We hear it all the time—you changed your habits and lost weight steadily, but after awhile, that progress halted. You’ve been stuck at the same weight for days, weeks, or even months. There’s nothing more frustrating t... Read more
Eating well is important at any age. But health issues and physical limitations sometimes make it difficult for seniors, the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. population, to get the nutrients they need for a balanced diet. Poor nutrition and malnut... Read more
Vacation season is here! You deserve a break, after spending the last few months becoming a fitter, healthier you, right? While vacation is a time to relax and take a break from work, stress, and the usual routine, it shouldn’t be a break from... Read more
Trying to eat healthy on a tight budget? An important part of starting a healthy diet is to be supermarket savvy. At times, eating the nutritious stuff can cost a little more than the unhealthy foods you might consume, so it’s important to... Read more
We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. After (hopefully) spending eight hours sleeping, breaking your fast with a well-balanced, healthy meal is the best way to start your day. But what if you just don't have e... Read more
Ok, here's the deal. I started this journey about 5 months ago and have lost over 20lbs by staying within my calorie range. It was slow loss, but steady. About 2 weeks ago, I decided to add exercise by following a c25k program 3 days a week, and s... Read more
Hi I'm new to spark people. I joined in hopes of getting encouragement, support and a blue print for eating and living a healthy life. As my weight increased my mobility decreased and my health down hill. I welcome tips, and suggestions for getting... Read more
Disclaimer: I'm very sporadic with logging anything. Mostly because I've been doing it so long that I can basically do it in my head.
Okay, so I'm concerned that I might be eating too little. I'm 26 years old, female, 5'2", 125-128lbs depending... Read more
Yesterday i was about 25 calories under 1200. after dinner (chicken breast, parmesan style, green beans with almonds, and a salad with fruit) i was still like 200+ under calories so i made half a pb&j sandwhich and was STILL under. but by then i wa... Read more
Part of my blog today was about the question, "How do I do this forever?" Often when we begin any life-changing challenge it can seem overwhelming. I have come to learn that forever comes one day at a time. Today is all that matters for it is all we... Read more
Coach Nicole suggested this catchy title after listening to my small rant in the office recently about accepting people where they are and encouraging them toward where they want to be. Lately I have been bothered by the intolerance of people. Not in... Read more
Editor's Note: SparkPeople is thrilled to share with you this blog post from the team at meQuilibrium.com, a site whose mission very closely aligns with our own. meQuilibrium helps you dial down the negative effects of stress by coaching yo... Read more
Okay, so tofu was on sale for a dollar at Safeway which almost never happens. Soo...we picked up five extra firm and two regular firm yesterday. The problem? What on earth do we do with them? LOL! Well, I say "we" but really it's only me that ea... Read more
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