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Diet Food Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Diet Food.

Chocolate: A Not-So-Guilty Pleasure

For years, you’ve tried to break it off. You’re certain this relationship is wrong, even sinful. But try as you might, you just can’t end it—your willpower inevitably crumbles, and you always go back for more. We’re...  Read more

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

Easy Ways to Cut Sodium Intake

You consume sodium every single day, and that's a good thing! Our bodies need sodium to help maintain water and mineral balances and blood volume. But too much of a good thing (sodium in this case) can have negative effects on your health, such a...  Read more

No More Bland Diet Food!

All of us are striving to cook in a way that's healthy and simple. Unfortunately, healthy and simple can sometimes add up to bland: A plain piece of broiled fish or baked chicken isn’t particularly exciting, right? The remedy for the h...  Read more

Is Gluten-Free the Way to Be?

It's blamed for a host of ailments: headaches, digestive distress, weight gain, poor immune function, hormonal disruption, and even behavioral problems in children. But does gluten, the natural-occurring protein found in wheat, barley, rye and so...  Read more

Diet better in search of more tracking and recipes
Updated 7/7/2014 7:16:22 AM

Hi everyone! I started my health track about two months ago through dietbet. I've lost 25 lbs so far and have about 20 to go. I joined here bc I heard so many great things about this site that I wanted to check it out. I'm always looking for new, f...  Read more

Starting Over on the HMR Diet
Updated 7/6/2014 7:38:12 PM

Hello all, I have returned to spark people and the HMR diet, hoping to make some friends for motivation!...  Read more

saying "no thanks" to food and people you love!
Updated 7/7/2014 5:23:43 AM

On my own, I'm just great at making low calorie, tasty foods and sticking to them. Pickled veggie salad, fruit soup made with fat free yogurt, and so forth. It's all good. But take me to a pot luck and put a bunch of fritos and artichoke dip...  Read more

Question about sharing my food tracker
Updated 7/6/2014 1:35:39 PM

Hi, I have a question. If I check on my SparkPage that I want to "share my food tracker," does that make it completely public to anyone on SparkPeople, or can it be made visible to only my SP friends, or even specific people? My accountability partne...  Read more

My work is: food, food, food. Any Suggestions?
Updated 7/10/2014 2:13:18 PM

Yup, I own a "quickie mart". Anything and everything is in front of me all day, everyday and I'm a sucker for chocolate. I can grab one whenever I want. I don't have any trouble at home as I don't bring the stuff into the house - but at work ... t...  Read more

Spark your Ipod!!

I have done so much better tracking everything now that I can access Sparkpeople from my Ipod! It goes with me wherever I go and using the app for Sparkpeople is SO EASY!! So load it up, and watch the pounds start to disappear!104...  Read more

Avoiding "Diet Foods"

I used to use a lot of diet foods, food that are a low sugar- low calorie counter part to their full caloried cousins, such as Slim Fast Desserts or diet soda with Splenda. These foods while satisfying a craving made me feel low energy....  Read more

CHOCOLATE LOVERS UNITE!!

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

Do Packaged Diet Foods Really Result in Better Weight Loss?

A recent study published in the April 2013 issue of the International Journal of Obesity examined whether people would lose more weight on their own (sticking to a prescribed calorie goal) or by eating pre-packaged diet foods that totaled the same n...  Read more

In the News: More of Us Happily Balanced Between Living and Dieting

The French playwright Molière said "Il faut manger pour vivre et non pas vivre pour manger." ("We must eat to live and not live to eat.") That quotation comes from his play "L'Avare" ("The Miser") and provides a fitting comparison. Watching weight i...  Read more

Diet Food?

" The only time to eat diet food is while you're waiting for the steak to cook." Julia Child I really found this quote hilarious. Because for me there is no such thing as diet food. Diet food is a bad word in my book. What do I eat ? Well...  Read more

The "old school" Food Pyramid VS Atkins Diet Food Pyramid

You probably remember this from elementary school. It seemed the gov't & scientists wanted you to eat at least 2-4 items from the grain group at every meal. They told you that all that grain was needed for energy. For your brain & nervous system t...  Read more