Order an appetizer

| September 19, 2011

When eating at a restaurant, order an appetizer and a side dish instead of an entrée. Smaller dishes make for a more reasonably sized meal.

Spice it up

| September 17, 2011

Use fresh herbs, spices, citrus juices and spicy relishes to boost flavor to dishes when cutting back on fat in recipes.

Resistance training

| September 16, 2011

Try adding resistance training to your workout to tighten and tone your muscles. Resistance bands and small weights work well for beginners.

Cooking product: single-serve blender

| September 15, 2011

The Hamilton Beach single-serve blender is convenient because of its compact size and simplicity. It has one speed to blend 1 to 2 servings of your favorite smoothie or health shake. The blender comes with ...

Count calories

| September 15, 2011

If you’re counting calories, be wary of nutrition labels on restaurant menus. Researchers say that more than 20% of menu items averaged 100 calories more than what the restaurants claimed. To be safe, cut your ...

Yoga for back pain

| September 14, 2011

Chronic lower back pain caused by too many hours behind the wheel can be eased by practicing yoga. Researchers say this mind-body exercise can alleviate pain an improve mobility.

Socialize

| September 14, 2011

Make friends at work. Researchers say having emotional connections can increase longevity and, believe it or not, help you reach your deadlines on time.

Good choice, bad choice: Chipotle

| September 14, 2011

Yes, eating at Chipotle is relatively healthy, and the staff here at Truckers News praises the restaurant for using farm-raised and grass-fed beef, chicken and pork. However, choosing the wrong breading at the Mexican grill ...

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