Did you know that overindulging on the weekends can lead to a weight gain of nine pounds a year? To stay on track and still have fun with friends and family, serve some of these healthier party foods. (Click on each appetizer for a wide selection of... Read more
It can be easy to lose track of all the vitamins out there. It's even easier to forget how exactly they help our bodies. Let’s see, vitamin A heals wounds and vitamin C improves eyesight, wait, what was it again? There are so many, it... Read more
Everyone loves a party. There’s something about getting together with your friends that really helps you shed the stress of always trying to balance work and family. But with so many people trying to live healthier these days, finding tasty, di... Read more
Isn’t it wonderful when something that tastes so yummy is also good for you? That’s what you get when you enjoy the delicious, sweet flavor of berries. The pigments that give berries their deep red, blue, black and purple hues are powerfu... Read more
As the world of technology evolves, there are more and more devices to make life easier for us. Think of all the time we save with things like garage door openers, snow blowers, remote controls, dishwashers, elevators, high speed internet, digita... Read more
I am looking for motivation and a way to keep myself accountable. I am gaining my weight back, I've gained 5 lbs in the last 3 months. I lost 30 lbs and I know it starts with 5 lbs and goes up a little at a time. Several things have changed in my... Read more
Hey there everyone! I'm re introducing my self as this would be my 3rd time around SP..... they say 3rd time's the charm right? Well, we'll see.
Story goes I'm at 218 now and would like to be 155 by Jan 2015, that's 70 pounds, yes. I've done all... Read more
I feel it's a lifestyle change, so I like to eat everything. If I just sticks to low-carbs I feel as if I will pass out.
I eat a treat everyday.(30g of dark chocolate/some cereal)
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I have been somewhat successful before with SPARKPEOPLE. However, the electronic problems that haven't let me get back in until I started over has actually well let me start over! I haven't been communicating with folks; I just signed in and someti... Read more
Earlier I said I was substituting Good & Plenty licorice candy for licorice twists, because G & P was eaten slower. By the end of a few days I was starving! Why? I wondered. Lots of fruits and vegetables and whole grains. The only thing I could think... Read more
Diabetics and people with high blood pressure should not eat licorice. It can lower potassium levels and create heart problems. Licorice also helps the body to reatin sodium and can interfer with normal heart function... Read more
By Amanda Greene of WomansDay.com Most of us are familiar with bloating—that uncomfortable, swollen feeling in your belly. Whether the bloating is caused by water retention, gas or constipation, you don't necessarily need to head to the pha... Read more
Want to know what's really zapping your zip? Don't blame your bed—or the lack of time you spend sleeping in it. The real problem may be sitting on your plate. Find out the surprising reasons behind your energy crisis and take steps to f... Read more
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