Eight to twelve cups of water daily, that’s what the SparkPeople plan suggests. Whether you are having a hard time drinking that much water, or just want to drink a variety of beverages (coffee, tea, diet soda, juice), many dieters challenge an... Read more
Whether browsing the Internet, surfing through 500 channels, or flipping through your favorite magazine (or tabloid), you’ll find them everywhere: weight loss supplements that offer quick and easy solutions to shedding unwanted pounds. Simply p... Read more
You're sitting at work, and you feel yourself drifting off. Your head is bobbing, and you're minutes away from zonking out completely. Sure, you plan to hit the hay early tonight to make up for it, but you need help NOW. (Snoring or drooling... Read more
The idea that alcohol may be good for your heart has been around for a while. While moderate drinking may offer health benefits, drinking more can cause a host of health problems. So should you turn to alcohol to protect your heart? Here's what y... Read more
They go down easily and can be found anywhere and everywhere. Water, tea, milk, juice, soda, flavored waters, coffee, energy drinks, smoothies. This list touches just a few of the many categories of beverages but doesn’t even delve into the dif... Read more
After I workout I sit down and drink some water. And crave unhealthy foods like crazy. Especially chocolate. Its kind of annoying. Trying to burn off calories and instantly wanting more. I'm settling for peanuts n maybe the feeling will pass... Read more
Planning on having a few drinks tonight with friends. The calories in one drink is quite alarming. How do you handle nights like this? Budget in the calories, or treat it as a "cheat night". Does anyone else feel guilty after? Any advice?... Read more
My guilty pleasure is soda :o or an energy drink. I know how bad they are for you but I'm down to one a day! That's a real feat for me since I used to drink at least 5 cokes a day. What's your guilty pleasure and how do you overcome it?... Read more
For icy cold drinks take a water bottle and half fill it with a favorite drink drink or water, except carbonated drinks. Freeze it solid. Add more of the same drink when ready to drink it so drink stays very cold and as the icy part melts it doesn'... Read more
It’s Friday night, you’re tired after a long, hard week, but you really want to go out with your friends and do a little partying. The solution: mix your alcohol with an “energy” drink like Red Bull or Monster. It’s the new way to have your alcohol b... Read more
One of the biggest changes I’ve made to my diet over the years was to increase the amount of water I drink. When I started working for SparkPeople over 7 years ago, I probably drank about 2 glasses of liquid a day (outside of exercise).&n... Read more
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