SparkTeens recommends that you use the Nutrition Tracker a few times each week to see how well you're eating. Keep in mind that good nutrition means balancing several things, not just calories. Try to reach the recommended ranges for carbohydrates... Read more
Sticking with a healthy eating plan is hard work. There is no way around that, but for many it means giving up the foods that they love the most. But, you don’t have to do that! If you are limiting yourself so much that healthy eating becomes m... Read more
‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house,
Everyone was eating…even the mouse!
The most wonderful time of the year is back, and that means one thing: notorious holiday parties! ... Read more
SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For October, that means helping your kids develop healthy fitness and eating habits to last a lifetime.
Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you do jus... Read more
SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For September, that means increasing the number of fruits and veggies you eat so you can meet your 5-a-day quota.
Here are 30 daily tips that will each help... Read more
I'm currently doing John Berardi's Precision Nutrition programme, and wanted to use SparkPeople as an additional resource to stay active and monitor progress. I'm into Powerlifting, and I don't really want to lose weight, just stay... Read more
Hi everyone! I am 39 and soon to be married to my wonderful sweetheart. 6 years ago I lost 85 pounds and have kept it off for the most part. I fluctuate in a 10 pound range of 165-175. Since I moved in with my Fiance and our combined 13 (10 at home)... Read more
Ive started my journey Jan 2014 ive ask God for wisdom in learning how to eat healthy an to work on the inside as well as outside. ive struggled so many years of meeting others needs instead of my own so this year is about changing me an learning to... Read more
I recently started a new job at a local grocery store. I spend 5-6 hours per day shopping for grocery items that people order online (walking, lifting heavy items, bending, twisting, etc).
Because I only work 6 hours most days, I only get a 15... Read more
During my time in Spark people, I've been able to learn how to deal with stress and to stop using food as a way to escape my feelings. Still I'm not perfect and there are parts of my life that I cannot control: My parents are going through a divorce... Read more
Cut out all whites from my diet. Example replaced white flour with almond or coconut flour. No white rice , bread. Organic cheese, milk, fruits and meats. No cold cereal only steel cut oats. No can soup,vegetables or fruit. I feel great and have los... Read more
Successfully achieving weight loss goals usually requires reaching many smaller goals along the way. Whether you are trying to lose 15 or 150 pounds, experiencing peaks and valleys throughout the journey is common.
I previously worked as a Clinica... Read more
A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. Why Are Kids Who Get Less Candy Happier On Halloween? NPR This story is fascinating! According to a recent study, kids might be happier with one really good treat rather... Read more
So tired, so I don't know how much I'll write (3 week-olds will do that to you). Pretty good day eating wise. I'm in the house 99% of the day for 6 weeks, so temptation is just a couple of steps to the kitchen. I've decided to identify a stumbling... Read more
I had one of those "healthy choice" dinners in my freezer. A "friend" insisted that I buy it because "they are wonderful".
I needed to have lunch and didn't feel like cooking, so I tossed it in the nuker. When it was done, I wished I hadn'... Read more
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