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
I can't believe i made it to my goal ....I keep going back to my ticker looking at the scale saying to myself " is this true , did i really make it to my weight lost goal " ? I'm going to try to enjoy and keep the spark going . Now i just have to ton... Read more
I spend a lot of time alone, my husband works about 10 hours nearly 7 days a week...We moved here to Tennessee from The Beautiful Pacific North West- from Renton, Washington State, with a 4 hour Drive to the British Columbia, Canadian border, It was... Read more
I'm thinking about making a chicken pot pie for dinner tonight, but when I looked at the calories its was kinda high. I believe most of it comes from the flour/butter you put into it. Any ideas on how to make it healthier?... Read more
Back to the drawing board. Again.
I have come to the conclusion that I am overthinking this, and it's causing me to just stay in a static state. I'm not moving forward. I'm not getting where I need to be. So........the solution? Something I rea... Read more
Hello. I am stickgrl8. I am new and have already dropped 3 lbs.I need to lose 113 or so so I can use ALL the support I can get. I am a vegan and struggle with my sugar intake. sodas are the worst. thanks to ALL who can support me. and I am totally wi... 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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