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Healthy Eating Habits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy Eating Habits.

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Take a Good Look at Your Child's Weight

Today so many people are overweight or obese that it is sometimes viewed as the norm. This is making it difficult for parents to recognize whether their own child has a weight problem. A recent study surveyed the parents of almost 300...  Read more

The Causes of Allergies

While scientists don’t completely understand why allergies develop, they do believe that a combination of things create the immune system confusion, from genetic predisposition to environmental factors. There are two main categories of ris...  Read more

Everyday Ways to Boost Your Calorie Burn

You stare at your to-do list with dread: Unload the dishwasher, return the library books, do the laundry, pick up dinner, drop the kids off at the mall, go to the gym…and that’s just the beginning. The list seems endless and unfortunatel...  Read more

50 Easy Ways to Eat Healthier

Eating healthier may seem like a daunting task, especially when you're not sure how to start. Will you go hungry? Will your meals taste like cardboard? Will you have to give up your favorite foods? Don't worry. When you make small change...  Read more

9 Meal Makeovers that Will Please Parents and Kids

Think about what is offered on a typical children's menu at a sit-down restaurant: burgers, fries, spaghetti, macaroni and cheese, and chicken nuggets. When did these menu standards become "kid food," and why are we still conforming to...  Read more

I'm stumped. I started eating better on January 6t
Updated 2/26/2015 11:13:30 AM

I'm stumped. I started eating better on January 6th, I lost 10lbs in the 1st month I'm still eating like I was in January but I've gained a couple lbs back and now my weight isn't even budging. I just started working out. Any suggestions?...  Read more

What's your secret to a healthy cream sauce?
Updated 3/1/2015 11:11:53 PM

I always love finding or coming up with healthy tricks to make those delicious, savory sauces that are oh-so-bad for you. I'd been dying to make broccoli cheddar soup, but couldn't think of a way to make it creamy without using cream, flour, et...  Read more

I'm running another 7 day clean eating challenge g
Updated 2/26/2015 5:49:50 AM

I'm running another 7 day clean eating challenge group on Facebook that starts March 2nd, 2015. You will get a free meal plan, recipes, info on how to make clean eating a lifestyle, and a chance to win a prize. If interested, leave your email below....  Read more

Cheated then redeemed myself today. I ate McDonald
Updated 2/26/2015 8:18:09 AM

Cheated then redeemed myself today. I ate McDonald's yesterday I really watched myself today and ended up under my calories for the day. I had a really bad temptation when I saw a soda can in my fridge that my friend left and I just closed the door....  Read more

One of my main goals is to learn to eat slowly and
Updated 2/26/2015 10:48:36 AM

One of my main goals is to learn to eat slowly and savor my foods!!! It's crazy how fast we tend to eat so we can just be "done"!!!...  Read more

Write down EVERYTHING!

Honestly - I love SP nutrition tracker but its easier for me to go off course since it's connected to the computer and not me. However, I bought a calorie journal and I've been doing SO MUCH better eating healthy because it's in my purse and with me...  Read more

Start the day with exercise

Starting my day with a nice workout really sets my day up for success with my weight loss goals...I leave the gym feeling energized and wanting to eat healthy so that I can maximize the benefit of the workout that I just did. I also keep in mind the...  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

A Simple Tip to Take Control of Mindless Eating

One of the 7 Secrets to a Strong Start is to focus on developing healthy habits, not losing weight. One habit that many people struggle with is mindless eating. The 10 Steps to Achieve a Healthy Lifestyle Mind Over Body plan can help you with t...  Read more

Parent's Diet Might Not Influence Child's Choices

When you look at all of the information out there regarding children's eating habits, it's enough to make your head spin. As parents, you should do this, but don't do that. As an example to your kids, you should eat this, but don't ea...  Read more

Healthy Eating Habits

Healthy eating habits are important for good health. I need to focus on eating more healthfully. On a scale of 1-10 I would rate myself 5. Probably more fiber and drinking more water would help to improve my dietary habits. Also, eating more vegetabl...  Read more

Cook and Eat Together to Build Your Family’s Healthy Eating Habits

Including your children in the meal preparation process increases their awareness and appetite for healthy eating. When we as parents communicate interest and enthusiasm for making healthy meals, we are more likely to instill the same attitudes...  Read more