Whether you drink it as a hot beverage to ward off Old Man Winter or iced to cool off on a hot summer day, tea is an invigorating drink that people around the world consume in copious amounts. In America alone, each person drinks approximately 155 cu... Read more
When Martha Stewart was doing hard time, there were reports that she voluntarily pulled up weeds outside in the prison yard each day. Was she just trying to get out early for good behavior? Not quite. Martha was actually taking an unconventional appr... Read more
The sweetener stevia has plenty of dedicated followers. Who can blame them? For years, food and supplement manufacturers have advertised stevia as all natural, calorie free and safe for people with diabetes. To many people, stevia seems like a win-wi... Read more
There’s more to Greek food than gyros, baklava and Greek salads. Many dishes include low-fat dips, but many desserts and pastries are loaded with fat. Overall, this is generally a healthy way to eat; even the higher calor... Read more
No one wants to spend hours planning menus, making countless trips to the grocery store and slaving in the kitchen, only to endure dull and tasteless food. If you want to eat healthy, home-cooked meals without all the fuss, try a seasonal pantry make... Read more
I began using Spark People app about 7 1/2 weeks ago. Combined with calorie count intake & exercise, I have officially lost 26 pounds since I began. App keeps you focused on what you are doing with your body . Thanks Spark... Read more
Wonder if I'm the only one using the app to help GAIN weight... 103 even at 5'2 didn't seem right (not anorexic) .trying to get back up to 110-115...I'll probably always be thin, but I want to be a healthy thin 😝... Read more
Starting my journey again and using #sparkpeople to keep me accountable. I exercise regularly & love strength training but need to correct some bad eating habits! #wantthehealthymeback #findingmyconfidenceagain... Read more
Trying to make my own smoothie instead of using weight watchers mix. I used vanilla unsweetened almond milk, plain greek yogurt, spinach, strawberries and Chia seeds. What can I add to make it sweeter?... Read more
I have very dry skin especially so in the winter months. I read about using olive oil instead of chemical shave cream to shave your legs with. I tried it and I love it ! The blade glides well, and leaves a light touch of moisture on your legs when... Read more
I take food grade extracts and add a drop or two.EG: Mint extract, Peppermint Extract, Orange Extract, Raspberry extractFind these in the spices aisle of your supermarket. You would normally use them in cooking or baking, but a few drops to your wat... Read more
If you are a Rachael Ray fan, you are sure to know what she means when she mentions EVOO. If you consider yourself a foodie or a farmer's market junkie, references to golden-hues or peppery finishes of oil do not confuse you. For many of us, selectin... Read more
Cheryl Forberg, a nutritionist for The Biggest Loser, shared these recipes with the dailySpark. The recipes are from From The Biggest Loser 30-Day Jump Start: Lose Weight, Get in Shape, and Start Living the Biggest Loser Lifestyle Today! Recipes:Fros... Read more
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