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What Is A Healthy Heart Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for What Is A Healthy Heart.

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The Heart of a Woman

Heart disease is not a disease that only affects men. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease kills more than 500,000 women annually. In 2001, well over half of the people who died from heart disease were women. Yet...  Read more

58 Reasons to Feel Good about Your Body (at Any Size!)

One particularly hot September afternoon when my daughter was in the fourth grade, she invited a few friends to enjoy an after-school swim in our pool. They entered the house filled with laughter and excitement and rushed upstairs to change into thei...  Read more

8 Lessons from My First 5K Race

I never considered myself a runner. I ran maybe once a week for 30 or 40 minutes, and then I wouldn’t feel like doing it again for a few days. Needless to say, I never really “get better” at running—I pretty much stayed the sa...  Read more

''How I Changed My Life in 28 Days''

Could you change your life in 28 days? Could you lose weight, get fitter, and change your attitude about weight loss in just four weeks? We think so! That's the premise behind our best-selling book, The Spark, written by SparkPeople.com founder a...  Read more

6 Things Successful Dieters Have in Common

I'm sure you have heard people say, "Losing weight is easy. Keeping it off is the hard part."   Well, I disagree with this statement. I think losing weight is hard, but keeping it off is even harder!   Permanent weight...  Read more

Had a good day yesterday on my healthy eating unti
Updated 9/27/2014 12:15:36 PM

Had a good day yesterday on my healthy eating until, my husband's Twinkies started calling my name. I held back but at 2AM I gave in. I'll just add the calories to today's log. Think that should work out ? Anyone wake up and eat in early hours ?...  Read more

i am not giving up !!! just struggling....
Updated 9/30/2014 1:34:37 AM

I am a diabetic plus have a rare diease that I have to live on steroids,i have adrenal insuff,addisions diease,so it is HARD loosing weight on steroids,i have in the past year lost but I am a place I am stuck,yet trying so hard on logging my food dai...  Read more

I am lowering my carb intake to 60 grams a day bec
Updated 9/28/2014 9:11:29 PM

I am lowering my carb intake to 60 grams a day because I have PCOS and hypothyroidism. How much should I increase my protein and fat? The auto setting says 60-165 g of protein & 34 -74 g fat....  Read more

Saying of the day: "This is not who I am designed
Updated 9/26/2014 11:32:47 AM

Saying of the day: "This is not who I am designed to be". Dr. Phil...  Read more

I am nursing and just getting back to Sparkpeople.
Updated 9/26/2014 2:48:24 PM

I am nursing and just getting back to Sparkpeople. How do I add being a nursing mom to my already established profile? Do I need to delete and start over?...  Read more

Dance that fat away!

Dance zumba to get your heart healthy and to dance the fat away.344...  Read more

Asparagus Guacamole

Replace 1/2 of the avocado in your guacamole recipe with well cooked asparagus for half the fat and calories! Use a blender to puree the asparagus for a smooth texture. Bake your own chips using low-carb, high-fiber tortillas. 4...  Read more

College Students

This group is for college students who are looking to get healthier and need a little support from those in a similar situation...  Read more

Go Red for Women on Friday, February 5th

I've never really thought of myself as having heart disease until early last year when I wrote a blog about the Go Red for Women campaign. A few months earlier my doctor mentioned how proud she was of me that I had been able to keep my heart disease...  Read more

Are You Following Steps to Live a Long Healthy Life?

As I was working yesterday, I heard a news report about a new heart health program by the American Heart Association. With an older brother that has already suffered a mild heart attack as well as a grandmother that died of heart related issues, I...  Read more

WHAT A HEALTHY HEART LOOKS LIKE

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FEBRUARY IS HEALTHY HEART MONTH

In honor of Valentines Day and healthy heart month, this month I am going to put all my attention on my heart. What this means to me is: 1. Focus on exercise that helps the heart 2. Blog about topics of the heart 3. Eat healthy heart foods...  Read more