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We wanted to highlight some of the best news stories about SparkPeople.com.  Here, you'll find news clips that feature interviews with some of SparkPeople's incredible members, as well as informative reviews and tutorials of the SparkPeople website.

CTV- Canada AM, Canada:  Workout Websites
Canadian Television fitness and tech experts explore a handful of websites that help people get healthier.  Together they chose SparkPeople.com as the most well rounded website, each rating it with 4 stars... Watch the Story!

MyFox Chicago, Chicago Illinois: Man Helps Others Lose Weight For Free
An interview with SparkPeople Founder, Chris Downie and Chicago natives who have had success losing weight with SparkPeople.com "One man created a plan online to help others lose weight; it's an all-encompassing health and fitness program that's also absolutely free." Watch the story!

Fox 16 - Little Rock, Arkansas: Online Weight Loss
A new, free website is helping people win the battle with the bulge. Those who use the site say all you do is log on, become a member, you start getting motivated, and begin losing the weight. FOX16's Jennifer Akers shows us how the site works, and introduces us to a local woman who says it's the best weight loss tool out there, and she says, if she can lose the weight anyone can. The free website is called SparkPeople.com...Watch the story!

Bay News 9 - Tampa Bay, Florida: Extras on the Web: SparkPeople.com
"I've reviewed a lot of weight loss sites, and this one seems to make the most sense... SparkPeople can provide the spark you might need to create a new, healthier you." -Al Ruechel Bay News 9 Anchor...Watch the story!


Other News & Highlights:

September, 2006:  BusinessWeek.com named SparkPeople "Best of the Web 2006" in the Health category, beating out other prestigious sites such as WebMD and Yahoo! Health.
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  • No offense--but something that happened in 2006 isn't exactly "news" in 2013. You may wish to "archive" this article and/or update with something more current. - 11/6/2013 7:20:32 AM
  • JJ1256
    These stories are a great motivator. I try to keep reading them to stay on track. - 10/19/2010 7:31:16 PM
  • I love to see Spark People in the news. The website is hands down the best of the best. With the new book coming out in January 2010 we should see even more coverage and recognition. Way to go SP! - 10/31/2009 2:55:00 PM
  • very inspiring and motivating - 8/13/2008 5:59:47 PM
  • MATRIARCH2MANY
    I wish that I was able to view the news stories, as I find that being a member of Spark People has REALLY helped me to live a healthier lifestyle. But, I'm still on a dial-up connection.

    I just wanted to comment that it's wonderful to see how the media has picked up on the Spark People website in recent months. - 3/12/2008 10:56:41 AM

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