College life opens new and exciting opportunities for young adults. Leaving the comforts of home for the first time to live with a total stranger in a room the size of a closet; making your own choices about where to go, when to return, what time to... Read more
For many people, depression and weight problems go hand in hand. Depression itself is highly associated with changes in weight. In fact, significant weight loss or gain is one of the symptoms used to diagnose depression. And research has shown that u... Read more
Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects more than 23 million people in the United States. If managed well, people with diabetes can live normal, healthy lives. However, the many devastating effects of uncontrolled or poorly controlled diabetes are... Read more
Almost every time we turn on the television or glance at a magazine cover in the supermarket checkout line, we are bombarded with the new weight-loss rules and diet plans. We're constantly given suggestions to drink a special shake, cut out carbs... Read more
Congratulations! You’ve decided to quit smoking. You know it’s a smart move—quitting cigarette smoking is the number one thing you can do to dramatically improve your health and avoid several potentially life threatening illnesses.... Read more
Has anyone lost weight just from cutting out soda? In theory I should lose about 1.5 pounds a week just by switching to water.I drank a 2 liter a day. I've quit soda before but didn't see a change. I don't think I ate more after quitting.... Read more
I joined SparkPeople a couple of years ago and was doing pretty good at losing weight and then I'm not sure what happened but I got side tracked and gained most of the weight back. Now I'm determined to lose the weight and keep it off!... Read more
You might have heard that you can eat as much of you want of certain foods because it takes more energy to burn them than they actually contain. But is it true? Can eating more of these foods really help you lose weight? Let's examine this theory... Read more
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