What comes to mind for you when you hear the word diet? If you’re like most people, you probably imagine eating carrot sticks, going to bed hungry, and giving up your favorite foods—and that's why so many diets fail. Most people just... Read more
Although the foods you eat cannot treat depression, your diet does have significant effects on your mood, energy levels, mental health, and your ability to cope with stress. If you suffer from depression or seasonal affective disorder (SAD), certain... Read more
With roughly 45 million Americans dieting each year, healthy eating is a hot topic—not only at New Year's, but through all seasons. But at what point does eating nutritious foods become an unhealthy obsession?
When most peop... Read more
SparkPeople.com provides free tools, resources and support for adults who want to improve their diets, establish a healthy lifestyle, get physically active, lose weight and/or manage their weight. We stand by our weight-loss, exercise and dietar... Read more
A healthy lifestyle is an ideal that we all strive for. Eat right, exercise regularly, get enough sleep. It seems pretty simple, right? But, we all know that it's much more complicated than a few simple words. While you might be successful in one... Read more
I got 3 hours sleep. Steroids are killing my diet. This herniated disk has got to go! So tired but I am going to workout even if it's just for a little. My back will thank me if I lose the belly.... Read more
15 days in. Been sticking to my water and diet perfectly, and actually enjoying it. 50 days as a non smoker, just ran a mile...for the second time! I dont use a scale, because I feel like it would discourage me, but man, I feel great!... Read more
Has anyone tried the paleo diet? I'm thinking about trying it because I have chronic migraines, lupus erythematosus , and fibromyalgia. So far nothing has really helped. Just wondering. #paleo... Read more
Body building sites have great work out and diet plans. Most of the plans include step by step weight training , cardio and diet plans. The diet plans are simple and balanced . They also have other great tips for over all health.... Read more
I've learned over the year that what works for me is the balanced diet approach advocated by Spark and Weight Watchers.I know that other eating plans work for other people, but I listen to my own body, and this is what makes me feel energized.I will... Read more
Food combining became popular back in the 1980ís, when the book Fit for Life was published. Written by Harvey and Marilyn Diamond, the premise of the book was that when foods were not eaten in specific ways, the body had a hard time digesting and abs... Read more
This is the first in a series about how to find the balance between work, family and your own health and fitness goals. Starting over is hard. You had a regular exercise routine, a healthy diet and were working toward your health and fitness goals.... Read more
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