Everything In Moderation


I love chocolate!  And I've always believed (that like most things), it is OK to eat.. just as long as you don't overdo it!  Hershey's agrees with me -- so much, in fact -- that they've helped to develop a new program called "Moderation Nation".  The idea behind it is that you can track your food and activity to incorporate special treats into your lifestyle without causing problems later.  With the collaboration of their Hershey Center for Health and Nutrition and the American Dietetic Association, there are now some really cool tools available to give you a great start!

Simply visit www.themoderationnation.com for more details on all the available goodies, including the new Moderation Nation iPhone app!  It's free, and designed to help you make great on-the-go choices.  Other available tools include:

  • Recipes and expert tips from Cheryl Forberg, registered dietitian (RD) for NBC's The Biggest Loser, award-winning chef and New York Times best-selling cookbook author.
  • Additional 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.
  • Seven-day meal plans – with snack ideas – that will help you plan out your week. 
  • A meal balancer tool that 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.
  • "Portion distortion” guides, grocery shopping fact sheet and a guide on how to start and maintain a food journal.
Sound good?  We thought so!  We're excited to help you get started with our own Moderation Nation giveaway!

Wanna Win?  We have one “Moderation Nation” prize pack to give away, which includes a Moderation Nation t-shirt, Hershey’s chocolate and a nutrition journal to track your food and activities. To be entered to win, just tell us what food you enjoy in moderation.  You have until October 22nd at 11:59 pm CST to get your entries in, and you CAN ENTER EVERY DAY! (Just comment as directed for the first entry, and then enter with "today's entry" for each entry after that.) Giveaway is open to U.S. ages 18+ only, and be sure to give us a way to contact you if you win! (Don't forget to enter all of our giveaways while you're here!) 


* Hershey’s provided me with the prize pack, information, and giveaway through MyBlogSpark


Comments

  1. Chocolate. After many years I finally figured out that if I allow myself a small amount daily then I don't over-indulge when I do eat it. And I do eat it daily. :-)
    ~K http://scr.im/nerak

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  2. I allow myself to have a small amount of chocolate everyday. a fun size hershey bar is what i go for

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  3. HORTON111@AOL.COM

    I LOVE GRAPES

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  4. I TRY To moderate my potato chip intake...sometimes it doesn't work!

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  5. I love chocolate but I don't have it that often.
    msgb245 at gmail dot com

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  6. I enjoy grapes
    pcollins@viscom.net

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  7. I enjoy Parmesan Reggiano in moderation!
    Thank you for the giveaway :)
    hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

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  8. I enjoy potato chips in moderation, because if I eat too many, I get canker sores in my mouth.
    Alicia Webster
    5webs@comcast.net

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  9. Chocolate! hands down! Jenprincess88 at yahoo dot com

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  10. I enjoy Harvest Cheddar Sunchips, usually in moderation!

    yeloechikee at hotmail dot com

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  11. HORTON111@AOL.COM

    TODAY'S ENTRY 10-14-10

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  12. I buy single serve bags of potato chips because otherwise I'll eat the whole bag!

    jenndiggy at gmail dot com

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  13. I enjoy brownines in moderation most of the time. :)
    kirbycolby at gmail dot com

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  14. Definitely chocolate!
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  15. I enjoy pizza in moderation.
    austma7@aol.com

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  16. I love brownies in moderation
    jjak2003 at gmail dot com

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  17. I enjoy Chocolate chip cookies in moderation

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  18. Today's entry-
    glazed donuts...I can't moderate those!!

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  19. today's entry
    yeloechikee at hotmail dot com

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  20. HORTON111@AOL.COM

    TODAY'S ENTRY

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  21. today's entry
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  22. I enjoy pizza in moderation.
    marcia.goss@gmail.com

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  23. I enjoy Cheesecake (Usually in moderation)
    Thanks for the chance.
    mogrill@comcast.net

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  24. I enjoy grapes.
    pcollins@viscom.net

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  25. chocolate! :)

    jenndiggy at gmail dot com

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  26. today's entry
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  27. HORTON111@AOL.COM

    TODAY'S ENTRY ....10-16-10

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  28. Today's entry.
    marcia.goss@gmail.com

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  29. my food is any desserts--chocolate cake is my downfall :)

    marci
    tristatecruisers at yahoo dot com

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  30. Today's entry

    jenndiggy at gmail dot com

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  31. HORTON111@AOL.COM

    TODAY'S ENTRY 10-17-10

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  32. I like grapes but chocolate would be nice.
    pcollins@viscom.net

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  33. Cashews are great in moderation!
    momznite_at_yahoo_daught_com

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  34. Today's entry.
    marcia.goss@gmail.com

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  35. today's entry
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  36. Today's entry
    yeloechikee at hotmail dot com

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  37. Chocolate is my favorite food to enjoy in moderation

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  38. Today's entery

    jenndigy at gmail dot com

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  39. Reeses!
    kristi.blackstone@yahoo.com

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  40. today's entry
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  41. Today's entry
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  42. HORTON111@AOL.COM

    TODAY'S ENTRY

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  43. Today's entry.
    marcia.goss@gmail.com

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  44. I enjoy Reeses! My addiction, haha.

    kristi.blackstone@yahoo.com

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  45. I love chips- in moderation.. :) tarynlc86(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  46. Chocolate!

    choateorama(at)gmail(dot)com

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  47. today's entry

    jenndiggy at gmail dot com

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  48. Today's entry.
    marcia.goss@gmail.com

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  49. I like grapes.

    pcollins@viscom.net

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  50. I love cookies and cake, in moderation.

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  51. HORTON111@AOL.COM

    TODAY'S ENTRY 10-19-10

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  52. Today's entry!

    choateorama(at)gmail(dot)com

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  53. I ehjoy some good old goobers

    liquidkite(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  54. today's entry
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  55. HORTON111@AOL.COM

    TODAY'S ENTRY

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  56. I like grapes

    pcollins@viscom.net

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  57. Cake and cookies in moderation!
    doctorwhomommy at gmail dot com

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  58. chocolate! :o) for Hershey's chocolate I'll break my "don't enter giveaways" rule...

    camsshel at gmail.com

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    marcia.goss@gmail.com

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  60. today's entry

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  62. Chocolate. Could never give it up so I enjoy it in moderation.

    melissamcnicol AT yahoo DOT com

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    wdwfla at gmail dot com

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    kirbycolby at gmail dot com

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  65. HORTON111@AOL.COM

    TODAY'S ENTRY

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  66. I love chocolate. I like to keep a stash in my closet, away from the rest of the family.

    katfam95 at aim dot com

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  67. I love to enjoy chocolate in moderation.

    Dancehottie1621@aol.com

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  68. Ice cream in moderation for me!

    theyyyguy@yahoo.com

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  69. I love ice cream--preferably chocolate with peanut butter--in moderation, of course.

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    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  71. My daughter and I have made a 'pilgramage' to Hershey, PA for 3 years running.

    I have to say it's not all about the chocolate.

    We loved Jojo's Pizza (best in Hummelstown!!!), the park's rides as well as the chocolate.

    If I were to try to moderate something I'd have to say it would have to be Pizza.

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  73. Ice cream. I get one fudge bar every couple of days.

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  74. I have to limit my ice cream intake or I would easily overdo it.

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    jenndiggy at gmail dot com

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  76. I love ice cream in moderation, thanks!

    Hotsnotty2@hotmail.com

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  77. I like grapes
    pcollins@viscom.net

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    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  79. today's entry. thank you!
    kirbycolby at gmail dot com

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  80. HORTON111@AOL.COM

    TODAY'S ENTRY

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  81. Pizza is a big weakness for me...so I limit myself to a maximum of once a week!

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  82. todays entry

    liquidkite(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  83. I enjoy ice cream in moderation

    s2s2 at comcast dot net

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  84. Today's entry.
    marcia.goss@gmail.com

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  85. Potato Chips!

    theyyyguy@yahoo.com

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  86. Chocolate, of course. Although I'm not usually very moderate! Thanks!

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  87. cheesecake lol

    mellanhead74 at hotmail.com

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  88. Cookies!
    doctorwhomommy at gmail dot com

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  89. I love Nutter Butter cookies and I eat them in moderation

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  90. cookies
    11newmom at gmail

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  91. chocolate chip cheesecake for me :)

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  92. I enjoy ice cream in moderation.

    Nancy
    allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

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  93. todays entry-Jenprincess88 at yahoo dot com

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