We've already debunked some outdated diet rules, but what about fitness? Just as there is plenty of questionable diet and weight-loss advice going around, some exercise "rules" that people live by are downright misleading, misguided or... Read more
Who’s to blame for the obesity epidemic? The suspects are many, from television to schools to parents. A growing number of people are arguing that one culprit – the food and beverage industry – is getting off relatively scot-free.
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You've probably heard most of the hyperbole on abs flattening—from how often you should train to how many reps you have to do. Here, our experts help separate abs facts from fiction.
MYTH Strength-training exercises like crunches will... Read more
Is water important? Well let’s see, other than making up 50%-60% of our bodies, regulating body temperature, helping our breathing, transporting nutrients, carrying away waste and helping our muscles function, water is pretty much useless. Oh,... Read more
A gathering of close friends and family is one of the happiest times of year for all of us. Celebrations like Thanksgiving can distract us from our everyday worries…but they can distract us from our diets too. Here’s what you need to kno... Read more
I am just curious: Am I misreading the graph displaying fat? I have thought that the yellowed display area within the graph should show the acceptable range. If that is the case then mine is not displaying correctly! My range i... Read more
Back in 2010, SparkPeople really helped me lose some weight. However, I have completely let myself go and now need/want to lose 30lbs! I have never been this heavy, other than when I was pregnant, and that is just not cool with me!
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So I have fallen way off track in the last year. There has been so much going on an a lot of stress. I way in my senior year of college (which I just finished and graduated from), we bought a new house (that was a process and a half lol), my oldest d... Read more
What was the reason you didn't take losing weight more seriously before you started?
I know I can account mine to fear of failing, but determined it's worth trying and failing then never trying and completely regretting it later.
Now I'm s... Read more
My new trick for NOT testing my baking too much is...I watch a weight loss show while I'm busy in the kitchen. I had to make a wedding cake yesterday and while I was icing it I was watching 'Last 10 pounds Boot Camp'. That stopped me from licking my... Read more
For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat.... Read more
Do pesky fruit flies hover around your fresh produce? Find out how you can get them out of your kitchen.Fruit Flies 101Adult fruit flies (Drosiphila melanogaster) range in size from 1 to 2 millimeters, have red eyes and tan or brownish body... Read more
That most delicious of all fundraisers, the bake sale, might be doomed for extinction. Stringent nutrition standards at some schools have outlawed the flavorsome fundraisers. Valid arguments can be made for or against this decision. Americans, like s... Read more
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