Peek into a woman's closet, and tucked amid all the clothes is something that almost every woman keeps. She strives to wear it again someday, no matter how unrealistic or out of style it may be. What is it? Her "skinny" jeans. Whether y... Read more
Lisa (LOFLLAMA) could have been the poster child for a life gone awry. Having battled mental illness and alcohol dependence for many years, she thought her existence was hopeless and was so depressed that she wished her life would end. But with the r... Read more
Today, kids are well aware of the global threats to their environment, but their physical contact, their intimacy with nature on a day-to-day basis, is fading.
A fifth-grader in a San Diego classroom put it succinctly: "I like to play indoo... 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
Do you often wonder how “normal” your eating habits are, or how they compare to what experts consider to be a “healthy” approach?
If you’ve adopted SparkPeople's "lifestyle” approach to weight loss, t... Read more
have the occasional treat or cheat meal?
Today, I had a fun sized sneakers bar, you know, those little ones that are one third the size of a regular bar. Yesterday, I has a big n tasty burger from McD, but without the fries and soda. I usually... Read more
I'm going out with my boyfriend and his family on Sunday to Fogo de Chao to celebrate my boyfriend's dad's birthday. I've recently adopted a clean eating diet which has turned out to be really wonderful for me. Not only have I lost weight but I also... Read more
Hi. I am trying to do smoothies (including green) but have one concern. Am I going to get too much sugar in my system? I know sugar is a big problem in obesity and I do not want to derail my continued weight loss. I just got a Ninja so I'm doing the... Read more
Greetings, I've been tracking my fitness and food with SP and the FITBIT. Been totally on program for almost 2 months and only down 7 lbs. How do I know if I'm eating enough? My ranges are crazy because of the fitness. Please help.... Read more
No matter how hard I try, I eat healthy or try too and then I eat something that I should not in a day. I try to journal but I get bored. Journaling does help though stay on track. I feel guilty and hopeless when I cheat and eat unhealthy. I real... Read more
i put fresh lime in my water..The health benefits of lime include scurvy, digestion, constipation, eye care, piles, peptic ulcer, respiratory disorders, gout, gums, weight loss, skin care, urinary disorders,... Read more
I DO NOT reccommend that you starve your self,but what's worked for me is when I get that first hunger pain I'll eat somthing small & healthy to trick my stomach into thinking I just feasted in a few hours more I'm hungry again & I eat a regular meal... 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
Last week Coach Nicole emailed me a link to an article published in the New York Times regarding midlife eating disorders. While I was quite aware of anorexia, bulimia and binging being diagnosed in young women, I was unaware of the rise of these dis... Read more
I'm here because I'm going through a crisis of sorts. I had good luck with SparkPeople in the past, and then life got me. My intro post was going to get extremely long, so I'm breaking it up into multiple posts, each with its own niche.
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I have a strange relationship with food. I'm very interested in natural health and wellness, which is obviously closely tied with fruits, vegetables, grains, healthy fats, etc., but I'm also very addicted to sweets and snacky foods. I used to sit wit... Read more
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