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Super Bowl and SuperFoods: Play Smart
Date:1/25/2008

NEW YORK, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Bowl Sunday's almost here-and what better time to blow-off your new year's resolution of eating healthy and losing some weight. Right? As more than 90 million Americans-and nearly a billion worldwide-gear up to watch TV's biggest event of the year, we plan parties predicting the collapse of our new year's weight-loss goals. Not so fast!

With those big-guy pro's gearing up for Super Bowl XLII, so can you. Don't time-out from your health goals-play smart. Dr. Wendy Bazilian, author of The SuperFoodsRx Diet (Rodale/Jan 2008/ $25.95/Hardcover) can help you make savvy nutritional choices.

1. Get a game plan. Players gear up for game day...you can too. Think

about your progress and staying on track. Jot down a few key plays in

your playbook: What's my weight? When will I exercise today? If you're

hosting the party, decide what healthy items you'll serve. Or if you're

going to a friend's, plan your choices. Tackle the day with the winning

mindset.

2. Get moving. Game time is 6 pm ET. That's plenty of time for a morning

hike or a pre-game flag football game with your kids or pals. Rev up

your energy, get your game face and show your team spirit actively. You

can burn 200-300 calories in 30 minutes of activity-enough to balance

that extra slice of pizza, chili, pint of beer or dessert later.

3. Snacking SuperFoods-style. Gourmet and exciting can also be healthy and

nutritious! Add pizzazz with colorful SuperFoods vegetables, innovative

low-fat dips and scrumptious finger foods. You can spruce-up your

guacamole and be hip with mini pizzas and tasty baked tortillas chips

alongside hit-of-the-party salsa. Score a touchdown with SuperFoods

fruit-with grilled fruits, fruit kebabs and even football-shaped

watermelon slices. Party-pleasing recipes include:

-- Homemade Tortilla Chips

-- "Brocco-Mole"

-- Salsa Bean Dip

-- Toasted Nuts and Seeds

-- Turkey (Or Tofu) Meatballs

-- Four Bean Chili

-- Greek Salad Roll-Ups

4. Show your football fashion savvy. Planning on wearing the oversized

jersey of your favorite player? Don't! A baggy team jersey makes it

easier to get off track. Wear jeans or fitted pants with your logo

gear. And absolutely do not wear loose-fitting, elastic waistband

sweatpants! These allow you to expand as you go ... dieter's disaster!

Be victorious with a good offensive and defensive strategy going into the game. Don't be intercepted and keep focused on the healthy win.

Dr. Wendy Bazilian is a doctor of public health and nutrition and registered dietitian. She is owner of Bazilian's Health Clinic in San Diego and the Nutrition Specialist at the renowned Golden Door spa and fitness resort in Escondido, CA.

Please contact: Blanca Oliviery

212.573-0238

Blanca.oliviery@rodale.com


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