A couple of months ago, we asked you to make over your favorite restaurant meals for our first SparkRecipes contest. From the dozens of entries we received, we chose 10 semifinalists. From there, we tested the recipes, considered our choices and trie... Read more
If you’ve ever tried to break a bad habit, health-related or otherwise, you know how difficult it can be. Every morning, you awake to a daunting, gut-wrenching choice: to commit to change or to fall short of your goals. Those of you who have ta... Read more
What could be more frustrating than not seeing the scale drop despite days or weeks of doing everything right? After all that hard work—all the cookies you didn't eat, all the willpower you maintained, all the time you logged at the gym&mda... Read more
If you're prone to frequent heartburn symptoms, there are lots of simple things to try before you see your doctor. If one of more of these solutions works for you, great! If not, make an appointment to discover if your heartburn is really a sympt... Read more
It’s easy to ignore your skin when it’s doing its job right. For most people, basic washing and a little sunscreen is all they need. But when you have a problem with your skin, it can be all-consuming. Acne can break your self-confidence,... Read more
I'm not sure how to word this question haha. When I was more overweight I was angry all the time especially towards others. At work I was a d*ck a lot of the time and was depressed. I've hit the 40 lbs mark and am going to keep going, but what I am m... Read more
Here are the requirements:
1. Not looking for a book aimed at temporary weight loss, just overall health
2. Must have reasonable recommendations for a college student
3. Preferably an interesting read
4. Is clear and directive, easy to un... Read more
I have lost 15-20 lbs total this year (on and off again though). I am 25 yrs old, F, 5'3'' and currently at 109 lbs and 23% BF. I generally eat healthy with some not so healthy foods thrown in.
I was told recently by my friend's brother (who is... Read more
At home I use Google Chrome as my web browser. I use IE when I'm at work. When I try to update my healthy habit tracker at home, it does not save anything. Only when I use IE. I'd rather not switch to IE just to update this portion. Does anyone know... Read more
I chose my nickname because hazelnuts are a favorite of mine, plus my name is Hazel. This month I celebrated 60 years of life, but I'm missing my 90 year old mom who died in August. This year is hard to navigate. I moved and left friends behind, I st... Read more
I bought the Habit Former cards (little cards - you read one a day and start the habit it suggests - in a month, you have new organizational habits). I decided to make my own healthy living cards with new habits and positive thoughts. Such as: exer... Read more
Choose one mini-goal to complete every day. Drink one more 8-ounce glass of water than you did yesterday OR add one extra serving of veggies than you did yesterday OR put in 10 minutes of exercise before lunch (even if it is walking up and down the s... Read more
I think I can speak for many when I say this journey to a healthier you isnít as easy as itís cracked up to be. If all we had to do is eat better, get in some good cardio, do a little strength training here and there, and manage our stress, then cert... Read more
We talk a lot about giving up bad habits and starting good ones, but which ones are the most important? Which will have maximum impact on your life?Here, we've rounded up eight habits we believe to be the most powerful you can adopt, gleaned from... Read more
This article popped up on my home page today and I thought it was interesting... and accurate!!
I am getting back into tracking my food. One thing I think... Read more
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