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
In this short video, Coach Nicole explains how two simple actions can help you drop one pound per week, without counting calories!
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Editor's Note: Every day, regular people just like you are losing weight, getting fit and improving their health by using SparkPeople. So we figured, who knows better about what it really takes to lose weight the healthy way than our members? Rec... Read more
One year ago, I went to lunch with a co-worker. When the waitress came over to take our drink order, I ordered a Diet Coke. The woman looked me up and down, snorted, then asked, "Diet?" in a very snotty voice. I just sat very still and said... Read more
Personal trainers can help people reach their health and fitness goals, or they could be big wastes of money. It's tough to know whether or not you need a trainer's expertise. And if you do, it's even more difficult to pick the right one.... Read more
Has making time in your day to cook helped you achieve your goals? What are some of the benefits of making your own food yourself? What are your favourite meals to make?
I like making my own food because then I know exactly what I'm eati... Read more
I've been having a hard time getting motivated lately, so today I created a sticker chart!
I have 6 goals i'd like to work on (in bed by 9, 8 glasses of water a day, take my vitamins...etc) that I need to do daily. I do cut myself some slack, f... Read more
Good morning beautiful people! Well I made it through day 1 and I must say I'm happy I did. I was over about 200 cals but I drank more water than an elephant and I'm good with that victory! I keep telling myself, I decide what goes in my body!!!... Read more
Ok, so me and my Daughter don't see eye to eye....and I get that. I'm remarried to someone who isn't her Father, but it's so much better for me. She's married and has two great kids. We live a distance away from each other. She never calls, I never g... 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
It was raining and cold here yesterday - I found Stash Chai Spice at store and was curious - this is now my favorite chai tea bag company - it smells so good in here - like fall
1 cup water
1 or 2 Stash Chai tea bags
1/2 c. almond milk... Read more
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