The Healthiest Sandwich Choices at Panera Bread

Posted on Leave a comment

This article originally appeared on CookingLight.com.  With everything from paninis to flatbread sandwiches, Panera’s menu plenty of tasty choices. Here’s the catch—because of high-fat and high-sodium ingredients, a whole-sized sandwich is far too often a poor choice. If you downsize to a half sandwich, nutrition will stay in check, and with healthy additions such as […]

Avocado Chocolate Bars Have Finally Arrived

Posted on Leave a comment

This article originally appeared on FoodandWine.com.  Sure, maybe Avocado has been a wee bit overexposed. It’s on toast and in smoothies. There are entire restaurants dedicated to serving only avocado. But it's still damn good. And starting today, you can now get avocado in your chocolate. [brightcove:5339322755001 default] You can thank Compartés for the creation, […]

Mom of 3 Drops 120 Lbs. After Having Her Youngest Child: 'I Wanted to Get Healthy for My Kids'

Posted on Leave a comment

This article originally appeared on People.com.  Emily Powers had struggled with her weight since high school, when she began eating cafeteria food instead of homemade meals and put on 100 lbs. by the time she graduated. By the time the Ontario, Canada-based daycare worker was in her 20s, Powers had reached 273 lbs. [brightcove:5339322755001 default] “I […]

Always Hungry? This One Ingredient May Be to Blame

Posted on Leave a comment

Everyone knows that salty foods make you thirsty. But according to new research, when people increase their sodium intake long-term, they actually drink less water. And that’s not the study’s only surprising finding: High sodium levels also increase feelings of hunger, the authors say, which may suggest that high-salt diets contribute to weight gain. Experts say […]

Leslie Jones Gets Sweaty in the Gym as She Keeps Up Her 40-Lb. Weight Loss: 'Arms Arms Arms!'

Posted on Leave a comment

This article originally appeared on People.com.  Leslie Jones‘ trainer is still pushing her to the limit! The Saturday Night Live star, 47, put in two tough workouts over the weekend with her trainer, Thaddeus Harvey. [brightcove:5315457854001 default] Jones shared photos and videos on Instagram from her sweaty time in the gym, which focused on “arms […]

Woman Goes from Being Morbidly Obese to Dropping 130 Lbs. and Becoming a Personal Trainer

Posted on Leave a comment

This article originally appeared on People.com.  Katie Hug began gaining weight after high school due the combination of her metabolism slowing down and taking prescription drugs for depression and anxiety. “I was put on different medications that made me feel more sluggish, and then all I wanted to do was eat,” Hug, now 34, tells PEOPLE. [brightcove:4928980912001 default] By […]