Achooo! Is it a cold? Is it the flu? You may not know what you have, but you know you feel terrible. When SparkPeople members feel under the weather, they usually have the same questions: "What should I eat? Should I still count my calories? If... Read more
It’s Sunday night and, like millions of workers and students across the land, you’re once again rummaging through a cluttered refrigerator looking for something appetizing to pack for tomorrow’s lunch. Or worse, it’s Mond... Read more
The scene seems right. An up-tempo song blasts through the speakers around the room. All around you, people race on the treadmill and grunt as they lift weights. An upbeat personal trainer stands nearby, ready to assist at a moment’s notice. So... Read more
Balanced breakfast? Check
Mid-morning snack? Check
Healthy lunch with your co-workers? Check
Passing up your friend's homemade cookies? Check
Coming home in the evening and going on a feeding frenzy? CHECK!!
Does this sound... Read more
When your legs ache, you can usually lie down and relax to alleviate your symptoms. But for people who suffer from Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS for short), relaxing only makes them hurt more. According to the National Institutes of Health, as many as... Read more
I made cauliflower "rice" last night to go with our stir fry! Yummy....tasty substitute! Will definitely make it again.....califlower mashed potatoes the night before!!
Anyone else have any low carb favorites?... Read more
I have 2 say WOW! It really hit me last night. I went out 2 catch up with a friend I haven't seen in some time. We met for a drink. She got soup & I got dessert. That portion was ridiculously enormous. Like "3 people" huge. Portions @ restaurants hav... Read more
i thrilled. Last night my boyfriend said he wanted to start walking with me. This is great as he has some weight to lose and also has heart disease. We used to walk together when we first met. I loved it... Read more
Success at self control last night at dinner invitation. I filled my stomach with chicken soup and salad, and the high carbs stuff served i only had a nibble which i noticed i am not missing anything with the taste... Also No bloating today either!... Read more
I get a date night tonight, all night, with my husband (kid free) and going to indulge in food & drinks that I love with NO GUILT!!!! Back on track tomorrow & staying plugged in to you awesome people!!!!! :)... Read more
Diabetes in the early stages causes an increased appetite. To lower the blood glucose, the body secretes more insulin, which results in increased hunger. Headaches, muscle aches and body pains, Frequent urination, thirst & fatigue,frequent yeast & sk... Read more
Simon & Schuster authors Michael F. Roizen, M.D. and Mehmet C. Oz, M.D. shared this guest blog post, which offers tips on keeping your hunger in check. From You: On a Diet: Duct tape over your mouth isnít how your body regulates food intake. Your bod... Read more
Early last week my colleague and dailySpark.com editor Stepfanie Romine, sent me an idea for a blog about using pickle juice as a electrolyte replacement source for exercisers . She actually stumbled across the idea from one of the comments left on... Read more
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