Tag Archives: Diet

If You Take the Stairs, You Probably Love Kale (plus other green veggie insights)

It’s safe to say we aren’t born with a burning desire to consume green vegetables. If we had the same natural appetite for green veggies that we do for chocolate and Ring Pops, we might be a whole lot healthier. … Continue reading

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A Breakup Letter to the New Year’s Resolution… and What We’re Replacing it With

We love you, New Year’s resolution. No, really, we do. Your heart’s in the right place. You’re cheery. Full of hope. And you always show up – year after year after year. But when it comes down to it, New … Continue reading

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What Will Your Last 10 Years Look Like? (The Problem with New Year’s Resolutions)

In the coming weeks, millions of us will make New Year’s resolutions, and almost all of them will fail. It’s the not-so-hidden secret about our annual rite of resolution making. A powerful new PSA – watch it below – forces us to ask … Continue reading

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All of the Science, None of the Counting

When calorie counting, you’re aiming for the number of daily calories required to achieve your goal. As discussed in our last post, there are myriad issues with the practice of calorie counting – which is why we don’t recommend it … Continue reading

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Why Calorie Counting Isn’t The Answer

Calorie counting is attractive because the logic is so simple: If you consume more calories than you use, you’ll gain weight. If the opposite is true, you’ll lose weight. The science makes sense. The practice of calorie counting, however, is flawed. … Continue reading

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How We Broke Thanksgiving… and How to Fix it

Thanksgiving is, in large part, about celebrating food. Right? Well, that was the intention, anyway. Now, fearful conversations about food often overshadow the familial conversations over food. Thanksgiving is a time to be careful, not carefree. Turkey is the judge, … Continue reading

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Email of Awesomeness: Nov. 13, 2013

At TwoGrand, we’re not big fans of newsletters. Calling something a “newsletter” implies a somewhat static nature. You think of routine. And thus, most people ignore newsletters. That said, email is still a great way to engage and delight people, … Continue reading

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When You’re a Startup, You Turn the Floor Into a Beautiful Wood Table

When you’re in the earliest stages of a startup, you’ll always be short on three things: time, money, and people. It’s part of the challenge. This is a story about creatively working around those limitations. As Alex and I (Peter) … Continue reading

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Meal Journaling: Why Photos Are Better Than Words

You’ve likely kept a journal at some point in your life. Maybe it was a diary of your middle school secrets. Maybe it was a travel journal to accompany you through Europe. I wrote about the girls who were looking … Continue reading

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Why Our Philosophy is to Not Have a Nutrition Philosophy

TwoGrand is an app designed to help you achieve your weight goals, yet we don’t have a nutrition philosophy. And that’s the point. We acknowledge this is contrarian, so bear with us. Between 80 and 95 percent of diets fail, … Continue reading

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