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Which Fruits and Veggies are in the New Dirty Dozen?

Which conventional fruits and vegetables contain more pesticide residue? Which ones have the least? There's a new list out that tells you just that!
Posted 4/21/2016  12:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 130 comments   72,584 views
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FDA Snack Attack: Are Kind Bars Unhealthy?

The FDA has claimed that some varieties of Kind Bars are not healthy, demanding that the bars change their labeling. Will you continue to buy them?
Posted 4/16/2015  9:00:00 AM By: Melinda Hershey : 35 comments   26,321 views
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People 'Half Their Size' Issue Features SparkPeople Member's 177-Pound Weight Loss *

Brandy is an awesome SparkPeople Motivator who lost 177 pounds and has kept it off for several years. Check out her debut in People magazine!
Posted 6/6/2014  5:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 51 comments   55,188 views
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Just How Healthy Are Burger King's New Low-Cal 'Satisfries'?

Are Burger King's new Satisfries really a healthy option? We look at the nutrition facts behind these reduced-fat fries.
Posted 10/4/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Megan Patrick : 48 comments   44,224 views
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The 12 Most Inspiring Quotes from Diana Nyad

At 64 years old, Diana Nyad swam for 53 straight hours from Cuba to the Florida Keys--all without a shark cage. Here are some of her best words of wisdom to live by!
Posted 9/4/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 62 comments   83,648 views
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Should Obesity Be Classified as a Disease?

The AMA recently voted to classify obesity as a disease. What do you think?
Posted 6/19/2013  6:00:00 PM By: Megan Patrick : 141 comments   33,545 views
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What is Your True Size?

Do find it more frustrating to go clothes shopping today than it was just a few short years ago? Does a size on the tag determine how much you are willing to spend for an item?
Posted 5/24/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Nancy Howard : 788 comments   97,887 views
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Do Packaged Diet Foods Really Result in Better Weight Loss?

Do pre-packaged diet plans really work and, even if they do, can you keep the weight off eating real food?
Posted 5/11/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Megan Patrick : 56 comments   44,781 views
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What Motivates You to Exercise?

Do short-term or long-term factors help motivate you to exercise? Share what motivates you to get and stay active!
Posted 5/10/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Denise Tausig : 330 comments   56,093 views
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McDonald's Posting Nutrition Info in All Restaurants

Making nutrition-minded choices just got easier! Learn more about the exciting announcement and nationwide changes coming to a McDonald's near you.
Posted 10/1/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 41 comments   16,366 views
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Schools Putting Healthier Lunch Options into Action

Districts all over the country are updating school lunch menus and adding healthier options. Learn about some of the exciting developments and tasty lunchline offerings.
Posted 9/24/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 16 comments   10,559 views
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Should You Believe the 'Organic Isn't Healthier' Study?

News outlets have been reporting on a recent study that claims organic food isn't any better for you. Should you save your money? Read this first!
Posted 9/7/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 146 comments   39,414 views
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How Prevalent is Obesity in Your State?

The latest nationwide obesity prevalence map has been released. Where does your state fall in the national rankings?
Posted 9/3/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 27 comments   13,655 views
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Is the Jamba Juice New School Smoothie a Healthy Choice?

It is back to school time and new school lunch plans are in full swing. Learn about a new drink product that might influence your lunch planning.
Posted 8/27/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 27 comments   22,284 views
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Sweet Deception: Why You Can't Trust 'Sugar' Labels

If you're trying to cut back on added sugars, don't look at the nutrition label! Here's why it may be fooling you.
Posted 8/17/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 62 comments   41,603 views
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