For most of us, eating seasonally is a foreign concept. Many people don't even know that foods have a season, let alone what foods are in season at any given time of year. In the U.S., we enjoy practically unlimited access to any food at any time... Read more
You ate them in February, from half a continent away, and they were flat and bland—passable, but nothing to write home about. Now, you take a bite from one grown half a mile away, and it’s spectacular—sweet, juicy, and flavorful.
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Every season of the year brings new obstacles to allergy sufferers. Whether you suffer from seasonal allergies (such as sensitivity to pollen in the spring or mold in the fall), or allergies that are a nuisance in every season (like pet dander and du... Read more
My monthly weight loss support group sat around looking rather dismal at the first meeting following an unexpected autumn snowstorm. Winter was arriving sooner than anticipated, and my group voiced worrying thoughts about how they'd st... Read more
Baby, it's cold outside. And, if you're like me, winter weather can sometimes make working out seem less than desirable. After all, who likes to dress like a mummy to go for a run, or risk slipping on ice when out for a walk? Even heating up... Read more
Hello, I am 19 years old currently at 32% body fat. I want to be about 15-16% body fat. I am currently in the cutting phase and I need tips on what to do? What supplements should I take if any? What should my diet and exercise consist of?? Thanks!... Read more
I was reading an article about the fight to raise minimum for food servers to between $10 to 15 dollars an hour.
Servers were saying it would be great to get 15 an hour and be tipped. Many servers were upset to hear that customers may not tip if... Read more
Hi all...I fell off the fitness wagon as the weather changed...so long story short - it's been a BAD winter and my lack of activity is depressing. Once I get to the gym, I'm fine...it's just trying to get the motivation to leave the house in the cold... Read more
I am a second year student at university studying an honours in applied psychology, a major in english, and a minor in creative writing/journalism. This means my schedule is pretty intense to begin with. Add to that the fact that... Read more
After 3:00pm it is so much harder for me to make good nutritional choices! I come home from work about 2:30, my kids come home, and I suddenly feel famished. I am sincerely hungry, but I am also craving relaxation, which triggers the desire to EAT.... Read more
You could be putting a stranglehold on coffee's health perks by stirring in the wrong stuff. So consider these rules: no nondairy creamer, and go easy on the sweet stuff.Blood tests then showed that levels of chlorogenic acids (CGAs) -- antioxidants... Read more
Now that the season is about to change, I put my fall/winter clothes on the clothes rod with the hangers facing backwards. When I wear something it gets hung back up with the hanger facing forward. At the end of the season, I can easily tell which... Read more
When the temperature drops, so can your motivation to get outside and get moving. So how do you resist the temptation to stay curled up under a blanket until spring arrives? According to a poll of SparkPeople.com members, 76% of exerciser... Read more
Not so fast! Sure it's cold outside and the holiday hustle in full force, but that doesn't mean you should give up on eating healthy and exercising this month. The best defense against holiday excuses is a good offense: You need a plan in pla... Read more
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