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
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
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
Times are tough and money is tight, but cooking healthful meals at home doesn't have to cost a lot. These Editor's Choice recipes from SparkRecipes.com are good for your body and your wallet! Each dinner recipe serves at least 4 people for $1... Read more
Lentils - are the green or red ones better? What's the difference?
Love the posts on this thread so which - besides SP's - recipe sites are you finding have the best one for lentils? I'm looking for some simple ways to prepare them with plenty... Read more
I really wish that I could find a "reverse" nutrition/calorie counter. For example - it's the end of the day and I still need:
What could I eat that would net his nutritional value?... Read more
On a few items I notice it says calories, and then calories from Fat. I am confused on what the total calories would be. Example if it says Calories: 400 Calories from Fat: 50 would this be 400 calories or 450?... Read more
It seems one of my daughters who is a nurse thinks white potatoes are evil and the only spud you should ever eat is a sweet potato.
I eat white potatoes occasionally because I believe they have some healthy benefits.
367 4... Read more
I know from my Sparkpeople nutritional tracker that fruit and veggies are lower in calories but filling and will help me eat less calories while at work when munchies hit, so I keep at least 3 types of fruit on my desk right in front of me so when ev... Read more
I always keep plenty of cayenne pepper around. I put it on many different things and put on as much as I can stand without causing myself to spontaneously combust. (lol) Seriously though, it has been found to help burn calories as your body has to wo... Read more
My young kids like to be in control. Whether it’s what they are wearing, which toy they play with or what’s for lunch, they like to make decisions. Although it can get frustrating at times (“I’m sorry honey, we are... Read more
Surveys indicate that the majority of the American public wants to know the nutritional information for the food they eat. This is also true when it comes to flying the friendly skies.
Recently, an article about how U.S. airlines rate on the nutri... Read more
I am doing really good today!! I feel great and I have never felt better! My total calories for today will be 1,500 calories. I already planned what I was going to eat today!
I have a question for everybody, how many calories should you eat a day?... Read more
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