A couple decades ago, juicing was something that only overzealously health-conscious people did. You just knew someone was into healthy living if he or she owned a juicer or drank fresh juice regularly. Today, it's much more popular. People... Read more
They go down easily and can be found anywhere and everywhere. Water, tea, milk, juice, soda, flavored waters, coffee, energy drinks, smoothies. This list touches just a few of the many categories of beverages but doesn’t even delve into the dif... Read more
Everyone knows that athletes must plan and time their meals and snacks very carefully to reach their performance goals. But what about the rest of us? You try to squeeze in 30-60 minutes of exercise most days of the week. Do you have to be careful ab... Read more
The infamous salad bar, available everywhere from work cafeterias to family restaurants, can round out a meal with a wholesome side dish, or be a meal all by itself. What could be more healthy and nutritious? Those vegetables and fruits can be loaded... Read more
Do yourself a favor this year…Do NOT resolve to lose weight.
Instead, pick two or three habits (encourage healthy eating and improved fitness) that could easily result in weight loss. Don’t know what to focus on? Well you have just... Read more
A few years ago I joined a valentines day challenge. It helped me stay on track during the holidays with a little more time after to reach my goal. I wanted to do something like that again but when I came back on sparkpeople I couldn't find many acti... Read more
Happy days are here! I just don't want fast food or junk food any more! I can wait until I get real food! I never thought I could feel this way! How about you? Do you prefer healthy food now?
When did your taste change?... Read more
I have quit smoking so many times. I have failed so many times. I am going to use this journal as an hour by hour check in or day by day check in spot. Wish me luck! No more puff. I can't just have a puff. I have always thought, well I'll just have o... Read more
Many things have changed since 1971. Back then, there were no cell phones, personal computers, or the internet. There was also no satellite TV, music came from 45 records or albums, and you couldn't find online dining guides to make wise choices... Read more
Six weeks from today, I, along with 11 of my fellow SparkPeople running pals of the Sparkin' Hood to Coast Team, will be participating in one of the most prestigious long distance relays in the world--The Hood to Coast Relay. The relay begins on the... Read more
I have watched a few videos on Juice fasting and have decided to give it the old college try. Having walked beside some very brave individuals in my life, I have great admiration for anyone that has completed a 30 or 60 day reboot of their body. I am... Read more
This is tomorrow's breakfast and lunch. I am using the juicer twice a day, which is far easier then using it at each meal and snack up to 4 or 5 times a day. I juice my breakfast and lunch while I am juicing dinner. I will jui... Read more
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