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Healthy Habits Web Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy Habits Web.

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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

Top 10 Things You'd Be Surprised You Can Do at SparkPeople

With thousands of features on the site and new ones launching every day, it's easy to miss some here and there. It's not unusual to hear a long-time member say "I never knew SparkPeople had this!" and sometimes, it refers to a featu...  Read more

The Benefits of Eating Together

"Come and get it!" It may be dinnertime, but when was the last time your family sat down and enjoyed a mealtogether? With music lessons, ball practice, play rehearsal, and work schedules, it can be tough. Rounding up the troops for an eveni...  Read more

How America Grew

Highlights on food and America from the past 50 years: 1950’s – USDA creates four basic food groups: milk, meat, fruits and vegetables, and breads and cereals. 1954 – Swanson unveils the first TV dinners. Shoveling...  Read more

Is Distraction Sabotaging Your Weight Loss?

I could hear the disappointment and frustration in my client Stephanie's voice as she told me about her daily afternoon candy and cookie habit that was sabotaging her weight-loss program. For the past few weeks, she had been setting goals to eat...  Read more

Today SP really helped me doing healthier choices.
Updated 8/19/2016 7:13:28 PM

Today SP really helped me doing healthier choices. A very busy day, and that usually means no excercise at all and more of unhealthy snacks. But I did a short workout and kept away from too much snack. Didn't want the job to track lots of calories :)...  Read more

Been eating super healthy for 3 weeks. No problem.
Updated 8/19/2016 12:33:00 PM

Been eating super healthy for 3 weeks. No problem...until yesterday. Walked into Kroger and the whole store smelled like fried chicken. Wanted to die as I grabbed my broccoli and checked out. #test #iwontcave...  Read more

Any salad recommendations? Healthy toppings to put
Updated 8/18/2016 5:10:38 PM

Any salad recommendations? Healthy toppings to put in them besides vegetable? (fruit & nut combos, alternative for croutons, etc) and salad dressing favorites? (i like and have only had french dressing) #fitfood #salads...  Read more

Although I consider myself a healthy eater I found
Updated 8/18/2016 4:29:29 PM

Although I consider myself a healthy eater I found myself stuffing myself with fruit at night time craving sweets. What is a preventive measure to kill those last minute, late night cravings?...  Read more

Made the decision to start getting healthy again!
Updated 8/18/2016 12:45:24 PM

Made the decision to start getting healthy again! No more excuses and need to stay positive. Need to lose 85 lbs more. #firstpost...  Read more

How to avoid "sabotage" snacking

Upon opening the refrigerator to mindlessly graze, ask: "Do I really need to eat right now, or am I snacking because I'm stressed, tired, or bored?" If it's really the scheduled time to snack, choose a healthy snack instead of the comfort food. If...  Read more

Mindless eating

I found myself gaining weight while eating and surfing the web or watching TV....  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

Enter the SparkPeople Web Search Sweepstakes

We're excited to announce more improvements to our "Web Search" page--PLUS a new contest and a chance to earn more SparkPoints!Most Internet users like to set a search engine such as Google or Yahoo as their homepage, and some people like to customiz...  Read more

Cyberchondria: Is it all in your Head?

Most of us have heard of hypochondria--you know the obsessive belief that you have some dreaded illness due to symptoms that you are experiencing or have developed related to that illness. But now that we have the world at our finger tips via the wo...  Read more