You know the filter in your furnace only lasts three months before it gets clogged with cat hair, and you're diligent about getting the oil in your car changed every 3,000 miles. But do you pay attention to all the recommended tune-ups and mainte... Read more
Spending a good 60 minutes on the treadmill is a surefire way to make you feel accomplished. After completing the machine's fat-burning workout, you feel great and quite proud of yourself as you stare at the number flashing on the screen: 752 cal... Read more
In this video, Denise explains how to get started with your SparkPeople program by navigating your Start page. Learn how to find your free, customized tools (Nutrition Tracker, Meal Plans, Fitness Tracker, Weigh-In page and SparkDiet stage), articles... Read more
Editor's Note: Every day, regular people just like you are losing weight, getting fit and improving their lives by using SparkPeople. Who knows better about what it really takes to lose weight the healthy way than other members like you? That'... Read more
Editor's Note: Every day, regular people just like you are losing weight, getting fit and improving their health by using SparkPeople. So we figured, who knows better about what it really takes to lose weight the healthy way than our members? Rec... Read more
I think it's great that more and more people are becoming aware of the links between health, diet, physical fitness and beauty and mental fitness.
What you eat and what you do for exercise have such a huge effect on well-being!... Read more
Day #3. I had a few health issues and was put on steroids. I gained 20lbs I went from 150 lbs to 170 lbs in 3 weeks I actually want to get to 145. I've lost 5 lbs so far I think this is helping a lot.... Read more
I've been back on my health kick since February and so for have lost 30lbs.I've just recently added one "vegetarian day" to my weeks. But, i can't seem to find many good tasting(non-meat) protein options.Does anyone have any ideas?... Read more
Publix Pharmacy offers FREE diabetes screenings in partnership with CholestCheck, a health screening services company. Sign up for free diabetes newsletter and see optional screening tests (such as cholesterol and thyroid tests) are available for pur... Read more
How to Exercise With Health ConditionsThere are many benefits to be gained from regular exercise. It can lower blood pressure, improve heart function and blood sugar control, alleviate depression, ensure good sleep, decrease risk of cancer, and help... Read more
Alabama state workers who are obese have one year to slim down—or they'll have to start paying for health insurance. Beginning in 2010, Alabama, the second-heaviest state in the U.S., will start charging $25 a month if its 37,000 employees don't subm... Read more
You know how health insurance works: You pay a premium, you pay a deductible and sometimes you also pay a copay. It can feel like a lot of paying, all told. But health insurance doesn’t just have to cost you money. Health insurance companies ha... Read more
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