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
The SparkDiet is a four-stage process that teaches you how to get over the dieting hump. Built on motivation and momentum, the SparkDiet helps you make the transition from dieting to living a healthy lifestyle where you don’t need to diet anymo... Read more
So, is it getting easier? Are the habits starting to stick? Are you starting to make healthy choices without thinking about it? It might take a little longer for some of your goals to completely feel natural, but you might not be far off.The harder y... Read more
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
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
I'm leaving early in the morning for a 13 hour drive (to visit my parents). I already know what I'm going to do about breakfast and a snack. By the time lunch rolls around, I'll be in an area that has several choices, but none are all that healthy (i... Read more
Hi my name is Judy and I am living with diabetes. Its a struggle to know what to eat and when to eat. I also have to watch cholesterol. I am finding it hard to get enough vitamin D and potassium each day. It would be a great help if on the nutrit... Read more
No matter how hard I try, I eat healthy or try too and then I eat something that I should not in a day. I try to journal but I get bored. Journaling does help though stay on track. I feel guilty and hopeless when I cheat and eat unhealthy. I real... Read more
Hello everyone! My name is Allee and I am 18. I saw that one of my favorite bloggers used Sparkpeople to kick start her weight loss so I though I would give it a try. I joined yesterday (3/10/14), and so far I really like the site. I joined because I... Read more
I am a 53 years young woman in the Atlanta, Ga area and I have some to the realization that If I don't do something about my health now, I won't live to spend my own retirement money. So I have started exercising with a trainer 3 time a w... Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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