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
Hiya, 26yr old who is refocusing on being healthy and losing weight. Would love some buddies to motivate each other and socialise with. And well help to keep me focused and supported through my journey and of course for you too!! Have a good day guys... Read more
I also have a goal of at least 100 sparkpoints/day so that gets me to learn about healthy lifestyles through the articles, talking on these boards, playing trivia, and generally thinking about my health more than I was before November.... Read more
I keep hearing that I should eat 5-6 times a day to keep up my metabolism but I am wondering how o far apart I should spread those meals out. I was trying to shoot for every 3 hours but that doesn't really work with my schedule.
I work a phon... 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
If you are ever tempted by a candy bar or other sweets and snacks just tell yourself over and over that you could eat right and lose the weight now, and eat the sweets later. Tell yourself that you could always buy a 60 cent candy bar or a 99 cent ba... Read more
I hate working out! There, I said it. We all have reasons for exercising, but for many of us, it’s not because we genuinely love it. Working out has a slew of health benefits, makes us feel and look better, and can even slow down the aging proc... Read more
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