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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.

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.

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.

See The Calories Add Up with Create-A-Meal!

At CalorieKing, our mission is to make it easy for people to learn how to change their habits and make healthy living choices by providing the innovative ways to access our trusted food database, expert advice and knowledge-based weight loss program. We hope you'll enjoy Create-a-Meal, the latest addition to our collection of unique and easy-to-use tools.

How Much Do You Know About Strokes?

On average every 40 seconds someone in the United States suffers from a stroke. Strokes are the fourth leading cause of death and a leading cause of disability in America. Despite the toll it takes on our society many of us don’t know what they are or what the warning signs might be. Let’s get [...]

Is Your Personal Trainer Bullying You?

We've seen it all the time on TV – trainers screaming at someone to finish that last minute on the treadmill or in a person’s face picking away at a person’s psychology regarding their fitness level. Because at the end of the show there are radical transformations, we think “Maybe I need that kind of approach to boost my fitness levels.” Have you ever had a drill sergeant style trainer that ended up scaring you out of exercising?

Healthy Breakfasts – Key to Your Child’s Health

March is National Nutrition Awareness Month and this week also kicks off National School Breakfast Awareness Week. Breakfast is an important meal for everyone – but the role it plays in your child’s day is in the spotlight this week. CalorieKing will show you why and suggest some recipe options that might work for busy families on the go.