We’ve all heard the lunch room chatter about people's latest diets and weight-loss escapades. Maybe you’ve even led the discussion by saying something like,"I am going to be ‘good’ today and only eat salads and fresh... Read more
Regular exercise is a vital part of a healthy lifestyle and sound weight-loss program. In fact, most experts suggest that we get 60 minutes of exercise each day for optimal health. But while a little exercise is a good thing, taking exercise to the e... Read more
Full-fledged eating disorders are abnormal, disordered patterns of eating that become out-of-control. All types of eating disorders represent serious and immediate threats to the health, well-being, and happiness of the individuals caught up in them.... Read more
As a certified personal trainer, group exercise instructor and fitness writer, I know a lot about exercise and quite a bit about nutrition. I know what it takes to lose weight, be healthy and fuel my body properly. But for years I didn't practice... Read more
Heather (MSUMOMMA) is down 75 pounds and says she's committed to her new lifestyle! Learn how she has maintained her weight loss for eight months and counting.
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I've been literally non stop eating for like a week now. My goal was to maintain over the holidays but thats out the window... I started over today though! Taking back control! And on the plus side im 50 pounds lighter than last December!!... Read more
Hi, my name is Keely and I am 18 years old from California. I used to use Spark Teens for a couple of years and it helped me lose a lot of weight. Unfortunately, I have gained it all back and more. I realize now why I want to lose weight and get heal... Read more
Hi to everyone on this chat site, I am a newbie and I'm looking to lose weight and become the best version of myself that I can possibly be through cardio weightlifting and eating right. I have been stuck around 215lbs to 218lbs.... Read more
cravings getting the best of you,? Before you reach for that comfort food grab a carrot or apple, if possible wait until you've eaten your 5 servings of fruits/veggies , They provide bulk and will reduce your desire.... Read more
This journey to a healthy lifestyle is a worthwhile, but at times, difficult endeavor. If you're dealing with an eating disorder on top of a weight issue, it can feel downright impossible to reach your goals.Most of us are familiar with the eatin... Read more
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has just released a preliminary draft of the revisions planned for its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). This is the manual that medical and mental health professionals use to det... Read more
To all of you who have binged, all of you who have ever lost control, and to all of you who have been there - here's what it's like to have Binge Eating Disorder:
I go to bed and the morning comes quick. Haven't exercised in a few years, put on... Read more
I was diagnosed with Binge-Eating Disorder a year ago and I continue to struggle. This journey has been long and hard, but I refuse to give up.
For the last year, I was angry with myself. I felt weak and incompetent. Why? Because I help others,... Read more
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