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
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
Frozen TV dinners weren’t served often when I was growing up in the 60’s. However, on rare, extra-busy nights, I remember eating my meal out of that small, compartmentalized aluminum tray. They were always heated in the oven (since microw... 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
Hi my name is Melissa and I am 47 yrs young. My question for all of you out there in SparkPeople land is : How do you find the right diet for you? I ask because I am a person who once didn't have to many issues losing extra weight and about a year ag... Read more
So, SPARK says that I am not getting quite enough protein. When I run my daily nutrition report, I'm coming out in the 50s for protein, and the low end of the range it says I should aim for is 60.
In general, I eat 2 eggs and a slice of turkey bac... Read more
I'm new to this site but not to nutrition. Wouldn't say I'm a professional, as in certified and over glorified. I'm only known in select groups and they have been wondering why I don't go into modern medicine. It's because I don't want t... Read more
What are you using to estimate your calorie burn? And was it the same each time? It sounds like something is or was off there because that is a big difference. Ex for the machines, there is a big diff bt the default settings and programming your own... Read more
I've been tracking my food for the last week, now that I'm back to lose some weight. It's good, because it's certainly shed some insight into some of my eating habits!
Right now, I am getting ready for bed. I am 600 calories short of my goal for... 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
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
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
A recent study published in the April 2013 issue of the International Journal of Obesity examined whether people would lose more weight on their own (sticking to a prescribed calorie goal) or by eating pre-packaged diet foods that totaled the same n... 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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