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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

Discover the Power of Food Tracking

You hear all the time that to lose weight, you should track what you eat. Well, a 2008 study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that keeping a "food diary" may double your weight loss efforts. Researchers fr...  Read more

I began my new healthy life style on April 11th we
Updated 5/25/2016 7:43:54 PM

I began my new healthy life style on April 11th weighing in at 297 and today I weighed in at 273. I've wanted to quit so many times but sure glad I didn't. (Especially when my weight didn't budge for almost a week)...  Read more

Well, starting off this healthy diet thing today t
Updated 5/25/2016 8:57:33 PM

Well, starting off this healthy diet thing today to get rid of headaches I've had for over 4 years. I hate vegetables, so wish me luck haha...  Read more

Since I've changed my eating habits, so has my chi
Updated 5/25/2016 3:14:00 PM

Since I've changed my eating habits, so has my children and husband. My hubby isn't super happy about it and complains that he wants snacks too. You know like cheetos! Haha...I just laugh when I see my grocery cart. Health food and cheetos! Lol!...  Read more

Day three of eating healthy and trying to be more
Updated 5/25/2016 2:37:16 PM

Day three of eating healthy and trying to be more active. My biggest issue is drinking enough water! Soda addict here! Any suggestions on how to decrease soda and increase water intake? Or to quit pop altogether lol thanks :)...  Read more

Make a healthier version of what you want, at home
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Make a healthier version of what you want, at home. If you want a burger and fries, grill a burger using lean meat and watch the toppings. Make some oven fries. If you keep avoiding fast food, pretty soon you will wonder how you ever ate it b/c it...  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