Upland, CA, February 14, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- To achieve total body fitness, it takes equal parts exercise and equal parts proper nutrition. Dream Dinners of Diamond Bar and San Dimas are helping women reach that goal by partnering with the Http://www.InlandEmpireBootCamp.com to offer delicious, healthful home-cooked dinner choices.
The Boot Camp is designed to help women achieve a healthier physique through intense outdoor workouts. A major portion of the 4-week program is nutrition counseling. Dream Dinners was selected as an ideal partner because they provide nutritious portion-controlled meals that participants can enjoy with their families.
“Often times, people watching their weight fail because they have to eat a different set of meals from the rest of the family. With Dream Dinners, the whole family enjoys healthful, delicious, affordable meals that are easy to prepare,” said Yolanda Bender, owner of Dream Dinners San Dimas and Diamond Bar.
During February, for National Heart Month, all Dream Dinners menu items meet or exceed the National Cholesterol Education Program's Heart Healthy standards, also recognized by the American Heart Association.
“I treat many patients who know it's important to eat a diet low in saturated fat, sodium and cholesterol, but find it challenging to do so consistently,” said Dr. Maryann McLaughlin, cardiologist and associate professor of medicine and cardiology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. "Recipes, like those prepared at Dream Dinners that meet or exceed national guidelines, are easy to make, customize and freeze for later use and taste good, are excellent solutions for maintaining a nutritious diet and a healthy heart.”
Molli & Tony Rathstone, owners of Http://www.InlandEmpireBootCamp.com really like the fact that, Dream Dinners' menu items average 286 calories with 10 grams of fat, 4 grams of saturated fat, and 678 milligrams of sodium per serving - significantly lower in calories, fat and sodium than items publicized by its major competitors. “Dream Dinners takes your health seriously, making every effort to use ingredients low in saturated fat and sodium. Using the nutrition information, customers can choose menu items to help reach their health goals,” says Cindy Farricker, registered dietitian at Dream Dinners.
Leslie Thomson, registered dietitian and Dream Dinners' franchise owner, agrees. “Customers repeatedly report success in weight loss and diabetes management, as well as improved budgeting (as much as 25% savings in grocery dollars), time management and decreased stress.”
The benefits of using retail outlets like Dream Dinners are recognized as an easy way to support weight loss in the July/August 2006 issue of Weight Watchers. “Eating homemade is the best way to lose weight, and now it's easier than ever thanks to new meal-prep chains…”
For Dream Dinners' menus, visit http://www.dreamdinners.com