Whether browsing the Internet, surfing through 500 channels, or flipping through your favorite magazine (or tabloid), you’ll find them everywhere: weight loss supplements that offer quick and easy solutions to shedding unwanted pounds. Simply p... Read more
University researchers in the Midwest wanted to find out if beginner exercisers were lifting the right amount of weight when exercising. They studied 30 men and women, asking them to choose their weights for five different exercises. The majority of... Read more
Having spent a week on a road trip, I learned one thing along the way: Fast food is unavoidable, given time and budget constraints. You can’t beat a drive-thru for convenience and speed of service. But the bellyache you get afterward can quickl... Read more
If your friend who lives across the country comes down with a cold, you’re surely not going to catch it from her. But if she becomes overweight, that just might spread to you.
So say researchers from Harvard Medical School and the Universi... Read more
Editor's Note: SparkPeople first asked for your help in fighting childhood obesity a few years ago, but with the recent launch of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign to combat childhood obesity, we updated this article and add... Read more
I'm 57, married mom of three, the youngest of whom just graduated from high school. Time to focus on me. I have been overweight for most of my adult life with about 60 lbs to lose. Looking for some weight loss buddies in similar shoes. #friendfinder... Read more
I will be 57 in August and have over 100 lbs to lose. One day at a time, one hour at a time, one minute at a time-a 12 step program reminds me that we can all "do a minute." I am hoping I can remember this when my spark "honeymoon" is over. :-)
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More than 2/3 of Americans are overweight or obese (source), and we spend more than $40 billion a year on weight loss, much of it on pills, gadgets, and creams that don't live up to their lofty claims.When you're desperate to change your life... Read more
These light, healthy versions of your favorite comfort foods taste as delicious as the real deals.Buttermilk Fried Chicken with Sour Cream Mashed PotatoesMakes: 8 servingsPrep: 15 minutesChill: 1 hourBake: 55 minutesCook: 15... Read more
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