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
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
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
I have asthma & right now it has been a huge struggle with the winter. Does anyone have any tips on dealing with it? Also what is something that can make your lungs stronger. There is a 5k in a few months that I want to do but Im not able to run yet... Read more
Hi I am new to SparkPeople. I have been a lifetime member at Weight Watchers. I know how to exercise and eat healthy, But I have emotional eating!! I want victory over emotional eating. I WANT to do this !! I will start exercising again and eat hea... Read more
Feeling a little down! I did everything right last week (week 3) with eating and only went down .08 of a pound. I know I have to exercise more but am finding that to be very difficult during the work week. I do workout over the weekend.... Read more
I remember seeing these commercials about this hormone cortisol that is produced when you're stressed and under pressure. It inhibits us from losing weight. So since I'm under a lot of stress and pressure at work, I got a great idea to eat extremel... Read more
I've noticed 3 types of hunger on my weight loss journey: Physical Hunger, in which my body needs food; Mouth Hunger, in which I have a taste for something, but my body doesn't need the fuel; and Psychological Hunger, in which my emotions or conditio... Read more
Identifying your body shape and learning to love it are two different things. This is especially true when the world indicates we should be something we don't see when we look in the mirror. Do you know what your body type is and have you learned to... Read more
Food is your body's fuel. Put in the right formulation and the body "purrs like a kitten." Put in the wrong formulation and things start to go wrong. Do you see your body as a sports car or a truck? Does your image of your body effect your eating an... Read more
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