Diet's Blog (Page 36)
I work in the EatingWell Test Kitchen and I make decisions about food every day. When I get home, I like to put my feet up and relax, but I often find that I'm still on duty, making choices about what to eat—this time for dinner. I'm tired of thinking about it, as are many people whose healthy-eating and diet resolutions quickly fall by the wayside. And I'm tired of making unhealthy choices (like ordering pizza two nights a week) and then watching the numbers on the scale creep up as time goes on. Ideally, the numbers would be moving in the opposite direction.
I could take the easy route and watch my calories by eating prepackaged frozen meals—or even slug down dinner in the form of a shake from a can. But eating, even if you're trying to losing weight, should still be enjoyable, and the joy is lacking in...read full post »
Looking for ways to slim down in the new year? EatingWell's editors are busy bringing you tips for how to make 2011 your healthiest year yet. Read our latest blogs and get excited to meet your weight goals:read full post »
Now that there’s nothing left of the holiday cookies but crumbs, and the requisite holiday parties are no longer usurping your time at the gym, you might be getting fired up about the latest and greatest way you’re going to shed pounds in 2011. Awesome. Personally, my favorite way to lose weight is to plan delicious low-calorie meals that result in my eating fewer calories without even realizing it. (Take EatingWell’s 500-Calorie Dinner Challenge—and cut calories painlessly.) Of course, you need to pick the method that will work best for you—just don’t get tripped up by any of these silly diet myths.
Myth #1:...read full post »
I’ve always been a breakfast eater. Breakfast—along with a couple cups of coffee—gives me that much-needed energy boost to start my day and keep me going until I break for lunch. My breakfast-eating habit isn’t unique, but there are plenty of people—some of my friends and family included—who start their day on an empty stomach. It was a question from one of those non-breakfast-eating friends of mine that inspired this topic: did she really have to eat breakfast even if she wasn’t hungry
To answer her question, I did a little research—and here’s what I found:...read full post »
Unlike many people, I prefer the weeks leading up to Christmas and New Year’s over the actual holiday days. I love finding the perfect presents, wrapping them by the fire and baking holiday goodies. (Ahem, healthier-for-you ones like these 100-calorie cookies.)
Despite my cheer, I eventually end up stressed and cranky because I spread myself too thin trying to celebrate Christmas with both sides of my husband’s and my family (who live 400+ miles apart!) So for those of you who are likewise overwhelmed with all the holiday preparations and are cranky NOW (or will be soon, like me) here are some tips for what you can eat and what you can do to beat holiday stress. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not trying to...read full post »