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Big Fat Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Big Fat.

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Why a Fast-Food Nation Needs a Slow-Food Movement

We eat in our cars, at our desks, on the go, in front of the TV. We eat drive-thru, take-out, delivered, packaged and prepared meals. Why? Because it fits our not-enough-time-in-the-day lifestyles. Our food matches our lives. Well, I'm certa...  Read more

6 Risks of Eating a Low-Fat Diet

The all-or-nothing mentality prevails in our society. Here at SparkPeople though, we know better. Moderation is our mantra, and we repeat it so often that most of us understand the importance of applying it to exercise, eating and setting goals. Stil...  Read more

Drive-Thru Nutrition

Having spent a week on a road trip, I learned one thing along the way: Fast food is unavoidable, given time and budget constraints. You can’t beat a drive-thru for convenience and speed of service. But the bellyache you get afterward can quickl...  Read more

12 of the Worst Restaurant Foods in 2015

Whether you're road-tripping, heading out for date night or just need a break from dirty dishes, there are bound to be times when a restaurant meal is in order. As long as you avoid the fast food and opt for a full-service restaurant, you should...  Read more

A Fat-Free Super Food That's Big on Taste

The idea that placing dishes of raw onions around the home would stave off illness dates back to the massive flu outbreak of 1919. The thinking went that halved onions could absorb germs. Even though that particular onion "fact" is merely a...  Read more

My fat jeans are officially loose, had to wear one
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My fat jeans are officially loose, had to wear one of my husband's belts with them today....  Read more

What has been your biggest challenge?.... stop eat
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What has been your biggest challenge?.... stop eating bread, rice, and chip's ahoy!...  Read more

What kind of specific quantities of carbs, fat and
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What kind of specific quantities of carbs, fat and protein do people use? I don't eat much "white" carbs but lots of veggies and I'm shocked how many grams of carbs add up! I usually do lean protein, low carb and veggies......  Read more

I think beer belly is caused from increased fat in
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I think beer belly is caused from increased fat inside your abdomen, so weight loss via calorie restriction is probably the first step. Cardio will help with that. Strength training will increase muscle and tone....  Read more

My beer belly is my biggest issue. All the men in
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My beer belly is my biggest issue. All the men in my family have one and I want to fight it. What are some good exercises to target the lower abs?...  Read more

Where do I park

Every time I park at a store I remind myself all the parking spaces close to the door are for people who want to be big fat and lazy. And I can say to myself I used to be big fat and lazy but now I like to be in shape. It as so saves on my gas becaus...  Read more

Refuse to lisen to negative self-talk.

There are days when I feel like I have a person on each shoulder talking in my ear. On one side is the big fat lazy me - on the other is the lean fit person I am striving to be. The lazy fat me never wants to do anything - the lean fit me wants to...  Read more

Keystone Slimdown

Sparkpeople who live in the great state of Pennsylvania. We are the biggest PA team!! We can support each other in our quest to make PA a healthier, 'smaller' state....  Read more

10 Requests to Add to Your Dining Repertoire

No matter what restaurant you choose, you can find something healthy to eat, as long as you know a few magic phrases, says Jenna Bergen, author of "Your Big Fat Boyfriend: How to Stay Thin When Dating a Diet Disaster."Here's how Jenna sticks to her h...  Read more

My Favorite Hot and Cold Sandwiches

Sandwiches are comfort food, they travel well, and they'll satisfy the appetites hungry, growing boys--and I have a surplus of those in my house. Today I'm sharing two of my favorite sandwich recipes, one hot and one cold. The Greek-inspired tuna san...  Read more

Big Fat Zen Beats A Big Fat Hiney!

I ran farther tonight than I think I've ever run solid in perhaps my whole life! For sure in many, many years. I was only gonna run the shortest loop at the Hike and Bike trail. I just wanted to get in a fast, short run. But it felt so GOOD,...  Read more

Big Fat Clothes

I will throw them out! The ones nearly new I will give away. I won't need them anymore! I will lose weight and shop for new clothes! 😃...  Read more