It’s hard to ignore the refreshing feeling a new year brings. It’s a chance to re-evaluate your life and think about where you might like to make changes. Statistics show that most resolutions don’t work, so we’re going dive i... Read more
You've been working hard at making healthy changes to your diet and exercising regularly to lose weight. But there's more to weight loss than watching what you eat; the beverages you drink can also affect your progress. Are you sabotaging you... Read more
Setting a goal (such as losing weight) and implementing steps to reach it (like portion control) are two very different things. When it comes to eating healthier—or eating less for that matter—it isn't always as simple as "just e... Read more
A recent study had 42 women eating lunch that consisted of a first course salad and a pasta entrée. The salads they ate varied in both the calorie content and the portion size, but all contained lettuce, carrots, tomatoes, celery, cucumber, an... Read more
Sushi, in its traditional form, is rice and fish, which makes it a light and lean meal option. However, as sushi's popularity proliferated in the West, some of its health benefits were lost in translation. All-you-can-eat sushi, deep-fried rolls,... Read more
Purchased a bathroom scale so I can hold myself accountable. Also ate some yogurt instead of chocolate today....yogurt is something foreign to me, but I think it can work.Black bean and garlic chips with humus for a snak at work tomorrow. Trying........ Read more
So yesterday I started my journey to a healthier new me. I have four children who I want to get healthier for.Three boys ages 9,6,5 and one daughter 7months.i weigh 175.6& need to be 125.Dr put me on phentrimine low carb diet any tips... Read more
Hello everyone, I'm new to this sight and trying to figure it out. I started my journey of eating more healthy and since the end of Feb, I lost 16lbs, and going to continue on this journey... Read more
I read this in a magazine today " The decision of what you eat three times a day can change your life so profoundly" -Alicia SilverstoneI liked this perspective. I think I am going to try and look at each meal or snack as one decision at a time, to m... Read more
I know your not suppose to weigh everyday...BUT..for as long as i can remember i get out of bed and as soon as my feet hit the floor i step on my scales. if i'm up a pound or two from the day before i do an inventory of what i ate and what i did the... Read more
SparkPeople member Autumn Conley has a lot to celebrate. Just this morning, she reached her goal weight of 155, having lost a total of 174 pounds—more than half her body weight, and the equivalent of 17 bags of potatoes. Autumn's... Read more
You probably don't see many kids tracking their food or counting their steps. That's because dieting and weight loss are generally adult concerns—after all, youngsters still have lightning-fast metabolisms and don't need to wor... Read more
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