A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition tested 19 subjects on three different diets. Researchers measured appetite, caloric intake, body weight, and fat mass, as well as blood measurements for insulin, leptin (the hormone... Read more
SparkPeople.com provides free tools, resources and support for adults who want to improve their diets, establish a healthy lifestyle, get physically active, lose weight and/or manage their weight. We stand by our weight-loss, exercise and dietar... Read more
OK, you’ve reached your weight loss goal. Congratulations—you’re halfway there! Now all you have to do is make sure you’re one of the 5-10% of “weight-losers” who manage to keep it off over time. So, what are y... Read more
The Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) updated the Dietary Guidelines for Americans in 2005. You can easily incorporate these strategies into your everyday SparkPeople plan.
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If you're reading this, your doctor has probably told you that your cholesterol levels are too high. Maybe she put you on a medication to help lower cholesterol, or simply told you to consume less cholesterol-containing foods. No matter what you... Read more
I have a gym membership but all I really do there is run. I'd really like to start strength training (machines and free weights) but I have NO idea what I'm doing. I'm so confused by the rules, how many pounds to use and when, what to eat, how ofte... Read more
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i have displayed my weight on my ticker on the team posts and it says I am 190 kg not 190 lb. I did have a lovely supportive email from a lady called Jane but I felt a bit of a fraud as she clearly though... Read more
I've just joined in order to force myself to face up to the fact that I weighed under 140 pounds my entire adult life. Always looked fine and wore whatever I wanted in a size 10. Menopause has slowed my metabolism down, my waist has disappeared and m... Read more
Hi there everyone I am new to Sparkpeople and was wondering.... before I enter my first weight loss, is there away to change the starting weight? I am eager to know so that I can start tracking weight loss. I'm afraid if I start entering that data, t... Read more
I was wondering whether any Sparker's have tried Meratrim, and if so, what kind of results (if any) they are seeing, or if there have been any side effects
I blogged about it here: www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_ individual.asp?... Read more
You have most likely heard it said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Some research suggests breakfast is an important part of a healthy eating plan that can help you achieve and maintain your best weight. A new study suggests that... Read more
Iím sure many people can relate to this scenario: Youíre doing great with eating healthy and exercising regularly, and youíre steadily working toward your weight loss goals. Then your week-long tropical vacation arrives, and suddenly all of those n... Read more
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