, making it even easier to reach your goals. But actually, …

By MotivHealth Child eating large quantities of fatty foods. Preventing Childhood Obesity A Lethal Epidemic This week (July 4-10) is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Week. However, we should really be focusing on prevention year-round as U.S. childhood obesity rates have doubled, and teen obesity rates have tripled, since 1980. Obesity heavily contributes to several serious physical and …

Which milk carton should be reach for? Written by Halli Tinti Got milk? Yes we do and plenty of it! From cow’s milk to almond milk and everything in between, how do we know which carton to reach for at the grocery store? Registered Dietician Trish Brimhall with Nutritious Intent says it’s all in the …

Written by Brittany Poulson, MDA, RDN, CD, CDE In the midst of winter and early spring it can be hard to remember to eat your fruits and veggies. Unlike the spring, summer and early fall months when gardens and markets are flourishing with fresh produce, winter paints quite the opposite picture. Gardens are thawing out, …

How to Cheat on Your Diet

Three tips for staying thin while having fun. Written by Linsy Hunsaker | Healthy-Mag.com We all want to look good in our bathing suits, but vacation can be the biggest temptation yet. Watching everyone else indulge in ice cream on the beach or hamburgers by the pool is anything but relaxing. So here are a …