How is that new year's resolution holding up? Are you eating healthier
and exercising more? If you're like the staff at GourmetSpot, you're having some difficulty
passing on the cocktail before dinner and the tiramisu for dessert. For our own benefit and yours, we've pulled together some outstanding
sites that illustrate how to adopt a healthier lifestyle without sacrificing
food or flavor.
Need motivation? To find out how many calories were in the lunch you just ate, head
over to Home Arts' Kitchen Counter at The
Body Beautiful. After you calculate the damage, you can explore a dieter's guide
to eating out and tips on making low-fat foods. If you just
came from Wendy's or Burger King, a stop at the Food
Finder will provide nutritional information on more than 1,000 fast-food
items. Brace yourself. A Double Whopper with Cheese weighs in at 63 grams
To get in a healthful mood, wander over to Phys,
a smart e-zine from CondeNet about nutrition and fitness. This site makes
it look very hip to be fit. Take in the great graphics, put yourself through a nutritional self
analysis and take a few phys quizzes while you're there.
Prevention's Recipes and Nutrition section offers recipes, cooking tips and a calorie counter.
Have a hankering for a sinful favorite? Submit your favorite
recipe for a low-fat makeover at HomeArts Making
It Healthy. Learn how to substitute low-fat ingredients like
nonfat yogurt for fattier alternatives like sour cream. You'll find more
substitution tips at the Cook's
Thesaurus and Epicurious' 1,001
Tips for Great Cooks. Cooking
Light Magazine, as its name suggests, is also dedicated to lightening
up the classics.