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May 27, 2011

Are Your Kids Healthy at Camp?

Healthy_camp_cuisineWorried about what foods your kids will eat when they travel to camp this year? When you went to camp as a kid, you probably didn't serve yourself lunch from a salad bar, but that might just be changing for your children. According to the American Camp Association (ACA), the majority of children's recreation and travel camps now offer not only salad bars, but also fresher foods and healthier cuisine.

Here are 6 new ways camps are keeping your kids healthy:
1. Healthy menu choices
2. Allergen-free foods
3. Special diets
4. Classes in nutrition
5. Awareness of eating disorders
6. Interactive programs

To learn more about these programs and how to find a healthy camp, read RTM's Camp Cuisine Guide.

May 24, 2011

Counting Calories on Vacation

Healthy_vacation_eating_2 Keeping your diet on track while traveling can be difficult, even for the most honest of dieters. Tracking calories and eating healthy on the road is hard with larger than life restaurant portions and on-the-go fast food options.

However, — the leading provider of food awareness tools for weight management — recently launched its newest tool to help travelers stay healthy while on the road. The free, Internet-enabled mobile phone or smartphone search tool from the CalorieKing Mobile Web Site gives travelers access to the website's 50,000 item food database for details including calories, carbohydrates, fat, protein and more.

Continue reading RTM's article about CalorieKing's service.

June 23, 2010

How to Treat Women at Work - In 1943 That Is!

Rosie_5 The following is an excerpt from the July 1943 issue of Transportation Magazine. This was quite serious at its time and written for male supervisors of women in the work force during World War II - a mere 67 years ago! Obviously, the intent was not to be "funny," but by today's standards, this is hilarious!

For those of you with efficiency issues, pay attention to #8.

There is no longer any question whether transit companies should hire women for jobs formerly held by men. The draft and manpower shortage has settled that point. The important things now are to select the most efficient women available and how to use them to the best advantage. Check out these 11 tips on how to treat a female worker. We've come a long way, baby!

February 11, 2009

Organized Cars Are Safer Cars

Organized cars Of U.S. women who own or lease a car:

  • 89% say being well organized in their car helps them keep their eyes on the road.
  • 76% crave organization in their lives, especially "on the go."
  • 60% of women ages 18-34 say it is a constant battle to keep their cars organized.

Nearly nine out of ten women (89 percent) say being well organized in their car helps them keep their eyes on the road, according to a recent survey of adults who own or lease a car. The survey was conducted by Harris Interactive® on behalf of Mercury, a North American brand of Ford Motor Company. Additionally, 30 percent of female drivers surveyed, ages 18-34, say they have either had, or almost had, an accident because they were reaching for or looking for something in their car.

"Car organization can be an important factor affecting driver distraction," said Laura Soave Stoppa, brand manager for Lincoln Mercury. "Keeping this in mind, we've developed for the Mercury Mariner, our all-new compact SUV, a Cargo Management System that helps keep everything in its place and handy for easy access."

Click here to view tips on keeping your car organized.

February 02, 2009

More Women Driving on First Date

Woman-driver A recent online customer poll, conducted by, has found that 18 percent of women now prefer to drive on the first date- an increase 6 percent from last year.

Maybe a sign that women are becoming more independent and taking greater pride in the vehicles they drive. This trend is most likely a driving reason why the number of women who prefer to drive on the first date continues to grow.

“Valentine’s Day is one of the most prominent and exciting times of the year to enjoy a date with someone close to you,” said Sergio Stiberman, CEO and founder of “As more women show greater interest in the vehicle they drive, it’s only natural they will also want to show off their wheels and impress a special someone on a first date.” has a large customer base of women drivers all over the country and polled roughly 500 women across the country.