Congratulations! You’ve decided to quit smoking. You know it’s a smart move—quitting cigarette smoking is the number one thing you can do to dramatically improve your health and avoid several potentially life threatening illnesses.... Read more
Everyone loves a party. There’s something about getting together with your friends that really helps you shed the stress of always trying to balance work and family. But with so many people trying to live healthier these days, finding tasty, di... Read more
Frozen TV dinners weren’t served often when I was growing up in the 60’s. However, on rare, extra-busy nights, I remember eating my meal out of that small, compartmentalized aluminum tray. They were always heated in the oven (since microw... Read more
Though food is supposed to be one of life's simple pleasures, few things cause more angst and confusion. It's no wonder why. We're constantly being told which foods we should eat to be healthy, which diets we should follow to be skinny, w... Read more
Although the foods you eat cannot treat depression, your diet does have significant effects on your mood, energy levels, mental health, and your ability to cope with stress. If you suffer from depression or seasonal affective disorder (SAD), certain... Read more
need low carb help! I started a low carb diet a week ago and am having some early success which is great. But I need food that doesn't require a lot of time and effort. I hate to cook and I'm already getting sick of eggs salad and hamburger patties.... Read more
Day two of a very restrictive diet 800 cal. I know low. I sit all day work at home RN casemanager with RA. Fruit Veggies and very lean meats 3 oz at dinner. tuna lunch. I have gained 30lbs in 1 year but need to loose 70 lbs. The skinny girl wants out... Read more
Aboout 2 years ago, I lost approx 50 pounds, with the help of SparkPeople. I was really pleased and finally thought I'd cracked my weight issue. But somehow things have slipped again. I've now put at least 21 pounds back on- possibly more- but I almo... Read more
I've been dieting for my entire life gaining and losing between 50 to 80 lbs at a time. I've tried using Spark with some success, but i keep getting frustrated and quiting. This time I have to try harder for my health. Just any encouragement... Read more
Whenever I'm lacking motivation to exercise, I log onto Pinterest & browse the fitness section. The pins on there are so very helpful: you can find workout routines, diet tips & inspirational quotes. I usually can't let myself pig out on sweets while... Read more
A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. Is It Good to Sweat? NYT Well blogMost of us assume that sweating is a sign of a good workout. But is it?24 Rules For Being A Human Being In 2014 Thought CatalogWe cou... Read more
It's a great week for SparkPeople members! Two of our inspiring Success Stories are in the news for their incredible life changes. Bonnie (FLYINGB16) lost 142 pounds, and now her story is featured on FamilyCircle.com and in the latest issue... Read more
OK ladies I enjoy blogging but I know you probably thinking when is she going to give us some tips. Here we go:
1. Green tea is an excellent source of fat burning. So enjoy at least three cups of hot green tea daily and you will see the difference.
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