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Monthly Archives: January 2012

The CalorieKing Calorie Guide to Super Bowl Foods

Here’s a special guide pulled from our CalorieKing Calorie, Fat and Carbohydrate Counter to help you navigate Super Bowl Foods. Print out a copy and pin it to your refrigerator for quick access! Copyright 2012, Allan Borushek and CalorieKing Buffalo Wings: Per 6 Pieces Calories Fat (g) Carbs (g) Classic 355 25 4 Boneless Classic [...]

You Don’t Have to be a Pro Athlete to be Fit!

The pro athletes we see playing in the Super Bowl are capable of pushing their bodies to the limit. Clearly these guys are “in shape.” They train year round to endure the rigors of a pro season. Perhaps we can be fooled into thinking their level of fitness – or any pro athlete in the sport of your choice – is what we need to aspire to when we start adding exercise into our daily routine. Not so! We simply need to get moving. CalorieKing Fitness Expert Jonathan Ross will break it down for us.

CalorieKing’s Super Bowl Recipe Makeovers

There’s no reason to be afraid of Super Bowl Sunday with these CalorieKing healthy makeovers of popular game time snacks! If you are hosting a party or have signed up to bring a dish to a friend’s house we’ve got some great alternatives!

CalorieKing’s Top Super Bowl Survival Tips

It’s Super Bowl time again when we all gather with a single-minded focus to support our favorite team. Whether we are in front of the TV at home or out at a bar there’s bound to be plenty of food to tempt those of us who have resolved to get healthy in the New Year. [...]

Fending Off Diet Saboteurs and Saying No!

If you have difficulty saying no, especially, when people offer you food, you are not alone. It’s a problem for many people. It’s especially problematic at parties or other events where it’s a ritual Fending off diet saboteurs and saying no.to accompany the event with large quantities of food and drinks. A Super Bowl party is a prime example. It’s unthinkable to watch the big game without lots of food everywhere. So, be prepared.

CalorieKing’s Best Choice Foods for the Super Bowl

Super Bowl celebrations don’t have to be scary for dieters!  Even though there are tasty treats around you, if you are prepared with a plan for smarter choices you can come out of it a winner.  Here are our Best Choice suggestions: Appetizers: Most Super Bowl parties will have a lot of appetizers on offer.  [...]

Dealing with Weight Loss Plateaus

The weight loss plateau is one of the toughest challenges facing those on a weight loss journey.  It is so disheartening to feel like you have been doing everything right – eating healthy, staying fit and avoiding temptation – and yet the scale has stopped moving. What is going on here?? As Allan Borushek explains, [...]

Fad Diets – Why They Fail!

Or the 15-Day Cleanse? Every year we hear about a new fad diet claiming to detox you or help you drop the weight fast. And every year we consider one of them. Why do we do that? It’s simple. The fad diet tells us that with a simple pill or liquid or plan that we’ll lose the weight without the hard work. It promises to “reset” our system and that we might look like the incredibly thin, perky person that peddles it. The fact is while you may indeed drop some weight, there is nothing in a fad diet that will help sustain your weight loss goals. We'll tell you why they fail us.

CalorieKing’s Top 10 Tips to Restore Your Resolutions

Even on our best days we can all use little tips and reminders on how to focus ourselves to stay on track with our healthy living goals. It’s important to use every trick in our arsenal to get us to those daily victories that we can turn into habits. CalorieKing has ten of our best tips to get you started.

What is Mindless Overeating and How Do We Stop It?

Mindless overeating is a huge stumbling block to sticking to our weight loss resolutions because it’s habitual. We do it over and over. Food is the last thing on our mind and by the time we do take notice, the overeating has taken its toll in added weight and loss of confidence in our ability to achieve our goals. We'll give you advice on how to stop it.