While training one of my clients, we had a conversation that left me thinking for days. Elaine has been exercising with me for over 10 years, is in her seventies, and truly one of my role models. Her high energy, devotion to staying fit and healthy,... Read more
Joining a gym is not a decision you should take lightly—especially since it affects your wallet. Fitness centers come in all shapes, sizes and price ranges, offering everything from basic workout equipment to upgrades like massages, tanning, an... Read more
In this short video, Coach Nicole shows you how much added sugar is hiding in your favorite foods—and how you can cut back. For more information about hidden sugars in foods, check out this helpful resource from the USDA.
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Even if you are not a potato chip and pretzel junkie, you’re probably eating more salt than you realize. Sodium, the main ingredient in table salt, can hide in places you don’t suspect, like in ketchup, frozen dinners, instant hot cereals... Read more
A unification of Japanese, Chinese and Mongolian traditions, known for its variety—particularly when it comes to condiments—Korean meals are generally grilled, stir-fried or stewed. Flavors vary among sweet, sour, s... Read more
Having read a lot about "hidden sugars" and how sneaky they can be, I was wondering:
What products have you found sugar in that completely surprised you?
For me, I was blown away to find sugar in toothpaste ...I mean..really???? toothpaste... Read more
From an article in Cooking Light
"One chicken breast could eat up 20% of your sodium limitóbefore you even start to cook.
About one-third of the fresh chicken found in supermarket meat cases has been synthetically saturated with a mix of wate... Read more
Up to this point, my husband and I have been eating a calorie-controlled diet, but using up food left in the house rather than buying more. We are getting close to going shopping, and I want to start reducing the amount of added sugar I'm consuming.... Read more
Good morning, everyone! My name is Amy and this is my 2nd, ... no, 3rd attempt at SparkPeople! This time, I am trying to take steps that will make it more difficult to just walk away!
I am 38-years old, got remarried a year ago, have a 14-year o... Read more
Now 29, Christina was addicted to tanning beds when she was diagnosed with melanoma at age 22. She's now passionate about warning others of the dangers of tanning.By Christina Iannaccone
Just graduating college, getting engaged, buying a house... Read more
I was young (which I'd like to think wasnít THAT long ago), it was common practice to buy a package of visits at the local tanning salon before prom, summer vacation or any other upcoming event. I wouldn't say I did it all the time, but looking back... Read more
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