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Craving Non Food Items Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Craving Non Food Items.

How a 'Bad Food' Attitude Can Backfire

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

7 Secrets to Outsmart Your Supermarket

Conniving. Manipulative. Scheming. I’m not talking about your ex; I’m talking about your grocery store. On your next trip, be prepared to fight back against the tactics most supermarket chains use to get you to spend more money on "e...  Read more

Master the Munchies: What 8 Common Cravings Say About You

After a long day that started with an 8 a.m. meeting and ended with a fickle client, you'd seriously consider forking over your life savings for a bowl of rocky road. Other days, sudden, but intense, hankerings for potato chips plague your best-l...  Read more

''I Tried Hot Yoga''

I’m not sure when it was that I first heard about hot yoga, but I just assumed that it was one of those passing exercise fads. Only…I kept hearing about it. My friends were raving about it. Then my sister became a convert and told me tha...  Read more

Exercise and Your Period

For two years I was a sex-ed teacher. One of my favorite subjects to teach was puberty, which required me to ever-so-gingerly reveal the story of the birds and the bees to a room full of red-faced fourth graders. Over the course of three days, I&rsqu...  Read more

I'm an outside sales rep for a premium pet food co
Updated 8/31/2016 12:42:46 AM

I'm an outside sales rep for a premium pet food company. Any tips for when I'm on the road or traveling?...  Read more

Anyone here with non alcoholic fatty liver disease
Updated 8/30/2016 8:59:36 PM

Anyone here with non alcoholic fatty liver disease? Looking for some advice....  Read more

Why does reducing the fat in some snack foods (lik
Updated 8/30/2016 8:57:32 PM

Why does reducing the fat in some snack foods (like say, Cheezits) make the taste bad, but in others (Baked Lays, Baked Cheetos) the taste is improved? It seems like kind of a mean trick....  Read more

Went for Thai food tonight for dinner. After, we w
Updated 8/30/2016 8:18:14 PM

Went for Thai food tonight for dinner. After, we walked aaaalll the way back home (about half hr). I didn't have my FitBit on so cannot figure how many steps. Glad we walked instead of taking the bus. Burned some dinner calories. Yay!...  Read more

I do not usually crave sweets, but since I have be
Updated 8/30/2016 6:19:16 PM

I do not usually crave sweets, but since I have been eating clean, I am craving sweets. Don't mention fruit, I don't like fruit. I want cake, brownies, etc. Know I'm crazy, but it's Awful! Thanks...  Read more

Turn your pocket change into a prize

Each time you are about to give in to a craving, put the couple bucks you would've spent on it in a jar, focus on a specific, non-food item you really want, but don't feel you can afford (new running shoes? tickets to a concert?) You want that way mo...  Read more

Track your schedule and emotions on the Nutrition Tracker

A Spark friend added to her "favorites" non-food items to make the nutrition tracker more useful, e.g., "Skipped Meal," "Boredom." The system enters zeroes for nutrients, etc. She enters together her foods and moods for the day for an at-a-glance...  Read more


Are you PASSIONATE about chocolate? Do you see it as a food group?! Join other Chocoholics for discussions, recipe-swapping, & help in keeping this important food group alive!...  Read more

Habits of Healthy Eaters: Out of Sight, Out of Mouth

A couple of years ago, my grandparents sold their second home, which meant they suddenly had an extra home full of stuff to give away or sell. Among the nifty items that became mine were a German cuckoo clock, a rocking chair, a decade's worth of...  Read more

What's New on

We've gathered links to this month's latest and healthiest articles from SparkPeople!60-Second Cardio Moves Short bouts of exercise can be just as effective as one long workout but easier to fit into a busy day. Try these heart-pumping ideas...  Read more