In the United States, these dishes come in huge portions. If you’re not careful, you can easily consume a full day’s worth of calories in a single meal. Dishes are often fried with lard and topped with cheese. Most... Read more
A recent study from the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse looked at the relationship between clothing and physical activity while at work. Researchers studied 53 people in a variety of professions and tracked both their daily activity (measured by... Read more
We spend more money and waste more calories by dining out than ever before. The US Department of Agriculture estimates that we eat 29% of our meals away from home. And the National Restaurant Association says that these meals take up 44% of our food... Read more
Many people claim that they don't have time to work out or cook healthy meals, yet they do find the time to park themselves in front of the TV. In fact, the average American watches 31.5 hours of TV per week, according to a 2010 Nielsen report. T... Read more
You meant to pack a nutritious lunch for school today. But your best friend texted you while you were slaving over your algebra homework, so you took a break to listen to her gush about her crush. By the time you finally finished your homework, you w... Read more
So last week I gained 4.5 pounds, so I weighed in and now my ticker is saying I lost it and it keeps showing on my friend feed that I've lost 4.5 pounds - though I wish I did, I did not...it should be at 23 pounds not 27 lost... I've gone into my wei... Read more
Gluten free weight loss is difficult. So many of the carbs I can still eat are so high glycemic that it feels like I can't win! My husband and I started working out and eating better 4 wks ago. He's down a size. Me? Not much change yet. Ideas?... Read more
Dr. Robert Lustig has ground breaking research on why sugar is arguably the largest single contributor to weight gain. See the you tube lecture at Harvard:
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=P3WkXJokBA U... Read more
The last time I saw the doctor last month, he increased my dry weight (weight I should be after dialysis) from 57kgs to 57.5kgs but now my blood pressure starts dropping at 58.5kgs! Which means I may have put on 1.5kgs in this short time!
A coup... Read more
NordicTrack A2750 PRO Treadmill Thatís what I want!!! The reviews:1.RUNNER'S WORLD MAGAZINE NAMES THE NORDICTRACK A2750 PRO "BIGGEST BANG FOR THE BUCK" 2.TREADMILL ADVISER - - RECOMMENDED3.TREADMILL RATINGS REVIEWS - is a good value.4.WHICHLCONTREADM... Read more
More than 52 things to try to lose a pound (or more) a week in these two articles from Prevention Magazine. Pick one to try this week. I'm doing Phone-ercise (cleaning, doing laundry, and pacing while blabbing on the phone)http://www.prevention.com... Read more
Awareness: Top 5 Don'ts for Doctors in Primary Care from The New York Times
Make This Almond Berry Sorbet at Home in 20 Minutes! from Fit Bottomed Girls
Ultimate Summer Slim-Down from Health.com
Thinspiration Tips from the Doctor Behind Extreme... Read more
The USA Today Weight Loss Challenge kicked off today, and we're happy to report that two SparkPeople members are featured in this great series by Nanci Hellmich. (We were also part of Nanci's "Dieting on a Dime" articles.) USA TODAY's sixth Weight-L... Read more
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