There it was, posted on the SparkPeople message board: "Need encouragement for 21-day detox".
A member was feeling tired and run down. She had decided to cleanse and detox her body as well as jumpstart her weight loss program by using... Read more
The truth about what nutrients make up your favorite restaurant foods.
Atlanta Bread Company (PDF file)– Deli / Sandwich
Arby’s – Fast food
Auntie Anne’s – Pretzels
Baja Fresh – Fast food
Baskin Rob... Read more
A couple decades ago, juicing was something that only overzealously health-conscious people did. You just knew someone was into healthy living if he or she owned a juicer or drank fresh juice regularly. Today, it's much more popular. People... Read more
We spend more money and waste more calories by dining out than ever before. The US Department of Agriculture estimates that we eat 29% of our meals away from home. And the National Restaurant Association says that these meals take up 44% of our food... Read more
Does your favorite restaurant serve piles of tempting foods on platters rather than plates? Are the biggie-sized meals at fast food restaurants trapping you into overeating? How do you deal with a bountiful breadbasket? Eating out is fun and relaxing... Read more
Hi everyone! I am looking for sample menus or food ideas from people who have successfully lost (or are losing) weight. I don't eat that poorly, but can't seem to lose weight and I think I don't have enough variety in my meals and snacks. I like t... Read more
I am just starting the Sparks program. I ordered the new book "The Sparks Solution" and am getting ready to start this coming Monday. I want to read through the book and make my trip to the grocery store this weekend. I also want to get rid of all... Read more
A simple google of "sacred heart diet" will tell you how you can lose 10-17 pounds before surgery by making soup and eating certain things on certain days. Blah blah blah.
People will sing it's praises or criticize it because there "aren't enou... Read more
I've been following the menu plan in the Spark Solution book this week ... with a few modifications. They really pack in the vegetables which is awesome. It also means I get to eat a lot more food since those vegetables are not very high in calories.... Read more
Good Morning Spark People!
Its a beautiful Victoria Day holiday here in Ontario Canada.
Nothing like this for motivation to get started to lose weight!
I have been toying with different ideas on how to loose weight.
I have decided to do a... Read more
Spicy Lemonade is based on the 'Master Cleanse' Detox but instead of ONLY drinking this wonderful drink, just add it to your healthy diet. Add some lemon juice and a dash of cayenne pepper to warm water. The lemon will help detox your body while the... Read more
Are one of those that dreads going out to eat? Never know what to order? Go to the restaurant's website to check out the menu and nutrition facts before you go. This will help you see what menu option is best for your diet. And remember, most menu po... Read more
Spring is right around the corner, and as I glance around my home, I see that a thorough cleaning is in order. Dust bunnies are multiplying under my bed, spider webs are glistening on my chandelier, and a layer of dust has settled on all places... Read more
6 Unconventional Ways to Treat Sore Muscles from ShapeHealthy Microwavable Brown Rice? from Diet Blog10 Health Mistakes You're Making Because You Think You're Too Busy from The Huffington Post5 Tips for Eating Healthy While Traveling (That Yo... Read more
This is a sample menu taken from "Alternative Medicine" by Cathy Wong, N.D.
Upon rising: 1/2 lemon squeezed into a glass of warm water
PLUS you must have 1 TBSP ground flaxseed in a glass of water
breakfast s... Read more
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