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
The structure of the work (or school) week can be extremely conducive to maintaining good eating habits. If you have a very predictable daily routine, it can be easier to plan meals and snacks and eat on a consistent schedule so that you never get to... Read more
If you’re watching your calorie intake, the most problematic part of your anatomy may be your sweet tooth. Our bodies are hard-wired for an attraction to sweet foods since sweetness signals that we’re taking in the calories (energy) neede... 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
Editor's Note: Every day, regular people just like you are losing weight, getting fit and improving their health by using SparkPeople. So we figured, who knows better about what it really takes to lose weight the healthy way than our members? Rec... Read more
Hi everyone! I'm new here and I'd like to get some feedback on what I'm doing to try and lose 50 pounds. The week before Christmas I bought a used NordicTrack Freestrider. I hate going to the gym but love this machine so since Christmas I have be... Read more
My system tells me that the syncpoint and the tracker are both working, but the site tells me the tracker is 'not yet synced' When I tap the tracker 5 times, it shows one light after running the circle of lights. What is up?... Read more
Since I eliminated all Aspartame and Sucralose (splenda) from all my food and drink eight months ago, I have been able to control my cravings for sugar, the amount of daily sugar content in diet. My diet has transformed from being hungry all the... Read more
Dr. Oz said this on one of his shows. He explained that the body will crave food, even if it is not officially "hungry." If you eat healthy, nutrient-rich foods, you will satisfy your body, and it will not crave high calorie, empty foods. It really h... Read more
It's 8 p.m. You should be getting ready for bed or at least winding down your day, but all you can think about is how much you want to sink your teeth into that chocolate-covered peanut-nougat candy bar in the kitchen drawer. Or how good a bag of... Read more
Whole Wheat Oatmeal Banana Bread from Daily GarnishLearn How to Control Your Cravings from Health.comMake Your Own Whole-Grain Raspberry Breakfast Bars from Fit Bottomed GirlsSafety concerns, industry changes push U.S. to rethink approach to food ins... Read more
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