Setting a goal (such as losing weight) and implementing steps to reach it (like portion control) are two very different things. When it comes to eating healthier—or eating less for that matter—it isn't always as simple as "just e... Read more
These days, busy work schedules, kid’s sports practice, meetings and household chores seem to leave little time for preparing a meal at home. It’s no surprise that the restaurant industry’s share of the “food dollar” is... Read more
Question: Is it possible to eat meals consisting entirely of healthy foods, such as carrots, fish, apples and whole wheat bread, and continue to gain weight?Answer: Yes, because you can still eat too much, even if everything is good for you.Portions... Read more
Why do we eat? We all know why we should be eating: to supply our bodies with plenty of energy to get through the day; to get nutrients like vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytochemicals which help us to stay healthy and free of disease; and t... Read more
If you are overweight or obese, there are some powerful reasons to drop 10 percent of your body weight this year. Losing this amount of weight can significantly improve your health and well-being. It may not sound like a lot. In fact, most people try... Read more
I'll start a few days with a good plan on how I'm going to lose this weight, but then something happens where there's food around and I stuff myself like crazy. All I think about it my weight and I don't understand how it's this hard when I REALLY wa... Read more
So I'm going through ovulation week and have been craving pizza and stuffed shells like crazy. I started out with a good breakfast, but forgot to bring my sunflower kernals to work to snack on to help tie me over til I got home and could have a real... Read more
Do you ever get the feeling that your in a fish bowl 175 watching what's going on around you, and trying to stay afloat??
We probably all have a feeling some what like this......how do you deal with these kinds of feelings??
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So I've been losing steadily for the past three years and have about twenty-five pounds to go. Here's the problem: lately, I haven't been controlling myself when it comes to how much I eat. In the moment, I eat whatever I want, "because I don't do th... Read more
I didn't check into spark coach or spark people on Friday or Saturday and went crazy with eating. I knew it was wrong when I was doing it but couldn't stop myself as kept thinking I wouldn't tell spark people.
I had cookies, pizza, garlic bread... Read more
Now that Thanksgiving is over, and we've celebrated for a day, it's time to get back on track, right?An easy way to make sure you're not overserving yourself is to use plates that remind you about portion size, such as those by Wine-Trax.... Read more
Control over what goes on our plate is an important but difficult part of weight management. There are a variety of products that can take the guesswork out of portion control as well as everyday items that can be used as portion size visual cues. Ma... Read more
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