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.
Not everyone can partake, but there are “a surprising number” of non-alcoholic beverage options, said Lean Plate Club™ blogger Sally Squires.
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.
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.
Many parents of teenagers struggle with how to instill better eating habits in their children and may assume it is simply too late to change their teen’s behavior before they leave the nest for college. However, Sally Squires, who writes the Lean Plate Club blog, says research shows that may not be the case.
Agriculture contributes to greenhouse gases, and “healthier foods for the planet also are turning out to be some of the healthier foods for us too,” says Lean Plate Club blogger Sally Squires. Here are some foods that are better on the environment.
Fermented foods — which encompass everything from yogurt to kimchee — have been cited as the No. 1 superfood of the year, according to a survey of more than 2,000 registered dietitians.
We may be setting an all-new record this year in the amount of meat we eat. The U.S. Department of Agriculture projects that Americans will consume 222 pounds of red meat and poultry.
A recent study found people spend more time in the doctor’s waiting room than getting there or talking to the doctor. Lean Plate Club blogger Sally Squires said a local endocrinologist is looking for ways to make that time educational, and he’s not alone.
How often do you eat lunch at your desk? Estimates are that between half to two-thirds of workers eat during their shifts. Lean Plate Club blogger Sally Squires says it does not help productivity, and can cause health problems.
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.