From the cheese ball and crackers before to the pumpkin pie after, Thanksgiving meals can weigh in at more than 4,500 calories and 229 grams of fat, according to the Caloric Control Council. That's more than twice the number of calories most of u... Read more
Choosing healthy foods is an important part of eating right, but cooking them in a healthful way is another huge part. For example, zucchini can take on two completely different forms when it's quickly sautéed in olive oil versus battered... Read more
When temperatures start to rise, that ice cream shop or frozen yogurt stand can seem mighty tempting. But you can save calories (and money!) by making your own frozen treats at home. Cool off with one of these 10 delicious desserts that won't blo... Read more
If you've ever scratched your arm or leg and left a trail of white flakes (who hasn't?), then you’ve seen the effects of dry skin. While uncomfortable, dry skin usually isn’t "serious," but it can make a formerly-smooth... Read more
We love them, we look forward to them, we talk about them for weeks before and weeks after – vacations. Those 1-2 weeks of the year when we get away from it all – work, responsibilities, car pools. Unfortunately, there is something el... Read more
Yesterday, there was an ad on Spark about a miracle skin product that made you look younger.
The product offered free samples if you paid for shipping. You had to give credit card info to pay for the shipping. The add promised a product called Equ... Read more
Running up and down stairs in house, and websites to find free or cheap cardio equipment like spinning bikes or other machines. Other places to get a pool membership besides a YMCA or gym?... Read more
Does anyone have a home power tower system? I'm considering getting one because it is one piece of equipment I used on a regular basis and I loved it. Any recommendations on which power tower to purchase or to stay away from?
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My husband and I have a few basics items we are setting up for a basic home gym. We have dumbells ranging in weight from 2 -25 lbs, we have resistance bands and skipping rope, we have an elliptical and wraps/punching bag. We also have a s... Read more
A weight watcher's leader taught me this:Don't keep ice cream in your refridgerator. If you have an urge for ice cream drive to the nearest McDonald's with a drive-through. If there is a car or more in line drive by.By keeping ice cream out of your... Read more
Editor's Note (Nicole Nichols): When I learned my friend Susie was going to run a 50-mile ultramarathon, I was in shock and awe. Reading the recap of her race on her blog, which we're now sharing with you here, brought tears to my eyes. Her v... Read more
This is part of a series of blog posts about how to slim down your Thanksgiving side dishes and treats. For more information about healthier Thanksgiving cooking, read this article. Gravy is, well, the gravy of the Thanksgiving meal. It blankets mash... Read more
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