Do you have to hit the snooze button over and over before you can finally drag yourself out of bed in the morning? Are you nodding off in math class on a regular basis? If you’re exhausted all the time but you don’t know why, your electro... Read more
Studies of American eating habits reveal that almost a quarter of the calories we consume come from nutrient-poor selections – better known as "junk food." If one-fourth of what we eat is junk food, a plan for weight reduction should... Read more
1. What is the most common misconception about calories?
I’d say it’s the belief that calories from different foods are worth more or less. It’s true that fats are higher density in calories than protein or carbohydrates. But... Read more
You probably don't think about your teeth that much unless you drink something icy cold or that little postcard reminding you to schedule your next dental appointment shows up in the mail. However, you should really give your pearly whites more a... Read more
You probably don't think about your teeth that much unless you drink something icy cold or your mom forces you to go to the dentist. However, you should really give your pearly whites a closer look. After all, your teeth are one of the first thin... Read more
One problem I'm having with tracking my food on sparkpeople, I cook. There is no way I can see to enter my recipes. I made a faux potato chowder yesterday and can't track it. It was my first attempt and it tasted like baked potato soup.... Read more
If you are like me, some days you just eat worse than other days. In order to keep track of how much JUNK I'm eating, I made a meal category called "Junk Food" and I put all sweets, chips, etc there, regardless of what time of day I eat them. That wa... Read more
You'll have saved yourself from the junk calories, you won't have junk food in the house, and you won't want to go shopping to get some junk food later (unless you really want to go out just to get junk food.)... Read more
By Beth Donovan, ~INDYGIRL
Embarrassed... I admit to you all that for a few days last month I was out of control. I binged one or two times and chose really junky food that left me feeling toxic and demoralized and strangely enough like eating m... Read more
Warning! Rant Ahead.Have you ever wondered why healthy foods like fruits and vegetables are more expensive than junk food? Or if there's anything you can do about it?Think about it for a minute. That bunch of carrots for sale in the grocery store is... Read more
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