Pasta is such a versatile food, it’s no wonder it’s so popular. A survey conducted by the National Pasta Association found that 77% of Americans eat pasta at least once per week. Used as a side dish or main entree, eaten hot or cold, topp... Read more
It's blamed for a host of ailments: headaches, digestive distress, weight gain, poor immune function, hormonal disruption, and even behavioral problems in children. But does gluten, the natural-occurring protein found in wheat, barley, rye and so... Read more
Think you've seen it all when it comes to healthy breakfasts? Think again! If your mornings are filled with oatmeal and cold cereal because you're short on time, try some of these breakfast ideas from SparkPeople members like you. They're... Read more
Imagine that you are the same age as your child…
What grade were you in?
Who was your teacher?
Your best friend?
Imagine that you are outside…
Did you have a place that you considered your own?
A treehous... Read more
7:00 a.m.: An infuriating alarm jolts you awake.
7:30 a.m.: After three snooze delays you finally turn it off and force yourself to jump out of bed.
8:15 a.m.: Two cups of coffee later, you're stuck in maddening morning traffic.
2:30 p.m.:... Read more
Hello, I am new to this program. I want to lose 80 lbs by January 2016. Spark people says I should consume 1200-1550 calories per day. If I stay within that range along with exercise, will I be able to lose weight?... Read more
So far I am LOVING THRIVE! I have not been at this weight since before my two kids. I have more energy, focus, and was surprised how great I feel overall! It's been the easiest thing go take, I'm aweful at routine. Before my feet hit the ground in... Read more
Personal time. I am extremely nervous about my breasts become super saggy after losing 90-100 pounds.. Some peoples get smaller & firm up (please Jesus) & some just don't.. Anyone who has been here or tips? 36DD (which I feel isn't even right)... Read more
I'm struggling with overeating. I am honestly terrified of undoing my progress but I don't know how to step away from food. It doesn't matter how full I am from the last meal. And it doesn't matter what kind of food--I've binged on junk food and h... Read more
I am just curious to see if anyone else has an inspiration board somewhere in their house. I have mine hanging on the wall in front of my treadmill. I am redoing it tomorrow. Show me your board and I will show you mine. Lol... Read more
S ince my husband and I are both vegatarians, to make sure we have protein, I make an Almond Milk banaa, wheat grass and protien powder smothie along with our breakfast. I am not sure how to fit this into the vegi diet plan but i am now 165.8 not 189... Read more
I used to see people mowing their grass with a pushmower & I felt sorry for them thinking they didn't own a riding mower. Maybe they didn't or maybe they were like I am now-I love to mow with a pushmower!! Great exercise and a feeling of accomplish... Read more
I was raised on a farm in the Midwest. We had a creek running through our 10 acres of pasture. The water brought hours of summer fun in addition to providing hydration for our animals as they grazed in the field. I showed horses for years as part of... Read more
With the recent Consumer Reports findings of metal in protein drinks, you may see new options being promoted at your local health food store. One new up and coming drink catching some buzz is wheatgrass juice.
Agropyron plants are closely related... Read more
Winter Red Wheat Berries for cooking are used to grow wheat grass indoors just to have a little bit of life indoors during this brutal winter.
Sown on January 23 2014
Growth on January 30 2014
February 5th - The grass is doing v... Read more
Has anyone here suffered from "the grass is always greener syndrome" with weight loss.
Just imagine. You're on a diet/weight loss plan that is working for you. Maybe you're tracking calories here on Sparkpeople. The weight is coming off, and you... Read more
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