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Eating Right For Life Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Eating Right For Life.

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

Foods That Keep You Healthy from Head to Toe

There are many motivations for sticking with a healthy diet. Eating more of the good stuff (and less of the junky stuff) can help you prevent cancer, extend your lifespan, protect your heart and manage your weight. But one thing we don't always r...  Read more

Nutrition and the Elderly

Eating well is important at any age. But health issues and physical limitations sometimes make it difficult for seniors, the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. population, to get the nutrients they need for a balanced diet. Poor nutrition and malnut...  Read more

What to Eat to Ban a Bad Mood

Have you ever noticed that you have a little more pep in your step after eating certain foods--and that other foods can leave you feeling mentally and physically awful? You're not imagining things; as it turns out, all food is not created equal w...  Read more

The Healthy Vacation Guide

Vacation season is here! You deserve a break, after spending the last few months becoming a fitter, healthier you, right? While vacation is a time to relax and take a break from work, stress, and the usual routine, it shouldn’t be a break from...  Read more

eating myself to death
Updated 4/17/2014 5:17:58 AM

goals yesterday. had a plan and good food. today all i did was eat and even when i wasn't comfortable i ate some more. i want to lose weight and be in a more healthy place. but i seem to fail every day. i cant seem to get my brain to stop telling me...  Read more

Should you really eat back calories burned?
Updated 4/20/2014 9:18:42 AM

It seems counterproductive and almost like it defeats purpose of workout. Do you really eat back all the calories?? Advice needed...  Read more

saying that I am not eating calories.
Updated 4/12/2014 3:12:56 PM

I am going back eating 1250 calories. I am eat and exercise like I was. Because I gain weight back after I when by the calories that sparkpeople.com said to eat. I doing this to lose weight not to gain weight ...  Read more

Getting my life back
Updated 4/13/2014 3:25:05 PM

I gained ALOT of weight when I went through breast cancer treatment. I am looking to lose it but the doctors tell me it will be slow going and the weight will not come off like it would for a "normal" person. This is a little intimidating but going t...  Read more

Bound and Determined to get it right
Updated 4/11/2014 7:03:15 AM

Looking for a place to be honest about my weight loss. I'm 52 and need to lose 40lbs. How can I create a weekly meal plan I can live with?...  Read more

One Day at a Time~

Part of my blog today was about the question, "How do I do this forever?" Often when we begin any life-changing challenge it can seem overwhelming. I have come to learn that forever comes one day at a time. Today is all that matters for it is all we...  Read more

Hope for the best,expect the worst and get something in between

My mother had always told me this whenever something wasn't going right in my life and I wasn't sure what the outcome would be...  Read more

Sparkling Belly Dancers

Welcome to the Shimmy Zone! Dancing newbies, seasoned performers, cabaret, tribal, video, live instruction - dancing for our lives and getting healthy with a brilliant sparkle!...  Read more

Can't We All Just Get Along?

Coach Nicole suggested this catchy title after listening to my small rant in the office recently about accepting people where they are and encouraging them toward where they want to be. Lately I have been bothered by the intolerance of people. Not in...  Read more

Stop Waiting! 4 Ways to Live in the Moment

Editor's Note: SparkPeople is thrilled to share with you this blog post from the team at meQuilibrium.com, a site whose mission very closely aligns with our own. meQuilibrium helps you dial down  the negative effects of stress by coaching yo...  Read more

Day 12: Eating Right...For Life!

Okay, so tofu was on sale for a dollar at Safeway which almost never happens. Soo...we picked up five extra firm and two regular firm yesterday. The problem? What on earth do we do with them? LOL! Well, I say "we" but really it's only me that ea...  Read more