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
Food is an ever-growing part of our budget. It's a misconception that to eat on a budget, you must eat unhealthfully. SparkPeople members contradict that myth by sharing ways they stay healthy and eat well for less. "When I make my shopping list... 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
I've allowed myself into a big pitfall the last few days. In an attempt to regain some energy, I had consciously made the decision to eat a little above my calorie range for a few days. I'm hoping to replenish my zapped energy and maybe even a coup... Read more
They are saying that I look fatter, and a few have even remarked that I have rolls of fat on my tummy, that I look pregnant! Like Chinese roast pork!
Now, I'll admit that I haven't been eating like I should, too many trips to McD's and KFC; but... Read more
The people I live with eat a lot of unhealthy food. I can't change that. But I can choose what I eat, and I can change my eating habits. I really hope SPARKPEOPLE can help me with achieving my goal, which is to loose 40kg by the end of 2014. =)
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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
"Weight loss is really hard---but maintaining that weight loss is even harder!" If anyone out there agrees with this statement; please raise your hand. That’s what I thought. There are lots of hands held high. I... Read more
I was one of those people who spent over half my life dieting. Depending on what was going on in my life I was either 'on' a diet or 'off' a diet. Sadly dieting was a way of life for me. But that all changed on February 9, 2005, the d... Read more
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