Regular exercise has long been proven to help people with diabetes reduce their risk of future complications and manage their blood sugar levels. A recent study published in the Nov. 24, 2010 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association f... Read more
In this short video, Coach Nicole explains why you should take advantage of SparkPeople's most popular tool, the Nutrition Tracker.
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Losing weight and maintaining healthy habits are both challenging, but that doesn't mean they shouldn't also be rewarding. Besides the intrinsic benefits that come from feeling better and reaching new goals, rewarding yourself for your health... Read more
Whether you’re reading this because you’ve reached your goal weight or because you’re getting close—congratulations on your success! Now you’re ready to make the shift from weight loss to weight maintenance, but wonderin... Read more
I sat listening quietly to the women in my monthly weight-loss support group talk amongst themselves over the conference line. Marge was sharing how happy she was to be back to her regular daily walks after months of being derailed by her broken ankl... Read more
My new gym opens this week. It's 0.8 miles from my house so I reckon if I walk there and back I won't have to do the treadmill! One interesting feature is they pay you to lose weight - up to a maximum of £45 for 10 kilo weight loss. I'm not sure abou... Read more
I have four children at home, and unfortunately we depend on food stamps. I want to eat healthy and only buy fresh organic fruits and vegetables, grass fed lean meat and gluten free products because I have hypothyroidism and supposed to avoid gluten... Read more
From an article I read today:
Should hospitals ban junk food?
Bloomberg thinks so
Initiative pushes hospitals to ditch deep fryers, unhealthy snacks
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Monday urged public and private hospitals... Read more
In order to lose weight, you have to let go of everything you have ever heard about food and weight loss. Try finding a nutritionist to help kick start the new you. You will be amazed at the knowledge you will gain and how much it will help. Good... Read more
Foods You Should LovePortion control can be one of the most difficult aspects of maintaining a healthy diet. To help curb over-indulgence, here are 50 nutritious foods—and their correct portion size. From fruit to fish, these satisfying eats wi... Read more
I've always loved sweets, fast food and junk food. Basically, my eating habits have never been all that great. But I was able to offset them with exercise until after college, when I started working (and stopped moving). I knew I was getting fat,... Read more
Possessing a goal takes work..
Yesterday I did not work out, somehow even though at some points I can make appointments to work out and then within myself decide not to show up! I called and cancelled..
But I decided that I would not eat after 3... Read more
So I know that tracking my food=weight loss. While eating as I wish and working out=weight maintenance. This is probably why....well actually for sure why my weight loss has been stalling over the last few months.
That being said, it's back to... Read more
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