American’s attitudes toward the nutritional aspects of bread have gone back and forth over the decades, but Lean Plate Club™ blogger Sally Squires told WTOP that if you make informed choices, bread can be a great part of a healthy diet.
Weight loss is one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions, but statistics about half of all people who try changing their diet renege on their commitment by the end of January. Lean Plate Club blogger Sally Squires has a few tips on how to stay the course.
For millions of Americans, Christmas dinner is a rare chance to get the family together at a single table. But, don’t forget those with food allergies, Lean Plate Club™ blogger Sally Squires urged.
Not everyone can partake, but there are “a surprising number” of non-alcoholic beverage options, said Lean Plate Club™ blogger Sally Squires.
The holiday season is back with temptations and stress — the perfect combination to add extra pounds. Here with tips on making it through the holiday season without adding weight or feeling like Scrooge is Sally Squires, who writes the Lean Plate Club blog.
The cold weather is coming, and if you want to continue exercising outside, that means bundling up a bit. There are a lot of benefits, said Lean Plate Club™ blogger Sally Squires, but you’ll need to watch out for a few things.
It’s called “episodic future thinking,” and studies are showing that imagining can help you lose weight, or achieve any goal. It’s not the same as wishing or wanting, though. Lean Plate Club blogger Sally Squires explains what it’s all about.
The holidays can be a time for high anxiety, but sharing family stories could help ease that stress and start important conversations about health history. Sally Squires of the Lean Plate Club blog explains.
Pumpkins, butternut squash and all kinds of colorful produce make fall a special season for tables around the D.C. region. Though they’re easy on the eyes, how nutritious are these brightly-hued harvests?
Halloween is just around the corner, and so is your kids’ large candy hauls. But with these tips from Sally Squires, writer of the Lean Plate Club, your kids’ sugar high doesn’t have to be the scariest thing this Halloween season.
Parents who feed their babies or toddlers too much food could be setting them up for childhood obesity — and possibly a lifetime of weight challenges. So how can you tell when your baby is full?
More than 90 percent of schools now meet updated nutrition standards, said Lean Plate Club blogger Sally Squires. And despite some reports to the contrary, “kids are eating the food,” she said.
What do your eating habits, your body weight and your friends have in common? Some studies suggest that if your friends are heavy, you may be carrying some extra weight as well. Lean Plate Club blogger Sally Squires says our social network can make a difference in losing weight.
More and more people are using cellphones and tablets in the kitchen, to check recipes and the like. But are they following the same food-safety cleanliness guidelines as for other utensils? Lean Plate Club blogger Sally Squires says, not so much.
The start of the new school year means that a lot of parents are again doing their best to pack healthy lunches for their kids. So how can you raise the odds that your child will actually eat what your pack? Sally Squires, who writes the Lean Plate Club™ blog, shares some tips with WTOP.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.