Constantly tempted by sweets or salty snacks? If cravings keep your weight at a plateau, take heart. It’s possible to let go of cravings — most people just don’t go about it the right way. These tips from our dietitians should help.
Certain foods may trigger your brain’s reward systems, making you crave more. But smart swaps and better choices can help you avoid unhealthy eating patters.
Eating at the movies can be hazardous to your health. Movie theater sizes exceed recommended servings (by a lot!) and are typically full of sodium, sugar and fat. A large buttered popcorn has 1,200 calories, extra salt, and saturated fat in the butter. A box of Snowcaps has sugar plus saturated fat (in the chocolate). Your best strategy? Snack at home before you … Read More
Have your efforts at dieting sapped your energy without moving the scale at all? That can happen when you follow claims and promises made by diet food manufacturers rather than sound nutrition principles. Sticking to reasonable portion sizes and filling up with healthy food are always preferable to relying on diet foods. If you want … Read More