Good eating habits are directly related to the prevention of osteoporosis in both men and women. It is often thought that only women suffer from this disease, but this is not true. While women are more prone to develop osteoporosis, men also suffer f... Read more
You’re careful about calories and fussy about fat. You crunch the numbers and keep track of your daily diet. But how conscious are you regarding calcium, the mineral that keeps both men and women strong and healthy?
Calcium plays an... Read more
You've been working hard at making healthy changes to your diet and exercising regularly to lose weight. But there's more to weight loss than watching what you eat; the beverages you drink can also affect your progress. Are you sabotaging you... Read more
Chocolate and moderation used in the same sentence? I know, it sounds crazy! But these calorie-controlled chocolate fixes will satisfy your cravings without putting a dent in your calorie budget. No longer do you need to resort to fat-laden, triple-c... Read more
Are you tired of hearing about diets that limit your food choices or just worried that you might not be eating right? On top of that, your weight and body are changing in a lot of ways that you might not want any part of. SparkTeens cares about you a... Read more
My 2nd day of this and I'll tell ya, no soda is giving me a headache. Specially when all I drink is mt. Dew. But I did good, no mt. Dew today and top it off I didn't go over my intake goal. Even my kids worked out with me to help motivate me.... Read more
Day 17 no soda complete, day 18 underway. Again Im stunned that I can go 17 days without soda. Day 21 will start to candy/sweets. A much harder challenge for me. No cookies, cake, red vines tootsie roles gum or any other candy! That will be tough!... Read more
Day 16 complete on my new soda free life. Seems so strange to not drink it. Im finding aftet 16 days the desire for it is deminishing substantially. Next one is going to be much hard because its in most everything: Sugar..it will start on day 21!!... Read more
Milk aids in losing unwanted fats & contains a good quantity of water molecules which is considered the best fluid for rehydration. Consume a can of fizzy soda or a carbonated drink & it may in reality lower calcium levels by 1/3. Get Vitamin D, cal... Read more
Every month, SparkPeople employees take on a new challenge as part of our worksite wellness program. In the past, we've been challenged to exercise outdoors, meet our daily quota for calcium, and do an extra core workout each week. For October, o... Read more
To ensure that your child has ample fuel to power through those long classes, make sure they are eating a wide variety of foods from the major food groups. Use the USDA MyPlate as a guide to make sure you’re covering all the bases. He... Read more
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