So you already know that a well-balanced diet and a regular exercise program are keys to your weight loss plan. But are you listening to that other recommendation you’ve heard more than once in your life? Get plenty of sleep. Recent medical stu... Read more
Your body breaks down the food you eat into a type of sugar called glucose. After you eat a meal or snack, that glucose makes its way into the bloodstream, causing the level of sugar in your blood to increase. Your pancreas responds by releasing the... Read more
No, this is not an article on that ever-popular question about whether sex counts as aerobic exercise. (It doesn't. Get over it.)
This article is about gender differences in exercise and weight loss. This is your chance to get the facts you... Read more
Do you struggle with cravings and wish you had the will power to cut out certain foods completely? When we work toward a healthy diet, so many of us think that making a list of food culprits and calling them off-limits will help us to succeed. H... Read more
If you had told me six years ago that I’d be working for SparkPeople today as a fitness and weight loss coach, I’d have told you to see a psychiatrist and get some medication to help control those delusions of yours.
At that point, m... Read more
Yes Cartoid, I am averaging a loss of about 800g a week, my wine intake is way too high and keeps throwing me out of ketosis.
Anasheikh, see Tim Noakes' book and website http://banting.realmealrevolution.com; a few useful Facebook sites too.... Read more
Sun is shining! Come hell or high water (& there have been opportunities for this lately), I'm getting my steps in today. Leaving work on time & hopefully get home before it's too dark & get some natural Vitamin D ;)... Read more
Vader, your body needs food and proper nutrition to lose weight. That's hard to believe sometimes, but it's true. Try using Spark's calorie range that was set up for you upon registration, and Spark suggested meal plans to start out.... Read more
Hard to eat the foods I need.
Why is it so hard for me to eat healthy? I dont eat much... when I do it's most snacks like a dorito... I sometimes eat once per day and still I don't lose weight...... Read more
Drink coffee which improves mood, increase your vitamin B complex and B12, eat high protein foods which have amino acids in them that tell the brain to feel good. Foods high in fiber such as beans, oats, brown rice, apples, fruits & vegetables will a... Read more
Some Veggies high in protein are asparagus, brocolli, brussel sprouts, Dandelion greens, califlower, pumpkin, mushrooms, sweey potato or yam. Beans such as mung beans, kidney beans, lentils, black beans, navy and pinto beans AND BROWN RICE. Include... Read more
Hormones have a bad reputation. Feeling bloated? Cranky? Craving carbs? Blame it on that time of the month. But hormones provide a host of health benefits and can help you lose weight, sleep better and stay sharp. Click through to learn five ways the... Read more
Some days, especially when I'm eating a LOT of fruits and veggies, I really don't get enough protein!
I am allergic to soy, so NO SOY for me!
Here is a list I'm working on:
Mootopia Skim Milk, 1 cup: 12g protein, 90 calories
1 Large Egg: 6... Read more
I just posted this and thought I would share...notice the GREEN teeth..
"One of the most remarkable nutritional aspects of micro algae is its high content of usable proteinóranging from 50% to 70%! This is a far higher percentage than the choice... Read more
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