Looking for ways to kick start your heart-healthy lifestyle? Start by looking at your diet. Poor food choices can have a negative effect on your heart, weight and overall health; but making small, sustainable changes to improve your diet can have a l... Read more
It can be easy to lose track of all the vitamins out there. It's even easier to forget how exactly they help our bodies. Let’s see, vitamin A heals wounds and vitamin C improves eyesight, wait, what was it again? There are so many, it... Read more
Eight to twelve cups of water daily, that’s what the SparkPeople plan suggests. Whether you are having a hard time drinking that much water, or just want to drink a variety of beverages (coffee, tea, diet soda, juice), many dieters challenge an... Read more
When you have diabetes, your diet plays a key role in controlling your blood sugar levels. SparkPeople strongly encourages everyone with diabetes to meet with a Registered Dietitian or a Certified Diabetes Educator in their area. These health profess... Read more
Maybe you ate the wrong thing or, on a gotta-get-healthier kick, you ate too much of the right thing (think fiber). All you know is that the inevitable discomfort has ensued and your pants feel a little tighter than they did this morning. What exactl... Read more
"so you're thinking no other men wants me when i'm fat?" This kind of thoughts may lead to bad relationship. He may wanna get his "controlling" feelings checked at a counselor. And as woman i would avoid teasing and jokes if it ever happened. i wish... Read more
I would like to lower my calorie range in my nutrition tracker from 1300 to 1200. I am not sure how to do that. Can anyone help?
I am doing well and have lost 18 pounds but feel that 1300 calories is way too much.
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I was at a workshop this am, and this man ate 2 glazed donuts, 1 can of sweet tea, a grab bag of bbq chips, 1 bag of chcolate m&ms, 1 bag of peanut m&ms. I whipped out my tracker 2420 calories for breakfast!... Read more
Thirteen independent experts have finally concluded their work and presented their Report on Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010. The 2010 Advisory Committee worked for two years to update the guidelines and the group consists of individuals natio... Read more
Sugar provides such sweet memories for me. As a child growing up, my mother would often sing the Mary Poppins song A Spoonful of Sugar as she was encouraging us to do tasks and chores we did not want to do. When we had hiccups, she would offer a spoo... Read more
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