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 throw beans and minute brown rice in a microwave bowl then add some chili powder the night before. I just add water and microwave for lunch. Sometimes I add low fat cheddar. It's like a meatless chili.... Read more
woke up mid night to a severe blurred vision in right eye. very scary. had a panic attack. dont know what caused it but I am very scared and cant see my doc since I am out of town for ten days. this is scary.... Read more
I'm. Starving. Last night, I woke up at 2am because I was so hungry. Today, I've eaten 2600 calories and still feel like I want more. I've been drinking my water, not drinking alcohol, eating a mix of fats, proteins, and carbs...and still so hungry!... Read more
I am 52 years old I am up late most nights usually 2 or 3 am. eastern time. I have a lot of weight to lose. I am shy and self conscious but I want to be sucessful at losing weight. I have been doing this for 90 days. I need a buddy to chat with if... 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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