Are you planning on ordering some takeout Chinese food? Are you careful to order dishes that are filled with vegetables because they probably have fewer calories and less fat ? Think again. Chinese takeout can be a friend – or the devil in disguise. Commercial Chinese food – or what you usually get for takeout […]
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When you open your refrigerator door, what do you see? A bunch of random takeout boxes? Wait – there’s a couple of storage containers all the way in the back, too. Wonder what’s in them? Open them up. Container #1: the leftover takeout moo shu pork from five days ago. Kind of a nasty odor. […]
Eating out can be a real challenge to your waistband. It can be pretty hard to make the best choices on the spur of the moment. There are times to go all out and eat everything – maybe a special meal or celebration. But for everyday eating, whether it’s at the coffee shop, takeout for […]
You can probably find Chinese take-out food in white containers with wire handles in just about any part of the United States and in many other parts of the world. Although those folded white paperboard containers immediately signify the type of food that’s inside, their derivation is, well, American. It’s Really An Oyster Pail The […]
Your workplace can be a major food landmine when you’re trying to eat well. We spend a lot of hours at work — whether that means time at the office, at home, in the car, on an airplane, in a hotel, in a retail store, or anywhere else you conduct your business. The challenges are […]
If you did, you’re not alone — actually you’ve got plenty of company!
Our pizza eating habits are amazing. Whether we buy it fresh or frozen, by the slice or by the pie. We eat it for takeout or grabbed off of round metal trays plopped on formica tables. We eat it everywhere and by the ton.
* According to Domino’s, each person in North America eats 23 pounds of pizza a year
* Americans eat the equivalent of about 100 acres of pizza each day, or 350 slices per second
* Men, women, and children in America eat an average of 46 slices of pizza a year
* 93% of Americans eat pizza at least once a month
* Almost 70% of Superbowl watchers eat a slice (or two or three) during the game
Penny Manegan Klatell, PhD, RN
Penny is a doctoral level nurse; a health, life, and wellness coach; and a Mom. She’s also a nutritional counselor, food lover, former college professor, author, blogger, speaker, and a very frequent restaurant visitor. She’s from a Greek restaurant family where she learned to cook and discovered the need to speak loudly to be heard above the din. She writes about delicious, healthy food and how to eat well anytime, anywhere, and at any age.