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  1. Baby it's Hot out there! Exercising in the Heat.

    Baby it's Hot out there! Exercising in the Heat.

    Summer and exercise go well together: the longer days give you more time to get out and move. And the nice weather allows for a variety of outdoor activities encouraging a change in your routine keeping things fresh. However, while summer provides more opportunities for more activities, there are also more opportunities for exercise-induced issues. To help ensure...

  2. Diet-to-Go Mobile App Review: Interval Timers, which one is Tops?

    Diet-to-Go Mobile App Review: Interval Timers, which one is Tops?

    Want to know one of the fastest ways to get fit? Incorporate intervals into your training routine. Intervals training involves interspersing short, high-intensity exercise periods alternated with periods of rest. Interval training has been proven to increase metabolism, reduce stress and improve stamina.You can incorporate interval training in any kind of workout you may do from aerobics to yoga. But being able to track your intervals to ensure...

  3. Tomato Recipes: Tasty Summer Goodness

    Tomato Recipes: Tasty Summer Goodness

    One of the great things about tomatoes is that there are so many great things about them. You can eat them cooked, steamed, sun-dried or raw. They are so versitile and because there are so many varieties, some type of tomato is always in season...

  4. Tomato Trivia: A little insight into the world's most popular fruit

    Tomato Trivia: A little insight into the world's most popular fruit

    With so many varieties, colors, textures and tastes, the possibilities for tomato consumption are endless. But did you know that tomatoes were once feared to be poisonous? In fact, in Colonial times the thought was that if you ate a tomato, its "poison would turn your blood into acid"? Tomatoes didn't become a diet staple in Europe until...

  5. Tomatoes 101

    Tomatoes 101

    Whether you are in the "it's a fruit" or "it's a vegetable" camp, we can all agree that tomatoes are delicious, nutritious and quite versatile. Available year round in our grocery stores, tomatoes thrive during warm weather, so expect...

  6. Roasted Beets and Asparagus over Fresh Greens

    Roasted Beets and Asparagus over Fresh Greens

    Beets and asparagus, both extremely yummy and good for you, are in season now and are popping up at grocery stores across the country. Try something different...

  7. Top 5 Ways to Fight Food Cravings and make Healthy Choices

    Top 5 Ways to Fight Food Cravings and make Healthy Choices

    Food cravings are just part of human nature. Research has shown that food cravings are both psychological and biological; our complex human brains are very much involved with food cravings. Often a craving is...

  8. Diet-to-Go iPhone App Review: Healthy Habits

    Diet-to-Go iPhone App Review: Healthy Habits

    Healthy Habits is the app to use when you're trying to change your behavior; whether it's breaking a bad habit such as biting your nails or establishing a new, healthy one such as getting more sleep, Healthy Habits helps...

  9. Diet-to-Go Recipes - The Veggie Goat Cheese & Watercress Sandwich

    Diet-to-Go Recipes - The Veggie Goat Cheese & Watercress Sandwich

    With watercress in season, it can be found at almost all markets these days, so be sure to pick some up today (you can store it in the fridge for up to two weeks). Here is another great recipe, dubbed 'THE sandwich' for its amazing taste...

  10. Feature Ingredient of the Month - Watercress

    Feature Ingredient of the Month - Watercress

    This unassuming leafy green vegetable is often overlooked. But it really shouldn't be. Easily qualifying as a superfood, watercress is rich in a multitude of vitamins, nutrients and contains powerful cancer fighting properties. Plus, a little watercress can add a nice zing to...

  11. Diet-to-Go Mobile App Review: Which Water-Intake Tracker is Best?

    Diet-to-Go Mobile App Review: Which Water-Intake Tracker is Best?

    Water, the most important nutrient we're not getting enough of! We hear it over and over again (we even spoke about it here) but it seems something so simple is so often ignored. We at Diet-to-Go decided to see if having a constant, mobile, reminder to drink our water would be effective. We compared two...

  12. Snack Tips For Road Trip Warriors

    Snack Tips For Road Trip Warriors

    Longer days and warmer temperatures can mean only one thing: it's time for a road trip! Like backyard barbeques on the 4th of July, the great American road trip is a long-standing summertime tradition. And while the call of the open road feels great, the reality is, road food options aren't always the healthiest. But you don't have to let your travel...

  13. Interview with Diet-to-Go Head Chef: Don Shaw

    Interview with Diet-to-Go Head Chef: Don Shaw

    Making healthy eating easy and delicious: it's more than just a tag line at Diet-to-Go. It's how we operate. And to ensure that every DTG meal tastes great from the first bite to the last, we have on staff some of the best cooking talents around. Don Shaw, Diet-to-Go's Head Chef is...

  14. Memorial Day Special: 6 Tips to Healthier Meals on the BBQ

    Memorial Day Special: 6 Tips to Healthier Meals on the BBQ

    Ah, Memorial Day, the unofficial start to summer! And nothing says summer like outdoor cooking. Cooking food outside on the grill is an easy, fun and healthy way to spice things up at mealtime. But before you dust off your...

  15. Diet-to-Go Mobile App Review: iMap My Fitness

    Diet-to-Go Mobile App Review: iMap My Fitness

    iMapMyFitness is a great electronic fitness journal. Using the built-in GPS system of your mobile device (phone, iPod, etc.), you can track your outdoor fitness routine and keep a log of your workouts. You can play your...

  16. One Week to a Healthier Diet

    One Week to a Healthier Diet

    Learning what information to follow and what to ignore can be quite difficult when it comes to diet and eating right. There are so many 'rules' to follow and many sources conflict with one another. Even the USDA...

  17. Considering Diet Pills For Weight Loss? Consider the Facts

    Considering Diet Pills For Weight Loss?  Consider the Facts

    Our society thrives on instant gratification: same day delivery, direct deposit and even instant messaging. We have that same urgent mentality when it comes to our weight: we all want to be thin, right now. So in an effort to get skinny - and get there fast - many turn to diet pills. With the promise that we can "lose 10lbs in 7 days...Guaranteed!" it's hard not to get sucked into the diet pill frenzy. Our desire for instant results has led to a multi-billon dollar industry with literally hundreds of different diet pills on the market all claiming...

  18. Diet-to-Go iPhone App Review: Fooducate

    Diet-to-Go iPhone App Review: Fooducate

    Created by dietitians to help you make healthier choices in the supermarket, some claim Fooducate will 'change the way America eats'. After using the device's camera to scan a product barcode, Fooducate analyzes the information found on the nutrition panel. It then grades the product, highlights the calorie count per serving and alerts you to the top negative and positive aspects of consumption. If you are surprised that...

  19. 5 Deadly Habits That Are Sure to Kill You Early

    5 Deadly Habits That Are Sure to Kill You Early

    None of us is perfect when it comes to maintaining our health; we all have our own small vices. However, while some things are just bumps in the road, these 5 habits are a THREAT- not only your daily happiness and health - but to your life. Kick these five dangerous habits to the curb before...

  20. Tip Tuesday #2: Go Green (everybody's doing it)

    Tip Tuesday #2: Go Green (everybody's doing it)

    The idea of being green is everywhere these days from the supermarket aisles (cleaning supplies, packaging, and food) to green buildings and especially to the concept of green living. The color green has come to symbolize wealth, growth, environmental rejuvenation and overall good health. We at Diet-to-Go suggest...

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