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Social Networking Sites Can Lend Support to Those Trying to Slim Down

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

"Every day millions of people use social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace to connect with old friends and find new ones. These types of sites can also make dieters more successful. When we embark on a weight loss program we want encouragement, motivation and results. Websites offer so many opportunities to track the sorts of information we know helps keep our weight in check. Read it at .


USA Today: Another SparkPeople Member Featured

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Ebony Lugo of NYC is the second member to be featured as part of USA Today's Annual Weight Loss Challenge. Her story is told in the article "New York dieter learns to ignore the siren call of 24/7 food" and you can read it .

Additional coverage of Ebony's story can be found at: and

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Fox Houston: Lose Weight on World Health Day

Tuesday, April 07, 2009

"Tuesday is World Health Day, so we're taking a look back at a popular Website of the Day that uses the power of friends to help you meet your goals. The website SparkPeople has been around for several years with a focus on health, but it has expanded to other areas both personal and professional. Essentially, it's a site for people with life style change goals." Watch & read it at .


USA Today: SparkPeople Member Featured

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

The USA Today Weight Loss Challenge kicked off today, and we're happy to report that two SparkPeople members are featured in this great series by Nanci Hellmich. Rae Goodman , known as MISSG818 on SparkPeople, is mentioned in two articles: Dieters lighten up on tight budgets - How they did it & The battle to lose weight doesn't have to break the bank . SparkPeople is also included in the Diet Selector article in USA Today!

More coverage of Rae's story can be found at , , and .


Fox LA: Maria Surfs The Web:

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

"Today we are looking at One of the best things about this site... its free! It offers a food tracker and a fitness tracker, so you can keep track of what you're doing each day. You can easily change your goals in both departments and chart your progress." Watch it at


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