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Have A Healthy Time at the Fair

Attending your local, county or state fair is meant to be fun, but be warned of the health pitfalls as you make your way through the midway – both from food and from the hot, sunny weather. The more you prepare with the habits learned from CalorieKing the better your chances of having nothing but good times to remember.

Are You a Binge Eater?

Are you binge eating? Binge eating is defined as compulsively eating unusually large amounts of food in one sitting and is usually done secretively. Even infrequent binges to mask emotions should not be taken lightly. View them as a wakeup call. Something in your life is in disarray. Binges are masking what’s eating at you, so read this CalorieKing article for more information and tips on how to manage it.

What Is Causing Calorie “Discrepancies” When I Count?

We've received many questions from our audience asking why their calorie counts sometimes differ from CalorieKing. Here's some insight as to why the "4-9-4" rule that is often used to calculate calorie values can sometimes add up to different calorie counts from what is automatically calculated in the CalorieKing program.

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.

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.

Easter Candy Calorie Counts

From foil wrapped bunnies to marshmallow peeps, we’ve got calorie counts for all your Easter basket favorites. Having the counts in one handy place should help you plan your portion control!

Springtime Holiday Recipe Makeovers

The start of spring often brings families together to celebrate. Whether it is Easter or another family gathering you CAN enjoy good food.  We have a wide range of CalorieKing recipe makeovers for holiday brunches, lunches and everything in between.

Smart DIY Snack Packs

It’s 10am, breakfast has come and gone and lunch is still miles away… You’re tempted to grab a snack, but you think should just ‘tough it out’ and wait till lunch. Munching on a muffin would be an unhealthy choice, but a healthy snack is a powerful tool in losing weight and staying healthy. A [...]