Between your busy schedule and responsibilities with work, friends and family – it may be challenging to maintain a healthy and balanced lifestyle, especially while on the go. However, what if you had easy-to-follow advice and resources right at your finger tips?
With Moderation Nation, a new national program created by the Hershey Center for Health & Nutrition, (HCHN) in collaboration with the American Dietetic Association, you can now have access to a variety of tools that will help you achieve moderation – and you don´t even need to give up your favorite foods!
For on-the-go needs, the new Moderation Nation iPhone app, free and available on iTunes or via www.themoderationnation.com, will reward you for the activity you´re already doing, while encouraging you to do even more in a way that suits your busy lifestyle. With an easy-to-read tracker and a comprehensive list of activities to choose from, you can earn badges for your progress and go from a Starting Gun to a Healthy Hero!
The Moderation Nation Web site (www.themoderationnation.com) provides a host of new tools for you, including:
- Recipes and Expert Tips. Here you´ll find advice from Cheryl Forberg, registered dietitian (RD) for NBC’s The Biggest Loser, award-winning chef and New York Times best-selling cookbook authorAdditional recipes and tips from Regina Ragone, Food Director at Family Circle magazine; Keri Glassman, author of the O2 diet; and Liz Ward, author of Expect the Best Pregnancy.
- Moderation Menus. Seven-day meal plans – with snack ideas – that will help you plan out your week. Each menu is based on an individual lifestyle, such as Single, Adults with Kids and Adults with No Kids.
- Balance the Meal. This cool balancer tool allows you to input your main dish and its preparation method; in return, you´ll receive ideas for complementary side dishes that round out the meal smartly.
- Useful Facts. Here you´ll find everything from a “portion distortion” guide – providing cues on what actual portion sizes should look like – to a grocery shopping fact sheet – to a guide on how to start and maintain a food journal.
One lucky reader will win an Hersheys Moderation Nation prize pack, which includes a Moderation Nation t-shirt, Hershey’s chocolate and a nutrition journal to track your food and activities.
How to Win?
Prize: Hershey’s Moderation Nation Prize Pack
You can enter up to 4 times with the following methods:
1. Leave a comment by simply checking out the Moderation Nation Web site and comment on what you feel you will benefit most from.
2. Become a Facebook Liker of A Little Bit of This and That ~ The Adventures of a Stay at Home Mom on Facebook.
3. Follow @kimmiekinkins on twitter and Tweet the following Message – You can still have Chocolate in Moderation courtesy of #myblogspark http://su.pr/55zAF2
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Giveaway ends 11/10/2010 at 11:59 p.m. EST
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