Even if you are not a potato chip and pretzel junkie, you’re probably eating more salt than you realize. Sodium, the main ingredient in table salt, can hide in places you don’t suspect, like in ketchup, frozen dinners, instant hot cereals... Read more
There it was, posted on the SparkPeople message board: "Need encouragement for 21-day detox".
A member was feeling tired and run down. She had decided to cleanse and detox her body as well as jumpstart her weight loss program by using... Read more
Do you often wonder how “normal” your eating habits are, or how they compare to what experts consider to be a “healthy” approach?
If you’ve adopted SparkPeople's "lifestyle” approach to weight loss, t... Read more
Full-fledged eating disorders are abnormal, disordered patterns of eating that become out-of-control. All types of eating disorders represent serious and immediate threats to the health, well-being, and happiness of the individuals caught up in them.... Read more
While talking with my client, Dana, as she walked on the treadmill in my home studio, I couldn't help feeling sad. Her usually upbeat and vibrant demeanor was missing—and had been for several weeks. "I'm so depressed," s... Read more
Ok I am here~ Wish me strength, courage and luck. I am doing both the Advocare 24 Day challenge to eat right and the Brazen Fit 24 Day Abs Challenge to strengthen my core. I need support and advice from any and all. I need people to keep on me to... Read more
I am considering signing up for Spark Coach. The price is reasonable compared to most of the other programs out there and I liked the 1 week trial when I did it. I am waiting for payday :) so I have a little time to try to get some info from others w... Read more
My friend told me about it and the fact that there's competing really got me interested however literally no one else uses it so I've only got one friend on it. If anyone out here uses it please add me it'd be more fun having more people on it, my na... Read more
When I choose from the drop down menu, it only reloads the page. For example: if I am on my spark page and want to see my spark points page, I click the drop down menu for it at the top, the tap my spark points. But no matter how many times I do it,... Read more
Cooking with Extra Virgin Organic Coconut Oil. Coconut Oil has no trans fatty acids. It helps with cholesterol control, help support the adult immune system and may help to contribute to a healthy gastrointestinal tract.... Read more
Pierogi's with Spinach and Feta cheese are now available by Mrs. T in the frozen aisle. 4 Pierogi are 180 calories, 1 sugar, and 31 carbs. I add a side of Green Beans and some sour cream for a great dinner. I fry them to make them crisp, but they... Read more
A recent survey of women between the ages of 25 and 45 found that 75% eat, think and behave abnormally around food. These results weren't limited to a specific ethnic or racial group, applying to most women in general. The study also found that 31%... Read more
By Amanda Greene of WomansDay.com
Most of us are familiar with bloating—that uncomfortable, swollen feeling in your belly. Whether the bloating is caused by water retention, gas or constipation, you don't necessarily need to head to the phar... Read more
I was heading into day 4 of no bowel movements and my lower back was starting to suffer. I started feeling hot and uncomfortable.
Time for some laxative pills...
Last night I went to bed after taking those "gentle" pills. Around 4 am, I w... Read more
Today i signed up for the Biggest Loser Challenge. I picked my teams and now I just have to wait. I am hoping this will help me start losing weight again. The scale has not moved in 3 weeks. It is getting closer to my first 5k as well. I have to send... Read more
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