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  1. 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!

  2. 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!

  3. 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!)

  4. 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.

  5. 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! 

  6. 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!

  7. 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!

  8. 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?

  9. 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!

  10. 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.

  11. 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!

  12. 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!

  13. 10 Different Types of Yoga to Master Your Body and Mind

    10 Different Types of Yoga to Master Your Body and Mind

    Controlling both your mind and body are two things that can work wonders toward improving your overall health and weight loss efforts. And yoga is a highly effective way to get that control.

    Yoga combines breathing and meditation (mind) with movement (body) to boost various elements of your health, including flexibility, endurance, strength, inner peace and well-being. Yoga is practiced by millions of people and the varieties and forms of the practice is growing. You can try out for mediation, fitness, spirituality and, of course, fun!

    Work your way down our list of 10 different yoga types! You're sure to find the perfect yoga workout.

  14. 3 Strategies to Maximize Weight Loss Through Portion Control

    3 Strategies to Maximize Weight Loss Through Portion Control

    Most diets focus on restricting your eating by cutting out things like refined sugars, carbohydrates, fat content, etc. And while reducing your intake of those things can aid in weight loss*, the constant restriction can also make it more challenging to stay dedicated and consistent.

    Another practical approach is to allow some of the foods you enjoy most while focusing on portion control instead. Portion control is when you focus on the amount of food you’re eating and adjust it according to your calorie and nutritional goals.

    Applying some simple routine tips to your meal portion control can go a long way toward helping you reach your goals!

  15. Former Ballroom Dancer Reverses Diabetes while Shedding 45 Pounds with Diet-to-Go

    Former Ballroom Dancer Reverses Diabetes while Shedding 45 Pounds with Diet-to-Go

    For 77-year-old Florida resident Judith Nelson, weight loss came secondary to a deep desire to regain control of her health and expand her lifespan.

    “Healthy living is what’s most important to me,” Judith said. “Right now longevity and not being a burden to my children is my primary goal, and that comes from being healthy.”

    Find out how Judith Diet-to-Go helped Judith work towards her goals, and find out how YOU could be our next success story!

  16. 7 Delicious, Healthy Weekend Dinners for Fall

    7 Delicious, Healthy Weekend Dinners for Fall

    Autumn is such a fun time. The cooler weather and changing leaves make for an excellent time to get outside and enjoy the fresh air. Plus, the seasonal produce makes for exciting, tasty dishes that are packed with nutrition and flavor.

    Do you have any fall favorites? We have a few we think you should add to your recipe book! You can whip up these delectable dishes on the weekends and enjoy your fresh, calorie- and portion-controlled meals from Diet-to-Go during the week!

  17. 5 Ways to Ensure Your Weight Loss Journey Won’t Be a Wash

    5 Ways to Ensure Your Weight Loss Journey Won’t Be a Wash

    You know eating a healthier diet is vital to losing weight. You know that it means you’ll have to make some real changes, and you’re ready.

    So you research online, you check out the article about the best new diets, you talk with your friend about the plan she's been trying...

    But here’s the thing: Losing weight isn’t about trying the latest and greatest thing. It’s finding what works for you and setting yourself up for success by ensuring your weight loss journey won’t be a wash. We've come up with a few ways for you to do exactly that.

  18. Spin Class Instructor Says Nutrition is Key to Weight Loss

    Spin Class Instructor Says Nutrition is Key to Weight Loss

    Denise, a 47-year-old marketing executive for a major pharmaceutical company, has been exercising nearly every day for years. She teaches spin classes three days a week, lifts weights five days a week, and does yoga one day a week. Despite her incredible fitness level, Denise knew last December that her 202-pound weight meant it was time to make a change.

    Even as a fitness enthusiast Denise turned to Diet-to-Go to help lose those extra pounds with its ease, portion control, and high quality food. 

  19. Sweet & Salty Keto-Friendly Side Dish Recipes for Labor Day

    Sweet & Salty Keto-Friendly Side Dish Recipes for Labor Day

    If you’re on the keto diet or watching your carbs, you’re good to go with the chicken, sausage, shish kabobs, or hotdogs sizzling on the grill. But what about the wide array of sweet and salty side dishes spread out across the table to go along with them? Just because you’re keto-ing it up doesn’t mean you shouldn’t get to enjoy a tasty something to go along with your main dish!

    Let's balance things out with some sweet and salty, delicious, keto-friendly recipes. You can whip these up yourself and take them to your next summer get-together.

  20. 5 Effective Resistance Exercises to Do as You Get Older

    5 Effective Resistance Exercises to Do as You Get Older

    You’ve probably heard how critical a well-rounded diet and consistent cardiovascular activity are to prolonging your life. And yes, those things are essential — and just as essential is incorporating resistance training into your routine. That’s because muscles naturally tend to lose strength as you get older; effects you can counter by doing things like lifting weights and using resistance bands.

    We gathered 5 extremely effective resistance exercises for middle-aged folks and seniors. Do these at least a few times a week to work towards adding years to your life!

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