In this era of fast-paced everything, even the act of eating a meal has become something we can do on the run. Breakfast comes in bars, lunch can be eaten while speeding down the highway, and dinner is merely an accompaniment to the evening news, squ... Read more
You’ve tried mints, gum and mouthwash but nothing works. Bad breath is affecting your social life, causing you to shy away from your loved ones and preventing you from speaking up at work. You’ve already spent a small fortune to cover it... Read more
If you're prone to frequent heartburn symptoms, there are lots of simple things to try before you see your doctor. If one of more of these solutions works for you, great! If not, make an appointment to discover if your heartburn is really a sympt... Read more
Looking for more ways to become a healthier you? Here are 10 great ideas you can use any day, every day.
1. Drink a glass of water. Water is an essential nutrient for life. But beyond that, you just plain feel better when you’re well... Read more
Forget haunted houses, the walking dead, or vampire bats. If there's one thing that scares me about Halloween, it's the candy. Packed full of artificial colors and flavors, chemical additives, and high fructose corn syrup, Halloween candy mak... Read more
Hi ladies, I've been really good this week with getting my exercise in and I've been eating much, much better too and I've only lost a few ounces. It is my lady problem week so I'm hoping that it's because I'm bloated. But I was really hoping to get... Read more
i add frozen pearl onions, and a veggie mix to 1/2 cup of dreamfields pasta add sauce and i'm done. i think i may even be able to wean it down to 1/4 cup of pasta... but, i still cannot eat broccoli without the sauce!... Read more
When I originally started,I only needed to lose 10 lbs I was so busy with going to school fulltime, being a single mom and working a full time and a part time job that I gained weight! Figure the stress was the culprit! Anyways, I am not one to "enj... Read more
Hello everyone, my name is Tracey and I joined over a year ago. I have tried to lose weight with another program. I have lost almost 30 pounds but I am finding it harder and harder to stick to the program. I would like to come back to sparkpeople... Read more
It really does work! I have always hear and read about it. Now I believe. If you take your time and properly chew your food (I do at least 35 chews but it also depends on what I am eating) you will eat less and feel satisfied sooner.I also noticed I... Read more
Over the years, I've had an "on and off" addiction to chewing gum. It seems like I go through phases, where I go through packs of gum like a smoker goes through packs of cigarettes. Then other times I kind of lose interest a... Read more
We've searched the web for interesting healthy lifestyle stories. This week we've found some great ones. All those extras--from ketchup on your egg white omelet (15 calories) to the mayo on your turkey burger (100 calories), can really add up. How do... Read more
A Swedish Proverb:
Fear less, hope more.
Eat less, chew more.
Whine less, breathe more.
Talk less, say more.
Hate less, love more,
and all good things will be yours.
Every line in this proverb spoke to me! So... Read more
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