Welcome to SparkPeople, America's most active weight-loss and healthy living website! This article will introduce you to all of the SparkPeople features that can help adults manage type 2 diabetes, including our Spark*D Diabetes Management Progra... Read more
Since low carbohydrate diets became popular, the phrase "net carbs" has become a fairly regular fixture on the labels of food products. But, if you are not familiar with the term you may be wondering what in the world it means!
There a... Read more
Birthday parties, holidays and other social events provide ample opportunity to relax and have a great time with friends and family. Attending a party when you're trying to lose weight is hard enough; for many people with diabetes, an invitation... Read more
If you spend any time looking at nutrition labels, you’ve probably noticed some intriguing ingredients in sweet foods that are touted as diet-friendly, sugar-free, low-carb, or even formulated for people with diabetes. One ingredient, known as... Read more
If you had told me six years ago that I’d be working for SparkPeople today as a fitness and weight loss coach, I’d have told you to see a psychiatrist and get some medication to help control those delusions of yours.
At that point, m... Read more
Question.....How much protein should a 214 lb., 5'8" woman, who exercises 75 minutes per day (well, I do NOW!!!)....eat per day to keep the fat burning going? I am so confused. Wherever you look on the internet, there are a ton... Read more
I have done low carb, weight watchers, and a few other diets. I am 5'9" tall and should way between 144 and 180. I started 'Alternate Day Diet' and in a little over 3 weeks I went from 210 to 193 thus far. This diet works on the premise that since... Read more
I officially started my low carb diet two days ago but now I'm getting sick and feeling odd. Is it because my body is adjusting to a new diet? I was used to eating unhealthy. So now I'm eating healthier and not eating as much carbs but now I'm sick.... Read more
I was diagnosed with diabetes 10/10 (A1C of 7.1) and I decided at that very moment, this was not going to be a part of me.39By being extremely diligent about my water consumption, carb intake(even lower than Sparkpeople's recommendation) and making... Read more
Gone are the days of carbohydrates being the evil enemy of weight loss. But before you serve up platters of pasta and piles of pancakes, it’s important to separate the truth from the myths we've all heard about carbs. (These rules do not ap... Read more
Editor's Note: This is a sponsored post from a SparkPeople advertiser. Whether you want to lose weight or simply eat healthier, enjoying a couple of snacks each day is a smart habit for many people. Eating a planned snack between meals can... Read more
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