Though food is supposed to be one of life's simple pleasures, few things cause more angst and confusion. It's no wonder why. We're constantly being told which foods we should eat to be healthy, which diets we should follow to be skinny, w... Read more
Do you feel like you are surrounded by sweets? Cookies, ice-cream, candy, soda and other sugary treats are everywhere, along with the extra calories and simple carbohydrates they contain. For people with diabetes and those trying to cut calories and... Read more
It's becoming more and more common for consumers to forgo medication when looking for a "natural" alternative to treating conditions like depression. No matter what method you choose, it's important to get all the facts. SparkPeople... Read more
The all-or-nothing mentality prevails in our society. Here at SparkPeople though, we know better. Moderation is our mantra, and we repeat it so often that most of us understand the importance of applying it to exercise, eating and setting goals. Stil... Read more
Frozen TV dinners weren’t served often when I was growing up in the 60’s. However, on rare, extra-busy nights, I remember eating my meal out of that small, compartmentalized aluminum tray. They were always heated in the oven (since microw... Read more
Okay so a week ago I cut down my sugar and diet pop/caffeine intake by about 85% each. I used to regularly drink about a 2 liter of diet pepsi a day and I can't even say how much sugar, definitely not anywhere that my doctor would approve of with my... Read more
I sometimes drink diet pepsi. Diet soda has aspartame is that a better choice than regular soda, health wise? 91 With 0 calories , not sure about the artificial sweetner in diet soda.What do the members think?... Read more
Hi, I'm new to spark people, but I love the resources and recipes here, so I joined. I'm currently on the WiO diet (no relation to the game or the Wii). It's kind of new and I was wondering if anyone here was also on this diet protocol? Do you have a... Read more
Both my husband and I have been milk drinkers our entire lives. Some of our fondest memories growing up include milk. For my husband it was spending summers working on his grandfather's dairy farm. For me it was greeting our milkman Mr. McVay each we... Read more
A small study recently published in The Journal of the American Medical Association reviewed the clinical responses of three popular diet regimens in people that had already achieved weight loss. The goal of the study was to not only look at energy e... Read more
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