No, this is not an article on that ever-popular question about whether sex counts as aerobic exercise. (It doesn't. Get over it.)
This article is about gender differences in exercise and weight loss. This is your chance to get the facts you... Read more
If you’re a man who’s trying to lose weight and get fit, you’ve probably noticed that most of the books, magazines, and programs on these subjects aren’t really aimed at you. Most are for women. And the others seem to have bod... Read more
Anyone who has experienced gallstones is familiar with the accompanying pain and discomfort. Gallstones are crystallized clumps of cholesterol that form in the gallbladder. After eating, one usually experiences symptoms such as indigestion, bloating... Read more
Everyone has an idea in their head when it comes to looking their fittest and healthiest. For some, it's fitting perfectly into a certain outfit, or walking on the beach in a bikini with total confidence. For others, it may mean seeing a defined... Read more
It can be easy to lose track of all the vitamins out there. It's even easier to forget how exactly they help our bodies. Let’s see, vitamin A heals wounds and vitamin C improves eyesight, wait, what was it again? There are so many, it... Read more
Hi there. I have been a registered person on SparkPeople.com for quite a while, but have only just started using the site. I am so impressed with everything I’m seeing and want to say GREAT JOB, KEEP IT UP to all of you. I have just started this j... Read more
Is there any truth to the fact that as we age, we can't get back to the weight or size or body fat percentage we were when we were younger?
I ask because I was going through my closet last night and found an old miniskirt size 4 that I wore in c... Read more
I was getting dressed this morning, and I noticed in the mirror that my belly looked like it had changed shape, just a little. I've lost about 5-7 pounds lately. It seems feasible to me that some of the fat i lost could have been right where I see a... Read more
I'm reading "Fat Chance" by Dr. Robert Lustig. It's definitely interesting and very scientific. The basic premise is that sugar is the root of all evil.
Okay. Not evil. But definitely chronic disease and obesity.
I'm only a chapter and a... Read more
I feel so overwhelmed. I just had my 56th birthday and weigh 221 pounds. I am a stress eaters and in a stressful job so I eat all the time.
I don't really have any close friends to do this with me.
What are some good first steps?... Read more
I am a girl but when it comes to getting advice about exercise and diets I look at men's magazines. Women's weight loss magazines are ok but the men's mags are a bit more intense and different! Try it out! I get Men's Health, you get so much more adv... Read more
For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat.... Read more
Do you often feel like you're being pulled in a million different directions? You've got deadlines at work, it's your night for the kids soccer carpool, you need to squeeze in a workout and there's no food in the refrigerator for dinner. Whatever y... Read more
One in 3 adults (about 72 million people) have high blood pressure, otherwise known as hypertension. Many doctors don't know blood pressure guidelines, and they often don't start treatment soon enough in middle age men. Though the recommended blood p... Read more
Last night I gave in to my craving for fast food and regretted it afterwords. Today is a new day and I feel a lot better! I got over whatever need I thought I had and now I am back on track with my healthy lifestyle.
I think it's actually good... Read more
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