Although everyone's preferences differ, it's nice to have some staple foods on hand to make quick and tasty dishes that are good for you, too. So what do the experts behind SparkPeople.com keep in their own refrigerators? See what they stock... Read more
Wouldn’t it be great to be inside the mind of a health and fitness expert, even just for a little while? You could learn the tricks of the trade, straight from the experiences in their own lives. Do what they do, make the healthy choices they m... Read more
You've been working hard at making healthy changes to your diet and exercising regularly to lose weight. But there's more to weight loss than watching what you eat; the beverages you drink can also affect your progress. Are you sabotaging you... Read more
Polio is a disease that most of us never think much about anymore. Thanks to heroic breakthroughs of the mid 20th century, the disease is more ancient history than current news.
But polio is on Joe Hale’s mind every single day. While... Read more
Snacking throughout the day can be a good strategy to help avoid overeating at meal time. When the munchies hit, it's important to have healthy options available. So what do you choose? The employees of SparkPeople like to eat healthy, too, and s... Read more
I thought I had kept my juicer, but apparently sold it last year when I was desperate for money. Yesterday I got vegetables to juice (have some apples to use, too), but I am not sure how to do it now. I have carrots, celery, beets. Can anyone tell... Read more
I'm glad that the first step of the Spark program is described as a way to ease into the program. I haven't been "sparking" for a week yet, and I already fell off the wagon, so to speak. Yesterday I had a Big Mac after I had already had lunch. Also,... Read more
I've been wanting to start a 40 day juice fast for a while now, but I can't seem to bring myself to do it! I'd love if someone could join me on this journey and keep me motivated.
Now before you start saying that crash dieting is bad, note that... Read more
I'm 160cm and weigh 55kg .. People say that I'm. Not fat but I actually get teased a lot about being fat.. I might not look it at first glimps but my tummy is really fat .. What's the best way to lose tummy fat and thigh fat. I really wanna wear a ni... Read more
So, I fast regularly (one day a week) for religious reasons. On that day, I don't exercise because I figure there are no calories coming in...so I don't have any spare ones to burn. But my question is...should I eat the 1200 calories throughout the r... Read more
Tomatoes have good fiber, Vitamin B & the red pigment in tomatoes help reduce obesity. Tomato juice aids in digestion. Try a cup of tomato juice 20 minutes before eating to increase the digestive function & to help process food faster. Make the juic... Read more
The go-to food for me is a Caesar-type salad that's quick to throw together and is yummy. I cook up the chicken ahead of time (1 tsp olive oil, heated & add chicken cut in bite sized pieces - season with cajun seasoning & cook til done), and keep th... Read more
While I blog about exercise and fitness most of the time, I still know a thing or two about food. I really enjoy cooking, growing fruits and vegetables in my backyard, and eating healthy foods. After all, food is fuel. It gets me through my workouts... Read more
Six weeks from today, I, along with 11 of my fellow SparkPeople running pals of the Sparkin' Hood to Coast Team, will be participating in one of the most prestigious long distance relays in the world--The Hood to Coast Relay. The relay begins on the... Read more
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