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
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
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
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
I've been living away from home for a few weeks now and I'm really hoping this helps. I'm 22, 5'5", and about 175lbs. Anyone in a similar situation? I'm looking for any tips advice or motivation!... Read more
So I live in an unusual family situation right now. I do my best to cook well, but it gets difficult when their idea of good eating is stuff like chili, pizza and take out. I recently ran some reports, & my fiber intake is sad.... 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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