Many people claim that they don't have time to work out or cook healthy meals, yet they do find the time to park themselves in front of the TV. In fact, the average American watches 31.5 hours of TV per week, according to a 2010 Nielsen report. T... Read more
That white, powdery substance just makes you feel good. You can't get it off your mind, and you keep coming back for more. The more you have it, the more you want it! But even when you try to stay away from it, it finds ways to sneak into your li... Read more
Just like you, the people behind SparkPeople.com try to plan their meals ahead of time so that we're sure to make the healthiest choices possible. Whether we're short on time or just have a craving for our favorite burger joint, we still try... Read more
Do you struggle with cravings and wish you had the will power to cut out certain foods completely? When we work toward a healthy diet, so many of us think that making a list of food culprits and calling them off-limits will help us to succeed. H... Read more
There's more to healthy eating and weight loss than simply tracking your food. How you think about food and respond to hunger, eating cues, and cravings also affect your diet and overall health.
As babies, we ate intuitively: We fussed when... Read more
I started tracking food and calories intake 8 days ago. I have been eating healthy before this anyway but the difference was that i was probably eating more than i should. Happy to say that i am 4 lbs lighter than 8 days ago.... Read more
Week one down. Keeping food journal has been a huge eye opener! I love how it keeps me real! Added walking 3 miles 4 days a week. Upped my water and saw a budge on the scale. Down 6 lbs. I know it prob water weight...but I will take it!... Read more
It is difficult to stop eating the easy, greasy fast food meals. But once you do make the conscious effort to stop eating fast food, your body will love you for it. It takes several weeks, but not only will you not want it, you will not crave it. I p... Read more
I used to use a lot of diet foods, food that are a low sugar- low calorie counter part to their full caloried cousins, such as Slim Fast Desserts or diet soda with Splenda. These foods while satisfying a craving made me feel low energy.... Read more
Last week, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a bill into law that requires all restaurant chains with more than 20 units in the state to post nutritional information. The law, which will affect more than 17,000 restaurants, begins next yea... Read more
There's more to healthy eating and weight loss than simply tracking your food. The way you think about food, respond to hunger, and deal with cravings also affects your diet and overall health. Look up ''crave'' in the dictionary... Read more
So, yea, we all have an occasional Big Mac attack. Or maybe you want a Sonic chili dog & tots. Or a Chic-Fil-A sandwich. All delicious but so many calories & fat! What's a girl to do? Make your own!
Yup, it's pretty easy and so much healthier. Her... Read more
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