Looking for ways to kick start your heart-healthy lifestyle? Start by looking at your diet. Poor food choices can have a negative effect on your heart, weight and overall health; but making small, sustainable changes to improve your diet can have a l... Read more
In the many years that I have been working with clients who want to lose weight, first as a personal trainer and now as a weight-loss coach, two questions come up over and over again. The first is, ''Will you give me a specific diet to follow... Read more
"Cheating" is the act of deceiving others or being dishonest. The word conjures up images of copying someone else's answers during an exam, fudging your taxes, or counting cards. Needless to say, these are not positive activities.... Read more
This article is the first installment in a two-part series. Read Part Two here.
Today is the day you've decided that you want to lose some weight. Maybe this is the first time you've tried. Maybe, like me and many others,... Read more
The word "diet" doesn’t always mean eating less to lose weight—although that’s what we commonly associate it with today. Someone "on a diet" is trying to eat less, or stop eating sweets to fit into a smaller pant... Read more
Okay, still ate way too many calories, like 300 calories more than I planned. But I exercised and burned 325 cal. I just need to find a good balance. Like exercise in the morning and in between meals. Otherwise, I am losing weight, so yay!... Read more
I have just recently joined spark calorie counter, so far it's keeping me obedient to the amount of food intake on a daily basis i also decided to take meat out of my diet becoming a vegaterian. This was my first week without meat so far its good.... Read more
I don't quite understand the calories thing. It says I should eat no less than 1200 a day. Which I did. But then I burned 512 from exercise. So does that mean I only had a little over 700 cals?... Read more
The old diet standbys of grapefruit, cabbage with low calorie veggie soup, and crisp salads are good to include in healthy eating plans. They help to fill you up and give you needed nutrients. They are not, however, sufficient for sustenance. Give up... Read more
Calories: How to Know if You Go Too LowCutting calories is the approach most dieters must take to meet their weight-loss goals. But every once in a while people take calorie restriction too far, ultimately making weight loss slower and more difficult... Read more
A small study recently published in The Journal of the American Medical Association reviewed the clinical responses of three popular diet regimens in people that had already achieved weight loss. The goal of the study was to not only look at energy e... Read more
Our latest book, "The Spark Solution: A Complete Two-Week Diet Program to Fast-Track Weight Loss and Total Body Health," has made the prestigious "Best Diets" list published by U.S. News & World Report.Out of 31 diets* on the... Read more
Yes, that's right. It sounds crazy, doesn't it? Well that's just the kind of girl I am. I wonder if I'm the only one on Spark doing this. Well, as I've said in previous blogs, I've tried everything else, so why not try a simple, normal healthy di... Read more
After reading an article on Wikipedia I've decided on a diet that seems right for me! The 10,000 calorie diet!
The 10,000 calorie diet involves eating enough calories to confuse your metabolism and the after effect is that it shuts down and burn... Read more
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