If you spend any time looking at nutrition labels, you’ve probably noticed some intriguing ingredients in sweet foods that are touted as diet-friendly, sugar-free, low-carb, or even formulated for people with diabetes. One ingredient, known as... Read more
Welcome to SparkPeople, America's most active weight-loss and healthy living website! This article will introduce you to all of the SparkPeople features that can help adults manage type 2 diabetes, including our Spark*D Diabetes Management Progra... Read more
Birthday parties, holidays and other social events provide ample opportunity to relax and have a great time with friends and family. Attending a party when you're trying to lose weight is hard enough; for many people with diabetes, an invitation... Read more
When you have diabetes, your diet plays a key role in controlling your blood sugar levels. SparkPeople strongly encourages everyone with diabetes to meet with a Registered Dietitian or a Certified Diabetes Educator in their area. These health profess... Read more
If you had told me six years ago that I’d be working for SparkPeople today as a fitness and weight loss coach, I’d have told you to see a psychiatrist and get some medication to help control those delusions of yours.
At that point, m... Read more
I'm on a low-calorie, very low-carb diet. I limit myself to 1200-1500 calories a day, all veggies, fruit and protein and I track every calorie. I still have 200-300 calories left at the end of the day. Do I have to eat all my calories?... Read more
I'm happy to say I have switched from low carb to low calorie with little or no gain, and I am sooo much happier with my food choices! It was probably good for me to start on low carb but not sustainable for this gal.... Read more
If you can commit to low carb longterm, then you might want to. If you don't see yourself make that lifelong change, and you are only going to do it to lose the weight, it might not help you. The goal is making healthy, sustainable changes.... Read more
Carbohydrates are important and necessary in our diets and have generated a great deal of attention over the past decade due to the low carbohydrate weight loss craze. Marketing trends have played off of that low carb craze and so have dieting plans... Read more
Today we add another installment to our ongoing series, Food on the Run.Based on reader's suggestions, this week we take a look at Chick-fil-A. Our goal remains to highlight healthier menu items that are around 250 calories or less and less than... Read more
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