Quick, what’s the difference between a dream and a goal?
Any goal-setting guru will tell you that goals are dreams that you write down and track. Why? By writing down your goals, you're creating a "to do" list for your life,... Read more
When you first start making room for healthy habits in your busy life, being a stickler can be beneficial—setting a workout schedule, planning your meals in advance, saying no to things that get in the way of your goals. Without giving yo... Read more
Think of the word "diet," and what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Visions of joyless eating, piles of pale lettuce, bored taste buds, more pale lettuce, meals that would starve a mouse, and mounds of food labeled "Off Limi... Read more
Eating more fruits and vegetables is a requirement for every healthy eater. But when you buy more fresh produce, do you end up throwing away more than you eat? You're not alone.
According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, the average... Read more
You know that you want to lose weight. But how do you pick a goal weight that’s right for you? Do you find a celebrity, or even a friend, whose body you like and try to reach the same weight as him? Do you aim for a previous weight of your own,... Read more
Hey spark friends. I would like a healthy recipe for Broccoli as a side for Thanksgiving dinner. I didn't want to just have it steamed. I am loading the dinner with vegetables rather than carbs. Trying to make it appetizing and healthy.... Read more
Was in a anti-healthy-bad-mood yesterday despite reaching my half-way point to my first goal AND a healthy BMI! Go figure... Today I'm going to love my achievements, think of a reward (massage?)... Read more
I started to gain weight in 1997, the year we lost 2 children. Im at 203 now, but its not enough yet. I have two more children now (11 & 13) and still happily married. Just sick and tired of being over weight. Im an older mom and I want to make sure... Read more
Upon opening the refrigerator to mindlessly graze, ask: "Do I really need to eat right now, or am I snacking because I'm stressed, tired, or bored?" If it's really the scheduled time to snack, choose a healthy snack instead of the comfort food. If... Read more
Plateau's are part of healthy and normal weight loss...chart your weight loss and make small changes in anticipation of them. Sometimes it's just avoiding salt, sugar or even something as simple as just drinking a little extra water...point is, it i... Read more
Last month, I joined a new gym. (So did my boyfriend, and we hope to work out together more often.) Each new member is offered one free session with a personal trainer.
The reason I wanted to join a gym is because although I exercise regularly--I... Read more
Food is your body's fuel. Put in the right formulation and the body "purrs like a kitten." Put in the wrong formulation and things start to go wrong. Do you see your body as a sports car or a truck? Does your image of your body effect your eating an... Read more
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