There are many benefits to being vegetarian and vegan. Regardless of why you chose such a lifestyle, it’s not enough to simply cut the meat, poultry, and seafood from your daily menu. Animal products do offer nutrients that support growth, body... Read more
It’s 6 o’clock. Your guests should be arriving in less than an hour. Then your friend calls. Guess who’s coming to dinner? Her new boyfriend, who's a vegetarian.
One night at the dinner table, your teenage daughter announce... Read more
You're busy. Whether you work full-time, attend college, care for a loved one, run a household—or all of the above—you don’t always have time to make yourself nutritious meals. Like many people who want to eat healthy on a budge... Read more
"What do you eat?!” may be the question most often heard by vegetarians, as if meat is the only food group available. Obviously, as the five million thriving vegetarians in America have shown, there’s a lot to eat, without choosing m... Read more
Editor's Note: SparkPeople first asked for your help in fighting childhood obesity a few years ago, but with the recent launch of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign to combat childhood obesity, we updated this article and add... Read more
words that we heard since we were kids or every word we say, and mind accepts when it hears the words, unless you tell your mind the opposite and force yourself to believe. So if you start repeating I love my body you'll end up believing it. May be... Read more
life with kids:
original exercise I was attempting to do was planks. that ended as planks with some added weight in the form of my lovely son sitting on my back. so I did planks with roughly 20lbs additional weight, lol. gotta love kids... Read more
Vegan Thanksgiving ideas, anyone? At my family Thanksgiving, I'll have a couple of bites of turkey, so as not to insult my grandpa, but for my celebration with friends (where I cook), I'd like some vegan ideas.... Read more
Can I just not be sick? We just put the big kid in preschool, and the little one still isn't sleeping through the night. So every little cold that comes through the school is coming to me. I really don't have time for this nonsense!... Read more
Vegetarian Awareness Month is wrapping up, but the meat-free mealtime fun doesn't have to end! In addition to giving away 5 copies of our e-book "Easy Vegan Meals by SparkPeople: The No-Stress, No-Guilt Way to Reap the Benefits of a Plant-Ba... Read more
I'm thrilled to announce that SparkPeople has just published the first in a line of ebooks, "Easy Vegan Meals by SparkPeople: The No-Stress, No-Guilt Way to Reap the Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet." As many of you know, I am editor of... Read more
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