weight-loss

Good choice, Bad choice: Domino's Pizza

Domino’s Pizza is the fail-safe plan for a quick, last-minute family or party-size meal. Even though pizza should be eaten in moderation, it’s hard to control the temptation of choosing among endless combinations of crusts, sauces and toppings. Good choice: Grilled Chicken and Veggies Pizza Bad choice: Sausage and Cheese Pizza Calories and Fat: The Grilled Chicken and Veggies Pizza has 200 calories and 7g of fat per slice, compared to the Sausage and Cheese Pizza’s 380 calories ...

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Good choice, Bad choice: TCBY yogurt

The Country’s Best Yogurt holds true to its name by offering hand-scooped and soft serve yogurt treats that are more nutritious than ice cream and contain probiotics and active cultures that benefit the body’s immune system, digestive health and bones. While it’s hard to make a bad choice there, you can make a slightly wiser decision to shave some calories and fat off your diet. Good choice: No Sugar Added Chocolate Soft Serve Bad choice: Rocky Road ...

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Good choice, Bad choice: Jimmy John’s sandwiches

With the motto “subs so fast you’ll freak,” Jimmy Johns Gourmet Sandwiches makes fast, portable and simple combinations of sub sandwiches that are topped with addicting, fresh-baked French bread. The menu is just sandwiches, which makes it easy to choose from but harder to discern the healthiest option. Good choice: Turkey Tom Bad choice: Italian Night Club Calories and Fat: The Turkey Tom sandwich, without mayonnaise, has 321 calories and 0.83g of total fat, compared to the Italian ...

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You Can Control Your Habits

Exercise affects your attitude. Attitude affects everything else.

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Truckers discuss real-world health problems

Truckers reviewed health problems and challenges of coping with them at an international conference on driver health in Baltimore.

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Truckers give real-world look at health problems

Truck drivers on two discussion panels Nov. 9 gave attendees at the International Conference on Commercial Driver Health and Wellness in Baltimore real-world perspectives on health-related issues

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Eat this, Not that: McDonald's Breakfast

McDonald's has several options for breakfast. Which is healthiest?

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Eat this, Not that: Long John Silver’s

Go for the grilled salmon over Long John Silver's fried options.

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Eat this, Not that: Breakfast

Keeping your blood sugar levels in check throughout the day helps your body burn the food you eat more efficiently and helps prevent weight gain, and breakfast plays an important role in doing that. A breakfast that is too sugar-laden, though, has an adverse effect, causing your blood-sugar levels to go into a cycle of dropping and spiking. The problem is most quick breakfasts from truckstops and grocery stores are basically desserts. But there are ...

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Eat this, Not that: Taco Bell

Taco Bell's Fresco line added healthier options to the Taco Bell menu. Compare it to some of its traditional items, and the health benefits can be seen quickly.

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