Looking for ways to kick start your heart-healthy lifestyle? Start by looking at your diet. Poor food choices can have a negative effect on your heart, weight and overall health; but making small, sustainable changes to improve your diet can have a l... Read more
SparkPeople.com provides free tools, resources and support for adults who want to improve their diets, establish a healthy lifestyle, get physically active, lose weight and/or manage their weight. We stand by our weight-loss, exercise and dietar... Read more
Fiber is one of the easiest nutrients to incorporate into your diet, and one of the most important. However, many Americans don’t get the much needed 25 to 35 grams recommended daily for a healthy diet. Insufficient fiber intake can increase yo... Read more
So you just found out that you have high cholesterol, or perhaps you have a strong family history of heart disease and want to do your best to prevent it. So you head to the pharmacy or health food store for help, only to be bombarded by countless su... Read more
Since low carbohydrate diets became popular, the phrase "net carbs" has become a fairly regular fixture on the labels of food products. But, if you are not familiar with the term you may be wondering what in the world it means!
There a... Read more
Really really really want a a bowl of cereal right now but I'm way over my intake for the day as it is feeling hungry which is stressing me out which is making me hungry #cravings #discipline... Read more
I increased cardio to 60 minutes, plus weight lifting, working out 6 times per week... BUT I over ate yesterday and today. Today was worst. I had pecan pie and cheesecake, besides that I've been eating mostly healthy food though. #struggling... Read more
So I've been really good about taking my food intake, today was a Co workers birthday lunch at Golden Coral. All good intentions to eat minimal. That didn't happen. How do I track a very bad meal day?... Read more
I have been on sparks since Sept. 7th and I have not lost anything. I'm on a 1200 calorie intake and I've not to any results,plus I work out doing Jillian Michaels shed and shred for 30 min everyday so can some one tell me what it is I'm doing wrong?... Read more
Fiber UpDietary fiber fills you up (without weighing you down), keeps blood sugar levels in check, and helps prevent chronic diseases, including cancer and cardiovascular disease. But even though fiber is widely available in fruits, vegetables, legum... Read more
For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat.... Read more
Thirteen independent experts have finally concluded their work and presented their Report on Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010. The 2010 Advisory Committee worked for two years to update the guidelines and the group consists of individuals natio... Read more
Since the early 1950's when the term was first coined, dietary fiber has been known as a type of carbohydrate from plant foods that is not digested or absorbed. They are talked about many times based on their two different types, soluble and insolubl... Read more
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