Halloween marks the beginning of a two-month season packed with parties and desserts—now that's scary for anyone who is trying to manage his or her weight. Beyond the fun-size (and therefore calorie-controlled) candies of Halloween, s... Read more
So, is it getting easier? Are the habits starting to stick? Are you starting to make healthy choices without thinking about it? It might take a little longer for some of your goals to completely feel natural, but you might not be far off.The harder y... Read more
Fall is as good a time of year as any to re-evaluate your weight-loss goals and plans. But before you know it, Halloween brings the focus to candy and treats that may be tempting you to fall off the health wagon. One indulgent day of Halloween treats... 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
We're all familiar with the scene: The lead female character is sprawled on the couch in her apartment, sobbing in front of the TV, watching a heart wrenching movie, dressed in PJs, sipping wine and eating Ben & Jerry's straight from the... Read more
Three specific problem areas,
1. In favorites, I named some food incorrectly so I need to change the food names.
2. In weight, I weigh myself weekly but I've put the numbers in wrong days. I need to delete them.... Read more
I think I am making progress in my health. My lab tests show that my levels for insulin, glucose, good cholesterol have improved. My bad cholesterol is still kind of elevated but the nutritionist thinks it me eating sugar. I am trying to monitor a... Read more
Last Thursday I started my latest lifestyle change, and for the first time ever I have stuck to it for longer then a day. Today I finally got around to changing my start weight- I have gained 8 lbs since signing up with spark people 5 years ago. So... Read more
Ever had a chocolate chai latte? Try it! Use about a TBSP of Hershey’s Special Dark Cocoa powder (5 calories) instead of syrup (25 calories for just the lite stuff!). If you use Oregon Chai Sugar Free concentrate the sweetness of the splenda blends... Read more
I buy fruits such as blueberries/strawberries/mago/pineapple/ba nanas and low fat yogurt. I got containers and measured each fruit and made different fruit combinations and freeze them. Each morning I open a container, add 1/4 cup yogurt and 1 cup... Read more
Blended, iced, shaken, and stirred—those coffee drinks from almost any chain have a bad reputation of being rich in calories and fat. But what about teas? Like coffee, brewed tea has zero calories, but those calories can add up quickly when oth... Read more
With Liposuction, the Belly Finds What the Thighs Lose from The New York Times
Whole Wheat Chocolate Chai Muffins from Savvy Eats
7 Delicious Recipes for Mother's Day Brunch from Health.com
Energy Drinks Gain Traction But Raise Health Questions... Read more
I just made a boo-boo, I picked the chai tea latte instead of chai tea. I just discovered (to my chagrin.) that its got 45 carbs. OMG. 100 Ok. so this is a time for a re-do, although I don't think I will be making that error again anyway. I'm not so... Read more
If you have read my Blogs, you know that I LOVE my Coffee, and to a Lesser Extent I Love Green Tea. AND I LOVE Turtles!
17 Thanks to my Dear Son I have found a Website where you can Create Your Own Tea Blend, including the Artwork for the Tin... Read more
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