Just like you, the people behind SparkPeople.com try to plan their meals ahead of time so that we're sure to make the healthiest choices possible. Whether we're short on time or just have a craving for our favorite burger joint, we still try... Read more
Having spent a week on a road trip, I learned one thing along the way: Fast food is unavoidable, given time and budget constraints. You can’t beat a drive-thru for convenience and speed of service. But the bellyache you get afterward can quickl... Read more
In this era of fast-paced everything, even the act of eating a meal has become something we can do on the run. Breakfast comes in bars, lunch can be eaten while speeding down the highway, and dinner is merely an accompaniment to the evening news, squ... Read more
Your body breaks down the food you eat into a type of sugar called glucose. After you eat a meal or snack, that glucose makes its way into the bloodstream, causing the level of sugar in your blood to increase. Your pancreas responds by releasing the... Read more
You meant to pack a nutritious lunch for school today. But your best friend texted you while you were slaving over your algebra homework, so you took a break to listen to her gush about her crush. By the time you finally finished your homework, you w... Read more
i eat so little packaged foods that cutting out salt would actually be bad..but its a great tool for anyone who eats a lot of pkgd foods..remember salts and sugars r actually necessary nutrients..muscles need salts, brain needs glucose... Read more
I'm trying to eat healthy and eat less calories then I have been im trying to lose weight before softball starts but I have trouble when I'm home alone to stay on track. When people are around its easy but when I'm alone it's constantly astruggle.Why... Read more
Incorporating meatless meals once in a while can be a family adventure as well. Or plan a vegetarian entree for everyone with meat as a side dish for them. We've tried some very tasty homemade black bean burgers that everyone enjoyed. Try Pinterest!... Read more
Sooo.. Went to Whole Foods for 2 things. 2 THINGS PEOPLE!! 😦 I left with half a cart full and spent $150!
I'm new to dieting "correctly" and eating organic. Anyone recommend a good whole foods product/shake/recipe?? 🙏... Read more
I only go to the grocery store once every two weeks, and I only buy what is on my list now. I have cut my grocery bill in half, because I am not stopping at the grocery store for 1-2 items and end up buying 10 items, several times a week.... Read more
Sometimes we find ourselves in a situation where we may not have a healthy meal or snack on hand as we're out and about. Be prepared ahead of time in case you absolutely have to make a fast food stop. Research menus online and make a list of health... Read more
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By Sally Kuzemchak, RD, of Family CircleBurger King: Hamburger and Value-Size Unsalted French Fries(480 calories, 21g fat)Follow BK's motto and "Have It Your Way." Order the basic burger without mayo and with extra lettuce and tomato to... Read more
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