Are you and your family craving that spicy, south-of-the-border cuisine? Well, skip the local burrito joint. Those "burritos as big as your head" can contain more than 1,000 calories—even more depending on how many fixings you add... Read more
Just like you, the people behind SparkPeople.com try to plan their meals ahead of time so that we're sure to make the healthiest choices possible. Whether we're short on time or just have a craving for our favorite burger joint, we still try... Read more
The poor potato. It really has gotten a bad rap.
A plentiful crop that's easy and inexpensive to produce, the potato has been a dietary staple across the globe for centuries. (Ireland, a country whose diet once relied almost entirely o... Read more
Having spent a week on a road trip, I learned one thing along the way: Fast food is unavoidable, given time and budget constraints. You can’t beat a drive-thru for convenience and speed of service. But the bellyache you get afterward can quickl... Read more
Whether you're road-tripping, heading out for date night or just need a break from dirty dishes, there are bound to be times when a restaurant meal is in order. As long as you avoid the fast food and opt for a full-service restaurant, you should... Read more
I am new to this so hello, its nice to be able to read everyone's stories. I started this for my health issues I'm a diabetic and have high blood pressure, they have been under control but I need to lose weight at least 40 pounds more... Read more
Hello everyone. I am just wondering if anyone has thyroid issues. If so, how are you losing weight? I am on meds but I don't know if they are supposely helping me lose weight or hindering my goal.... Read more
My new secret weapon. It seems like this Greek Yogurt tastes just like sour cream, and packs 10 grams of protein and no fat. I can use it in a lot of recipes to really dress up a dish, I can add olive oil to it, or vanilla and fruit. It has a creamy... Read more
I don't use a salt shaker anymore. I keep kosher salt in a container and use a 1/4 tsp measure to salt food. Most of the time I use less than the 1/4 tsp and when I do use it, it keeps me aware of how much salt I am adding to food.... Read more
Football and snacks go hand in hand, but so can game-day noshing and healthy eating.
Nachos, pizza, even wings can be a part of your healthy Super Bowl party menu.
I've revamped a few of your favorites and rounded up some members' makeovers, to... Read more
What would it take to burn off a heaping plate of Nachos?To burn it off, you’ll have to: Walk for 5 hours and 40 minutes at a moderate pace. Climb stairs for 3 hours and 4 minutes. Ballroom dance for 8 hours and 7 minutes.... Read more
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