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
Mom visits, brings something "healthy," and we all know how that goes. Is it better to err on caution and decline? Or eat some. How would you track it? In her words "only a little salt and oil." A little to her is the same as Paula deans definiton.... Read more
Well I worked out yesterday with my three children because they wanted to do what mommy was doing ....well I feel like I pulled a muscle in my side? Is it a pulled muscle or sore from working it lol... 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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