SparkPeople.com provides free tools, resources and support for adults who want to improve their diets, establish a healthy lifestyle, get physically active, lose weight and/or manage their weight. We stand by our weight-loss, exercise and dietar... Read more
Almost every time we turn on the television or glance at a magazine cover in the supermarket checkout line, we are bombarded with the new weight-loss rules and diet plans. We're constantly given suggestions to drink a special shake, cut out carbs... Read more
As I sat across the cafe table from my dearest friend, Margie, I was struck by how tired and drawn she looked. This was the first time we had seen in each other in months. Before, we had made a point to meet for lunch or coffee once a week. Now that... Read more
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Use this short workout to tone your butt and thighs with... Read more
An outdoor grill lets you cook up a tasty, healthful meal while creating a great atmosphere for chatting with friends and family on a warm summer evening. But after months of grilling out, you may grow tired of the same old chicken breasts and turkey... Read more
I am a bit confused on finding balance between eating low-cal to lose weight and eating enough calories to support my very active lifestyle. I only need to lose 20 lbs, but my body fat is way too high. I feel that since I eat low-cal, I have inadvert... Read more
One valuable thing I learned through tracking is to keep a balance of all the required nutrients for each day. Because I eat a Vegan diet, I wasn't getting all the protein I was supposed to but thanks to tracking on SparkPeople, I know I am getting... Read more
so yesterday, was not too bad, but it got bad toward the end of the day into night, I think because I didnt have enough of nutrients I opted for a handful and a half of skittles. BTW, this isn't that bad because usually I would just eat em till I fel... Read more
Don't skimp on sleep by trying to add more events to the days. It's a stressor & gets everying out of balance.andDon't repeatedly hit the snooze button, either go to sleep earlier or take a nap. Don't let the snooze button become a habit that needs... Read more
Even when you are trying to be on your best behavior and outsmart temptation, Halloween candy can be too much. It is possible to make a choice that not only treats your sweet tooth but also provides some nutritional benefit with the calories.
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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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