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
We've already debunked some outdated diet rules, but what about fitness? Just as there is plenty of questionable diet and weight-loss advice going around, some exercise "rules" that people live by are downright misleading, misguided or... Read more
Almost every time we turn on the television or glance at a magazine cover in the supermarket checkout line, we are bombarded with the new weight-loss rules and diet plans. We're constantly given suggestions to drink a special shake, cut out carbs... Read more
It’s Sunday night and, like millions of workers and students across the land, you’re once again rummaging through a cluttered refrigerator looking for something appetizing to pack for tomorrow’s lunch. Or worse, it’s Mond... Read more
Have you noticed that every magazine you pick up lately has advertisements for the many ways we can look younger than our chronological years? There are ads for injections and creams to remove our wrinkles, surgery to zap away our fat, and hair... Read more
I'm comparing Nutrition Fact labels and frequently see the individual fat grams don't sum up to the Total Fat grams. For example, http://www.kettleriverpizza.com/files/kett leriver/images/nutrition/supreme.png shows:
Total Fat 9g
Saturate... Read more
Hi my name is Candy, I am almost 68 years old. I have tried many different diets over the years, everything from diet pills to Nutri- System to the cabbage soup diet to Gastric Lap Band surgery. The weight always comes back. As far as my diet goes, I... Read more
Hi everyone. Two years ago I was a gym fanatic...toned, energetic and healthy. Relocating to a new city became a bit overwhelming and my priorities became a little scattered. Gained heaps of weight and my fitness levels rocketed south.
Been toy... Read more
I joined yesterday and I am working my way through the intro pages trying to figure it all out.
I have been trying to lose weight most of my adult life. I have lost a lot of weight and I have gained a lot of weight. The... Read more
Hi All! I've been intermittently on and off SparkPeople for many years. My top weight in 1992 was 382 and bottom within the past 40 years was 242 (a year ago). Today, it's 253.5. Since 1992 I estimate I have easily gained and lost over 300 pounds.... Read more
Every day pick one thing to declutter, be it a drawer, a counter or your desk. Get a paper shedder and shred old bills or papers you no longer need, toss out anything you have not used in a year and give away any old clothes you no longer wear (like... Read more
When I'm drying the dishes, I dry things one at a time then carry them one at a time to the other end of the kitchen and put them away in the cupboard one at a time. In the bad old fat days I'd dry them all, stack them up, then make one trip to the c... Read more
For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat.... Read more
One big food and cooking trend that we’re keeping an eye on is the continued resurgence of old-fashioned recipes and methods. You may see this trend showing up in food magazines, which are emphasizing cooking techniques your grandmother would r... Read more
In the middle of winter, when the mercury's dropping and the snow is piling up outside, is there anything more comforting than a bowl of oatmeal? Judging from your answers last week, most of you agree with me. Plain old oatmeal becomes a tedious brea... Read more
Once I finally lose weight & reach my goals I believe that I may keep one or two items of clothes, for those times I feel unmotivated & depressed as proof to myself that I can accomplish any goals I set. Maybe, as inspiration to reach higher goals.... Read more
If you want to look young and thin, hang around old fat people.
I read the above quote this morning and decided I'll get up off the computer and do some more exercises 362 before I begin my day outside my house.
How a... Read more
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