Ever been angry or upset one minute and then on your couch eating the next, unable to remember why you started eating or how long you had spent munching? If so, then you have entered the world of emotional eating. It’s something than can ha... Read more
Eating is more than something we do to nourish our bodies with vital nutrients. It's also an activity we do out of habit, like nail biting, hair twirling, or finger tapping. And sometimes, we habitually turn to food in response to certain emotion... Read more
Got money problems? These days, when many people earn the equivalent of 4 gallons of gas per hour, who doesn’t?
For many people, money problems go beyond coping with rising prices or tweaking your budget to keep your expenses within your m... Read more
Grilling can be a fun way to cook healthfully for the whole family while enjoying the great outdoors. However, grilling does come with a risk of food-borne illness, which you can combat by taking certain safety precautions. Apart from keeping a hygie... Read more
SparkPeople's calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For December, that means staying on track (and healthy) during the holidays.
Here are 31 daily tips that will each help you eat right, exercise more, and com... Read more
We had a delicious dinner!! But my first mistake was surprising my fiancÚ with a new BLT Dip. I was munching on all the goodies, especially the bacon, while I was making it. The final product was SO good (+chips)!! Then we invited my parents over for... Read more
Hi all! I'm a 35 year old single woman. I work and stay very busy, seems like I'm always on the go. I have to be at work at 7am and often don't get home till after 7pm. I'm at 175 lbs now, down from 200 (I'm about 5'7"). I try to exercise 30 min... Read more
LOL -- I'm just curious. My tongue tingles, from the acid I guess. It's kind of a fun feeling.
Also, does anyone else on the planet actually peel and eat their grapefruits like an orange? My family always did this, and I never realized most peop... Read more
If I want to eat something that is not a part of my plan, I wait 24 hours. If I still want it, I allow/plan for it in the next day's meal plan. Usually, by the next day, I've forgotten about it but if not I can still have it (planned) the next day.... Read more
For me, this is so much more than simply losing weight. I didn’t get to be 170 pounds overweight because all was right in my world. What pushed me to the point where I woke up one day and found a 385-pound man staring back in the mirror? I... Read more
It’s no secret that being obese can make you the target of some very negative and stigmatizing attitudes. Many people have been subjected to public ridicule and cruel remarks, lost jobs or promotions, and even been blamed for large-scale social... Read more
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