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Fat Food Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Fat Food.

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6 Diet Rules Meant to be Broken

Almost every time we turn on the television or glance at a magazine cover in the supermarket checkout line, we are bombarded with the new weight-loss rules and diet plans. We're constantly given suggestions to drink a special shake, cut out carbs...  Read more

Health(ier) Holiday Favorites

It's easy to get off track when it comes to eating during the holidays. Although the traditional holiday table can be filled with high calorie and high fat foods, there are ways to save calories without sacrificing taste. Here we share healthy ma...  Read more

Keeping a Heartburn Journal

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, causes painful symptoms (like heartburn and acid regurgitation) that usually occur after meals. An exact cause of GERD hasn’t been pinpointed, but certain foods and lifestyle habits seem to trigger GERD...  Read more

How to Read a Nutrition Facts Label

What do you look for when you’re checking out the nutrition facts on that macaroni and cheese box? Whether you’re one to zoom in on total calories or total carbs, you might be missing the real picture. Nutrition facts should be a part of...  Read more

A Power Food for Health Nuts

We’re not nuts for saying it – a daily dose of nuts is a healthy way of snacking. Ditch the guilt and dig in. The only caution, keep it to about a handful. Nuts have had a long-time bad rap as a high calorie, indulgent food that we s...  Read more

When I cook, I try to cook healthy food that taste
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When I cook, I try to cook healthy food that tastes good. Added bonus - my husband has also some weight without trying. When I am invited out to eat or to a potluck, I bring something that I can eat. Some of my friends and family are eating better....  Read more

yikes! Spark isn't letting me delete any foods now
Updated 7/28/2015 2:31:52 PM

yikes! Spark isn't letting me delete any foods now. Sigh....  Read more

Using lean/ fat mass as guidance
Updated 7/24/2015 9:43:11 PM

I am reading up more on setting goals properly in terms of using my lean mass and fat as a guide versus strictly weight on the scale. Doing this, I chose a goal of 20% body fat. I'm stuck though...I'm trying not to focus on the weight, yet you need t...  Read more

KITCHEN LOCATION CAUSES FAT
Updated 7/31/2015 12:35:58 PM

A lot of kitchens today are open and in the same room where the family hangs out like the den. We rented a vacation house like that and I found I snacked more and ate more as I could smell and watch my honey cook meals. My residential home has a ki...  Read more

I'm doing a low carb high fat meal plan for now. W
Updated 7/23/2015 7:18:51 PM

I'm doing a low carb high fat meal plan for now. What do you believe should be considered low carb for a whole day? This is new for me. Thoughts?...  Read more

Hungry all the time?

Constantly eating low fat foods or zero calorie foods can leave you hungry. Low fat food makes the glycemic index of carbohydrates without fat very high, then spikes blood sugar and makes sugar into fat. Eating small amounts of meat, poultry, fi...  Read more

Skip the Drive Thru

If you are tempted to go to the drive thru every day, do this instead. Every day pack a small cooler with healthy foods and drinks to keep in your car. Bring yogurt sticks (easier to eat), carrot sticks and low fat dip, low fat protein bars and bottl...  Read more

CHOCOLATE LOVERS UNITE!!

Are you PASSIONATE about chocolate? Do you see it as a food group?! Join other Chocoholics for discussions, recipe-swapping, & help in keeping this important food group alive!...  Read more

School Lunches: The Newest Childhood Obesity Risk

Growing up, my mom usually packed my lunch for school. I was totally content eating the same thing day after day- typically peanut butter and jelly. Most kids in my grade school packed their lunches, but in high school things changed a little. I woul...  Read more

Will a Tough Economy Expand Your Waistline?

There's no doubt about it. Times are tough, and more people that ever are struggling to make ends meet. Recent studies show that a shrinking wallet might actually have the opposite effect on your waistline. Obesity rates could continue to climb as...  Read more

WHICH CAME FIRST YOUR PROBLEM OR YOUR FAT / FOOD IS NOT YOUR ENEMY

WHICH CAME FIRST YOUR PROBLEM OR YOUR FAT / FOOD IS NOT YOUR ENEMY WHICH CAME FIRST / YOUR PAIN OR FAT/ IT'S A CHICKEN AND EGG STORY. It's funny how I came upon this topic today. I have been dealing with having muscle problems from my medicine. t...  Read more

Fast Food Is One Letter More Than Fat Food

Fast food has played a major role in my life since coming back to work from maternity leave in April. Every morning on my way to work, I stopped at Burger King and ordered the same thing: bacon, egg & cheese croissan'wich with medium hash brown...  Read more