In this short video, Coach Nicole explains why you should take advantage of SparkPeople's most popular tool, the Nutrition Tracker.
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Losing weight and maintaining healthy habits are both challenging, but that doesn't mean they shouldn't also be rewarding. Besides the intrinsic benefits that come from feeling better and reaching new goals, rewarding yourself for your health... 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
This article is the first installment in a two-part series. Read Part Two here.
Today is the day you've decided that you want to lose some weight. Maybe this is the first time you've tried. Maybe, like me and many others,... Read more
Looking to lose some excess weight? Here's my advice: Don’t go on a diet.
Anyone who knows my history knows that I am "anti-dieting" for many reasons.
The mere thought of “going on a diet” im... Read more
I am losing weight steadily and consistently. This week my stomach feels more flabby/floppy than normal. I realize my abdomen is toning up but the downside is- the extra skin is more noticeable. Anyone else struggling with this?... Read more
I have a question. I've heard if you're trying to lose weight, cut out potatoes and white bread? (Amongst other things of course). I literally eat potatoes with everything lol. I also hate wheat bread for an alternative to white bread. Answers?... Read more
I am new here! I made this because I need some help from everyone.
I have been working out since the end of June and I have been weight training 3 to 4 times a week and HIIT one or two times a day in a week.
When I first sta... Read more
When I was addicted to sugar I did not even consider eating winter squash. Since I stopped using added sugar and artificial sweeteners I discovered a huge surprises along the way. Perhaps more than any other is my addiction to roasted butternut s... Read more
Can Calcium Boost Weight Loss?Low-fat milk, fortified orange juice, leafy greens, and yogurt are all rich sources of calcium, but can they actually improve your weight-loss success?One study has shown that eating three servings of low-fat, calcium-ri... Read more
Start your day right with these delicious 300-calorie breakfast ideas.Breakfast burrito: 3 scrambled egg whites + 1/2 cup diced tomato* + 1/4 diced yellow bell pepper + 1 Tbsp chopped sweet onion + 1/4 cup no-salt-added canned black beans + 1 Tb... Read more
Sniffles Begone!There are at least 62 million cases of the common cold every year, but you can avoid it. Barbara Doty, MD, a doctor in Wasilla, AK, and board member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, gives her three surefire ways... Read more
In nine months I dropped 35 pounds and reached my goal weight of 135. Several people have asked me to share my secret. In the past few weeks, I have noticed the number on the scales creeping up, and even now I need to be reminded of the weight los... Read more
It's 1 AM on Friday. I'm sitting in my dark room, downing a pint of Caramel Apple Pie Gelato (every bite tastes so good but makes me feel so bad) and trying to cope with the desolate feeling in my belly. This current binge (and lets face it, it's the... Read more
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