If you are overweight or obese, there are some powerful reasons to drop 10 percent of your body weight this year. Losing this amount of weight can significantly improve your health and well-being. It may not sound like a lot. In fact, most people try... Read more
SparkPeople.com provides free tools, resources and support for adults who want to improve their diets, establish a healthy lifestyle, get physically active, lose weight and/or manage their weight. We stand by our weight-loss, exercise and dietar... Read more
Welcome to SparkPeople, America's most active weight-loss and healthy living website! This article will introduce you to all of the SparkPeople features that can help adults manage type 2 diabetes, including our Spark*D Diabetes Management Progra... Read more
OK, you’ve reached your weight loss goal. Congratulations—you’re halfway there! Now all you have to do is make sure you’re one of the 5-10% of “weight-losers” who manage to keep it off over time. So, what are y... Read more
Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects more than 23 million people in the United States. If managed well, people with diabetes can live normal, healthy lives. However, the many devastating effects of uncontrolled or poorly controlled diabetes are... Read more
I started using a weighted hula hoop yesterday for about 10 minutes. I did it again today and of course I'm sore from yesterday. Should I take a break and do the hula hoop every other day? Advice and info would be greatly appreciated.... Read more
I am 56 and diabetes is big in my family, although I have not been diagnosed with the disease. Both my age and diabetes are worrying me. 39 I consciously know what to do. What I miss is someone in the same condition as me to share and learn with. 4... Read more
I usually check my weight daily, but I don't tie my emotions to the number on the scale. Also, the same way you can't look at every upward flux as a "gain", you can't count every down flux as a "loss" or you'll drive yourself crazy figuring out w... Read more
We're working on a story for Valentine's Day about couples who have lost weight on SparkPeople. If you know of any couples who would qualify, can you send me a SparkMail?
Coach Jen... Read more
I have never felt more in control of my "weight loss management" until I found all of you on sparkpeople.com Even when I'm having a bad day or week, knowing that there are people out there going through the same things keeps me from giving up!... Read more
My Weight Management doctor, told me to have whatever it is I'm craving. (1) Figure out what it is that you're really craving to keep from eating the whole house trying to satisfy it. (2) Have it.. just ONE BITE! (3) Drink a glass, or bottle, of wate... Read more
Approximately 45 million people attempt to lose weight each year using a variety of dieting approaches. Although most diet plans use the general weight loss formula of calories in versus calories out, exactly how they use and apply that formula can v... Read more
As we seek to make our diet our own, success many times comes after trying a variety of approaches and tools. There are many tools intended to help people balance their energy in, energy out equation. Tachometers and clocks on work out equipment help... Read more
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