A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition tested 19 subjects on three different diets. Researchers measured appetite, caloric intake, body weight, and fat mass, as well as blood measurements for insulin, leptin (the hormone... Read more
OK, you’ve reached your weight loss goal. Congratulations—you’re halfway there! Now all you have to do is make sure you’re one of the 5-10% of “weight-losers” who manage to keep it off over time. So, what are y... Read more
When it comes right down to it, the “secret” to keeping the weight you’ve lost off is really very simple: Don’t stop doing the things that helped you take it off in the first place.
Obviously, you’ll need to make s... Read more
Heather (MSUMOMMA) is down 75 pounds and says she's committed to her new lifestyle! Learn how she has maintained her weight loss for eight months and counting.
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Hi everyone! Just checking in as a new user here on Sparkpeople. I am 27 years old and am going into my fourth year of teaching middle school English. I love what I do and am very dedicated, but I have certainly put on some "stress weight" as thin... Read more
i am currently making life changes but have found it very difficult to work out due to my current circumstances. i just wanted to see how many of you have been able to lose weight with just changes in your diet and what exactly did you do. was it ca... Read more
Hi Everyone, I am 31 years old, mother of two and starting my journey to lose about 35lbs. The motivations to get in shape and get healthy has just been really tough for me. It's time for me to suck it up and do it, for me. I quit smoking a month a... Read more
I am looking for advice on how to go about losing 20 pounds. I am 17 years old, 5'1 tall and 175 pounds and I really want to lose weight to get in better shape and just to be healthy & learn healthier eating/exercise habits because I will... Read more
Hi y'all, I'm danni, I'm 26 and the mother of an amazing 8 month old little girl named Beretta. I'm trying to lose at least 50 lbs, 30 of it left over from baby girl, all I wanted while I was pg was chili dogs and Mac n cheese.... Not to healthy I kn... Read more
I learned a lot about losing weight with Weight Watchers and a little about maintenance. I came to SparkPeople and learned more about losing and a lot more about weight maintenance. I got The Beck Diet Solution and am learning many more skills in dea... Read more
"Weight loss is really hard---but maintaining that weight loss is even harder!" If anyone out there agrees with this statement; please raise your hand. That’s what I thought. There are lots of hands held high. I... Read more
It’s not your fault you can’t keep the weight off!I recently got a call from my mother who told me, “I just saw something on the news about why it’s hard to maintain weight loss! I know you’ve been struggling, so will yo... Read more
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