In this video, Coach Nicole explains why you should take advantage of SparkPeople's most popular Community Resources. Learn how to find and use SparkPages, SparkTeams, and Message Boards.
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In this video, Coach Nicole explains how to use your Nutrition Tracker. Learn how to find your free, customized Food Tracker and Meal Plans, how to turn your meal plans off and on, how to add food, how to track calories and other nutrients, and... Read more
In addition to storing your fruits and veggies properly, it's good to know approximately how long the fresh stuff will last. Plan your trip to the grocery or farmer's market accordingly so that your foods are at the peak of freshness when you... Read more
Whether you’re reading this because you’ve reached your goal weight or because you’re getting close—congratulations on your success! Now you’re ready to make the shift from weight loss to weight maintenance, but wonderin... Read more
If you've joined a SparkTeam and want to become an active member of the Team, but aren't sure where to begin, then this guide is for you! We'll explain the SparkTeam basics so you can get the most out of your SparkTeam experience.
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what to do after a binge? :( I used to binge most days of the week, now it only happens a few times a year, if that. And it just happened. Tried to make myself vomit to get rid of the tight, uncomfortable feeling but it didn't work.... Read more
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I used spark years ago to loose weight and this morning when I jumped on the scales ir read 100.6kg. I need to find someone to help keep me accountable and get back on track. If i was a steady 79kg I would be muchhape... Read more
I used to walk with my kiddo in the stroller because he would wear out faster then I did, he could walk while he was up to it then ride when he was tired. I'd say snowblowing or pushing lawn mower would work... Read more
food entry used. So I would suggest checking your labels against what you have tracked and start from there. I'm sure if you added those types of numbers up that are listed on a nutrition label, you will find that they are off by at least a few cals.... Read more
Cooking with Extra Virgin Organic Coconut Oil. Coconut Oil has no trans fatty acids. It helps with cholesterol control, help support the adult immune system and may help to contribute to a healthy gastrointestinal tract.... Read more
Pierogi's with Spinach and Feta cheese are now available by Mrs. T in the frozen aisle. 4 Pierogi are 180 calories, 1 sugar, and 31 carbs. I add a side of Green Beans and some sour cream for a great dinner. I fry them to make them crisp, but they... Read more
Performance enhancing supplements have become big business. Many drinks, powders and bars promise a competitive edge through increased strength, development of an ultra lean body or increased recovery responses so you can work out harder and more eff... Read more
Dave Ellis has an encyclopedic knowledge of nutrition and possesses an uncanny ability to distill complicated scientific information into succinct, sound advice for the rest of us. For 27 years, Ellis, a registered dietitian and Certified Strength &... Read more
So I decided to cheat a little on trying to develop some muscle back after losing all the weight. I'm trying out creatine as a way to help develop my muscle strength a little quicker. First off, I have to buy some, which isn't particularly hard, it... Read more
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