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Introducing the MyDIR Weight Loss Tracker

With the launch of our new community, MyDIR, in January, we promised to continually work to provide more utility to help you manage your weight loss. We're proud to share that the MyDIR Weight Loss Tracker is now live and available to help you reach your goals.

Just log-in to your account, choose the tracker and simply add your current weight, height, gender and the goal you're working toward. Then keep it updated with your healthy habits and newest weight each time you log-in and you'll be able to monitor your weight loss. You can even choose to make your progress bar public to show everyone how hard you're working!

Learn more about the MyDIR Weight Loss Tracker


Irish Stovetop Skillet

Irish Stovetop Skillet

This hearty Irish recipe is jam-packed with flavor. Irish favorites like lean corned beef, cabbage and potatoes make for a simple and tasty meal. 142 Calories, 2g Fat, 4g Fiber

Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread

Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day by enjoying the flavors of Ireland without sacrificing your diet. This whole wheat Irish soda bread recipe is a lighter version with a taste you'll savor. 165 Calories, 1g Fat, 3g Fiber


The Secrets to Healthy Aging

You don't need the luck o' the Irish to stay fit and feeling young as you age. Just follow these healthy guidelines to deter chronic disease and other age-related ailments.

  • Regular physical activity
  • Make healthy food choices
  • Avoid tobacco use
  • Limit alcohol consumption
  • Practice stress-reduction and/or coping
  • Screen for early detection of diseases

Send Kinsey your questions today.
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Diet Reviews

Now with more than 700 published diet reviews, is your leading resource for clearing the diet and weight loss noise. We invite you to share your positive and negative experiences with a diet program or supplement in our message boards, or drop by to learn about the newest weight loss approach to hit the market. Here are some of the newest reviews:

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Tweet to Win Biggest Loser Prize Pack

We’re giving away a Biggest Loser prize pack, but you’ve got to get your Tweet on to be eligible. Package is worth $85 and includes a Biggest Loser Sweatshirt, Filter For Good Nalgene bottle and a Biggest Loser Family Cookbook.

Simply log-in to your Twitter account, then tweet RT @dietsinreview I want to win the Biggest Loser Prize Pack!

Guest Blogger of the Month: California Raisins

Don't miss this scrumptious Irish Soda Bread recipe from California Raisins. It's the perfect traditional snack to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, and you'll make enough to feed a crowd. 190 Calories, 4g Fat, 3g Fiber

Delicious Irish Soda Bread

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Raisin Awareness of Dental Health
Raisins and Walking - Smart Steps for Heart Health
6 Tips for Staying Trim on a Budget

Featured Video

Bernie Calls Out School Lunches
In an effort to curb the childhood obesity epidemic, Bernie wants us to examine the lack of nutrition in school lunches and let our children help us make their lunches.

Must-see Blog Posts

If you're not bookmarking the Diet Blog and checking in each day, you're missing some hot health topics from our team of health and wellness writers. Check-out the latest news, information and tips from each blogger:


Matt’s Fitness Tip


Hydrate with Beer
A study was released regarding whether beer is good for you after exercising or not. For all of you that are going out for St. Patty’s day, give this a shot and you can be the judge. Apparently, beer hydrates better than water does after a long, hard workout.
Learn more about the beer study.

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