Alcohol and weight loss are enemies, but an occasional drink can have a place in a healthy lifestyle. In fact, many experts note the potential health benefits of consuming a single drink per day, including a reduced risk for high blood pressure If, h... Read more
When you're living with chronic heartburn, you don't just need to watch what you eat; what you drink is important, too. For many people, alcohol can have a negative impact on heartburn symptoms. But does that mean alcohol has to be comp... Read more
A key to any successful lifestyle change is moderation. While you may be sticking to a healthier eating plan on most days, certain occasions call for a bit of relaxation, oftentimes in the form of an alcoholic drink. While alcohol is fat-free and low... Read more
The idea that alcohol may be good for your heart has been around for a while. While moderate drinking may offer health benefits, drinking more can cause a host of health problems. So should you turn to alcohol to protect your heart? Here's what y... Read more
Headaches can be frustrating, popping up when you're tense, stressed, dehydrated or otherwise unbalanced. It's easy to blame them on the obvious culprits: a late night, a skipped meal or an insane work schedule. But some of your healthiest ha... Read more
I don't know if this has been posted before but just in case it hasn't thought I'd share.
Basically you load your own photo up, add your weight and height at the top of the page and then more the slider down on the left hand side to see how much... Read more
I tried logging on to Spark several times on Wednesday. Each time, I got a message saying that the site was having technical problems and to check back later. I kept trying until around 11pm CDT, at which point I was shutting down my computer for t... Read more
I was just thinking. If I do a minimum of 40 mins cardio, yoga 45 mins every other day and floor exercises including planks, leg lifts, etc. do I still need to lift weights? Am I not getting stronger by doing those things? It's so hard to fit all the... Read more
hello all, i have been doing my program since first week of jan of this year.. to date i have lost alittle over 23 pounds and several inches... the last two weeks i havnt lost anything at all, i have stayed the same... i know good thing i havnt gaine... Read more
Today when I weighed in I saw a message that I needed to go an update my weight in my settings. I thought I did that on my home computer because I just clicked the link it provided. But now I'm at work on the site and I can't find where I am suppos... Read more
I find that when I avoid wine, I lose weight. It's not rocket science. After a couple glasses of wine, I eat unhealthy foods or too much food. I usually have wine on weekends, but then I find that all my week long efforts and weight loss are squas... Read more
I am a testament that cutting alcohol does accelerate your weight loss. For years I would hit a weight loss plateau and get discouraged. I finally realized that drinking glasses of wine on the weekends was the culprit. This year I cut out all drin... Read more
Italy is known for its fabulous food and wine and the Avaglianos spent ten days enjoying the food and culture. I was not about to tell them to skip the specialties of the country but I also didn’t want them to put on all the weight th... Read more
Now that Thanksgiving is over, and we've celebrated for a day, it's time to get back on track, right?An easy way to make sure you're not overserving yourself is to use plates that remind you about portion size, such as those by Wine-Trax.... Read more
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