Editor's Note: Every day, regular people just like you are losing weight, getting fit and improving their health by using SparkPeople. Who knows better about what it really takes to lose weight the healthy way than our members like you? That'... Read more
Going to the movies can be an enjoyable experience, but it can provide a host of temptations for anyone trying to lose weight or eat healthier. As soon as you walk in the door, you're hit with the smells and sights of delicious goodies--buttery p... Read more
Editor's Note: Every day, regular people just like you are losing weight, getting fit and improving their lives by using SparkPeople. Who knows better about what it really takes to lose weight the healthy way than other members like you? That'... Read more
Could you change your life in 28 days? Could you lose weight, get fitter, and change your attitude about weight loss in just four weeks? We think so! That's the premise behind our best-selling book, The Spark, written by SparkPeople.com founder a... Read more
You know the filter in your furnace only lasts three months before it gets clogged with cat hair, and you're diligent about getting the oil in your car changed every 3,000 miles. But do you pay attention to all the recommended tune-ups and mainte... Read more
I managed to jog 2 miles this evening. I am very pleased. I usually try based on time. Today I decided I would give myself a goal, no matter the time. I was slow but I did it & 10 situps to boot ;-) Good day! 14000+ steps #exercise #fitness #fitbit... Read more
Been on here for a couple weeks, and am down 9lbs! I am doing good tracking food, H20 intake, and not eating after 8pm, but I am struggling to find exercise I can tolerate due to several health conditions. Anyone have much success with just walking?... Read more
Publix Pharmacy offers FREE diabetes screenings in partnership with CholestCheck, a health screening services company. Sign up for free diabetes newsletter and see optional screening tests (such as cholesterol and thyroid tests) are available for pur... Read more
We had trouble with neighborhood cats spraying our screens on our screened in porch until we sprinkled cayenne pepper on the area in front of the screens. We are hopeful they won't come back!211... Read more
Being healthy is about far more than the number on your scale. Just because you lost weight and look fabulous does not guarantee you're healthy on the inside. As a physician, I have seen many people who are thin and look healthy, but are ac... Read more
With health care cost rising at an alarming rate, having a list of common screening tests to ask your health care provider about may help keep you on the path of healthy living. While many of these tests are not diagnostic in nature, they do allow yo... Read more
My work offers "health screenings", which I had heard about but never tried, so I was like, why not now?
it was basically just the fancy scale that tells a body fat percent, 3 minutes where you do step ups and after they take your heart rate, an... Read more
So my job offered free biometric health screening. I was shocked at my results! Total Cholesterol =211. I'm supposed to be less than 200 mg/dL. My Body Fat is unacceptable. My blood pressure is great. Any advice on lowering my cholesterol?... Read more
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