Diet advice is everywhere—in the newspaper, the new government guidelines, and on the SparkPeople site. "Limit sweets, cut down on sugary foods, and decrease consumption of refined carbohydrates," it says. So, bold words like &quo... Read more
Quick, what’s the difference between a dream and a goal?
Any goal-setting guru will tell you that goals are dreams that you write down and track. Why? By writing down your goals, you're creating a "to do" list for your life,... Read more
"Exercise improves your health." You hear it all the time, but what does that really mean? How much of a difference can exercise make in your life, and how much do you really need to do? You’ll be happy to know that you don’t ne... Read more
Living in a big city can be exciting. If you reside in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago or San Francisco, you have access to some of the hottest and trendiest health clubs and group exercise classes right in your back yard. And even if you live in... Read more
Editor's Note: After much deliberation, food writer John "Mr. Bad Food" McGran has come up with the "best" of the worst foods he’s reviewed over the past year.
Here there are in his words (in no particul... Read more
Here is how cyber warfare began, 50 years ago
(CNN) Computer hacking was once the realm of curious teenagers. Its now the arena of government spies, professional thieves and soldiers of fortune.
Today, its all about the money. Thats why Chi... Read more
March 9th I got on the scale and saw 239.8 and cried. I decided once and for all I'm done doing this to myself. Something inside of me just clicked. I cut out soda and sweets and have been doing small exercises and am already down 7.2 pounds!... Read more
After last week weigh in and not seeing the scale move again, I decided to weigh myself once a month along with taking measurements and pictures from advise of others. Today I put on pants and they felt looser. Some progress better than no progress... Read more
In our ongoing Food on the Run and Diet Friendly Dining series, one of the most common comments I find relates to the sodium content of the foods highlighted. Many readers challenge how a food containing 1000 mg of sodium can be listed as a healthier... Read more
When SparkPeople approached me about creating the 28 Day Boot Camp DVD you’ve been hearing so much about lately, I was excited of course! I love creating workouts (with you in mind!) and shooting videos for the SparkPeople.com. It’s one o... Read more
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