Is there anything more boring than the treadmill? After endless hours staring at the same wall, anyone would start to wonder if that’s all there is to exercise. But it doesn’t have to be that way. By shaking it up and loading your wor... Read more
We’re not nuts for saying it – a daily dose of nuts is a healthy way of snacking. Ditch the guilt and dig in. The only caution, keep it to about a handful.
Nuts have had a long-time bad rap as a high calorie, indulgent food that we s... Read more
Although a packed lunch can be a healthy alternative to cafeteria food, making sure all those required vitamins and minerals also squeeze into that brown bag can be a challenge. Just as the hot lunch counter may be laden with unhealthy foods, so may... Read more
When I was a kid, I played four-square on the playground and learned to eat three square meals a day. Now my meals are supposed to be shaped like a pyramid and I've heard I’m supposed to be eating them six times a day. Is anyone besides me... Read more
Highlights on food and America from the past 50 years:
1950’s – USDA creates four basic food groups: milk, meat, fruits and vegetables, and breads and cereals.
1954 – Swanson unveils the first TV dinners. Shoveling... Read more
Just sign up yesterday and love what I see. I am 170 and would like to lose 40 lbs.
I have questions.
I use the flavored packs in my water, is there one better then the other.
I also am on my feet all day and can get up to 7000 steps. I have p... Read more
I am 27.. A mother of 2 and step mother of an additional 2! I stay busy with work and kids but have learned to make time for my health. I need to loose 60 ibs. Add me to buddy up and help with motivation!... Read more
Hey everyone, I am looking for some active and commited members to be my sparkbuddies. I am 27 years old, married with a 10 month old daughter, and I am wanting to lose at least 80lbs. Add me if you are interested :)... Read more
Hello, I too am just starting my journey (and hoping this one will work). I'm 230 and very tired of being overweight and overwhelmed because of it. I'm a mom and think a buddy to chat with and share support will help grately. Thanks!!... Read more
Hi All,,,Here is a PDF of the Diabetic Connects Diabetic Holiday Recipe Book of All Occasions. I thought you would all like to see it for the upcoming Holidays...Enjoy ! ! ! PS WATCH OUT FOR THE "FAKE" FOODS & ADJUST ACCORDINGLY.Copy and paste the l... Read more
Obesity is a world problem and as of 2006, one in ten adults worldwide were considered obese. I suppose this should not be surprising since the appeal of the American diet for good and for bad has spread around the world.
For those that come to li... Read more
Last Thursday I watched First Lady Michelle Obama, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Surgeon General Regina Benjamin unveil the new food icon, MyPlate. I love the new icon that replaces the often times confusing MyPyramid image as a visual cue a... Read more
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