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Good Healthy Habits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Good Healthy Habits.

Your Good-Better-Best Guide to the Grocery

One of the best things about supermarkets can also be the most confusing: all the choices! When walking from aisle to aisle, it can be overwhelming to look at all the products in each section. Just think of all the choices when you’re looking a...  Read more

Light Baking Done Right

If you're trying to lighten your caloric load or lose weight, are you destined to days of tasteless cookies, or—worse—a life without sweets and treats? Of course not! There are plenty of ways you can substitute lower-calorie ingr...  Read more

An Exercise in Self-Esteem

If you’re like most people who want to lose weight, you probably think that shedding a few pounds will help you feel better about yourself. And chances are, you see exercise simply as something you need to do to accomplish that goal. But here&r...  Read more

Look Great at Any Weight

My closet used to be divided into three sections: clothes that fit when I was 20 pounds heavier; clothes that fit when I was  thin but miserable (from my “never-eat-anything-fun” phase); and clothes I could wear at that moment. ...  Read more

The Worst Reasons to Work Out

We all have our own reasons for working out. And while all reasons have merit (and there is nothing wrong with wanting to feel good about the reflection you see in the mirror), some reasons for hitting the gym are definitely better and more motivatin...  Read more

Healthiest Non-perishable Foods
Updated 7/10/2014 1:53:40 AM

Hi guys! I have a unique job and don't have access to fresh fruits and vegetables at times. Space is limited, and I can't refrigerate or freeze anything. I also sometimes need meal replacements. Any suggestions to keep eating healthy? I would especia...  Read more

Best healthy menu item to order at PF Changs
Updated 7/8/2014 3:46:16 PM

I am going to lunch tomorrow at PF Changs. Any healthy, low calorie recommendations would be greatly appreciated. Thank You!!!...  Read more

Why don't apples taste good anymore?
Updated 7/8/2014 2:14:08 PM

For several years I have found that apples are smaller and and do not taste as good as they use to. Is something happening to our apples? If anyone has any information about this, please share. Thank you....  Read more

Healthy Eating Ideas?
Updated 7/10/2014 1:27:26 PM

What type of healthy meal plans are you guys doing? I'm new to this whole thing and was wondering if anyone could give me some guidance. I'm wanting something that I can do for the rest of my life but am unsure on where to go. Been...  Read more

Diet better in search of more tracking and recipes
Updated 7/7/2014 7:16:22 AM

Hi everyone! I started my health track about two months ago through dietbet. I've lost 25 lbs so far and have about 20 to go. I joined here bc I heard so many great things about this site that I wanted to check it out. I'm always looking for new, f...  Read more

Making More Progress...

Now that I have set some good healthy habits with the help of SparkPeople.com, I'm going to be more focused on SparkSavings.com to keep making financial progress. I think it's my favourite online budget, so far! :-DI just keep Spark winning and so...  Read more

Believe in yourself

Each day you have to look in the mirror and give your self a pep talk, tell yourself, I can do this....I will do this....I have no other option but to do my best....then do it........  Read more

College Students

This group is for college students who are looking to get healthier and need a little support from those in a similar situation...  Read more

Is Diet the Most Important Factor for Senior Health? Maybe Not.

Healthy habits are important at any age, but it can be easier to get away with poor habits in your 20’s than in your 50’s and 60’s.  As we age, it becomes even more obvious that a balanced diet, regular exercise and taking good...  Read more

All You Need Is Love...Tough Love, That Is

It’s pretty clear that progress towards any important goal goes a lot better when you can maintain a positive state of mind. Positive goals, positive (but realistic) expectations, and positive self-talk all help us stay motivated and survive th...  Read more

Plumpton Pass - My good, healthy habits

In the Challenge for Harry Potter group I belong to we have to blog about our good, healthy habits that we have formed since starting our weight loss journey. Here are some of the habits that have become second nature to me: 1. Drinking water:...  Read more

Good Healthy Habits are Contagious!

I am beaming with pride! for awhile now, my boyfriend Aaron has said he wants to get healthy, eat right and exercise. I encourage but never nag, just trying to lead by example. Well, yesterday, he went to see a nutritionist/fitness trainer! He will b...  Read more