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
Although everyone's preferences differ, it's nice to have some staple foods on hand to make quick and tasty dishes that are good for you, too. So what do the experts behind SparkPeople.com keep in their own refrigerators? See what they stock... Read more
It’s Sunday night and, like millions of workers and students across the land, you’re once again rummaging through a cluttered refrigerator looking for something appetizing to pack for tomorrow’s lunch. Or worse, it’s Mond... Read more
"Eat your fruits and vegetables." We've heard it all of our lives. If only it were so simple.
Our bodies crave fruits and vegetables more than just about any other food because we tend to get far fewer of them than we need. We ofte... 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
Have given up fast food. That's been difficult for me. I think with the ease and convenience of with which we can get fast food has become unreal! This has to be a challenge for a lot of people. Who has given up fast food and not just for lent?... Read more
Although the lbs aren't falling off as fast as I'd like, it definitely feels good to put on a pair of pants I haven't been able to wear in a while and they actually fit- no muffin top included! I'm seeing physical results even if the scale isn't!... Read more
Follow-up: you listed apples and strawberries as "negative-calorie". I can tell you that these two things definitely have calories, because they have sugar in them (natural, but still sugar). Where did you read this?... Read more
Ok...your on the road...your starving...and there is only a McDonald's in sight....you want a McDonald meal...hmm...what number do I order? I know! Don't order a number! Order a Happy meal! Who says you can't order a Happy meal? Aren't we all a... Read more
I recently bought an all-in-one apple corer/slicer. One simple push, and my apples are ready to eat. I find that if I have slices instead of a whole apple, I'm much more likely to snack on them (especially during work hours).... Read more
Back in high school, I had a pretty standard lunch. Without fail, I'd eat a cereal bar, a piece of fruit (a banana, an apple or some grapes), and some whole-wheat pretzels. While it wasn't exactly balanced--or filling, it did keep me from succumbing... Read more
Cheryl Forberg, a nutritionist for The Biggest Loser, shared these recipes with the dailySpark. The recipes are from From The Biggest Loser 30-Day Jump Start: Lose Weight, Get in Shape, and Start Living the Biggest Loser Lifestyle Today! Recipes:Fros... Read more
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