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  1. 9 Daily Habits of People Who are Successful Losing Weight

    9 Daily Habits of People Who are Successful Losing Weight

    Many people give up on a weight-loss plan just a month or two after they’ve started. And many others gain back the weight they’ve lost. But it is possible to not only lose weight, but keep it off forever. How? Here are 9 daily habits of people who are successful losing weight — and keeping it off.

  2. Why We Gain Weight as We Age (And 5 Ways to Prevent It)

    Why We Gain Weight as We Age (And 5 Ways to Prevent It)

    Remember your 20s? Ah, the good old days when we could eat whatever we wanted and not gain a pound. So, what happened? The older we get, the easier (and more likely) we are to pack on extra pounds, even if we eat healthy and try to exercise. And the changes that take place in our bodies to set the stage for this, can happen as early as age 30! What?! Fear not! Read on to find out why it happens; and, even more importantly, how you can prevent it!

  3. 4 Dinner and Dessert Pairings That Taste Like Autumn

    4 Dinner and Dessert Pairings That Taste Like Autumn

    The air is crisper, the leaves are changing color and there may even be a snowfall every once in awhile. That means one thing — autumn is in full swing, and those fall flavors of pumpkin, butternut squash, pear, cranberry and apple are fresh and ready for you to turn into delicious dishes. We rounded up 4 dinner and dessert pairings (8 recipes total) that literally taste like autumn on a plate.

  4. 8 Scientifically-Proven Reasons Why We Overeat (and How to Stop)

    8 Scientifically-Proven Reasons Why We Overeat (and How to Stop)

    It wasn't too long ago in our human history when food served one simple purpose - to sustain life. Why, then, has food morphed into an obsession that has long ago passed the point of enjoyability, and instead turned into a problem? Why do we overeat? Why can’t we stop ourselves from chowing down junk food? Why are we so driven by our next meal? Here are 8 reasons, backed by science, that show why we often consume copious, unhealthy amounts of food — and how we can stop.

  5. What it Would Take to Burn off That Halloween Candy

    What it Would Take to Burn off That Halloween Candy

    October is here, and that means lots, and lots of candy. And whether you have kids or not, there’s a very high likelihood you’re going to encounter it this time of year.

    But before you pop those fun-size bars or miniature peanut butter cups into your mouth without a thought, consider what they mean for your overall goals. To put things into perspective, let's find out just how much exercise you’d have to put in to burn off those teeny weenie bars of seemingly insignificant extra calories.

  6. 100 Years of Weight Loss: A History of Fad Diets and Healthy Eating

    100 Years of Weight Loss: A History of Fad Diets and Healthy Eating

    Dieting has a long, strong history dating back hundreds of years. From the cigarette and liquid diets, to weight-loss pills, low carb, and everything in between, the history of diets is a rich one that sometimes focused on overall wellness, often times was a knee-jerk response that failed to deliver long-term results, and a few times was even downright dangerous. Take a quick journey through time to discover which fads were duds and which might be ripe for a post-millennial reprise.

  7. Nursing Student Kickstarts 45-Pound Weight Loss with Diet-to-Go

    Nursing Student Kickstarts 45-Pound Weight Loss with Diet-to-Go

    Selena's social media accounts are filled with healthy meals and recipes, so much so that she’s become a go-to source among her friends who want to eat right and lose weight. But it wasn’t always that way. Rewind 4 years ago. Selena had struggled with weight before, during her elementary school years, but it had never been quite so bad. At 5 feet, 2 inches tall, she weighed 175 pounds and felt unhealthy and unhappy. She decided it was time for a change.

    Selena asked her parents if she could try Diet-to-Go. They agreed and, at 16, she started on the plan. Two months later, Selena shed 25 pounds.*

  8. New Report Insights: Diabetes and Diet-to-Go's Role

    New Report Insights: Diabetes and Diet-to-Go's Role

    A new report from Gallup-Healthways sheds light on the status of diabetes in the United States — and the news is unsettling. Today, 2.5 million more people in the country have diabetes than in 2008.

    Luckily, there are ways to combat diabetes. One, is by achieving and maintaining a healthy weight through a nutritious, balanced diet. And Diet-to-Go may help do just that with a meal plan that is specifically catered to people with pre- and Type 2 diabetes. 

  9. 10 Seamless Steps to Becoming a Runner (and Liking It!)

    10 Seamless Steps to Becoming a Runner (and Liking It!)

    For many of us, the only time we run is when someone is chasing us. The idea of actually doing it for exercise is cringe-worthy. But running is actually the quickest, most effective way to torch calories, shed pounds and keep our hearts healthy.That’s why we put together 10 seamless steps to becoming a real runner (and liking it)...and maybe even watching those pounds come off even faster.

  10. 24 Hours of Weight Loss: The Daily Routine of Healthy People

    24 Hours of Weight Loss: The Daily Routine of Healthy People

    We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again. The best way to get lasting results when it comes to weight loss is to modify your lifestyle one manageable step at a time. So forget about attempting to do everything at once or trying to rely soley on willpower to pull you through. Just take it one moment at a time. And that’s also what healthy people do. A day in the life of a healthy individual truly is unique in some very important ways. Here’s how they do it: 24 hours of healthy living you can follow to see even more results on the scale.

  11. 11 Ways to Debloat Fast So You Can Keep Going Strong

    11 Ways to Debloat Fast So You Can Keep Going Strong

    When you’re trying to lose weight, suddenly feeling like you’re pants are squeezing two sizes too tight overnight is a pretty awful feeling. It can easily be confused with weight gain, too, which can leave you feeling discouraged and down.

    But before your spirits fall too far, try one of our 11 ways to debloat fast so you can keep going strong.

  12. Customer Feedback: Real Thoughts from Real Diet-to-Go-ers

    Customer Feedback: Real Thoughts from Real Diet-to-Go-ers

    At Diet-to-Go, we are blessed to have customers who engage with us on a daily basis. Whether it’s in our Facebook community, on our Facebook page, through Twitter, via email or over the phone, people are constantly sharing with us their successes, struggles and feedback.

    And we listen. Here are some of our favorite comments, things that truly represent customers and their experience with the Diet-to-Go program.

  13. 8 Mental Tricks to Help You Actually ENJOY Exercise

    8 Mental Tricks to Help You Actually ENJOY Exercise

    I am just so OVER IT. For anyone who’s started a fitness routine, that’s a familiar feeling. It often comes early on, in the first one, two or three sessions. It’s also a critical moment for you.

    Before you throw in the towel, consider this: That feeling is not permanent. In fact, with a little persistence, you can push through and actually start to enjoy exercise. That’s why we rounded up 8 mental tricks to fight through that feeling and keep going so that you can own the moment…and maybe even like it.

  14. 14 Foods to Help You Deal with Mood Swings

    14 Foods to Help You Deal with Mood Swings


    Mood swings: We all have them. They’re a part of life. And that’s okay.But did you know there are actually foods you can eat when you’re feeling tired and low-energy? And that there are foods you can munch on when you’re feeling overly-energetic that will soothe you and help you relax? We compiled a list of 7 foods to eat for energy...and 7 you should eat to help chill you out. 

  15. 27 Store-Bought Packaged Snacks Under 150 Calories

    27 Store-Bought Packaged Snacks Under 150 Calories

    At Diet-to-Go, we believe in common sense healthy eating. That means that while we advocate a diet rich in foods like vegetables, fruits and lean proteins, we also understand that sometimes you just need something pre-packaged that you can grab on the go.

    Eat fresh when you can, but when you absolutely need a pre-packaged snack, try one of these 27 store-bought options for 150 cal or less!

  16. 7 Summer Desserts Under 200 Calories

    7 Summer Desserts Under 200 Calories

    Summer is always packed with great times — barbeques, swimming, picnics, you name it. And along with those great times comes a lot of high-calorie foods, especially when it comes to dessert.

    That’s why we compiled a list of our 7 favorite summer sweet treats that give you that warm summer vibe without taking you over the edge on calorie limits.

  17. Low-Carb Diet: 5 Ways to Do It Right

    Low-Carb Diet: 5 Ways to Do It Right

    When the low-carb diet idea first gained popularity in the late 1990s, it quickly became clear that going low-carb was a lightning quick way to shed unwanted pounds. But over the years, research started indicating that maybe low-carb wasn’t all it shaped up to be. So, does this mean that going low-carb is a bad idea?

    No. In fact, substituting saturated fats with polyunsaturated fats and limiting consumption of refined carbohydrates is beneficial for overall health, but here's how to do low carb RIGHT!

  18. 9 Appetite-Controlling Hacks to Stay Full Longer

    9 Appetite-Controlling Hacks to Stay Full Longer

    You’ve probably heard that you should eat three square meals a day if you’re trying to lose weight and live healthy. While that’s good in theory, some of us struggle with cravings IN BETWEEN meals — around 3 p.m., at night, sometimes all day long! Don't worry, you're not alone, and we've got 9 hacks to stay fuller longer and curb in-between meal slip-ups. 

  19. Why Grilling is the Ultimate Form of Convenience Cooking (and 8 Time-Saving Tips)

    Why Grilling is the Ultimate Form of Convenience Cooking (and 8 Time-Saving Tips)

    For most of us, the idea of grilling runs hand-in-hand with warm, lazy summer weekends. Very rarely do we think about it as a way to whip up healthy, tasty dishes when we’re in a rush. But in reality, that’s exactly what it can be!

    Grilling is easy and makes cooking-times much faster--plus, foods hot off the grates have their own special, smokey taste that can make healthy eating even more enjoyable. Here are 8 tips for making grilling your best healthy, convenience-cooking style of the summer!

  20. 20 Things Mindful People Do on a Daily Basis

    20 Things Mindful People Do on a Daily Basis

    You’ve most definitely heard the term mindfulness before. But what does it really mean? And why is it important when it comes to living healthy and losing weight?

    Find out what mindfulness can do for you. And because mindfulness is something you can actually learn - why not learn from those who already do it well! Here’s 20 Things Mindful People Do on a Regular Basis.

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