Achooo! Is it a cold? Is it the flu? You may not know what you have, but you know you feel terrible. When SparkPeople members feel under the weather, they usually have the same questions: "What should I eat? Should I still count my calories? If... Read more
It’s Sunday night and, like millions of workers and students across the land, you’re once again rummaging through a cluttered refrigerator looking for something appetizing to pack for tomorrow’s lunch. Or worse, it’s Mond... Read more
The scene seems right. An up-tempo song blasts through the speakers around the room. All around you, people race on the treadmill and grunt as they lift weights. An upbeat personal trainer stands nearby, ready to assist at a moment’s notice. So... Read more
Balanced breakfast? Check
Mid-morning snack? Check
Healthy lunch with your co-workers? Check
Passing up your friend's homemade cookies? Check
Coming home in the evening and going on a feeding frenzy? CHECK!!
Does this sound... Read more
When your legs ache, you can usually lie down and relax to alleviate your symptoms. But for people who suffer from Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS for short), relaxing only makes them hurt more. According to the National Institutes of Health, as many as... Read more
I had a bad night I tell you well Mary came by on Tuesday.. And ladies y'all know Mary..I got up at 1:00am on my way to 7eleven for some chocolate.. Than I said no I ate some peanuts.. I'm very proud of my self So I took a bag of veggie chips to work... Read more
i need opinions, I work the night shift 630p-7am.. I've researched going to the gym right after work before coming home but everything I have read says not to sacrifice sleep for gym time. Anyone have opinions on this??... Read more
Tonight is our pizza night. We do Cub Scouts from 6-7:30 and always get pizza after. Before is too early to cook and after keeping my 4 kids and the other Tiger Cubs focused, I'm too beat to cook. I usually eat 3 or 4 slices. I need ideas!... Read more
Got back last night from a 3 day business trip... I was mindful of the choices I made at the restaurants and hit the fitness center; I was hoping at a minimum not to gain, and actually lost a pound. Sucess!... Read more
Diabetes in the early stages causes an increased appetite. To lower the blood glucose, the body secretes more insulin, which results in increased hunger. Headaches, muscle aches and body pains, Frequent urination, thirst & fatigue,frequent yeast & sk... Read more
Simon & Schuster authors Michael F. Roizen, M.D. and Mehmet C. Oz, M.D. shared this guest blog post, which offers tips on keeping your hunger in check. From You: On a Diet: Duct tape over your mouth isnít how your body regulates food intake. Your bod... 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
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