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Sugar House Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Sugar House.

Bored with Your Healthy Breakfast?

You know starting the morning with breakfast sets you up for healthy eating all day long, but when the same packet of microwaved oatmeal just isn't cutting it anymore, it may be time to change up your a.m. routine. Here are eight common breakfast...  Read more

Get a Handle on Emotional Eating

Ever been angry or upset one minute and then on your couch eating the next, unable to remember why you started eating or how long you had spent munching? If so, then you have entered the world of emotional eating. It’s something than can ha...  Read more

Transition into a Healthy Retirement

Once upon a time there was a distinguished politician who went into retirement after a long career of hectic schedules, important tasks, and continual limelight. After hanging around the house for the first week of his new-found freedom, he was gentl...  Read more

8 Workouts You'll Love if You Hate to Sweat

There's little I love more than a good run or high-energy kickboxing class where you leave completely covered and dripping with sweat. There's something about being drenched that signals—to me—that I've had a really good worko...  Read more

85 Tips & Strategies for Dining Out

We spend more money and waste more calories by dining out than ever before. The US Department of Agriculture estimates that we eat 29% of our meals away from home. And the National Restaurant Association says that these meals take up 44% of our food...  Read more

SP Nutrition Tracker - Tracking sugar
Updated 7/10/2014 10:58:30 AM

Like many others, one of the reasons for me trying to become healthier is due to hearing about the negative impact of too much sugar and how much is in the foods we eat. I'm trying to live a sugar-free lifestyle, apart from fructose from fruit a...  Read more

Avoiding white flour & sugar?
Updated 7/4/2014 1:06:24 AM

Hi all! I'm a diabetic who just brought her A1c from 9.9 (pretty bad) to 6.7 (at the high end of "normal" for a diabetic) but my triglycerides are still really high - over 400! I've read that cutting carbs - at least simple ones - can help with...  Read more

Treating sugar as alcohol
Updated 7/4/2014 6:30:42 PM

Inspired by another discussion on SP, I decided to propose a thought experiment: what would happen if we regulated added sugar in foods as we do alcohol? Age regulations, labeling, etc. My thoughts: You'd immediately see less sugary foods since...  Read more

Question if you've given up sweeteners/sugars/et a
Updated 7/2/2014 11:02:22 PM

If you've given up sugar and artificial sweeteners, when did you notice a change in your palate, if at all? I'm just over 3 weeks in to my sugar/artificial sweetener/wheat detox and I'm starting to notice a change. I now enjoy my coffee with no sweet...  Read more

I think I'm addicted to sugar/junk foods.
Updated 7/1/2014 9:19:23 AM

I can never go a whole day without eating junk or sugar and i hate it! i wanna get healthy and fit but i dont know how when i think i actually am ADDICITED to this unhealthy food! Someone please help me how do i get through it and over it!? 46...  Read more

controlling blood sugar levels before they control you

after every meal I drink a huge glass of water and take a brisk walk, or I keep moving around the house. I do the dishes, do laundry, stay busy busy busy. exersize and water are the best ways to get sugar levels down. If you do this immediately th...  Read more

Think of SUGAR AS POISON

Sugar can increase fasting levels of glucose. Sugar can cause hypoglycemia. Sugar interferes with absorption of calcium and magnesium. Sugar can weaken eyesight. Sugar can produce an acidic digestive tract. Sugar contributes to obesity. Sugar can inc...  Read more

South Beach Diet (Lifestyle!)

For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat....  Read more

Spending Big Dollars to Market Cocoa Puffs to Kids

Growing up, the two cereal choices in our house were Cheerios and Rice Krispies. The only time I got to try the cereals I saw advertised on Saturday morning cartoons was when I spent the night at a friend's house. I always dreamed about what Cookie...  Read more

CONTEST CLOSED: Win 1 of 3 Ball Canning Kits

CONTEST CLOSED Four years ago, upon moving to Cincinnati, I immediately set about exploring my new hometown. I quickly stumbled upon what has become one of my favorite places in the city: Findlay Market, the oldest public market in Ohio. Home to a f...  Read more