We spend more money and waste more calories by dining out than ever before. The US Department of Agriculture estimates that we eat 29% of our meals away from home. And the National Restaurant Association says that these meals take up 44% of our food... Read more
It’s getting ugly out there. With “stacks,” “towers” and “explosions” of menu items, plates are coming out of the kitchen absolutely huge with food. It’s almost like a conspiracy against weight loss. Th... Read more
SparkPeople recently launched City Teams, which allow you to connect with members who live in your area. One of the greatest features on City Teams is SparkRallies. Local Team members (and leaders) can plan Rallies so that members who live near one a... Read more
Work. It's where most of us spend the majority of our weeks. While that realization can be somewhat depressing, it also shows how your habits at work have a huge effect on your weight-loss goals. Sure, the office can be full of temptation--whethe... Read more
Not-So-Tricky Halloween Treats
Most tricks have been dropped from today’s Halloween celebrations and all we are left with are a lot of high-sugar, high-fat treats. If you do not want to send the little beggars off with a sugar buzz, consider... Read more
Hello all, my name is Amber and I'm hopping back on board with SparkPeople. I fell off the wagon, gaining back weight I had lost and gaining an additional five. No bueno.
So here I am, I want to lose 45lbs and fix my horrible eating habits. L... Read more
Well I learned not to sit, read my iPad and munch. I had the container of mini pretzels and ate way too many! That affected my weight this morning bc if all the salt. I had a great week of tracking and not going over. In one fell swoop it was sabot... Read more
I am having problems tracking my food this morning, It shows that I crossed things off my food tracker and then when I am finished it does not me give points or shows that I tracked anything. Is anyone else having this problem?? Help!... Read more
I've been trying so hard to lose more weight..we have healthy food but we have a lot of junk food too. It is sooo hard to say no to the junk. I have no idea what to do. Help? I know I can't just say mom don't but junk food it won't happen... Read more
"Restaurants" is the name of the app & it is awesome! It's got a huge list of restaurants with almost all of their menu options and calories, fat, the works! It makes choosing better options that much easier when you can't eat the way you'd like to!... Read more
When it comes to the healthfulness of menu items and information shared by restaurants, just think about how far we've come in just the last decade. Nutrition facts for most restaurant foods are available not just online, but on menu boards in ma... Read more
Each time you turn around your box of cereal to read the nutrition label, you have Dr. David Kessler to thank. When your orange juice carton says "fresh," you can trust that it wasn't made from concentrate, thanks to Dr. Kessler. And now, when you op... Read more
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