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Diet Plateau Breakers Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Diet Plateau Breakers.

Plateau Busters - Part 1

We hear it all the time—you changed your habits and lost weight steadily, but after awhile, that progress halted. You’ve been stuck at the same weight for days, weeks, or even months. There’s nothing more frustrating t...  Read more

Dealing with Boredom in Your Diet

You start a new diet. You see some fantastic results pretty quickly. The struggle, of course, is then maintaining this weight loss. Changing eating patterns for a short period is different than sustaining them. This is the area people seem to hav...  Read more

Why Calories Are King

1. What is the most common misconception about calories? I’d say it’s the belief that calories from different foods are worth more or less. It’s true that fats are higher density in calories than protein or carbohydrates. But...  Read more

The Importance of Fast Breaks

Most dieters lose momentum in two weeks according to a recent SparkPeople poll. Five pounds down, then another three. Then deadlock. You’ve hit the plateau and are stalling out and about to give up. Momentum is one of the hardest iss...  Read more

No Need to Stretch the Truth about Resistance Bands

You hear about them. You see people using them in the gym. They’re in stores, on TV, and have entire fitness classes designed around them. You think about these stretchy bands and what good (if any) they do. You want to know: What are the b...  Read more

Getting enough nutrients in my diet
Updated 7/21/2014 6:18:19 AM

This is a pretty normal daily eating regime. I need to know if I need to change anything to get enough of everything I need to stay healthy. Breakfast: 1 cup dried frosted mini wheats cereal one cup skim milk 4 slices thin turkey breast ...  Read more

No more dieting...
Updated 7/21/2014 9:27:41 PM

Hi everyone. My name is Christine. I am a wife and mother of 4...3 boys and a girl. I absolutely have an addiction to food and diets don't work anymore. I need a complete lifestyle change with as much support and understanding from people who actual...  Read more

How can I add healthy CARBS to my diet
Updated 7/17/2014 4:54:45 PM

I've been tracking everything I eat for a few weeks. My problem is that most days I do not get enough carbohydrates. I eat 3 - 4 servings of fruit and 3 - 5 serving of veggies everyday. Most days I eat about 90 - 100 grams of CARBS. The only time I...  Read more

Looking for a diet buddy in Brownsburg Indiana
Updated 7/14/2014 12:14:53 PM

diet buddy comes in -- a partner who not only shares your weight loss and workout goals, but can help you navigate a kinder, gentler path to sveltesville. Many experts now say buddying up can make the difference between failure and success with any w...  Read more

Weight Loss Plateau
Updated 7/11/2014 10:11:01 AM

Hi, for the past 2 1/2 months i have been dieting and exercising i have gone from 227 to 207. for the past 3 weeks though i have hit a plateau and i have hit it hard. i have been taking in between 1000-1500 calories a day and have been exercisi...  Read more

Diet Soda

When I had a problem with the plateau, I quit drinking Diet soda....  Read more

Soda

One way I broke my plateau was to lower salt intake and that meant giving up Diet Coke!...  Read more

Coffee Junkies of the World!

Caffeine need not be a dirty word when dieting. Our team is for all Sparkers hopelessly in love with their coffee. Drop by the cafe, we're open 24/7 and the coffee is always great!!...  Read more

Everyday Life Skills Your Teens Should Know

By Margery D. Rosen, Family CircleTo help our kids become happy adults, we have to give them the gift of competence. Kids who can handle everyday tasks, from laundry to banking, are happier and more confident. Whether they're still under your roo...  Read more

Crossing over Those Dreaded Plateaus

By Beth Donovan (~INDYGIRL) Since I weighed 460 when I started my journey and I weigh 334 now, you can bet that Iíve had my fair share of plateaus. They are frustrating to say the least and sometimes are the one thing that can break your resolv...  Read more