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 "summertime, and the livin' is easy." But for kids, life during summer can be downright sweltering. Many activities—ball games, tennis clinics, band camp, and football training—take place during this hot season, a... Read more
When you're living with chronic heartburn, you don't just need to watch what you eat; what you drink is important, too. For many people, alcohol can have a negative impact on heartburn symptoms. But does that mean alcohol has to be comp... Read more
Money influences countless factors in our lives, from the kind of peanut butter we buy at the grocery store to the neighborhood we live in to the friends we make. But did you know that money (and especially debt) can actually affect your health? Acco... Read more
Your body breaks down the food you eat into a type of sugar called glucose. After you eat a meal or snack, that glucose makes its way into the bloodstream, causing the level of sugar in your blood to increase. Your pancreas responds by releasing the... Read more
Hey all! I thought I'd put this question out there to see what motivates everyone! So....what are your long and short term goals? Is there something you are aiming for? Do you have a specific plan to get there?
Personally, I am aiming for two th... Read more
Hello everyone. I am in need of some major help and I have a somewhat unique set of obstacles. My goal is to lose A LOT of weight. I currently weight over 650 lbs. The problem I am having is that everything I read about doing so tells me that I need... Read more
I have a goal of losing 20 lbs by June 1 2013. I found tracking my weight, fitness and nutrition goals but can't find anywhere where I can put my short term goal (have a bigger goal of losing 80 lbs) thanks!... Read more
I am heartbroken because i really love my daughter in law - and we got a long very well for the last 9 years.
she and my son seem to have parted ways - and despite my 3 emails over the last two plus months since it happened - i haven't had a respo... 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
The holiday season is in full swing now! Festive lights, the sounds of the season and holiday goodies are surrounding us on an almost daily basis. Just about everywhere you go you are reminded that it’s that time of the year. ... Read more
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