''Show me the research!'' Of all the advice and information I absorbed as an undergraduate studying health and physical education, this one phrase from a literature review professor is one that has stuck with me throughout my career.... Read more
Conduct a quick Google search, and you’ll find miraculous claims about a tropical fat that has become increasingly popular among health-conscious consumers in recent years: coconut oil. Health claims about the oil's ability to hel... Read more
Congratulations on reaching your goal weight! This article will help you figure out how to use SparkPeople’s tools just as effectively to maintain your weight as you have used them to lose that weight in the first place. Make sure you’re... Read more
Think of the word "diet," and what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Visions of joyless eating, piles of pale lettuce, bored taste buds, more pale lettuce, meals that would starve a mouse, and mounds of food labeled "Off Limi... Read more
In a 2007 study, Dr. Brian Wansink, professor and Director of the Cornell University Food and Brand Lab, discovered that making healthy food decisions isn't just a one-and-done deal. In fact, according to his report, the average person makes more... Read more
Starting a new plan today. The good news...already did 30 minutes cardio and ate right this morning. Love that my fit bit tracks calories burned. That really helps me realize the effort put in has a numerical impact.... Read more
I am new to SP and was wondering if I can change any of the 4 nutrition trackers (calories, carbs, fat or protein) under my nutrition, as I want to keep a closer eye on my sodium.
Or are these 4 not changeable.?... Read more
Has anyone tried Adkins and/or Paleo Diet? I like it.I'm not a carb person. I like protein/vegies but eggs are bad for me. the last 5 years I get a terrible stomach ache so bad I can't move if I eat anything with eggs in it. What do you sub for eggs?... Read more
By far, the best resource for paleo eaters new and old is a good paleo blog (from a Paleo website). When I first adopted my paleo lifestyle, I searched high and low for the best paleo blogs. I was looking for recipes that were easy to follow, didnít... Read more
Paleo is a way of life. The name and concept of the Paleo lifestyle is based on the idea of eating what our human ancestors subsisted on during the Paleolithic era. Our ancestors were hunters and gatherers who ate only what they couldharvest, fish, h... Read more
A team to meet others that have had WLS and planning or trying to maintain weight after being post-op for years. All is welcome friends and family too. Our path on this journey never ends.... Read more
If you've been in touch with diet trends over the past few years, chances are that you've heard of the Paleo diet. When you Google the word "Paleo" or "Paleo diet," you'll find thousands of blogs, recipes, articles and... Read more
A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. Older Women May Spend Two-Thirds of Their Day Sitting HealthDay &nb sp; No matter your age or gender, this story likely will m... Read more
Those are the most common question I've been getting. What do you eat anyway? and What IS the Paleo Diet (or Paleo Nutrition Plan)?
Two words: REAL FOOD.
Really. That's it, in a nut shell. :-) Think about what cave men and cave women used t... Read more
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