“If we want to inspire others, we have to achieve success ourselves.”
That’s what Elizabeth Christian, a telephone saleswoman and aspiring motivational speaker, believes — and it’s exactly what she held onto as she worked to lose weight and get in shape.
Authentically Emmie. The Anti-Jared. No Thanks to Cake. 300 Pounds and Running. The Double Chin Diary. Coffee Cake and Cardio. Those are just some examples of bloggers who have for years been the go-to’s for weight loss and healthy living inspiration.
And rightfully so. They’re the leaders in the field, people who have put themselves and their personal journeys out there for the world to see, day-in and day-out. Along the way, they have picked up hundreds of thousands of readers who go to them for motivation, for resources and even just to connect with someone who understands the struggle.
But what about those lesser-known bloggers?
We know that movies are a great way to stay entertained, and that they’re perfect for curling up on the couch with a healthy snack and relaxing on a Friday night.
Believe it or not, movies can also be a place to find inspiration for our weight loss journeys — as long as we know what to look for.
You’ve met them. The co-worker juicing for a month straight. The cousin who works out two hours a day. The friend who’s always on the latest (and weirdest) Hollywood regimen.
They’re all going to the extremes to lose weight – and the thing is? They’re doing it all wrong.
Trying to lose weight and get healthy is difficult enough by itself, but what if you had to do it while also serving as the primary caretaker of an ill loved one?
It may not sound like too much fun to most of us, but for Sheryl Walder, her mother’s Parkinson’s disease diagnosis was the catalyst to push her into finally taking the leap.
We’ve all heard it a thousand times. Exercise helps us lose weight. Exercise keeps our heart strong. Exercise helps us live longer.
Healthy life practices lead to healthy eating practices. Starting your day off right is the first step to daily health and happiness. We asked 10 Diet-to-Go experts how to get the day started successfully.
It’s a story many women are all too familiar with — putting on extra pounds every year after 40, with no explanation and no obvious way to combat it.
It’s definitely the story of Stephanie, a California mental health specialist who at 5'6" slowly started gaining weight until she bubbled up to 165 pounds.
Greg Berlin, 29, decided to try Diet-to-Go as a way to get on-track with his eating habits.
“I worked out a lot, but the food was a problem,” he said. “I was always a big believer in what you put into your body is 90 percent of it.”
When that first alarm goes off early Monday morning, the last thing you want to do is get out of bed and head to the gym. Believe me, I know.
Luckily, there are a few things people like us can do to get through that annoying pre-dawn beeping (or after-work, or whenever), and still do what’s necessary to lose weight and get healthy.
Everything's better when you have people to share it with. Supporting one another and using each other’s experiences to better ourselves and succeed is what makes us human beings and holds us accountable.
When Angus MacLean ran around the tennis court, the last thing he wanted was to slow down. MacLean, 51, has been a tennis instructor for 25 years, and had never had a problem with weight until he turned 40.
There are about a million diets out there pitching themselves as the next big thing to losing weight — some are okay, but many of them are pretty far fetched.
It’s a new year, and that means a whole lot of new weird and wacky trends popping up online promising you new ways to lose weight and get fit and healthy. Some of them aren’t too bad, but others are way out in left field.
Here are five of the most outlandish, which are sure to gain some serious popularity in the coming year.
Research shows that feeling good about what we eat and enjoying food with family and friends is essential to healthy weight maintenance. Sharing a meal with loved ones makes us more relaxed, more mindful of how much we’re eating — and can ultimately lead to a leaner body.
Diet-to-Go has launched a meal plan specifically created for people who have Type 2 diabetes or prediabetes. The plan’s calorie-controlled meals will also help people lose and manage their weight.
Our “Balance-D Diabetes” meal plan follows American Diabetes Association’s nutritional guidelines. It also addresses the challenge people with the condition face when it comes to knowing what to eat, proper portion sizes and how to fit healthy eating into their busy lives.
Diet-to-Go is more than just a healthy food company. We are a company that cares. We talk to people every day who depend us for our healthy lifestyle expertise. We know that change is never easy so we are always lending an ear and making suggestions that really improve lives.
Mixing cinnamon graham crumbles with steamed milk and sweet cream for a toasty beverage is about as perfect for a snowy morning as it can get.
It’s certainly delicious enough that it landed the No. 1 spot on Google’s Top 5 Calories Searches of 2015 in the search engine giant’s annual “Year in Trends” report.
That report provides top-10 search lists nationwide based on new queries that had the highest spike in traffic over a sustained period in 2015 compared to 2014.
But one serving of the “Toasted Graham Latte,” a drink released this past autumn from Starbucks, also means 300 calories down the hatch — not something those of us trying to lose weight can really afford.
The NEW Diet-to-Go Balance-D Diabetes meal plan, perfectly formulated by the Diet-to-Go nutrition experts, makes losing weight and controlling blood sugar an easy proposition.
At Diet-to-Go, our team is constantly working to provide you with the best experience possible! That’s why, with your valuable customer feedback, we’ve added new meals and upgraded others (see full lists below). Based on customer ratings, we’ve done away with the least popular meals and replaced them with more popular ones, such as the Chicken Burger and the Egg and Cheese Breakfast Sandwich. We are excited about and proud of these changes - we hope you enjoy them too!