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Healthy Living Habits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy Living Habits.

7 Secrets to Outsmart Your Supermarket

Conniving. Manipulative. Scheming. I’m not talking about your ex; I’m talking about your grocery store. On your next trip, be prepared to fight back against the tactics most supermarket chains use to get you to spend more money on "e...  Read more

Help Your Loved Ones Stay Healthy

If you’re not comfortable with talking to loved ones about the touchy subjects of health and weight loss, you can still help them lead healthier lives by practicing “random acts of fitness.” There are dozens of small things you can...  Read more

Are Your Friends Making You Fat?

If your friend who lives across the country comes down with a cold, you’re surely not going to catch it from her. But if she becomes overweight, that just might spread to you. So say researchers from Harvard Medical School and the Universi...  Read more

Where is Danger Lurking in Your Kitchen?

Anytime is a good time to give your kitchen a healthy inspection. Nasty foods and hidden pitfalls are just waiting to tempt you into reverting to bad habits. They may even be disguising themselves in a "healthy" cloak. To have healthy habit...  Read more

4 Mindless Habits That Are Hurting Your Weight Loss

If you’ve ever tried to break a bad habit, health-related or otherwise, you know how difficult it can be. Every morning, you awake to a daunting, gut-wrenching choice: to commit to change or to fall short of your goals. Those of you who have ta...  Read more

Is Insanity healthy for long-term?
Updated 7/3/2014 9:25:45 AM

Hi, i'm very interested in trying out insanity, but im just worried that if i finish insanity and go back to my lighter workouts, which is doing good for me at the minute, will it have negative impacts on my body? I've heard people lose weight really...  Read more

Healthy cleanse
Updated 7/3/2014 5:57:23 PM

The challenge is to go through a healthy liquid cleanse for next 21 days. it is loaded with super foods and should help loose weight as well as cleanse the system. Breakfast: Juice of 2 carrots, celery, cucumber, kale (any greens), 1/2 apple a...  Read more

Beating the stress/emotional eating habit....
Updated 7/7/2014 5:29:14 AM

Hi all, One of my biggest weaknesses is boredom snacking (OK, sometimes binging) in the evenings. I also like to reward myself with special junk food treats or often feel like I deserve a double dessert after a stressful day. For those of y...  Read more

What's the best thing about living a healthy life?
Updated 7/8/2014 2:17:32 PM

Personally, mine is seeing the weight come off, feeling great doing harder workouts every week, and having fun counting calories. It sounds weird, but I love seeing what same foods I can still eat but make them healthier so they're lower in calories....  Read more

Healthy foods available in the Philippines
Updated 6/29/2014 5:29:59 AM

I live in the Philippines and I am trying to decipher the nutritional value of the native foods and recipes that I am being served. Is there another American living here that can give me some guidance on what is best to eat in this land? Any imput w...  Read more

Habit Formers - For Weight Loss

I bought the Habit Former cards (little cards - you read one a day and start the habit it suggests - in a month, you have new organizational habits). I decided to make my own healthy living cards with new habits and positive thoughts. Such as: exer...  Read more

REMIND YOURSELF

I DON'T HAVE A CHOICE: HEALTHY LIVING OR DIABETESHEALTHY LIVING OR HIGH BLOOD PRESSUREHEALTHY LIVING OR HIGH CHOLESTEROLHEALTHY LIVING OR HIDING IN THE HOUSEHEALTHY LIVING OR BAD KNEESHEALTHY LIVING OR A SLOW DEATHSECRET: MEDITATE ON THIS DAILY...  Read more

Sunny Southern Interior of BC

Members who live in the Southern Interior of Beautiful British Columbia, Canada. Let's share thoughts, ideas & support. ...  Read more

Join Our Photo-a-Day Challenge in October

As you know, we're now on Instagram, the photo and video sharing app! We love how easy Instagram is to use and that it allows us to share fun, healthy tidbits from behind the scenes at SparkPeople every day. While we do love writing about healthy...  Read more

On International Women’s Day, Think about the Woman You've Become--and What Got You Here

By Debba Haupert, creator of GIRLFRIENDOLOGY.com – the online community for women focused on female friendship When we look at our mothers, aunts and sisters, we can get a pretty good read on our genetics. If they’re healthy, fit and strong, we’ve go...  Read more

Healthy Living Habits are Even Affecting My Dreams

102 In slumberland last night I had a lively dream about preparing potatoes. The part that sticks out is I had this yummy baked potato in my hand and it seemed to be extra. I absolutely love baked potatoes and eat them regularly for their potassium....  Read more