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  1. 5 Weight Loss Tips That Fit Into Your Hectic Schedule

    5 Weight Loss Tips That Fit Into Your Hectic Schedule

    Remember when it was just before the new year, and you were highly motivated to lose weight and get healthy?

    Between balancing things like work, kids, social events, and everything in between, our hectic schedules often mean there’s not much time left for self-care or healthy habits, and that resolution might have fallen to the wayside.

    But here’s the thing: Taking care of yourself ensures everything, and everyone else will get the best, most productive version of yourself.

    How do you make taking care of yourself a priority again though?

  2. 7 Scientific Reasons You Should Try Meatless Monday

    7 Scientific Reasons You Should Try Meatless Monday

    Burgers, steak, lamb chops — red meat is a staple of the American diet.

    While it may be unreasonable to cut it out of your diet completely, going vegetarian at least one day a week can go a long way toward improving your health. That’s why we outlined seven scientific reasons why you should try Meatless Monday and reap all the benefits of reducing your meat consumption.

  3. Reverse Your Prediabetes With These 5 Tips

    Reverse Your Prediabetes With These 5 Tips

    Prediabetes means your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes. It could be considered a blessing in disguise. Knowing that you have it allows you to make new, healthier choices to reverse the condition and hopefully help you avoid developing Type 2 Diabetes.

  4. Simple Ways to Tell if Your Food is Nutritious

    Simple Ways to Tell if Your Food is Nutritious

    Proper nutrition is one of the most important ways to ensure you lead a healthy, happy, long life. In fact, studies show that eating a balanced diet plays a role in all sorts of things. 

    It can be challenging to know whether your food is nutritious. Labels can be confusing if you’re not a nutrition expert, and honestly, how many of us are? But don't stress! Check out our easy to follow beginner's guide to deciphering food labels.

  5. 8 Essential Elements for a Healthier Heart

    8 Essential Elements for a Healthier Heart

    February is American Heart Month, an annual observance of the importance of cardiovascular health. The American Heart Association and all health providers use the month to remind us to engage in healthy habits that reduce our heart disease risk.

    That’s why the American Heart Association (AHA) identifies these eight essential elements to better heart health. Read on to learn more!

  6. Break That Snacking Habit with These Expert Tips

    Break That Snacking Habit with These Expert Tips

    It’s 8 p.m., and you’re enjoying your favorite TV show or cozied up on the couch with a good book. Then, you get up and find yourself standing in the kitchen, reaching for a handful of chips or a couple of cookies.

    If this sounds all-too-familiar, you’re not alone. Mindless snacking is a habit many of us deal with daily, whether sitting at the office (or home office), perusing social media, or even snuggling up in bed.

    Thankfully, there are ways you can cut back on snacking.

  7. 10 Delicious, Healthy Dinners to Wow Your Sweetheart

    10 Delicious, Healthy Dinners to Wow Your Sweetheart

    Did you remember Valentine's Day? If you or your sweetie are trying to eat healthily, why not keep the momentum going by whipping up a delicious dinner?

    Want to try a new recipe to surprise your sweetie for Valentine's Day (or any day)? We've got your covered with some tasty choices! Bon appétit!

  8. 7 Ways to Make the Most of Your First Day at the Gym

    7 Ways to Make the Most of Your First Day at the Gym

    You did it. You committed to your health and fitness and signed up for a gym membership. And now, it’s time to step into that world of weights and cardio machines for the first time. It can feel pretty darn intimidating. That’s more than okay. It’s a brand new situation, and doing anything for the first time can be nerve-wracking.

    Thankfully, the gym is actually a place you can have fun and spend time — you just have to set yourself up for success before showing up for the first time.

  9. These 5 Simple Dietary Swaps Could Lengthen Your Life

    These 5 Simple Dietary Swaps Could Lengthen Your Life

    If the potential of adding years to your life by making small changes appeals to you, listen up.

    Improving the quality of foods you eat daily — even just a little — can extend your life, no matter how old you are.  Making some simple swaps to your overall diet can improve your nutritional intake — and maybe even add years to your life!

  10. Step Outside Your Comfort Zone This Year

    Step Outside Your Comfort Zone This Year

    The new year is often when we think about hitting the reset button on some (or several!) aspects of our lives. We consider our intentions, set goals, and start doing what we can to achieve them.

    This year, consider the following: How often do you set a goal to do something extraordinary that will give you a sense of true exhilaration?

    Maybe it's time to step outside your comfort zone and live life to the fullest!

  11. 8 Simple Ways Women Can Move More While At Home

    8 Simple Ways Women Can Move More While At Home

    You've heard it before, and you'll hear it again; physical activity is crucial to controlling your weight, gaining healthful benefits, and expanding your lifespan. 

    A recent study found that physical activity was associated with a lower risk of death for women. By participating in daily activity of any intensity, a woman could lengthen her expected lifetime. Fitness guru, Dr. Gabe Mirkin tells us "You do not need to have a specific exercise program to stay fit, you just need to keep on moving for a large part of each day.” That’s good news if you’re not a big fan of what we traditionally associate with exercise.

    So, what can you do to make sure you can keep your body in motion each and every day? We have 8 simple ideas for you! (Men, you can do these things, too!)

  12. Lorrie Mills Lost 15 Pounds In Just Three Months

    Lorrie Mills Lost 15 Pounds In Just Three Months

    Lorrie Mills is a giving person. During the holiday season, he sponsors families in need by fulfilling their wishlists and providing food. But in April 2022, Lorrie learned some troubling news that meant it was time to give something to himself, too.

    When his doctor started making notes in his medical records about his chances of stroke or heart attack (or worse) Lorrie took him seriously. That same day he found Diet-to-Go, and three months later he's happy to share what he's learned.

  13. Clever Hacks To Help You Get a Better Night’s Sleep

    Clever Hacks To Help You Get a Better Night’s Sleep

    A quality night’s rest is one of the best feelings. It makes it much easier to take on the day’s tasks, make time for exercise, think clearly, be productive and even make better nutrition choices.

    Unfortunately, many of us may struggle to get quality sleep. 

    If you're one of those people, you may want to take a peek at our list of things you can try in order to up the quantity (and quality) of those zzzzs! 

  14. 20 Weight Loss-Themed Gifts They’ll Love

    20 Weight Loss-Themed Gifts They’ll Love

    Finding the perfect gift for a loved one can be challenging, especially if you want to support their weight loss goals tactfully.

    Thankfully, there are options to give them what they want (or need!) with class. Our holiday gift roundup below includes ideas for 20 thoughtful, quality weight loss-related gifts that will make them smile and help them achieve their goal!

  15. 10 Festive & Fun Light Christmas Cocktails

    10 Festive & Fun Light Christmas Cocktails

    Holiday get-togethers are often synonymous with high-calorie adult beverages like spiked eggnog, mimosas, wine and beer. While it’s okay to indulge occasionally, there are also a ton of fun, lower-calorie beverages you can whip up instead.

    Keep these 10 Christmas-themed cocktail recipes on hand for any upcoming festivities and you can enjoy without going overboard. As always, be sure to drink responsibly!

  16. Dont JUST Diet. Create a Healthy Lifestyle

    Dont JUST Diet. Create a Healthy Lifestyle

    Anyone who’s ever struggled with weight knows how challenging it can be to find a diet that works, especially with so many options.  

    Well, here’s the thing. While selecting a healthy, well-rounded diet that works for you is essential, changing your mindset to focus on changing your overall lifestyle is even more critical. By approaching your weight loss plan to improve your health and overall wellness, you’re much more likely to find success.

    But how do you do that?

  17. 8 Common Ailments a Better Diet Can Help Remedy

    8 Common Ailments a Better Diet Can Help Remedy

    Many of us pursue healthy eating in an effort to lose weight. While that is essential, consistently eating meals that are balanced for nutrition can also help with many common ailments we face throughout our lifetimes.

    Read on for a list of expert and science-backed health issues that eating right can help reduce, tame, and support, so you can live life to the fullest!

  18. 8 Ways to Benefit from Meeting with a Dietitian

    8 Ways to Benefit from Meeting with a Dietitian

    Losing weight is a challenge. 

    It’s okay to feel overwhelmed and unsure. Thankfully, there are professionals who can provide guidance, answer your questions, and help you create an individual weight loss plan that works best for you. 

    Diet-to-Go believes that having a dietitian available to our clients is an essential service, which is why Rebecca Mohning, our in-house dietitian and nutritionist is on standby to help you create a plan that will work for you.

  19. Is Your Diet Really Healthy? 10 Quick Tips to Eat Better

    Is Your Diet Really Healthy? 10 Quick Tips to Eat Better

    If you're incorporating plenty of fruits, vegetables, lean protein, complex carbs and whole grains into your diet, you probably think you're eating a well-rounded diet. There's a solid chance that may be true! But, a recent study published in the American Society for Nutrition found that many of us think our diet is healthier than it really is.

    Thankfully, you can take control of your diet and ensure you're getting the proper nutrition that can support you in reaching your goals, and WE CAN HELP!

  20. 8 Keto-Friendly Halloween Dishes Party Guests Will Love

    8 Keto-Friendly Halloween Dishes Party Guests Will Love

    Halloween is a fun time for everyone, but it can be difficult for those of us on the keto diet to resist all that candy, unhealthy food and those baked goods sitting around this time of year.

    Thankfully, just because you’re low-carb living doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy yourself. We've come up with a few Halloween-themed snacks... it's scary how yummy they are!

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