Think of the word "diet," and what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Visions of joyless eating, piles of pale lettuce, bored taste buds, more pale lettuce, meals that would starve a mouse, and mounds of food labeled "Off Limi... Read more
Almost every time we turn on the television or glance at a magazine cover in the supermarket checkout line, we are bombarded with the new weight-loss rules and diet plans. We're constantly given suggestions to drink a special shake, cut out carbs... Read more
''Show me the research!'' Of all the advice and information I absorbed as an undergraduate studying health and physical education, this one phrase from a literature review professor is one that has stuck with me throughout my career.... Read more
Quick, when you think of the word ‘diet,’ what pops into your mind? Someone hovering over an all-lettuce salad, using a stopwatch to count the time until the next permitted bite? If this sounds familiar, then it’s important to k... Read more
Most dieters lose momentum in two weeks according to a recent SparkPeople poll.
Five pounds down, then another three. Then deadlock. You’ve hit the plateau and are stalling out and about to give up. Momentum is one of the hardest iss... Read more
I haven't had any diet sodas or any sweeteners at all for two weeks.. That's big for me. My normal was about 6 32oz. diet cokes each day. I had a sweet tea today and chose the real sugar. No more artificial sweeteners for me.... Read more
I'm fairly new to Spark and on a low carb diet. When I started my weight loss journey I started with Weight Watchers and lost 18 pounds, hit a plateau and started low carb, so far lost 4lbs. Any recipes or suggestions welcome.... Read more
Firstly do this for yourself & your health and ONLY yourself not just because other people are being hurtful, snide, mean and want you to lose the weight so you look aesthetically more pleasing to them. In short scr*w them. It won't stick if you do i... Read more
My secret.....there is no pill, drink, or fad diet out there that will give you long lasting weight loss results. Eating right and exercise are the only secrets to weight loss success and overall health 104... Read more
When it comes to weight loss, so many people are looking for a quick fix. They want to lose weight fast, easily, and don't necessarily consider the long-term. Am I making changes I can live with for the rest of my life? Am I creating new habits th... Read more
Diet fads come and go, but sensible slim-down ideas stand the test of time. Follow these—collected from our past 75 years—to drop pounds and keep them off for good. The Golden Rules 1. Don't skip meals. When you get too hu... Read more
..But as Pollan points out, the idea that saturated fats are a less healthy fat just isnít true, as the picture is fairly complex. Indeed, most foods are composed of a many different type... Read more
Can there be a fine line between diet fads and healthy lifestyle regimes? Today while searching for some info from my favorite tv weight loss host, I came across a ton of articles discounting her weight loss methods. Essentially what most of these pe... Read more
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