Did you know that overindulging on the weekends can lead to a weight gain of nine pounds a year? To stay on track and still have fun with friends and family, serve some of these healthier party foods. (Click on each appetizer for a wide selection of... Read more
It can be easy to lose track of all the vitamins out there. It's even easier to forget how exactly they help our bodies. Let’s see, vitamin A heals wounds and vitamin C improves eyesight, wait, what was it again? There are so many, it... Read more
Everyone loves a party. There’s something about getting together with your friends that really helps you shed the stress of always trying to balance work and family. But with so many people trying to live healthier these days, finding tasty, di... Read more
Isn’t it wonderful when something that tastes so yummy is also good for you? That’s what you get when you enjoy the delicious, sweet flavor of berries. The pigments that give berries their deep red, blue, black and purple hues are powerfu... Read more
As the world of technology evolves, there are more and more devices to make life easier for us. Think of all the time we save with things like garage door openers, snow blowers, remote controls, dishwashers, elevators, high speed internet, digita... Read more
I did sparkpeople a few times but was disapionted in the lack of people responding on the boards,, I hope this time around that it has changed and also to be more active myself. I am so ready to put more of an effort in,, I just turned 44 and I am d... Read more
Hello, I am a newbie to Sparkpeople. I signed up a bit ago and quickly got overwhelmed. (There is A LOT to absorb on this site!) Mainly because I was too comfy in another tracking style website. But, that comfiness seems to be holding me back. I... Read more
I did well on breakfast and lunch today then sort of fell apart this evening for dinner. I was busy and waited until I was starving so we ended up ordering pizza. Only had 2 slices but hadn't planned for it so am over for the day. Poo-ie😕... Read more
is anybody else sort of going it alone? My husband is not supportive of my healthy lifestyle. He gets grouchy bc I'm not making him those yummy, fattening foods. I do cook two meals a lot, one for me and one for him and the kids. But it gets...... Read more
Earlier I said I was substituting Good & Plenty licorice candy for licorice twists, because G & P was eaten slower. By the end of a few days I was starving! Why? I wondered. Lots of fruits and vegetables and whole grains. The only thing I could think... Read more
Diabetics and people with high blood pressure should not eat licorice. It can lower potassium levels and create heart problems. Licorice also helps the body to reatin sodium and can interfer with normal heart function... Read more
By Amanda Greene of WomansDay.com Most of us are familiar with bloating—that uncomfortable, swollen feeling in your belly. Whether the bloating is caused by water retention, gas or constipation, you don't necessarily need to head to the pha... Read more
Want to know what's really zapping your zip? Don't blame your bed—or the lack of time you spend sleeping in it. The real problem may be sitting on your plate. Find out the surprising reasons behind your energy crisis and take steps to f... Read more
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