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
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
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
Trying to eat healthy on a tight budget? An important part of starting a healthy diet is to be supermarket savvy. At times, eating the nutritious stuff can cost a little more than the unhealthy foods you might consume, so it’s important to... Read more
We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. After (hopefully) spending eight hours sleeping, breaking your fast with a well-balanced, healthy meal is the best way to start your day. But what if you just don't have e... Read more
Yesterday I had 2 root canals so couldn't eat, only had about 700 Cal's(woke up 2 pounds lost!) so today I am eating soft food and ending up with 1300 but low on the protien. I suppose my weight will go back up but I'm curious if it may stay off!... Read more
Not eating enough can actually do a few things, including slowing your metabolism, not allowing your body to receive all the necessary nutrients & not get the proper fuel to keep up with your activity. I would recommend increasing your calories... Read more
The biggest lesson learned this past year is that loving life, loving the challenges of life and embracing the changes that come with life are just as important as exercise and diet (healthy eating). It is possible to still be unhealthy if you are e... Read more
Fibromyalgia is an often painful and lonely experience; and we hope that having friends makes things a little easier and life seem a little better. Please join us in encouraging one another... Read more
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
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
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
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