Dig out the blender! (Don’t worry, nothing high-tech.) Throw in a few simple, nutritious ingredients, give it a whirl and you’ve got a super-quick breakfast, snack, or mini-meal. Who can resist these icy cold, frothy concoctions, fondly k... Read more
For most of us, eating seasonally is a foreign concept. Many people don't even know that foods have a season, let alone what foods are in season at any given time of year. In the US, we enjoy practically unlimited access to any food at any time o... Read more
Chocolate and moderation used in the same sentence? I know, it sounds crazy! But these calorie-controlled chocolate fixes will satisfy your cravings without putting a dent in your calorie budget. No longer do you need to resort to fat-laden, triple-c... Read more
The tiniest changes can add up.
Save 100 calories just by using fat-free ranch dressing instead of regular ranch or by drinking water instead of a can of soda.
The world is full of smart substitutions like these. You just have to keep your... Read more
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! We are a society of ice cream lovers, with the average American licking her way through almost 5 gallons of the creamy confection each year, according to the Canadian Dairy Info Centre. (Only New Zea... Read more
Does anyone promote or believe in so-called "cheat days" where you can eat what anything - with limits, of course (or not)?
I've been trying to eat more healthfully since I began here - for example - I've cut soda (diet or otherwise) from my d... Read more
I am starting the "30 Day Shred" workout series tomorrow. I tried looking in the tracker to see if it is something that is already entered into the system, but I couldn't find anything. Any suggestions on how to track this?... Read more
This person at my job keeps trying to convince me that I need to eat six small meals a day in order to be healthy and lose weight. He says that it's "the way our bodies are built" and "it's the only way to keep up metabolism".
So, I've recently... Read more
I am up to my all time high - again. I cannot breath - have to take the electric wheel chair at walmart and I am motivated for change. I have done it before and I can do it again. If anyone has words of encouragement for starting over again plea... Read more
So I just signed up today and put in my lunch and realized I eat more than my portion should be. I also took in about 2/3 of my calories for the day. I was so motivated this morning but now I feel depressed. I was a real eye opener to see just what t... Read more
I get happy just thinking about warm apple pie with vanilla ice cream. I just tell myself LATER. I can choose to eat fattening foods, but I have to plan them and track them and not eat impulsively and mindlessly. Knowing I CAN have that warm apple... Read more
Protein is an important part of any healthy diet and has been shown to help you feel full longer. But some of the best sources of protein like eggs, chicken and milk aren't easy to carry with you on the go. And having a healthy, protein-pack... Read more
Editor's Note: This is a sponsored blog post written by the SparkPeople team. No matter where you are in your journey, what counts are the little choices you make every day. That’s why Weight Watchers® is proud to offer a delectable lin... Read more
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