Many of the same wholesome foods that you eat to help you glow from the inside-out can also be used externally, as shampoos, conditioners and hair masks. These vitamins, minerals, and oils that nourish your body also nourish your hair. Below you&rsqu... Read more
Although everyone's preferences differ, it's nice to have some staple foods on hand to make quick and tasty dishes that are good for you, too. So what do the experts behind SparkPeople.com keep in their own refrigerators? See what they stock... Read more
If you're trying to lighten your caloric load or lose weight, are you destined to days of tasteless cookies, or—worse—a life without sweets and treats?
Of course not! There are plenty of ways you can substitute lower-calorie ingr... Read more
During the hot summer months, we automatically add salads to our menu plans. A big bowl of crisp lettuce, cool cucumbers and sun-ripened tomatoes tossed lightly with an oil-and-vinegar dressing is always refreshing during the warmest time of the year... Read more
Recently, I was standing in front of a beautiful display of apples at a local grocery store. A very puzzled gentleman asked me which apples were for pies. His wife had given him the shopping list, but had not explained which type of apple to buy. If... Read more
I loved being on Weight Watchers and I was doing great until things financially happened to us. First my middle child turned 18 and we lost her money. She is a special needs of sorts so it is hard for her to work. My other child turned 18, lost....... Read more
I'm reaching out for a support system. I was obese my entire life and two years ago, I lost 100 lbs (in a year. Unfortunately, as a result of some knee issues, I fell off the wagon after a year of maintenance. This seemed to snowball... Read more
Today I experienced something really weird when exercising that I've never had happen before.
My exercise routine was the same as usual, but I had to stop early because I felt dizzy and weak. I ran 3 miles outside, went to the gym and used ellipti... Read more
WALKING DOESN'T COST ANYTHING, WEIGHT WATCHERS MEALS FOR LUNCH AND DINNER ARE ABOUT 2 AND 3 DOLLARS. YOU CAN GET CANNED VEGETABLES AT A ALDI OR RULER STORE PRETTY CHEAP. I THIK ITS CHEAPER THAN WALMART OR TARGET, OR ANY MAJOR GROCERY STORE!... Read more
I'm not one who loves a lot of stuff, and I'm constantly trying to get rid of things rather than amass them. That said, when I find something I love, I want to share. Today I'm spreading the word about some of the products that I love thi... Read more
My aunt and uncle have a farm with a garden, and many fruit trees and bushes. They enjoy vegetables as well as fresh picked apples or pears and berries right off the bush. While it takes work, they enjoy their nutrient-rich bounty throughout th... Read more
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