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  1. 5 Weight Losing Tips

    5 Weight Losing Tips

    Okay, let me start out by noting that I know the headline wording "weight losing tips" sounds kind of awkward. But it just so happens that "weight losing tips" is a popular online search phrase for people trying to shed a few pounds.So, since our mission here at Diet-to-Go is to help as many people as possible to achieve their healthy eating and weight loss goals, we are using the phrase.We're also serving up 5 weight losing tips from the experts who know more than a little about dieting and shedding pounds.5 Weight Losing Tips for the New Dieter1. Know...

  2. Dress for Success: What to Wear When You're Losing Weight

    Dress for Success: What to Wear When You're Losing Weight

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Meet our newest guest blogger, Leslie Gonzales, a fun and informative friend of mine who's professionally known as Missus Smarty Pants. Leslie's expertise lies in fashion ... and we all know how tough it is to dress fashionably when we're trying to diet and lose weight. Welcome aboard Leslie!What to Wear When You're Losing WeightIt's the New Year and your weight loss resolution is off to a terrific start!You've got your meal planning and diet all lined up... check. You've added exercise into your weekly routine... check.Now you're finding your clothes are fitting you kinda loose. It's...

  3. 7 Ways to Supercharge Your Weight Loss Resolution

    7 Ways to Supercharge Your Weight Loss Resolution

    Starting a diet is easy. Heck, I've started at least two dozen diets over the past 30 years.You want tough? Try sticking to a diet through thick and thin! Oh, I see... you have tried sticking to a diet.There are many reasons we fall off the diet wagon. I think the biggest reason has to be a lack of perceived progress. It could be a stuck scale needle or a dress or pants size that refuses to drop.So here we are. It's early in the New Year and we're determined to make this the last diet we'll ever need. So...

  4. Stick With Your Goals: 7 Proven Tips to Lose Weight

    Stick With Your Goals: 7 Proven Tips to Lose Weight

    So it's the New Year and you've decided you want to lose weight... now what? Coming to Diet-to-Go is a great first step -- we'll give you the delicious, perfectly portioned meals you need to eat well and get healthy.But it doesn't hurt to get a little advice from people who've helped other men and women like you successfully drop a few pounds.I've rounded up seven proven tips for losing weight. No need to thank me. Just stay the course and lose the weight you want to lose.But more importantly, once you attain your goal weight be sure to...

  5. Give our new-and-improved feedback tool a whirl!

    Give our new-and-improved feedback tool a whirl!

    At Diet-to-Go, we are constantly monitoring, evaluating and tweaking things. That includes our website, our food, our menus, and our user experience.Our mission is to provide you a seamless, stress-free experience. Check out what's new: A nifty feedback tool that will allow you to let us know how we're doing.To make room for this feedback tool (which you can access by clicking on that red "feedback" button at the left of this page), we will be saying so long to our Forum.The Forum was created to allow Diet-to-Go customers a place to share their experiences and thoughts about dieting and...

  6. Resolution Helper: 5 Ways to Get The Most Out of Your Diet

    Resolution Helper: 5 Ways to Get The Most Out of Your Diet

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Alicia Kirschenheiter is a total wellness guru who has rolled up her sleeves to help you to not only stay on track with your 2011 diet, but to also get the most out of our resolutions for healthy living. Alicia knows that total wellness equals diet, exercise and a proper mindset. Incorporate all three parts and you'll see far better results with your weight loss. 5 Ways to Get The Most Out of Your Diet1) Incorporate fitness the right way... with goals you can reach! Set realistic fitness goals that can be achieved. Maybe 30 minutes a...

  7. 15 Ways You Can Cut Calories

    15 Ways You Can Cut Calories

    Contributed by Jason Knapfel, the Senior Producer for DietsInReview.com, which provides the tools and information needed to shape a healthier you.One of the very basic concepts that we all have to deal with when trying to lose weight is cutting calories. There's no way around it.While some of these tips may be common sense, we all need a little reminder now and again about the things that got us in this mess in the first place.1. Stop drinking your calories.This is one of the easier ones to follow. Water should be at the center of your daily liquid intake. Try...

  8. Journaling for Weight Loss: The Write Way to Diet

    Journaling for Weight Loss: The Write Way to Diet

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Guest blogger Cynthia Parrott is a busy working woman who manages to find the time for fitness, diet and the writing of great advice for health-conscious women. I know there all kinds of computerized gadgets to organize and simplify my life, but I insist on doing some things the old-fashioned way.I keep a list of what I need to do in a faux leather-bound book. I frequently take out my felt-tip pen, and draw a perfect little check mark next to each task I complete.If anyone was to peek inside this journal, they would know everything about...

  9. The 7 Worst Diet Foods: You'll be Shocked

    The 7 Worst Diet Foods: You'll be Shocked

    Special for DiettoGo.comby Adrienne CarlsonDiet... It's a word that is dreaded by most people but one that most of us adopt because we want to look our best and stay healthy.A diet is not something that everyone is able to adhere to, and for those of us who try, it's best to know for sure what to eat and what to avoid when we're trying to lose weight and get fit.Opinions differ and, as they say, one man's meat is another man's poison, so there are going to be varying ideas on what constitutes the best diet food and what...

  10. Your Diet Will Score Big with These 5 Football Tailgating Tips

    Your Diet Will Score Big with These 5 Football Tailgating Tips

    Contributed by Jason Knapfel, a content creator for DietsInReview.com, which provides the tools and information needed to shape a healthier you.Whether you're a dedicated football fanatic or not, your significant other may be - and that means you will either partake in the game-time feeding frenzy, or have to find a way to avoid those tempting smells wafting from the living room.So, why not be proactive and add a few healthy (or less unhealthy) foods to the mix?Here are a few ways to keep a calorie catastrophe at bay:Lower-Calorie DrinksBeer and football. They go together like peanut butter and jelly....

  11. Meal Replacements: The Skinny on Bars, Shakes and Smoothies

    Meal Replacements: The Skinny on Bars, Shakes and Smoothies

    Okay, there are few places these days that a person can go without seeing an ad for a protein bar, power shake or slimming smoothie. So what gives?Well, honesty being the best policy, I do enjoy a good smoothie instead of a breakfast meal on occasion. But there are some things to look for when choosing a meal substitute over whole food.Whole food nutrition is my primary source of nutrition. I wholeheartedly suggest that my clients get the nutrients they need for exercise, for energy and for life from whole foods.But it's not always easy or even possible to enjoy...

  12. 2 Simple "Stay-Slim" Secrets Anyone Can Do

    2 Simple

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Guest blogger Cynthia Parrott is a busy working woman who manages to find the time for fitness, diet and the writing of great advice for health-conscious women. "Oh, my goodness! I had no idea I was THIS heavy!" Have you ever been completely shocked to see a recent photo of yourself or to maybe catch a glimpse of your reflection in a store window?Well-meaning friends soothe you by saying the camera always adds 10 pounds or the shop windows are making you look bigger than you really are.You wish it were true, but... in reality, cameras and reflections...

  13. Eating Mindfully for Weight Loss: The 6 Rules

    Eating Mindfully for Weight Loss: The 6 Rules

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Guest blogger Cynthia Parrott is a busy working woman who manages to find the time for fitness, diet and the writing of great advice for health-conscious women."Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: On purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally." ~Jon Kabat-ZinnLast week I shared with you some thoughts on mindful and mindless eating. We learned how to understand our relationships with food by being mindful of why we eat, when we eat, and what we eat.We eat when we are not hungry, and when we are nervous, bored or frustrated. We use food as...

  14. Eating Mindfully for Weight Loss: You Can Do It

    Eating Mindfully for Weight Loss: You Can Do It

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Guest blogger Cynthia Parrott is a busy working woman who manages to find the time for fitness, diet and the writing of great advice for health-conscious women like you."Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: On purpose, in the present moment and nonjudgmentally." ~Jon Kabat-ZinnMindfulness is being aware, living in the present moment, observing where you are and what you are doing, and not allowing anything else to fill your mind from the past or in the future.So mindfulness is simply the moment-by-moment awareness of life.This is sometimes difficult to do because we get caught up...

  15. 7 Worst Excuses for Not Getting Healthy (Any sound familiar?)

    7 Worst Excuses for Not Getting Healthy (Any sound familiar?)

    We all want to be healthy and slim, right? So why aren't we? Oh, there could be a genetic or medication issue that's holding you back. But more often than not the only thing holding us back is us.As a Total Wellness expert, I have worked with a large number of clients over the years. And believe me when I tell you -- excuses for not getting healthy are not only a dime a dozen, but they also don't make a lot of sense! I'm Too Old to Start Now!It's never too late to get healthy. Cliché as it...

  16. Mid-Summer Madness: The Hottest Weight Loss Trends

    Mid-Summer Madness: The Hottest Weight Loss Trends

    Oh, summer madness... what have you wrought in the way of slimming?Each year -- specifically, every swimsuit season -- something magical and diabolical happens. Mirrors become enemies, swimsuits are torture devices, and we lose all ability to reason good and bad things for us because every quick-fix diet program or device has guaranteed us it can slim our bodies just in time to hit the beach without a wrap or body-covering burka.This year is no different. Here are some of my favorite new "miracle slimming solutions" to make the scene. In-home genetic DNA testingOk, I never claimed to be a...

  17. Drink to Your Health: The Happy Hour Survival Guide

    Drink to Your Health: The Happy Hour Survival Guide

    Meet guest blogger Cynthia Parrott, a busy working woman who manages to find the time for fitness, diet and the writing of great advice for health-conscious women like you. Happy Hour... it's the ritualistic reward for a hard day of work or the regular Friday gathering of friends anxious to kick off the weekend.Happy Hour is the time we can finally relax with a drink, enjoy casual conversation and put our troubles behind us for a little while.Regardless of where and when we celebrate Happy Hour, this seemingly innocent ritual might not be as harmless as it appears -- at...

  18. 5 Guilt-Free Rewards for the Health-Conscious Dieter

    5 Guilt-Free Rewards for the Health-Conscious Dieter

    Rewards. We all love them... we want them... we need them. A pat on the back for a job well done, a holiday bonus for a productive year, a cold drink after an afternoon working in the garden, a new pair of shoes after finally paying off debt. As we work to achieve good health and a comfortable weight, we definitely should reward ourself.I recently read about a woman who was working very hard for to lose weight for a reunion. She reached her desired halfway point and planned to celebrate at her favorite restaurant by choosing the...

  19. 8 Feel-Good Tips For the Busy, Health-Conscious Woman

    8 Feel-Good Tips For the Busy, Health-Conscious Woman

    Meet new guest blogger Cynthia Parrott, a busy working woman who manages to find the time for fitness, diet and the writing of great advice for health-conscious women like you. As a Holistic Health and Nutritional Counselor, I am all about balance.Holistic means whole. Holistic counseling is exploring, nurturing, and healing the three components of who we are: body, mind and spirit. If one of these components is out of balance, we become tired, frustrated, overweight (or underweight), unhealthy, unhappy, and bored.As women, we wear at least a dozen different hats and are always juggling things. We work, we play,...

  20. Special Guest Blog: How to Handle Your Food Cravings

    Special Guest Blog: How to Handle Your Food Cravings

    Contributed by Rebecca Scritchfield, MA, RD, LD , a Dietitian for DietsInReview.com, which provides the tools and information needed to shape a healthier you.Have you ever wanted to eat something so badly that you felt overpowered by it? Food cravings are natural, but our "inner voices" sure know how to take over and steer us off the track of healthy eating. Instead of actually enjoying the taste of a food, we get caught up in the emotions of satisfying a craving. There is no freedom in this kind of eating.Cravings don't have to be bad. What matters is how you...

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