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The MyPlate Method

March is National Nutrition Awareness Month and a great time for those of us here at CalorieKing to review the basics to putting together a nutritious meal. Reacquaint yourself with government tips and some CalorieKing recommendations for healthy meals and recipe makeovers.

CalorieKing’s Valentine’s Day Meal Makeover

If your idea of a perfect Valentine’s Day is a quiet, romantic meal at home then these CalorieKing recipe makeovers are for you. You can cook an entire meal – including dessert – and not feel guilty.

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.  [...]

Breakfast – It’s More Important Than You Think!

Why Breakfast is So Important When you take the time to literally “break the fast” in the morning it affects your eating for the rest of the day.  As Allan Borushek says, “Starting the day with a well-balanced meal that supplies adequate protein, carbohydrate and fiber helps keep hunger at bay and allows you to [...]

Your Eating Style And Your Health

Your Eating Style and Your Health Eating styles contribute to weight and health problems more than most people realize, which is why standardized weight-loss plans often fail. Here are the styles that encompass most people: Snackers Erratic Eaters Emotional Eaters Eating styles have to do with when, where, and how you eat – and often [...]

Don’t Let Travel Derail Your Diet!

Travel doesn't have to derail your diet. With CalorieKing's practical tips you can make a plan and enjoy your holiday!

Potatoes: Friend or Foe of the Waistline?

The media have been abuzz about a report inking long-term weight gain to certain food items and loss to others. Potatoes have been singled out as a major culprit, but it is fair?

Summer Food Safety: Food Poisoning is no Picnic

No matter how healthy the food at a summer BBQ, there are still hidden dangers - only not to your waistline. The heat and humidity can turn your favorite foods into veritable petri dishes. With a rise in food poisoning and related illnesses during the summer, make sure you are taking the proper precautions to stay safe from those unseen food borne bugs.

CalorieKing’s Summer Recipe Guide

From dips to desserts, CalorieKing has a list of recipes perfect for your summer time BBQ or party!