A couple decades ago, juicing was something that only overzealously health-conscious people did. You just knew someone was into healthy living if he or she owned a juicer or drank fresh juice regularly. Today, it's much more popular. People... Read more
You've been working hard at making healthy changes to your diet and exercising regularly to lose weight. But there's more to weight loss than watching what you eat; the beverages you drink can also affect your progress. Are you sabotaging you... Read more
Warm days are filled with family picnics, neighborhood cookouts, community parades—and lots of summer food favorites.
Grilling can enhance the flavor of meats, poultry, fish and even garden-fresh fruits and vegetables. To liven up yo... Read more
They go down easily and can be found anywhere and everywhere. Water, tea, milk, juice, soda, flavored waters, coffee, energy drinks, smoothies. This list touches just a few of the many categories of beverages but doesn’t even delve into the dif... Read more
Switching from processed to whole grains is one of the simplest changes you can make to help your health. Whole grains have more protein and fiber than their stripped-down counterparts, which means they'll help you stay fuller longer. That's... Read more
I just got an email from Prevention. I have always respected their little magazine, but this left me a bit skeptical. After clicking on the link, it is a come on for ordering and trying the book which details the diet. You can return it after 21 days... Read more
It's difficult to deal with two children especially when one is autistic. He has already had his bath and he keeps yelling for bath time. The other has just gotten out of the tub and just needs to yell for where her pajamas are and thus such. Coul... Read more
Hello everyone! I went in for a regular checkup today and mentioned that a friend was going on Phentermine and asked if I was a candidate. He said yes and off to the pharmacy I went.
I'm a member at CURVES and exercise about 4 days a week. Bet... Read more
I just joined Spark Goals because I've hit a slump in my weight loss efforts. I started with a few that sounded pretty easy: don't drink soda (it tastes like syrup), don't eat in front of the t.v.(don't have one) or computer (that's harder), read a s... Read more
My watch has a pedometer, and I often burn 300-400 calories per day just walking around campus. I don't log those steps or calories on SP, since I don't consider them part of my exercise routine. I'm just curious to see if others do, and how that'... Read more
Knowing how important water is to weight loss, I have tried a few methods to insure I get at least my 64 oz a day. And actually those of us who live in hotter climates (it gets to 120* here in the summer) should be drinking even more. At work I eith... Read more
Tomatoes have good fiber, Vitamin B & the red pigment in tomatoes help reduce obesity. Tomato juice aids in digestion. Try a cup of tomato juice 20 minutes before eating to increase the digestive function & to help process food faster. Make the juic... Read more
Six weeks from today, I, along with 11 of my fellow SparkPeople running pals of the Sparkin' Hood to Coast Team, will be participating in one of the most prestigious long distance relays in the world--The Hood to Coast Relay. The relay begins on the... Read more
Last December New York State had considered implementing a sales tax on sodas and juices to help offset the rising rate of obesity, but that proposal appears to have fallen through the cracks. Now New York City public health officials are taking the... Read more
Soooo... What's that saying about the best laid plans??? Today didn't really go the way I'd hoped. I have been on a waiting list to have surgery since Christmas, and now that I'm making plans and setting goals, I've been given a date. June 3rd. Scar... Read more
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