TV can be educational. After all, I outlined eight great lessons you can take from NBC’s hit television show, "The Biggest Loser" and apply to your own healthy lifestyle program. I said it then and I'll say it again: I am a big fa... Read more
A recent study from the RAND Corporation found that people who live in the suburbs are more prone to chronic physical health problems than people living in compact urban areas. The theory is that "suburban sprawl" reduces the time people sp... Read more
What will you do with your time once your children leave the nest? You may not have thought about it, but a new career path could be your best option. The years of parenting are spent focusing on other people’s needs, often with little time for... Read more
Imagine a gym you can commute to in seconds. It’s open 24-hours, so you can come and go as you please—on your time. It’s comfortable, and you feel completely at ease when you work out there. Oh, and membership is... Read more
SparkPeople has always promoted the benefits of a 10-minute workout as a great way to start incorporating fitness into your life. Studies have shown that the benefits of 10-minute fitness bursts, including improved blood sugar control, can last for u... Read more
Do your best and leave the rest losing weight take time and work, It don't happen over night or as fast a we would like it to. Be encouraged and continue to look forward to losing the weight.... Read more
Is this round 3 or 4 of sparking, leaving coming back? Annual physical lab results weren't good so I am back. My weight didn't change from a year ago (still have 50# to lose) but my triglycerides jumped up and they were high last year. Sigh... Read more
I'm out of exercising for a while. My left hip went out tonight. Hurts pretty bad. Hopefully I can see a chiropractor soon. In the meantime, I'll focus on eating right and drinking lots of water. I'm bummed because I was finally getting into it.... Read more
My Nanny used to apply a paste made from 100gms. Fresh Neem(Margosa)Leaves with a few drops of Lemon Juice added to it on my Hair Roots.It would be washed with Aritha or Soap Nut solution 10-15 minutes later .It would be repeated every 10-15 day... Read more
In Summer and Monsoon Mosquitoes cause concern.I use the Traditional methods to combat this.Heat 3-5 small pieces of Coal till aflame.Place in a longhandled Pan and sprinkle 5-7 pinches of Powdered Pine Resin and Carrom Seeds on it.Walk this Pan al... Read more
This group is for people in their twenties who are trying to turn over a new leaf and get healthy. We are doing this to feel better and to be better role models for our friends and families.... Read more
There's something so comforting about tomato soup, especially when paired with a grilled cheese sandwich. Today we're sharing with you a simple recipe for a homemade version of this comforting classic, plus ideas for how to top your soup--and... Read more
As a chef, I love to entertain in our home--especially around the holidays when the house is decorated and we want to spend time with our family and friends. As part of my schooling, we were taught how to entertain as part of our hospitality tra... Read more
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