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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

Healthy Habits not working on main page
Updated 8/20/2014 10:11:29 AM

Anyone else having problems getting the quick Healthy Habits to work? Personal goals I have set with a check box work but I am not able to click on water and fruits/veggies to tick those off. I am using IE at work and Chrome at home - not sure...  Read more

not registering my sparkpoints on the tracker
Updated 8/19/2014 1:46:25 PM

I just lost over 40 points that are not showing on the tracker,...  Read more

Just not to look pregnant would be lovely
Updated 8/19/2014 11:32:34 AM

Hi Everyone, I'm jumping into sparkpeople / coach and fingers crossed my skinny jeans to. I'm a 29 year old, stay at home mum with two crazy little ones. I'm about to turn 30 at the beginning of October and would love to be 10lbs light...  Read more

Not eating after dinner
Updated 8/20/2014 2:19:18 PM

Is SO hard! I'm a major snacker and pretty much all I think about for the rest of the night is snacks! Any tips?? I workout in the morning, so that's not a feasible solution =D...  Read more

Fitness Minutes not recording
Updated 8/18/2014 5:45:12 PM

I've noticed this summer that when I record a large number of minutes (like 240 yesterday for kayaking) they don't show up on my weekly/monthly minutes. I tried dividing it into 4 entries of 60 minutes: no change. Is this only updated at weekly int...  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