Now that your baby has finally arrived, your life will never be the same. Your body has gone through some major changes, too—and will continue to do so in the coming months.
When you're feeling ready (and after your doctor gives you cl... Read more
Thinking about pregnancy? Whether you’re aiming to get pregnant next year or in the next few months, you should be getting ready now. This is the time to take inventory of your nutrition habits and make necessary changes that will promote good... Read more
Under normal circumstances, the glucose (sugar) levels in your blood rise after you eat a meal or snack. In response, the body produces a hormone called insulin, which is necessary in order for the body to convert glucose in your bloodstream into usa... Read more
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
During pregnancy, you gained many much-needed pounds to grow and support your baby, but not every pound gained can be attributed to "baby weight" that goes away after your baby is born. A typical pregnancy weight gain (roughly 25-35 pounds)... Read more
I was doing really well on my tracking and exercise until early November and since then I've just been in a tailspin. I use an app on my phone to track every bite I eat, good or bad. For the past 5 weeks I have been at least 3,000 calories over eve... Read more
I really love Subway as my go-to fast-food restaurant because I can customize my meal to exactly how I want it and can figure out the calories easily... and it keeps me on track! What's your favorite fast food restaurant that keeps you on track?... Read more
Hate to break it to ya, but there is no "fast AND sustainable" way to lose weight. It's one or the other. You can do a fad diet that will fail, or you can make lifestyle changes that you can maintain for the rest of your life.... Read more
Have half a dozen easy, fast, go-to recipes for lunch and dinner, and keep the ingredients on hand. That way you can have a meal ready in less time that it would take to get a Domino's delivery or go out for fast food. And for less money, too.... 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
According to a study published this week in the Archives of Internal Medicine, when the price of junk food goes up, people eat less of it, their weight goes down, and blood sugar levels improve.
The study, which is described in more detail here... 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
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