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Solid Not Fat Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Solid Not Fat.

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The Hunt for Hidden Sugar

Ready for a little experiment? Grab that jar of sugar, a measuring spoon, a plate and a can of regular soda. Then, dump one teaspoon of sugar onto the plate. Repeat this nine more times. Do you know what you have, besides a mess? The amount of sugar...  Read more

The Mix 'N Match Workout

People love routine. There’s comfort in doing the same things and knowing exactly what to expect—no surprises, no fear, no thinking required. And sometimes, routine can be a very good thing.   But when it co...  Read more

Translating Those Trans Fats

What do bread, crackers, cereal, macaroni & cheese, frozen pizza, donuts, and cookies have in common? Besides being at the top of the list of many people’s favorite foods, they are all possible sources of trans fats. Trans fats are oils tha...  Read more

Supplement Questions Answered

Q: Will carnitine help me lose weight? A: In theory, carnitine, a derivative of the amino acid lysine, could be a good weight loss supplement because it helps move components of fat into the area in cells where they are burned. There is, howev...  Read more

3 Bittersweet Truths about Sweeteners

Though food is supposed to be one of life's simple pleasures, few things cause more angst and confusion. It's no wonder why. We're constantly being told which foods we should eat to be healthy, which diets we should follow to be skinny, w...  Read more

I posted a blog and its not showing up on the blog
Updated 3/2/2015 10:39:58 PM

Hello, I am hoping someone can help me. I posted a blog (my first) and its not showing up on the right hand side of the page with other blogs that team mates have done. I made my page open so that the blog can be viewed. Can anyone help? www.sparkpe...  Read more

Ahhh belly fat
Updated 3/3/2015 9:02:33 AM

Hi everyone, I about had it with not fitting into my jeans. I tried watching what I eat but rarely exercise because of back pain or just plain not enthusiastically. Whapping size 18 maybe bigger now. This is not a pity party but trying is not cuttin...  Read more

Had a few set backs with not eating potato chips.
Updated 3/2/2015 1:31:35 PM

Had a few set backs with not eating potato chips. . But I am going do this seeing that water weight the next morning is so discouraging and frustrating...  Read more

fat intake
Updated 3/3/2015 2:38:14 PM

It is nearly impossible for me to keep 30% fat intake. I TBLS of olive oil puts me out of the ball park less olive oil the vegies just burn. I had a small pat of butter today and am already 29%? ...  Read more

Fell off the wagon. A long weekend away,and not ma
Updated 3/2/2015 12:44:10 PM

Fell off the wagon. A long weekend away,and not making the right choices. It's time to get back at it again and lose what I put back on....  Read more

Sugar instead or Nuts? No Thanks!

Jiff Whips and Peter Pan Whipped knock the calories down by adding air to the peanut butter, but they replace the fat with corn syrup solids and that's no bargain! Check the labels even on reduced fat varieties like Skippy, Jiff, and Peter Pan....  Read more

COFFEE MATE

FAT FREE COFFEE MATE contains corn syrup solids and oils (partially hydrogenated coconut and palm kernel or hydrogenated soybean....think about your arteries every time......enjoy skim milk in your coffee instead. Hydrogenated oils are silent killer...  Read more

You're Not The Only One Without Kids!

Welcome to our 'child free' SParkers who want a safe and honest place to discuss our choices for not having children (and all things that come from that)...  Read more

8 Super Snacks to Try This Year

If you've been struggling with the "no eating between meals" rule, you're in luck: in recent years, that diet myth has been debunked. Snacks are important, especially when are active or trying to lose weight. Go too long without eat...  Read more

SoFAS Do Not Belong in the Kitchen

In the recently updated 2010 Dietary Guidelines, the term SoFAS is defined as solid fats and added sugars. Solid fats are those that remain in solid form at room temperature. They tend to be high in unhealthy saturated fats that can increase total...  Read more