In this video, Coach Nicole explains why you should take advantage of SparkPeople's most popular Community Resources. Learn how to find and use SparkPages, SparkTeams, and Message Boards.
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In this video, Coach Nicole explains how to use your Nutrition Tracker. Learn how to find your free, customized Food Tracker and Meal Plans, how to turn your meal plans off and on, how to add food, how to track calories and other nutrients, and... Read more
In addition to storing your fruits and veggies properly, it's good to know approximately how long the fresh stuff will last. Plan your trip to the grocery or farmer's market accordingly so that your foods are at the peak of freshness when you... Read more
Whether you’re reading this because you’ve reached your goal weight or because you’re getting close—congratulations on your success! Now you’re ready to make the shift from weight loss to weight maintenance, but wonderin... Read more
If you've joined a SparkTeam and want to become an active member of the Team, but aren't sure where to begin, then this guide is for you! We'll explain the SparkTeam basics so you can get the most out of your SparkTeam experience.
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The tracker tracks my steps, but they aren't registered in my list of exercises. Should I list the miles manually. I know to enter other exercises that don't involve steps in the fitness list.... Read more
Curious if anyone is using a rewards system... What do you give yourself, and when? I don't have the money to buy much, and I don't want to do food-based rewards, but I think planning some kind of treats along the way would really motivate me!... Read more
My current one uses differently pitched tones to signal the end of each segment: "low" - "low" - "low" - "high" for 3, 2, 1, 0. Start of next segment is a little "shaky double-beep" like what you hear for a phone ringing tone when you call someone.... Read more
I've been using the calorie burning exercise charts & recently realized that it charts standing as burning more calories than walking does? How can that be? Even when I use the GPS tracker & am going up steep hills. It makes me skeptical as 2accuracy... Read more
One of the simple home remedy cure for Blood Pressure is Fenugreek Seeds.The Process:1. Take a pinch of Raw Fenugreek Seeds, about 8 - 10 seeds2. Swallow it with water before taking your breakfast, every morningThe Cure:The seeds of Fenugreek... Read more
Cinnamon may help lower blood sugar levels and reduce triglycerides. Cloves stimulate digestion. Ginger contains antioxidants. Tumeric fights inflamation. Cayenne Pepper and red pepper stimulates metabolism and fat-burning. Yipee!Regular consumption... Read more
Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com.
By Cathy Cram, M.S.
This second blog in a three-part series on treatments for menopausal hot flashes focuses on alternative options.... 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
Hope everyone has been enjoying Spring!
As most of you know, in addition to thyroid challenges, I've been having problems with pre-diabetes levels of blood sugar, resulting in a small retinal hematoma and a small cataract in on... Read more
Just wanted to pass along some interesting info on this herb:
The powdered form can be made into a tea, (I mix mine with green tea and ginger) and if you want to get the benefit of the fiber, stir it when there's just a little of the liquid left an... Read more
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