Secrets of Success

Healthy Eating Secrets

Share your food, nutrition and diet tips here!

2

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

New Research Says Meat Contributes to Obesity as Much as Sugar Does by Elise Moreau, Care2.com

Most people can probably agree that a high-sugar diet doesn’t paint a perfect picture of good health. A diet that involves eating a lot of meat, however, may actually be right behind sugar in terms of its impact on our waistlines.
Researchers in Australia concluded in a controversial study that m...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

1

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Hunger is not an emergency!

A lot of people sabotage themselves and justify over eating with hunger. Its ok to be hungry. I've recently read this and it changed my whole way of 'dieting'. Its ok to be hungry. Nothing bad is going to happen because we're hungry.
A lot of people sabotage themselves and justify over eating wi...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

1

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

What nutrients are most likely to be deficient in a vegetarian diet?

What nutrients are most likely to be deficient in a vegetarian diet?

If you look at all types of vegetarian diets as a group, and all research studies of these diets, vitamin B12 is the nutrient most likely to be deficient in this type of eating plan. Adequate B12 intake can be and is a genui...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

1

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Cook several veggies ahead of time

I do better on weeks when I buy a bunch of veggies, prepare them ahead of time, and store them in containers in the fridge. Then, regardless of what I feel like eating for lunch and dinner, I load half of the plate with a selection of veggies. It enhances my satisfaction with the meal, leads me to e...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

2

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

What's New and Beneficial About Pears

What's New and Beneficial About Pears

For nutritional reasons, we're often advised to consume the skins of fruits. However, it's less often that research provides strong evidence in support of this advice. Recent studies have shown that the skin of pears contains at least three to four ti...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

5

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Track Your Food

In nine months I dropped 35 pounds and reached my goal weight of 135. Several people have asked me to share my secret. In the past few weeks, I have noticed the number on the scales creeping up, and even now I need to be reminded of the weight loss tools I need to rediscover. My first secret is simp...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

2

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

What's New and Beneficial About Broccoli

What's New and Beneficial About Broccoli

Broccoli can provide you with some special cholesterol-lowering benefits if you will cook it by steaming. The fiber-related components in broccoli do a better job of binding together with bile acids in your digestive tract when they've been steamed...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

1

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Sugar - Awww Honey, Honey

I truly had a revelation at the beginning of this year. My revelation was that SUGAR was the enemy and the enemy is everywhere.

I began a sugar detox program that lasted 21 days. I started this program because I was sick all of the time. I knew it had to be my diet, so I started with the...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

3

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Just eat real food!

If it comes in a package, can, bottle or box read the ingredients. It is probably processed. Look for single item ingredients like a piece of fruit, a head of greens, green beans. Meat comes in packages but generally you can see what's inside and it is just one type of meat. The exception is sau...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

1

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Sweet Potatoes: A Tasty Treat for Your Health

Sweet Potatoes: A Tasty Treat for Your Health


Whenever I find information that will help promote optimal health, I am always eager to share it with all of my readers. This is especially true when it comes to diet, as proper nutrition is one of the pillars of good health and wellness.
<...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment
Page: 1 of 765
Submit a Secret


See Another Category: Go

Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click the "Report Inappropriate Secret" on the secret's page and our staff will review it.