A couple decades ago, juicing was something that only overzealously health-conscious people did. You just knew someone was into healthy living if he or she owned a juicer or drank fresh juice regularly. Today, it's much more popular. People... Read more
You've been working hard at making healthy changes to your diet and exercising regularly to lose weight. But there's more to weight loss than watching what you eat; the beverages you drink can also affect your progress. Are you sabotaging you... Read more
They go down easily and can be found anywhere and everywhere. Water, tea, milk, juice, soda, flavored waters, coffee, energy drinks, smoothies. This list touches just a few of the many categories of beverages but doesn’t even delve into the dif... Read more
That white, powdery substance just makes you feel good. You can't get it off your mind, and you keep coming back for more. The more you have it, the more you want it! But even when you try to stay away from it, it finds ways to sneak into your li... Read more
Having spent a week on a road trip, I learned one thing along the way: Fast food is unavoidable, given time and budget constraints. You can’t beat a drive-thru for convenience and speed of service. But the bellyache you get afterward can quickl... Read more
I've been losing weight scary fast...i decided to make some major changes in my lige on January 6th. I weighed 300 lbs and was fairly active but ate without any consideration. The main change I made was portion control. I now weigh 264 lbs.... Read more
I've lost 6 pounds in 2 weeks. I only had 11 to lose total and I had set Spark to lose 0.25 pounds a week. I eat right at the top of my range every day. Should I just relax and enjoy the big loss?... Read more
I have been making juice combinations since I got my new juicer for Christmas, but I haven't been tracking my food, as I'm not sure how to do so with juice, as the fiber content is less than eating the vegetable/fruit.
Jo... Read more
I'm currently on the second day of a clear liquid diet in preparation for some medical tests, and I have to say, there IS something kind of refreshing about it. I'm drinking Powerade, sipping chicken broth and eating Jello, and I'm not starving, and... Read more
Tomatoes have good fiber, Vitamin B & the red pigment in tomatoes help reduce obesity. Tomato juice aids in digestion. Try a cup of tomato juice 20 minutes before eating to increase the digestive function & to help process food faster. Make the juic... Read more
Six weeks from today, I, along with 11 of my fellow SparkPeople running pals of the Sparkin' Hood to Coast Team, will be participating in one of the most prestigious long distance relays in the world--The Hood to Coast Relay. The relay begins on the... Read more
Last December New York State had considered implementing a sales tax on sodas and juices to help offset the rising rate of obesity, but that proposal appears to have fallen through the cracks. Now New York City public health officials are taking the... Read more
Today I mark Day 19 on the green juice fast and can now say that I have embarked on the longest green juice yet. I hope to make it 45 days, leaving a week after that to ease out of it. I have an event coming up after that time, so 45 is the longest... Read more
Well I have to say none of the "juices" I drank today tasted like nothing you want to put in your mouth let alone swallow! The first one was BAD! The second one was absolutely disgusting! The third I was actually able to swallow without fearing it wo... Read more
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