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Seven Healthy Habits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Seven Healthy Habits.

More Reason to Get Fit Before Pregnancy

According to a recent study published in Pediatrics, a child is more likely to be overweight at a young age if his mother was overweight before she became pregnant. Ohio State University researchers studied data from more than 3,000 children and...  Read more

Weekend-Proof Your Workout Plan

Most of us follow a set schedule during the weekdays. If you're like me, you know exactly what time you'll get up, go to the gym, shower, go to work, eat your meals, and hit the sack. But on the weekends? That schedule usually goes from naile...  Read more

Finding Exercise Motivation When You're Depressed

I know exercise is supposed to help me fight depression, but how can I find the motivation to work out when I'm depressed? Depression definitely can make it hard to find the motivation for exercise (among other things) because loss of intere...  Read more

How Money Problems Can Affect Your Health

Money influences countless factors in our lives, from the kind of peanut butter we buy at the grocery store to the neighborhood we live in to the friends we make. But did you know that money (and especially debt) can actually affect your health? Acco...  Read more

The Sleep Quiz

Snoring is a common problem, especially among men, but it isn’t harmful. (True / False)   You can “cheat” on the amount of sleep you get. (True / False)   It is important to maint...  Read more

eating healthy at comic cons?
Updated 4/6/2014 11:15:19 AM

Alright, I'm all set for my first trip to c2e2 and I'm super excited! I'm wondering if anyone has had any experience with eating at comic cons while trying to lose weight (or at least stay health). Luckily I'm going solo, so I don't have to worry abo...  Read more

Need to get healthy
Updated 4/5/2014 11:52:13 PM

I am 43 single mom of 4 Adult children. I graduated with a BS in Environmental Biology, Native American Studies, and Geography. Just before graduating I was in a car accident that has damaged my back enough to cause me not to be able to find work in...  Read more

How you break the habit of eating processed foods?
Updated 4/9/2014 1:31:19 AM

I have always had the habit of eating processed foods because they are already prepared before cooking. I realize that's why I got health problems and obesity because I eat mostly processed foods....  Read more

What is a Habit?
Updated 4/4/2014 1:43:59 AM

I am a big fan of Stephen Covey (R.I.P.) and his take on forming a habit has carried over, for me, into a helpful guide pertaining to my health & fitness wellbeing. Here it is: "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People provides a holistic, inte...  Read more

Vegetarians Less Healthy A New Study Says....
Updated 4/9/2014 8:24:00 PM

Just wanted share something interesting I read this morning. http://atlanta.cbslocal.com/2014/04/01/s
tudy-vegetarians-less-healthy-lower-qu
ality-of-life-than-meat-eaters/...  Read more

Motivation...

"Fall down seven times, stand up eight" ~ Proverb...  Read more

Keeping going!

Fall down seven times, get up eight!...  Read more

College Students

This group is for college students who are looking to get healthier and need a little support from those in a similar situation...  Read more

We Read It: 'Your Big Fat Boyfriend'

Healthy eating is hard enough when every significant person in your life is on board. If you're the only person you know who is trying to get to get fit, it's an additional roadblock for you to overcome. If you're newly in love and your significant o...  Read more

9 Tips to Sleep Better Tonight

If you're having a difficult time getting seven to eight hours a sleep a night, it's a good idea to talk with your healthcare provider about options for improving your quantity and quality of sleep.  Some women find that making changes i...  Read more