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Surviving the Holidays
  1. Introducing Our New Meal Plan for People with Pre- and Type 2-Diabetes

    Introducing Our New Meal Plan for People with Pre- and Type 2-Diabetes

    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. 

  2. Low-calorie Replacement Recipes for Google’s Top 5 Calorie Searches of the year

    Low-calorie Replacement Recipes for Google’s Top 5 Calorie Searches of the year

    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.

  3. 5 Steps to Saying ‘NO’ to Calorie-Packed Holiday Fare

    5 Steps to Saying ‘NO’ to Calorie-Packed Holiday Fare

    You know who they are – the well-meaning folks who push food on you during the holidays, urging you to “Just have one!” or “Splurge a little, it’s the holidays!” It may be Grandma (which is kind of sweet), but more often than not it’s a friend, neighbor or co-worker — and that’s extra pressure to eat the calorie-laden foods and drinks you don’t need.

  4. Give the Gift of Health: Diet-to-Go’s Top 20 Healthy Gift Picks

    Give the Gift of Health: Diet-to-Go’s Top 20 Healthy Gift Picks

    Summary: This year, give the gift of health by supporting friends and family who are working to get fit. Diet-to-Go’s got you covered with our top 20 healthy gift picks!

  5. 5 Tips to Jumpstart Your Resolutions

    5 Tips to Jumpstart Your Resolutions

    It's December - the time of year that we go about gathering gifts for our loved ones. This year, how about starting with something for yourself? The gift of health. Try these five tips to get you started.

  6. Recovering From Holiday Overindulgence – Five Tips to Get You Back on Track

    Recovering From Holiday Overindulgence – Five Tips to Get You Back on Track

    There are so many opportunities for fun, festivity and FOOD over the next three months. However will you resist the temptations you're facing and accomplish your weight-loss goal? Exercise, healthy eating, quality sleep and stress management - they all play a role in losing or maintaining your weight. Here are five tips for reviving your good habits and getting back to feeling your best.

  7. Beyond Pumpkin Pie: Healthy Pumpkin Recipe Round-Up

    Beyond Pumpkin Pie: Healthy Pumpkin Recipe Round-Up

    Think outside the gourd by trying one of these 10 delicious and healthful pumpkin recipes! Canned pumpkin is inexpensive, easy to find, and chock full of nutritional benefits. We've rounded up 10 health-conscious recipes that deserve a go in your kitchen -- now read on to find out why this seasonal star should have way more airtime than just autumn. 

  8. Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

    Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

    If you're like most Americans, the calendar year ends with more than just festivities - extra pounds creep in and make New Year's weight-loss efforts harder. Challenge yourself this year to think of strategies NOW to avoid weight gain later.

  9. Diet-to-Go’s Top 5 Healthy Halloween Treat Pics

    Diet-to-Go’s Top 5 Healthy Halloween Treat Pics

    At Diet-to-Go, we are feeling festive and have been trolling the internet looking for the best decoration, costume and, of course, healthy food ideas to give our Halloween just the right touch. Check out our Top 5 Halloween Treat Pics for easy, healthy fun!

  10. 5 Ways to Keep Your Healthy Eating on Track This 4th of July

    5 Ways to Keep Your Healthy Eating on Track This 4th of July

    The grill is sizzling, the sun is shining, and the buffet table is heaping. Celebrating America means not only celebrating our independence, but some of the great food that graces the tables of the good old U S of A. These tips can help you stay on track for the 4th of July and navigate a party while still allowing plenty of fun.

  11. 7 Daily Doses to Relieve Stress Before Christmas

    7 Daily Doses to Relieve Stress Before Christmas

    It’s the busiest time of year. Between finding the perfect gifts, family plays, Christmas parties, volunteering, traveling and putting up extra guests in your home, it can be nearly impossible to find time to unwind. To avoid packing on excess holiday pounds and maybe even enjoy the holiday spirit, here are 7 Daily Doses to Relieve Stress Before Christmas.

  12. Top 10 Healthy Christmas Party Finger Foods

    Top 10 Healthy Christmas Party Finger Foods

    Unsure what to bring to your next Christmas party, holiday Pot-Luck or festive soiree? Not to worry. We’ve got the list of the Top 10 Healthy Christmas Party Finger Foods. Recipes included. ☺

  13. 100 Healthy Holiday Gifts & Pin-to-Win Contest

    100 Healthy Holiday Gifts & Pin-to-Win Contest

    It’s the perfect time of year to give the friends, family and loved ones in your life gifts of health and wellness. No matter what it is they’re doing to change their life - lose weight, cook healthier food, exercise, even just relax on occasion - you’ll find the perfect gift for them on our gift guide. 

  14. 3 Tips To Enjoy Valentine’s Day Without All the Chocolate

    3 Tips To Enjoy Valentine’s Day Without All the Chocolate

    Valentine’s Day brings with it that time of year when we expect (okay, hope) for flowers, cards, diamonds, romantic movies and candles.

    But let’s be real. It’s much more likely that you’ll find yourself being handed a box of gooey, high-sugar chocolates or sitting down to a restaurant dinner (complete with greasy, high-calorie foods and drinks).

    So what can you do to ensure the romantic holiday doesn’t bring you far, far away from your diet and healthy lifestyle? Here are 3 tips to enjoy Valentine’s Day without all the chocolate and high-calorie food. 

  15. Tips and Recipes For a Healthier Super Bowl Party

    Tips and Recipes For a Healthier Super Bowl Party

    So it’s almost Super Bowl Sunday, and you’re psyched to have all your friends over to watch the Ravens take on the 49ers in what’s sure to be an epic battle. But a nagging voice in the back of your head reminds you that Super Bowl parties usually go hand-in-hand with high calorie snacks, sure to cause you to stray far, far away from your healthy lifestyle.

    While its okay to indulge on occasion, that does not give you a license to overindulge, munching all day on high-calorie, high-fat foods. So how do you balance your desire to throw the perfect party, complete with delicious food, without all the unhealthy snacks? Here are some tips and recipes to help you avoid making your Super Bowl party turn into major regret when you see the numbers reflect on the scale.

  16. Stay Resolute with your New Year’s Resolutions

    Stay Resolute with your New Year’s Resolutions

    Every year we do it. We tell ourselves we won’t. But we do. We make a New Year’s Resolution to lose weight, eat better, exercise or live healthier and then we break it. But this year can be different. This year, you can be resolute with your New Year’s Resolutions!

  17. Fitting in Exercise during the Holidays

    Fitting in Exercise during the Holidays

    Dashing through the department store trying to find those last minute gifts you realize you forgot to pick up the dry cleaning and you still have to mail those cards and…the possibility of fitting in some exercise now, during this crazy holiday season seems impossible.

    Unfortunately, fitting in exercise is often our last priority during the party-celebration-eating extravaganza that is the holiday season. But it shouldn’t be. Exercising is critical...

  18. Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

    Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

    Now that Thanksgiving is over, it’s officially the holiday season. And you know what that means…it’s inevitable, there’s no way around, of course you’re going to gain weight over the holidays. Wrong. It’s not a done deal. There are ways to avoid holiday weight gain. With some preparation and conscientious effort, you can buck the trend and not gain weight this holiday season.

  19. How to have a (relatively) Stress-Free Thanksgiving

    How to have a (relatively) Stress-Free Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving…a time to be thankful, a time to be with family, a time for stress! While the holidays are a wonderful time of year they can also be an incredibly stressful time, especially Thanksgiving when traditionally families gather around the dinner table there’s bound to be some anxiety. While we can’t tell you how to have a completely tranquil, hassle-free Thanksgiving, we can give you some tips and ideas on how to have a relatively stress-free Thanksgiving.

    Top ways to have a (relatively) stress-free Thanksgiving include…

  20. Staying Dedicated to your Diet Through the Holidays

    Staying Dedicated to your Diet Through the Holidays

    It started off innocently enough: just a small taste of some leftover Halloween candy. And then a co-worker brought in some cookies and you had a sampling, and then there’s that party next week… 

    How can you stay dedicated to your diet through the holidays? 

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