You've probably heard this advice before: For a healthy grocery trip, shop the perimeter of the store. Avoiding the middle aisles is a good tactic to help you make great choices and pick the most nutritious foods, but if you stick to this advice... Read more
By now you know the importance of getting at least 5 servings of fruits and vegetables a day (if not, click here). Perhaps you are still not convinced? Use the excuse-buster list below when you find yourself reasoning your way out of reaching for the... Read more
Think about what is offered on a typical children's menu at a sit-down restaurant: burgers, fries, spaghetti, macaroni and cheese, and chicken nuggets. When did these menu standards become "kid food," and why are we still conforming to... Read more
We've all seen the flashy cans of energy drinks crowding the shelves at gas stations and grocery stores. From students to sports stars, it seems like everyone has used an energy supplement to up their game at some point. But what exactly puts the... Read more
When is a vitamin not really a vitamin? When it's vitamin D! The "sunshine" vitamin, aptly named because sunlight is a source of it, is actually a hormone. Vitamin D is currently receiving a lot of attention and research regarding its r... Read more
I found myself thinking about how life would be if I stayed the weight I am now. I have decided to loose 100 pounds. I know that it's going to be the hardest thing I have ever done but I know in the long run it will be so amazing.... Read more
Hi spark friends, I just found this app. I been using lose it app and off and on fitnesspal, could anyone let me know the differents between all these apps. Who do I trust and y I pick spark ??... Read more
I am counting calories an can't find the answer to how many calories my coffee has. An dunkin donuts web site doesn't have it. So if you guys could help me out that would be great. I drink a new French van 4 creams 6 Splenda . Thank you in advance... Read more
I put my scale away! I find that it depresses me to see the fluctuations and I became fixated on that morning weigh in. I am not going to weigh in for 4 weeks. Anyone else have issues around weigh-ins?... Read more
since I have diabetes I have found that there will b days when your bs spike for no reason. And other days your bs will spike if u r upset. Try to keep calm and your bs will stay calm with u.... Read more
Fresh fruits and vegetables serve as a nutritional powerhouse for most healthy diets. Loaded with vitamins, minerals, fiber and phytochemicals, they also help protect against disease. Sure there are small health risks from pesticides, but those are e... Read more
The 2010 U.S. dietary guidelines recommend that all Americans eat more fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy diet. Government guidelines aside, you surely grew up with your mom telling you to eat your vegetables. Or maybe you even hear it now fr... Read more
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