"Cheating" is the act of deceiving others or being dishonest. The word conjures up images of copying someone else's answers during an exam, fudging your taxes, or counting cards. Needless to say, these are not positive activities.... Read more
"Help, I am way over in protein!"
"I’m not meeting my fat goal. Is this a problem?"
"How many carbohydrates should I be eating?"
Based on years of research that examined the relationship between nutrient i... Read more
It can be easy to lose track of all the vitamins out there. It's even easier to forget how exactly they help our bodies. Let’s see, vitamin A heals wounds and vitamin C improves eyesight, wait, what was it again? There are so many, it... Read more
There’s no doubt about it: trying to lose weight can be a stressful thing! There’s nothing like trying to stick to a “simple” weight loss plan for bringing you face-to-face with the frustrating complexities of human natur... Read more
Eight to twelve cups of water daily, that’s what the SparkPeople plan suggests. Whether you are having a hard time drinking that much water, or just want to drink a variety of beverages (coffee, tea, diet soda, juice), many dieters challenge an... Read more
So, how many calories does cooking burn? LOL! My kids are home from school and it has been a perpetual cycle of cook, clean up, cook again, clean up, play with the kids, cook, clean up, bathe the kids, clean up, tuck them in, and then crash...LOL!... Read more
I am overweight and have the desire to lose, but not the motivation. I need a buddy. I was thinking about joining weight watchers again (i lost 73lbs there years ago) but thought that if i had a place to help with motivation, i might need to go.... Read more
Weigh in day, and I am down more than 10% of my starting weight! I was a pound away from this goal last week, and today I blew past it! And a NSV, my pants that were tight a couple of months ago are getting nice and loose. Happy day.... Read more
For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat.... Read more
Thirteen independent experts have finally concluded their work and presented their Report on Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010. The 2010 Advisory Committee worked for two years to update the guidelines and the group consists of individuals natio... Read more
We all enjoy eating away from home from time to time and try to make smart choices when we do. Sometimes we sabotage all our best efforts and give in to a moment of weakness. The more you know about Diet Friendly Dining when you are eating Food on th... Read more
This morning I got up a little earlier than usual and feel more energetic than usual for when I first get up...not really sure why. Last night it was my husbands turn to cook and he decided to make dry garlic pork ribs on the bbq. At the time I was v... Read more
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