Today, kids are well aware of the global threats to their environment, but their physical contact, their intimacy with nature on a day-to-day basis, is fading.
A fifth-grader in a San Diego classroom put it succinctly: "I like to play indoo... Read more
Everyone knows how important it is to maintain a regular fitness routine, but sometimes the day is so jam-packed with other responsibilities that exercising during daylight hours is next to impossible. However, if you like to exercise outdoors, there... Read more
Take heart, fish lovers! While the safety issues surrounding the consumption of fish are legitimate, don’t let them spoil your seafood catch.
There are many health benefits from eating seafood. It is an exceptional source of... Read more
Being a part of an online community with a purpose can be a wonderful thing! SparkTeens is committed to helping you live a healthy lifestyle and achieving your goals in a safe and positive environment.
Our Message Boards, SparkPages and other co... Read more
As an adult, you need to exercise and maintain a good level of fitness for your health—to manage your weight, prevent diseases, reduce stress, and be able to accomplish normal activities of daily living, from carrying groceries to cleaning the... Read more
My spouse and I have been married for 7 years and within all those years, he has been struggling with his weight and getting healthy. He had gained over 50 lbs since his mother died (which was over 10 years ago). His confidence had also suffered then... Read more
I work at a bar and usually consume a couple of vodka redbulls while I'm there. Holy cow at the calories I've been consuming. Tonight is my first night since the beginning of my journey. Water only for me!! Wish me luck! 15lbs to go!... Read more
Greetings from a fellow traveller work from my car. Discovered lettuce wraps at Jimmy John because I forgot my lunch. Pretty good and low cal but a little pricey! Anyone have other low cal fast food lunches?... Read more
I have never been more focused than I am right now. I have joined the gym working out 6/7 days, per week I'm eating very healthy, And to top it off I'm not smoking. I have never been happier, the never been healthier is coming my way soon.
Sta... Read more
I have learned to love working out at the gym because I don't need a partner. I feel safe working out at the gym alone, where as I don't walking in the park by myself. We do not live in a safe world, sad but true.... Read more
Holiday cooking and entertaining requires precision organization and execution of a plan. Typically, in the midst of the hustle and bustle of planning and preparation, food safety falls to the bottom of the list. Here are some surprising areas you... Read more
I'm sure we're all guilty of it from time to time: buying items at the supermarket that we never end up using and eventually end up in the trash. I know I'm to blame. Usually I have the best intentions, thinking I'll use something as an ingredient... Read more
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