Imagine that it’s April. The weather is warming up and it’s time to pull your spring clothes out of storage, including the bathing suit you shoved in the back of your closet in September. While doing your spring cleaning, you start to try... Read more
Ginger, pumpkin, apple, cinnamon, chocolate, peppermint. The flavors of the holidays are comforting and the perfect end to a wonderful meal. These recipes include nutrition-packed ingredients that turn holiday favorites into healthier treats the whol... Read more
Will you be traveling for your holiday meals this year? If so, you are not alone. This holiday season, nearly 98.6 million Americans are predicted to journey 50 miles or more from home. If your plans include an out-of-town trip, your time over the ne... Read more
During family gatherings, food temptations are everywhere. From stuffing and pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving to eggnog and sugar cookies in December, to barbecues in the summer, the seasonal temptations are endless. It can be tough enough to navigate the... Read more
It's easy to get off track when it comes to eating during the holidays. Although the traditional holiday table can be filled with high calorie and high fat foods, there are ways to save calories without sacrificing taste. Here we share healthy ma... Read more
Gastric bypass "friends"...I gained 70 pounds back when I was pregnant (yes..I enjoyed every calorie but now I'm sucking lol) and am finally getting back on track. What are some of your favorite meals?... Read more
Hi there! I have been exercising consistently for a few years and eat healthy most of the time (I do indulge more on the weekends/special occasions). I have been slowly gaining weight, and it doesn't appear to be all muscle because my abdomen does... Read more
Oh oh, went on a 4 day vacation w/o counting calories and gained 4 lb. It took me 1 week of hard work to lose only 1 lb and only 4 days to gain 4lb. Never do that again!! Getting back on the right track starting today!!!... Read more
I am new to this. Trying to eat better to improve a better lifestyle if eating and to lose weight. I am doing this to also help my husband. We have smart watches that keeps up with steps daily. How can we record that in my logs?... Read more
With the holidays approaching quickly, it is more realistic to change your weight goal from wanting to drop some pounds to trying to maintain your weight. The holiday season is the greatest test of portion control ever. Sure there are things that a... Read more
The holiday season is a time to celebrate with family and friends. Unfortunately, for many it also becomes a time for over-eating and weight gain. According to the National Institutes of Health, holiday eating can result in an extra pound or two ever... Read more
It's that time of year again. Staying on track during the holidays is challenging, but it can be done. I’m entering my fifth holiday season as a SparkPeople member, and I’m looking forward to conquering it! There will be many ar... Read more
It's the time of year we both love and dread. For people who celebrate, the holidays are a time of joy, fun, volunteering and parties; but they're also associated with overindulgence, sweets and weight gain. Is it possible to stave off weight gain d... Read more
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