Is water important? Well let’s see, other than making up 50%-60% of our bodies, regulating body temperature, helping our breathing, transporting nutrients, carrying away waste and helping our muscles function, water is pretty much useless. Oh,... Read more
The scale can be a valuable tool in any weight-loss journey. It can tell you where you started and help you track your progress. It's the tool people use most as a measure of success--or failure.
As useful as the scale can be, don't forg... Read more
Welcome to SparkPeople! Hopefully your program is off to a smooth start, and you’re happy with your progress so far. But for others who aren’t seeing results yet, it’s been a little more frustrating. Many dieters tend to make simila... Read more
We hear it all the time—you changed your habits and lost weight steadily, but after awhile, that progress halted. You’ve been stuck at the same weight for days, weeks, or even months. There’s nothing more frustrating t... Read more
During pregnancy, you gained many much-needed pounds to grow and support your baby, but not every pound gained can be attributed to "baby weight" that goes away after your baby is born. A typical pregnancy weight gain (roughly 25-35 pounds)... Read more
Trying to lose weight so I can have surgery safely. I can only have 1,200 calories a day. I have a nutritional shake for breakfast, a white turkey sandwich on wheat bread with lettuce/tomatoes and Strawberries, then a shake for dinner. Is that okay?... Read more
What if I told you there is something you can drink that is easily accessible, free, healthy, and can help you lose more weight? Does it sound too good to be true? For years, people have speculated that this drink helps with weight loss. But until... Read more
There’s no perfect formula for successful weight loss and maintenance. As a veteran weight-loss researcher, I’ve seen it all: people who continually struggle to shed pounds and, on the flipside, champion losers. What’s their se... Read more
Last week I discovered a recipe that claims will help rid your body of water retention weight. No idea if it works or not; it is a Jillian Michael's recipe so it is worth a try.
For 60 ounces of water add
1 tablespoon of pure cranberry concentrate... Read more
When i first started this journey, i was skeptical about water and weight loss, but everyone could'nt be wrong could they? So i drank and drank making sure i took in at least a gallon per day. Then this whirl wind holiday lands upon us, and i am so b... Read more
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