Weekly Bits: Happy New Year!
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.
"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:
"(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
"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