Maybe you ate the wrong thing or, on a gotta-get-healthier kick, you ate too much of the right thing (think fiber). All you know is that the inevitable discomfort has ensued and your pants feel a little tighter than they did this morning. What exactl... Read more
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
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
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
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
Hi everyone does anyone do the dash diet and if so how can I feed a family of 2 adults 12 yr boy and 5 yr old. I want to do one of the meal plan but can't figure out how to feed them too and stay within somewhat of a budget and still have variety.... Read more
Looking for accountability partners for food tracking. I'll be working on mini-habits each month with summer and winter weightloss goals (30lbs total). I got workouts down and want to work reducing emotional eating. Anyone interested?... Read more
Find it so hard to log all food, get steps in,planning food for the week. Seems like I do one and slack on the other. Then getting frustrated being at a desk all day,just stinks knowing I need to get my steps in. Not complaining. Just... Read more
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
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
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
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
While I had a few minor food imbalances all in all I would say I was 98% on track. I didn't lose much in second week but my past experience has taught me when I have a big loss one week it will be a week maybe two before I show another one. MUST NOT... Read more
Does anyone have ideas about a good diet plan?
I have a couple of stipulations: I don't want a plan that involves much, if any, soy. I also do not want a plan that endorses artificial sugars of any kind---anything that end in "-ose" or "-al... Read more
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