Alcohol and weight loss are enemies, but an occasional drink can have a place in a healthy lifestyle. In fact, many experts note the potential health benefits of consuming a single drink per day, including a reduced risk for high blood pressure If, h... Read more
Since you've been diagnosed with diabetes, you have hopefully started learning how various foods and beverages affect your blood sugar. But what about alcohol? How does it affect your blood sugar and how do you account for it when planning meals... Read more
Eight to twelve cups of water daily, that’s what the SparkPeople plan suggests. Whether you are having a hard time drinking that much water, or just want to drink a variety of beverages (coffee, tea, diet soda, juice), many dieters challenge an... Read more
The idea that alcohol may be good for your heart has been around for a while. While moderate drinking may offer health benefits, drinking more can cause a host of health problems. So should you turn to alcohol to protect your heart? Here's what y... Read more
The word "diet" doesn’t always mean eating less to lose weight—although that’s what we commonly associate it with today. Someone "on a diet" is trying to eat less, or stop eating sweets to fit into a smaller pant... Read more
gave you, along with drinking plenty of water, and doing both cardio and strength training. Unfortunately, there isn't anything like a magic pill that will make the weight loss happen faster, but continuing with healthy habits will help.
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so I tried the 3 day military diet. to Jumpstart my weight lose. started out weighing 328 and just weighed in this morning on day 4 at 317.2.
10.8 lbs in 3 days!!!
it was a hard 3 days but I stuck with it the best I could & got amazing results.... Read more
Hey guys! I'm new here and desperately want to lose some weight. Is there anyone out there who needs a buddy to help keep them accountable? I know I could really use one! I've been on many weight loss journeys but each time I fall off the wagon faste... Read more
Great day! Drank 8+cups of water, eat my required calories with healthy foods, and burned 953 calories with my planned exercises. I started the day with a positive attitude, n with the help of the positive comments of those friends who responded.Tnx... Read more
Water weight? I started drinking my recommended amount of water daily and now I'm feeling bummed. I gained a 1/2 lb this week. I've been counting my calories and even snuck in a hike and walk. It's kind of a buzz kill when I was losing regularly.... Read more
A great way to relax? floating in the hot tub. Don't turn it up all the way, just warm enough to feel like a warm bath, get in to one of the "seat" areas, and lay back, close your eyes, let your feet float and relax. The built in seat keeps you from... Read more
I was losing very slowly until I went alcohol free for 40 days. Weight came off much quicker then. Now I strive for balance. Drink alcohol only 2 days per week max. Amazing what this little change can do to speed up weight loss.... Read more
Did you down a couple of green-tinted beers this past Wednesday? What better time than post-St. Patty's Day to talk about how alcohol affects your weight. One new study questions if what we thought we knew about alcohol and weight management holds tr... Read more
Numerous studies have suggested that alcohol can be part of a healthy diet. In fact, many suggest that moderate amounts of alcohol can reduce your risk for heart disease and even diabetes. But not all researchers are convinced that alcohol- even in... Read more
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