These days, it's not uncommon for people to make decisions that affect their health based on information that they find on the Internet. But can you trust the weight loss advice you find on Internet message boards? When it comes to weight loss, a... Read more
To some, "blogging" may seem confusing or somewhat intimidating. Heck, even the word “blog” itself sounds a little sci-fi. But I’m here to tell you that blogging is actually quite easy, and it can be immensely helpful in s... Read more
The gallery of Success Stories, piles of media clips and endless stream of thank-you message from members who have reached their goals and changed their lives forever are all proof that SparkPeople's program works. But now, a second study led by... Read more
Do you often have trouble finding the motivation to stick to your exercise and nutrition goals? If so, then you might not be looking in the right place.
Experts who study motivation have long recognized two basic types of motivation:
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I remember the first time I heard the word blog. I had to ask for an explanation, and even then wasn't exactly sure why I should be interested in reading, much less writing, a blog myself. According to Merriam-Webster, a blog is "a Web site... Read more
I have four children at home, and unfortunately we depend on food stamps. I want to eat healthy and only buy fresh organic fruits and vegetables, grass fed lean meat and gluten free products because I have hypothyroidism and supposed to avoid gluten... Read more
From an article I read today:
Should hospitals ban junk food?
Bloomberg thinks so
Initiative pushes hospitals to ditch deep fryers, unhealthy snacks
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Monday urged public and private hospitals... Read more
What do you think?
The Navajo Nation passed a bill implementing a 2% tax on foods of "low to no nutritional value" and rescinding a 5 tax of fruits and vegetables. (All retail sales are taxed at 5$)
The funds raised are to be used to provi... Read more
Whether your use an online journal or the old fashion pen and paper, it is the one thing I have done faithfully for the past two years. And with great success. Old fashion journal - has my work schedule, work notes, workout program for the day, foo... Read more
The presidential campaign is a hot topic of conversation these days. Everywhere you go, you’ll hear folks talking about the candidates- their stance on the issues, how they are handling the pressures of public scrutiny, or even what they had for din... Read more
In my experience with exercise and weight loss, you can't out-train a bad diet. If I wanted to lose weight, all of the exercise in the world didn't help if I wasn't paying attention to what I was eating. I know others who have chosen to lose weight... Read more
So, I thought that the Blackberry App for SparkPeople would help me stay on track with my food journal but it hasn't. I actually think that I would have done better had I just used the traditional journal. I think that this is what I will do as bei... Read more
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