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Author Archives: Eileen Marable

My mission is creating a personal connection with people via social media, communities and meaningful content. I've worked in the health industry for many years, helping create systems to educate people about nutrition and fitness. I have a very personal interest in weight related issues having struggled with my own weight highs and lows over the years. I share the journey for healthier living.

CalorieKing’s Summertime Drinks Calories Guide

Summertime is here and as we look for a beverage to sip to beat the heat it is important to remember that not all beverages are calorie and fat free! If you are drinking anything other than water, make sure to check the calories present in your favorite beverage or alcoholic drink in our CalorieKing Summertime Drinks Calorie Guide so you can plan for it in your daily calorie count.

CalorieKing’s Summertime Foods Calorie Guide

With summertime upon us, BBQs and outside celebrations seem to pop up all the time. While some foods are high in calories and sodium, eating at a summertime celebration doesn't have to wreck your diet. With our special CalorieKing Summertime Foods Guide you can easily review various categories of food you are likely to encounter to check the nutritional information and make a sensible plan.

BBQ and Summertime Food Recipe Make Overs

If you are worried about what to eat during summer festivities why not help out your host by bringing a healthy recipe makeover to the party? Or better yet, browse CalorieKing’s full collection of recipe makeovers and throw your own party!

Healthy BBQs: What to Choose, What to Avoid

The summer BBQ is a tradition for warm weather gatherings. For those of us working on our healthy living goals, walking in to a picnic table filled with food can seem like a challenge – but CalorieKing members are the masters of planning ahead so we can meet our goals. We thought it was time to share our healthy choices with you in the CalorieKing Blog.

Beat Summertime Weight Gain by Planning Ahead

We love good times with friends, family and food as much as you do. The CalorieKing difference is we believe in having a good plan for our food intake to go along with our preparation for a party. That way we can enjoy the good times without feeling guilty afterwards. Advance planning – whether you are throwing the gathering or just attending – helps us keep track of the practical things like our daily calorie allowances, menu planning and choices. It also helps us prepare to navigate group settings where things like portion control and saying no to seconds can be difficult. The CalorieKing Blog will show you how.

When Willpower Doesn’t Work: Get a Weight Loss Buddy

Summertime gatherings are tough for those of us trying to stay healthy. There’s always a pile of food and a group of friends ready to hand me a plate or a drink, not realizing I struggle with keeping my calories within my daily allowance. Sometimes willpower needs a little nudge doesn’t it? You know what you need to do but you need some help to get there. The CalorieKing Blog is here to tell you it is o.k. to ask for help.

CalorieKing’s Summertime Food Safety Tips

Staying food safe for your family BBQ isn’t hard. Just plan ahead to keep clean and cook to the right temperatures. CalorieKing has the simple tips to guide you.

When to Exercise: Consistency is Key!

Many people debate the best time of day to exercise – is one time or another better for calorie burn? The truth is most sources agree there is no significant data that shows the time of day a person exercises makes a difference in the efficiency calorie burn. The main concern is finding a time that feels right for you and sticking with it. Learn more about when to exercise from the CalorieKing Blog.

Tone Up for Summer in Five Minutes a Day

One of the best ways to start or continue an exercise program is to make it easy to fit into your day. For this reason five to ten minute works are a great way to improve your fitness. Combining stretching and strength training with your cardio is great for your health. The CalorieKing Blog will give you some tips on quick strength training to get you started.

CalorieKing’s Best Selling Calorie Counter Featured in HBO’s Weight of the Nation Documentary

Here at CalorieKing, we are proud that our #1 best-selling Calorie, Fat & Carbohydrate Counter was featured in HBO's Weight of the Nation's second episode at the 11 minute mark as a resource for participants. Our easy to use (and to carry with you) book provides nutritional information to help people learn about the nutritional impact of their food decisions. It was a natural fit with the documentary’s goals.