Everyone knows that athletes must plan and time their meals and snacks very carefully to reach their performance goals. But what about the rest of us? You try to squeeze in 30-60 minutes of exercise most days of the week. Do you have to be careful ab... Read more
Everything you do burns calories—breathing, sleeping, standing, and all of the active pursuits you enjoy. But what does it take to burn just 100 calories? You may be surprised by how little—or how much—activity you have to do to ach... Read more
Thanks to a special partnership, SparkPeople is featuring these healthy living videos from Everwell.com. Learn more about your healthy lifestyle by viewing the videos below!
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I've just started the 30 Day Fit Food Challenge. There are a lot of good menu choices and I look forward to trying most of them, but I don't see any nutrition values...am I missing something?... Read more
This morning I tried entering a food that listed in the system. I entered the information from the food label on the product, Clicked Saved Food and was told the information was not valued.
Rechecked the product label and also scanned with my sc... Read more
I recently realized that a lot of the foods listed on the lists in Sparkpeople don't have the correct and/or full nutritional content. If you are tracking specific nutrients, as I am, it makes it difficult to put together an accurate menu for the da... Read more
I suddenly get these whole screen messages from informing me that I need to update my JAVA drivers and then I get a second message (occupying the whole entire screen--goodbye SparkPeople) informing me that I need to update Adobe Flash Player to prope... Read more
I'm a newbie. When I looked up quinoa I found many entries most of which didn't reflect the actual vitamin or mineral content of the grain, so of course my daily totals keep coming in under the mark even though I am eating well. Is there no way to l... Read more
Since the weather is really hot sometimes water alone is not enough when you're doing activities that make you sweat a lot. I found Powerade Zero which has electrolytes and has zero calories. I drink some of it when hiking in the heat along with wa... Read more
Early last week my colleague and dailySpark.com editor Stepfanie Romine, sent me an idea for a blog about using pickle juice as a electrolyte replacement source for exercisers . She actually stumbled across the idea from one of the comments left on... Read more
I'm not a big fan of most beverages. I use soymilk on cereal, drink tea occasionally, and have a rare glass of OJ. Most of the time, I'm satisfied with water. Soda, juice and sports drinks are usually too sweet for me. If I want something fancy, I as... Read more
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