Many people choose to eat salads because they’re healthy, filling and simple to make. But there’s more to salad selection than what meets the eye; if you think about it, you can tell a lot about a person by the type of salad they choose!... Read more
As a working mom with three kids at home, mornings are always hectic. Getting everyone up, fed, dressed and out the door takes precision timing and a level of organization that most businesses couldn’t match. And while I insist my children have... Read more
The hottest restaurants, the best museums, the latest trends: City living puts the good life at your fingertips. But with those perks often come long commutes, even longer work hours, cramped living quarters, and hectic schedules, all of which can ma... Read more
I'm sure you have heard people say, "Losing weight is easy. Keeping it off is the hard part."
Well, I disagree with this statement. I think losing weight is hard, but keeping it off is even harder!
Permanent weight... Read more
I am not a morning person.
This confession will come as no surprise to my friends and family, most of whom have spent many glorious years making merry over my tendency to nod off over breakfast, my need for copious amounts of c... Read more
I am feeling proud because even though I didn't feel like it, I got up and walked over a mile and a half this morning. Now to make myself a healthy breakfast and pack healthy choices for lunch and snacks today! Wishing everyone a successful Wednesdsy... Read more
Okay so I joined spark people a few years ago but never really stuck with it for more than a few months and quit all together around 2 years ago. I have gained quite a bit since then and I do not ever want to reach 300lbs again. I have tried going... Read more
Okay now that I have found that I am now considered pre-diabetic, I am so confused. Do I go low carb? Low fat? I have heard low carb is the way to go. How low is low enough? There is so much information out there, it's mind boggling. Help?? Please... Read more
In October 2011 I was not able to complete a 5K walk that incorporated walking up 1000 steps (the annual Bisbee 1000, AZ). The next day I set out to lose 65 pounds and increase my strength and endurance so I can go back in 2012 and complete the walk... Read more
This job comes with many cool perks: not getting in trouble at work for spending time on SparkPeople, doing the Hundred Pushups Challenge during breaks (yep, we're doing it. I'll let you know how it goes), and sharing the inspirational Success Storie... Read more
We love breakfast, and we love cereal. We've always got a half-dozen healthy varieties in the SparkPeople kitchen, and plenty of us keep a box of our favorite cereal at our desk. Right now I've got a nostalgic box of Quaker Corn Bran (it was my favor... Read more
Yesterday I played around the kitchen experimenting. I made two quarts of a Goji Berry Pineapple Icy Fizz Drink. I used 1/2 a cup of goji berries, 1 cup of fresh pineapple, a little water and ice. I blended it in the vitamix. I put ab... Read more
Goji Berries are considered one of the greatest of the Super Foods. Though they are new to the market in the last few years, they’ve been used in Chinese Medicine for millennia as a general body tonic. I used to go to the pharmacy in China Town,... Read more
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