One of the best things about supermarkets can also be the most confusing: all the choices! When walking from aisle to aisle, it can be overwhelming to look at all the products in each section. Just think of all the choices when you’re looking a... 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
If you’re like most people who want to lose weight, you probably think that shedding a few pounds will help you feel better about yourself. And chances are, you see exercise simply as something you need to do to accomplish that goal. But here&r... Read more
Yes, it's possible to eat certain foods and boost your longevity. Often labeled "super foods," these foods have the ability to not only strengthen the immune system, but to also fight disease, and lower body fat and cholesterol.
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You know starting the morning with breakfast sets you up for healthy eating all day long, but when the same packet of microwaved oatmeal just isn't cutting it anymore, it may be time to change up your a.m. routine. Here are eight common breakfast... Read more
It's great to have support on here but it's better, even when one of your best friends live in another part of the country. One of my best friends joined sp today and it's like we are back together, being accountable:-) love it!!!... Read more
Good morning everyone. I'm returning to Spark People after about 2 years. I can honestly say the food tracker and activity log helped me lose 30lbs but unfortunately, I've gained it all back:-( Looking for motivation and tips to get back on track.... Read more
Feeling so much better! I have been off work for three weeks, was hospitalized for 7 days and I am so sick of being sick. Being a nurse I don't take to being ill very well. It was hard to let others care for for me when I couldn't. my coworkers rock!... Read more
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My best friend died December 13, 2014. She had battled stage 4 breast cancer for 17 months. She was 36 years old, a single mom, and had two small children. She was fit all her life, I was the heavy one. I would try diet afte... Read more
ating apples and other fruits, apples can benefit for weight loss. Apples are low in calories and fat, low in sodium and contain vitamins, minerals as well as fiber. These can all help to lose weight in different ways. The low calories means we can e... Read more
The Official SP Team for Florida. Join us and meet other Floridians who want to have fun, stay fit, and be healthy. Keep Florida one of the best state teams by joining our team challenges and goals.... Read more
Since the early 1950's when the term was first coined, dietary fiber has been known as a type of carbohydrate from plant foods that is not digested or absorbed. They are talked about many times based on their two different types, soluble and insolubl... Read more
Do you have a hard time getting adequate fiber? We're keen on whole grains, fruits and vegetables, so getting adequate fiber isn't usually a problem. However, many of us donít get the much-needed 25 to 30 grams recommended daily for a healthy diet.... Read more
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