Holiday Eating Out: Don’t Be a Fast Food Giant

Eating out this holiday weekend, or anytime during the summer, the familiar and cheap can be alluring. Even the giants of fast food don’t have to be huge digressions from your commitment to eating healthily, if you are an educated consumer. Here are some things to keep in mind when perusing the fast food menus: Arby’s Think Twice About: A small Curly fries has 450 calories , 210 from fat! The numbers for the steakhouse onion rings are almost identical. Just two potato cakes will give you 250 calories, 140 from fat (15 g). The...

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What are you looking for on your Nutrition Label?

Nutritional labels are pretty straightforward.* One of the most important aspects of the nutrition label is the serving size. If you just glance at the daily values and number of calories, you might think there were only 250 calories in the macaroni and cheese you were eating. However, for this item, the serving size that is the basis of the numbers and percentages listed, is just 1 cup. Some manufacturers try to fool you into thinking you are eating fewer calories by making serving sizes almost impossibly small. One certain, famous blue box...

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PRESS RELEASE – “L.E.A.N. Guide for the Business Traveler” Released

73885 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE L.E.A.N. Guide for the Business Traveler This new book is a practical, real world guide for business travelers, with strategies for eating smart and keeping the weight in check. The ultimate GPS for maintaining a healthy lifestyle while living on the GO! Hollywood, FL – (May 17, 2011) – Author Veronica Tomor has been a road warrior traveling for business as a healthcare professional for half a decade, averaging more than 150,000 miles per year. While her frequent flyer miles increased, so did her time waiting...

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Stress and Insufficient Rest Affects your Health and Weight

With irregular sleeping patterns and a constant stream of new beds and sleeping environments, it’s easy to see how the business traveler might be lacking some shuteye. This creates a vicious circle of constant tiredness that leads to stress, and stress can contribute to lack of sleep. You drink coffee to stay awake but then the caffeine keeps you awake and dehydrates you! Yet, getting the best sleep possible can make a tremendous difference to your quest for a healthy lifestyle. Scientists have been aware of a phenomenon known as First...

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