According to the American Heart Association (AHA), adults aren't the only ones at risk for heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases—kids are too. More and more children of all ages are overweight than ever before. As a result... Read more
Yes, it's possible to eat certain foods and boost your longevity. Often labeled "super foods," these foods have the ability to not only strengthen the immune system, but to also fight disease, and lower body fat and cholesterol.
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Yes, it's possible to eat certain foods and boost your longevity. Often labeled "super foods," these foods have the ability to not only strengthen the immune system, but to also fight disease, and lower body fat and cholesterol.All of these... Read more
I’m Chris (SparkGuy), the Founder & CEO of SparkPeople. Thanks for being a member of the site! This is the first in a new series of articles in which I’ll be updating the SparkPeople Community on topics that I thi... Read more
I can’t tell you how excited I am to tell you about a feature that's sure to help many of you get one step further toward your healthy-living goals.
SparkCoach is our premium feat... Read more
I just got a Fitbit Flex and I'm so confused on the dashboard calorie tracking thing!!! I did the "guided" weight loss calorie instructions and if I'm not mistaken it tells me to eat less than 1,000 calories a day!?!?! That's not going to happen!
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I'm having a depressed, PMS, junk food day! I had trouble getting out of bed this morning and now all I want is sweets and carbs and I can't get away from it. I ate a cinnamon roll for breakfast and am feeling so guilty! 39... Read more
Hi. I am a 60plus yr old with more than a hundred pounds to lose. I am not new but I have been absent from reality. I was not an overweight child. Was in great physical shape..not a "Twiggy" and up until college had never "dieter". Life took a tur... Read more
My goal is to continue to add veggies back into our diet but my 14yo son refuses to eat them, what can I do? Last night for example I added squash and zucchini to our spaghetti sauce when he saw it he refused to eat dinner and made something else. I... Read more
So I am a very picky eater. My family never forced my into eating veggies when I was younger so now I am not a very big veggie eater. I love love love fruit, but I know I can't rely on just eating that due to the sugar.
My question is how can I... Read more
For those of you like myself who have children...don't just help yourself lose weight, help your child stay healthy and active. Do exercises that your child can also participate in at home such as dancing, walking, jumping jacks, etc. I enjoy the qua... Read more
A new study published in the journal Pediatrics shows a link between momís stress level and the weight of her children. The study looked at children in families living below the poverty line, and found that the more stress the mother experienced, th... Read more
If there’s one thing I’ve learned about parenting, it’s how hard it is to feel judged by others. When you have kids, your whole life changes and most (if not all) of the decisions you make in life take another little person (o... Read more
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