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
That white, powdery substance just makes you feel good. You can't get it off your mind, and you keep coming back for more. The more you have it, the more you want it! But even when you try to stay away from it, it finds ways to sneak into your li... Read more
I have come a long way with the help of Spark People and my Spark Friends. I started out at 222 lbs., and now weigh 180 lbs. I am down two sizes in my clothing, and I came off of six medications, so far. I am still a work in progress, but I improv... Read more
How does the body break down sucrose? I look at the 0 caloris water enhanser squirt adds I have and they all contain sucrose. Thats regualar table sugar though right? Same as I put in my tea and cookies? So shouldnt my body produce insulin the sa... Read more
hey did I make the right move - I told my husband to hide the scale now I can not weigh myself except when I meet with my nutritionist every two weeks - is this a good idea? I am having second thoughts...
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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 wasn’t 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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