Author Archives: Missy Woodruff

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Weight Watchers Points In a Glass of Wine? (Red + White)

How many WW SmartPoints is a glass of wine? Did you know that wine is the second most tracked beverage on the Weight Watchers app? (behind coffee) While an occasional glass of red or white wine is OK, don’t drink more than one ...  read more

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McDonalds Menu: 1950’s Portions vs. Today (Shocking!)

McDonald portion sizes 50’s vs now: McDonalds opened their first restaurant in 1955 in Des Plaines, Illinois, and they offered only 9 menu items! Although the current menu varies by region and restaurant location, there are now over 150 menu items available worldwide.

The biggest change at McDonalds compared ...  read more

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Vintage Fat-Shaming Ads from Ry-Krisp (So Bad!)

Vintage fat-shaming adsRy-Krisp was a brand of rye crackers and bread that launched in 1905. While their early ads appealed to Scandinavian immigrants who found comfort in eating the traditional rye crackers, the brand later changed their strategy after being sold to Purina ...  read more

Weight Watchers: 7 Worst Cocktails, Alcoholic Drinks You Can Order

Worst alcoholic drinks to order on a diet – When you’re on a diet, you work hard to look good in the Summer. However, it’s also the time we make the biggest mistakes when ordering alcoholic drinks. The typical bar and restaurant menus are loaded with landmines for ...  read more

Starbucks + Weight Watchers: 9 Healthy Menu Choices w/ SmartPoints

Best Starbucks drinks and menu items with low Weight Watchers Points: As a fellow Starbucks lover and former (successful) Weight Watchers member, I know how difficult it can be to avoid those morning coffee cravings.

The great news is, you don’t have to quit the good stuff altogether as your basic coffees ...  read more

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Nutrisystem & Alcohol: How Much Wine, Beer, & Liquor Can You Drink?

Can you drink alcohol while on Nutrisystem? There are a number of reasons why alcohol can be the enemy of diets like Nutrisystem, but they have recently softened their stance to allow an occasional glass of wine, beer, liquor, or cocktail. (Liquor? I don’t even know her!) If you are ...  read more

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Does Wine Really Make You Fat? Wine Carbs & Calories (Red + White)

Wine. Many of us love it, some people swear by it, but it definitely comes with a mixed bag of reviews when it comes to the question of its health benefits and whether or not its responsible for your trousers getting a little bit tighter. In the interest of being all informative, here’s some interesting info ...  read more

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$100 Nutrisystem Gift Cards at Costco for $79 or Less!

Nutrisystem Costco deal: Did you know that Costco has discounted gift cards for Nutrisystem? If you are thinking of signing up for Nutrisystem, know this: as a Costco member you can buy $100 Nutrisystem gift cards for $79 or less!

This is a quick way to save at least $25, and a no-brainer if you are planning ...  read more

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Weight Watchers vs Mayo Clinic Diet: Which Is Better?

How does Weight Watchers compare to Mayo Clinic Diet? If you’ve landed on this page you’re probably interested in seeing how Weight Watchers compares to the May Clinic Diet. Well, congratulations on choosing two highly-rated contenders in the weight loss world! The good news is that neither ...  read more

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3 French Fry Hacks: Sweet Potato Fries, Green Bean Fries, Eggplant Parm Fries

Healthy un-fried fries recipes: French fries might be the ultimate side dish, but fried potatoes offer little nutritional value and are unhealthy. So, if you have a craving for munching on french fries, consider these guilt-free un-fried alternatives to french fries. Here’s how to make cinnamon-sugar ...  read more