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
On January 1st, many of us are geared up to get healthy and fit. But, by mid-February, our diets are faltering and our fitness routines start getting stale. Falling out of a resolution can be a fast downward spiral. If you’re someone who thrive... Read more
I've been eating healthy and tracking calories for a month now. It's become habit. I still eat junk food, the difference is I rule it, it doesn't rule me. It's a treat and I treat it as such. And then I take the calories off my daily food budget.... Read more
Learning to live a healthy life style. It has been really hard for me this past week. All the protesting and craziness that is happening in my city because of the death of the young man Freddie Gray. It has been scary not only to me but my children.... Read more
My spouse and I have been married for 7 years and within all those years, he has been struggling with his weight and getting healthy. He had gained over 50 lbs since his mother died (which was over 10 years ago). His confidence had also suffered then... Read more
I live by the sentiment that if something seems too good to be true, it probably is. You may lose some weight, but it will be temporary. I'm also like Martha; I can't be satisfied by liquid alone (unless I have a craving for a milkshake or something)... Read more
We have moved back to central Illinois after 11 years away and it's finally morel time! Anyone have healthy recipes? We always breaded them in egg and cracker crumbs and fried them in butter. I would love a tasty healthy way to prepare them.... 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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