If you live with migraines, you might already be familiar with the pain and discomfort they cause. Migraines are a specific type of headache often identified by episodes of throbbing pain and, sometimes, nausea, vomiting or sensitivity to light. Migr... Read more
Imagine experiencing severe abdominal pain, along with alternating bouts of both constipation and diarrhea. Even worse, your doctor can find no physical explanation or effective treatment for you, despite these very real symptoms. Unfortunately, this... Read more
You hear all the time that to lose weight, you should track what you eat. Well, a 2008 study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that keeping a "food diary" may double your weight loss efforts.
Researchers fr... Read more
To some, "blogging" may seem confusing or somewhat intimidating. Heck, even the word “blog” itself sounds a little sci-fi. But I’m here to tell you that blogging is actually quite easy, and it can be immensely helpful in s... Read more
The first – and easiest – step you should take towards becoming more healthy is so, so simple; it’s eating breakfast. Breakfast eaters get myriad benefits including:
a revved up metabolism started early so that it burns t... Read more
Something to think about. I worked nights for many years, slowly gaining weight throughout. I can't say that was the whole reason, because I wasn't eating properly during that time either... but it does raise some questions and considerations for try... Read more
I was wondering if any of you talked and walked in your sleep as a child and still do so today. I used to do both as a child and even into my teens (at least the talking part).
The last time I talked in my sleep, that I know about, was back in... Read more
Am I the only person who has problems sleeping when they cut carbohydrates?
I get on and off the calorie-counting wagon. I'm currently back on, and to really keep my calories low while still getting important macro nutrients, I'm following Sparkpeo... Read more
I have been hearing and reading that getting 7-8 hours sleep a night along with eating healthy and exercising will help you lose the weight. I have read that anything short of 7-8 hours of sleep may have something to do with weight gain. I was wonde... Read more
I use a 'mums diary' to keep track of everything during the day and then update SparkPeople in the evening when I have a little time to myself. These diaries are great as they have seperate columns for each child, which I use for tracking my fruit/ve... Read more
Something in common with many of the Success Stories on SparkPeople is that those members used our free Nutrition and Fitness Trackers to help them reach their weight loss goal. Being able to track your nutrition intake and how much fitness activity... Read more
People who keep a detailed food diary (like the SparkPeople Nutrition Tracker) lose twice as much weight as people who don't track what they eat. Are you using your Nutrition Tracker every day? Are you recording everything you eat and drink? Are... Read more
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