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
There's more to healthy eating and weight loss than simply tracking your food. How you think about food and respond to hunger, eating cues, and cravings also affect your diet and overall health.
As babies, we ate intuitively: We fussed when... Read more
Strength training is no longer just for bodybuilders or athletes. Over the last few years, strength training has gained a lot of popularity in the fitness world among both men and women and across all age groups. This is awesome because strength trai... Read more
So today was my "cheat" day. I ate anything I wanted. I wrote it all down but didn't track it til just now. it added up to 2234 k, about 450 over my max recommended daily calories. When I make concious choices I eat about 1400k.... Read more
I weighted 150 so I started my own diet I lost 20 lbs . My goal is 120 lbs so that I
could fit in to my wedding dress for our 50th anniversery, But this last 10 lbs really proving difficult to lose. Help... Read more
I am starting the 4th major weight loss in my life. I use weight to insulate myself from painful situations. The only person I wind up hurting is myself. I am a healthcare professional- I have the knowledge and tools at my disposal to live a... Read more
so I had my daughter 13 months ago and started eating healthy in August....So far I've lost 12 pounds and I'm only 6 away from my goal weight but I still have a noticeable pouch from excess skin. Does anyone have advice on how to get rid of it?... 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
If you've ever lost weight and then worked on maintaining that loss, you know that it's not as simple as one might think. Figuring out the balance between how much to eat and how much to exercise can be tricky. But there's oft... Read more
That headline got your attention, didn't it? Not to worry, SparkPeople hasn't changed our attitude about healthy living and weight loss. But what we have done, for the first time ever, is compile and publish the very best advice, tips and tri... Read more
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