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  1. Treadmill Fails That Are As Hilarious As They Are Alarming

    Treadmill Fails That Are As Hilarious As They Are Alarming

    Ah, the treadmill — this stationary piece of equipment gives fitness enthusiasts the ability to walk or run anytime — rain, snow, or shine.

    But let's face it. The treadmill can be pretty damn boring. Add in that its functionality clearly baffles some people, and you have a recipe for some hilarious blunders.

    You know you want to see our top 10 Treadmill Fails...

  2. 10 October Fruits & Veggies with Recipes to Match!

    10 October Fruits & Veggies with Recipes to Match!

    People embrace October for all sorts of reasons — cooler temperatures, the stunning golden, brown, and red fall colors, the comfort of returning to a steady routine after the hustle and bustle of summer, and, of course, the seasonal produce!

    Fall is the peak season for a wide range of fruits and vegetables — affording plenty of opportunities to enjoy the crisp deliciousness raw or as the star in healthy, scrumptious recipes for all meals.

    We thought we would highlight 10 of our favorite fall fruits and veggies (5 fruits and 5 veggies) and throw in a few recipes for each one! Which one will you try to add to your shopping list this week?

  3. 5 Practical Steps to Keep Loneliness at Bay

    5 Practical Steps to Keep Loneliness at Bay

    If you've ever felt lonely, you know how challenging navigating it can be. Many things cause loneliness, including some that you may not even realize are to blame. Reasons could include anything from life events to social media, your personality type to mental health challenges. And it's important to note that it's possible to feel lonely not only when you're along, but when you're surrounded by family and friends.

    Loneliness is a very powerful emotion that can have detrimental effects on your mental and physical health, including your weight loss journey.

    So what exactly can you do to combat loneliness?

  4. Size 10 Again: Retired Teacher Drops Over 40 Pounds

    Size 10 Again: Retired Teacher Drops Over 40 Pounds

    When Lara took her retirement trip to Kauai she loved it, but at 200 pounds she felt uncomfortable and was self-conscious.

    "I was mad at myself for being so big during this special thing."

    That was one catalyst that pushed Lara to make a change. She had tried dieting in the past, but ultimately decided to try Diet-to-Go. And when 55-year-old Lara recently fit comfortably into a pair of size 10 pants she’d held onto for years, it was a powerful moment for her.

  5. Examining the Link Between Stress and Weight Gain

    Examining the Link Between Stress and Weight Gain

    Traffic. Work. Groceries. Bills. Stress is a part of life — and most of us face it daily. Thankfully, we tend to be proficient in managing all those common day-to-day stressors.

    But when stress gets overwhelming, it can make maintaining a healthy weight very challenging.

    What exactly is the link between stress and weight gain?

  6. Living with Type 2 Diabetes? Foods to Eat and Foods to Avoid

    Living with Type 2 Diabetes? Foods to Eat and Foods to Avoid

    Healthy eating plays a significant role in whether you may develop type 2 diabetes — and a recently published study confirms that.

    According to the study, a considerable rise in people living with type 2 diabetes globally directly results from poor diet. The study demonstrates just how essential it is to improve the quality of your food. If you have prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, changing your diet is critical to improving your health.

    So, what should you be eating?

  7. How Do the Most Popular Diets Rank for Heart Health?

    How Do the Most Popular Diets Rank for Heart Health?

    Skim any social media feed related to weight loss, and there’s a good chance you’ll see it chock full of everyone from fitness influencers to celebrities touting a diet that helped them shed pounds in record time. Here’s the thing: Many of those diets — such as very-low-fat and very-low-carb — may indeed help you lose weight, but that doesn’t mean they’re good for you.

    What makes a diet heart healthy and where does Diet-to-Go stand in the rankings?

  8. Financial Analyst Loses 30 Pounds in Six Months with Diet-to-Go

    Financial Analyst Loses 30 Pounds in Six Months with Diet-to-Go

  9. 8 Healthy Recipes to Level Up Your Grilling

    8 Healthy Recipes to Level Up Your Grilling

    Summer may be ending, but that doesn't mean you have to stop using your grill! Cookouts might always make you think of burgers and brats, potato salad, brownies, and lemonade. As delicious as all those things can be, they’re far from the only barbecue options. In fact, you can add variety to your menu by grilling proteins like steak, chicken, pork, and fish — particularly when they star in some delicious, unique, and healthy recipes that everyone will rave about.

    Why don't you add a new recipe to your cookout grilling menu plan?

  10. U.S. News & World Report Names Diet-to-Go #1 for Best Vegetarian Meal Delivery Service Overall

    U.S. News & World Report Names Diet-to-Go #1 for Best Vegetarian Meal Delivery Service Overall

    Being a vegetarian can definitely mean eating healthier. In fact, studies show that vegetarians tend to eat less saturated fat and cholesterol and enjoy more nutrients, like dietary fiber, potassium, magnesium, folic acid, and vitamins C and E.

    But trying to lose weight as a vegetarian can also be challenging, especially if you're unsure where to begin.

    That's where we come in. Diet-to-Go's No. 1 rated Vegetarian Meal Plan has been helping people lose weight for over 30 years. Our dietitian-approved menu delivers restaurant-quality flavors and balanced potions of delicious, chef-crafted meals. And the best part? You just heat and eat.

    Ready to learn more?

  11. U.S. News & World Report Names Diet-to-Go #1 for Best Weight Loss Prepared Meals

    U.S. News & World Report Names Diet-to-Go #1 for Best Weight Loss Prepared Meals

    Diet-to-Go has been crafting balanced, nutritious, tasty meals that help people eat healthy and lose weight since 1991.

    Along the way, we’ve adapted our menus to align with sound scientific research and healthy eating trends that purport actual results that ultimately lead to a long-lasting lifestyle change for our tens of thousands of customers across the U.S.

    Want to learn more about healthy eating?

  12. A Deep Dive into Intuitive Eating

    A Deep Dive into Intuitive Eating

    Remember when you were a small child, and you ate when you were hungry and stopped when you were full? Even if you faced challenges surrounding eating, such as temptations from sweets or rules about finishing everything on your plate, there truly was a time when your body told you what it wanted to eat and how much — and you listened.

    That’s the core message of intuitive eating, a method that dates back to 1995 but has recently gained momentum in mainstream healthy living culture.

  13. U.S. News & World Report Names Diet-to-Go #1 for Best Mediterranean Prepared Meals

    U.S. News & World Report Names Diet-to-Go #1 for Best Mediterranean Prepared Meals

    Here at Diet-to-Go, our team of nutritionists and chefs work tirelessly to ensure Mediterranean plan meals adhere to this diet’s cultural and nutritional guidelines. That means delivering high-quality, tasty meals packed with healthy fats, whole grains, and fruits and vegetables.

    It’s hard work, but it pays off. Diet-to-Go is thrilled to announce that U.S. News & World Report named us No. 1 for Prepared Meals on its 2023 “Best Mediterranean Diet Meal Delivery Services.”

  14. Alternative Ways to Track Weight Loss

    Alternative Ways to Track Weight Loss

    When you embark on a weight loss journey, you may find yourself focusing solely on one thing: the scale.

    It’s easy to get hung up on that number and feel frustrated when it doesn’t budge, no matter how hard you try. While the pounds do play a part, they don’t tell the complete story, not by a long shot.

    Let's explore why scales don’t give the full picture and additional ways to track your progress for a more comprehensive understanding of just how far you’ve come.

  15. Do You Really Need 10,000 Steps a Day?

    Do You Really Need 10,000 Steps a Day?

    When you think about how many steps you need to take in a day to be healthy, what’s the number that immediately comes to mind? There’s a solid chance it’s 10,000.

    That’s because 10,000 steps a day has become the fitness industry baseline for living a healthy lifestyle. After all, it’s the default setting for most pedometers and fitness trackers, and a simple internet search will yield thousands of articles on the topic.

    But is that number, which generally equates to about 5 miles daily, really based on science?

  16. Do You Struggle With Self-Confidence?

    Do You Struggle With Self-Confidence?

    Confidence is a powerful, sometimes obscure, sense of self-assurance that leads to believing in yourself, your judgments, your abilities, and your identity.

    The more confident you are, the more quickly you’ll be able to tackle life’s challenges, achieve your goals and find positivity in your day-to-day life.

    Thankfully, there are practical ways to boost your self-esteem and improve your overall confidence, which can go a heck of a long way toward improving your personal and professional life.

  17. 7 Reasons to Book a Wellness Retreat

    7 Reasons to Book a Wellness Retreat

    Imagine waking up feeling energized and fresh in a clean, luxurious hotel room before heading to a short yoga session with a stunning backdrop of distant mountains or a beautiful blue ocean and sandy beach. Then, consider how great it would feel to enjoy a nutritious, balanced meal and spend the rest of your day getting a massage or spa treatment, exercising with a trained fitness instructor, or working with therapists to learn how to incorporate mindfulness into your daily routine.

    Those are just a few of the extraordinary things you can expect when you take a wellness vacation, which are getaways designed to help you focus on your overall well-being.

  18. Turn Your Daily Stroll Into a Walking Meditation

    Turn Your Daily Stroll Into a Walking Meditation

    One of the most accessible and perhaps enjoyable fitness activities to make a part of your daily routine is walking. That’s especially true during the late spring and summer months when the fresh air, sunshine, and beautiful scenery can elevate it to the next level.

    And while those things may improve your fitness and well-being in and of themselves, what if there were a way to make them even more beneficial?

    Enter...meditation.

  19. 12 Healthy Snacks Everyone Should Have On Hand

    12 Healthy Snacks Everyone Should Have On Hand

    Do you often find yourself eyeing the snack machine in the office or scanning the pantry at home between meals?

    Constantly feeling hungry can be a recipe for disaster when it comes to weight loss, especially if you're snacking on unhealthy foods like chips or candy bars all day.  Stocking your pantry or office desk with healthy snacks packed with filling nutrients like fiber and protein is essential.

    We have 12 suggestions for filling, healthy, simple snacks that can break the hangry cycle and keep you satisfied and energized all day.

  20. 10 Tips to Break a Bad Habit for Good

    10 Tips to Break a Bad Habit for Good

    Many of us structure our lives around habits, such as getting up at 7 a.m., drinking a cup of morning coffee, or eating dinner at 6 p.m. These regular practices may be a critical part of ensuring your everyday life is consistent and manageable, and that's a good thing.

    But some habits—such as smoking, overeating, drinking, consuming too much caffeine, or scanning social media right before bed—can negatively impact your overall health and well-being.

    There's a good chance you can quickly identify your own bad habit (or habits). There's an even better chance you are well aware of their harmful effects. So how do you go about breaking those bad habits? 

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