It’s hard to ignore the refreshing feeling a new year brings. It’s a chance to re-evaluate your life and think about where you might like to make changes. Statistics show that most resolutions don’t work, so we’re going dive i... Read more
Food is an ever-growing part of our budget. It's a misconception that to eat on a budget, you must eat unhealthfully. SparkPeople members contradict that myth by sharing ways they stay healthy and eat well for less. "When I make my shopping list... Read more
Setting a goal (such as losing weight) and implementing steps to reach it (like portion control) are two very different things. When it comes to eating healthier—or eating less for that matter—it isn't always as simple as "just e... Read more
A recent study had 42 women eating lunch that consisted of a first course salad and a pasta entrée. The salads they ate varied in both the calorie content and the portion size, but all contained lettuce, carrots, tomatoes, celery, cucumber, an... Read more
There are many motivations for sticking with a healthy diet. Eating more of the good stuff (and less of the junky stuff) can help you prevent cancer, extend your lifespan, protect your heart and manage your weight. But one thing we don't always r... Read more
Ok, I am having a bit of an issue :(
I have problems with stress eating. When I had a bad day, got a bad grade on a test, feel realy bad about myself, or when I am angry, I tend to eat a lot of super sweet or super salty junk food... Read more
What would you eat if you had 400 calories budgeted for a meal? I need some great ideas here. I'm (seemingly) famished and looking for a satisfying dinner.
(post anything you'd like, but if I'm gonna eat it, it needs to be land animal free :)
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If my primary goal is lose my body fat percentage, should I consume food after my workout? How long should I wait? I usually do at least an hour of intense cardio along with some strength training.... Read more
I was told I have a fatty liver 1 year ago.
My numbers are from Dec 2011 - April 2013:
AST:38, 64, 40, 44, 69
ALT: 76, 108, 66, 88, 123
April 2013 my numbers were AST 69 (max should be 37), and ALT 123 (max should be 65).... Read more
I DO NOT reccommend that you starve your self,but what's worked for me is when I get that first hunger pain I'll eat somthing small & healthy to trick my stomach into thinking I just feasted in a few hours more I'm hungry again & I eat a regular meal... Read more
Hello, vacation! You’re ready to kick back and relax, maybe sip a few margaritas by the pool. Heaven, right? Until you step on a scale and realize you’ve toted home more than just kitschy souvenirs. About two-thirds of frequent travelers... Read more
A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week.Advice on Practicing Yoga in Middle Age, Part 1Dr. Loren Fishman, a back-pain and rehabilitative medicine specialist who studied yoga under B.K.S. Iyengar, answers readers q... Read more
I wish I had my husband's problem. He can't gain weight no matter what he does. I am the opposite. If only we could just switch metabolisms. It is hard hanging out with someone who can eat whatever they want. I am committed to logging all food s... Read more
Check out how blending a smoothie longer can add more air and increase your feeling of fullness. I love easy ways to make weight loss easier.
This is an article of a study where they tried making a smoothie 3 different ways and simply by... Read more
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