Weekly Bits: Happy New Year!

by in Reader Tips & Comments, January 2, 2010

Get 2010 off to a great start with these helpful comments from our readers. On this week’s list: Thai take-out from your own kitchen, plus resolutions for a healthy new year.

From Dining Out: Thai:
“I really love my pad thai. I also know how bad it can be for you when you let restaurants make it for you, which is why I often make a substitute of my own. For the dressing, I mix 1 tbsp peanut butter, 1 tbsp soy sauce and rice vinegar, garlic, cilantro, and curry powder, and toss that with 2 oz of cooked pasta.” –Food Makes Fun Fuel

From Healthy New Year: 5 Simple Changes You Can Make Today, we asked what resolutions you made for 2010:
“Trying to eat organic as much as I can!” –Brooke, via Facebook

“(1) Eat out less, (2) more water, less sugar and caffeine, and (3) add more cardio.” –Allison, via Facebook

We also asked for your reaction to recent studies on the effects of coffee (get our take here:
“I love coffee, but for me and my family it’s more of a treat drink than a morning ritual. We buy beans and grind them so it’s a day off special breakfast drink.” –Stacie, via Facebook

“Everything in moderation. Oh, and stay away from the “milkshake” type coffees.” –Michael, via Facebook

From Coconut Water: Is It Worth The Hype?:
“What I do, to get more use out of my coconut water, is fill up half of my water bottle with coconut water and the other half with water.” –Cooper

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