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
Fifteen minutes into my first Orangetheory Fitness workout, I was hooked. The music was energetic, the group's spirits were high and, despite my overwhelming hatred for running, I actually thought I had pretty decent form as I pounded the (treadm... Read more
My mom used to tell me about the thrill of receiving an orange in her Christmas stocking when she was a child. Today it's hard to believe that was the only orange she would taste all year long. The ever-popular oranges and grapefruits are availab... Read more
Although everyone's preferences differ, it's nice to have some staple foods on hand to make quick and tasty dishes that are good for you, too. So what do the experts behind SparkPeople.com keep in their own refrigerators? See what they stock... Read more
For most of us, eating seasonally is a foreign concept. Many people don't even know that foods have a season, let alone what foods are in season at any given time of year. In the U.S., we enjoy practically unlimited access to any food at any time... Read more
First day. I have hypothyroidism and weight loss is such a struggle. I am praying that this app helps me obtain some weight loss. I dread getting on the scale. I try so hard, but instead of losing weight I continue to gain. So disappointed
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At SparkPeople we take your weight into consideration when calculating calories burned so that may be one reason. Keep in mind that all sources (websites, equipment) provide estimates. If you have an HRM, that is the best way to check your calories.... Read more
Eating protein foods will promote weight loss and eating fewer carbs will help to control blood sugar levels and promote weight loss. Eat 1/2 cup beans, blueberries, broccoli, oranges, spinach, tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, pumpkin, squash,, med. sw... Read more
If you've lost any amt of weight, I recommend picking up the amount of weight you lost... A loss of 5 lbs may not show up in the mirror, but 5 lbs of oranges or potatoes shows you how much you've accomplished. 30... Read more
Start your day right with these delicious 300-calorie breakfast ideas.Breakfast burrito: 3 scrambled egg whites + 1/2 cup diced tomato* + 1/4 diced yellow bell pepper + 1 Tbsp chopped sweet onion + 1/4 cup no-salt-added canned black beans + 1 Tb... Read more
Do you have a hard time getting adequate fiber?We're keen on whole grains, fruits and vegetables, so getting adequate fiber isn't usually a problem. However, many of us don’t get the much-needed 25 to 30 grams recommended daily for a he... Read more
OK, I've been meaning to give this a try to see if it puts a spark under my ass to motivate me more and keep me on point for the long journey ahead. This way maybe I look at it as 1 minigoal at a time and get a treat along the way. I have my partner'... Read more
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