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Are You Willing to Pay More for Healthy Food?

A recent study finds that Americans aren't willing to put their money where their mouth is for healthier restaurant options. Are some foods worth the extra cash?
Posted 6/20/2012  2:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 61 comments   34,369 views
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Dress for Success: Your Guide to Plus-Size Workout Clothes

Think you can't find functional, good-looking plus-size workout gear? Think again! We've compiled a list of common stores that have your size.
Posted 3/6/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Melinda Hershey : 85 comments   115,158 views
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Finding Your Perfect Size

Clothes shopping can be fun, but it also can be time consuming and frustrating if you are uncertain as to what size you wear. All that may change with a simple 10 second scan.
Posted 2/28/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Nancy Howard : 86 comments   19,373 views
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Healthy Holiday Gift Guide: Ideas for Everyone!

The holiday gift buying season is in full swing. Make life easier, and loved ones' lives healthier, with our healthy gift picks.
Posted 12/16/2011  10:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 10 comments   19,057 views
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Are You a Food Waster?

Overall, I think because I'm such a planner and like to keep things neat and organized, I don't waste much. But any amount of food thrown away is too much, in my opinion.
Posted 8/25/2011  6:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 62 comments   21,625 views
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Products That Take the Guesswork out of Portion Control

~INDYGIRL shares her favorite products for keeping portions from being distortioned!
Posted 5/6/2011  10:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 43 comments   43,881 views
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Benefit from Coupons Without Being Extreme

A new TLC show highlights hard-core couponers. Learn some strategies to help you benefit from coupon use at your next shopping trip.
Posted 4/25/2011  6:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 34 comments   18,688 views
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Fun Fitness Fashions for Spring!

Spring has sprung! We've rounded up some new workout clothes for warm weather.
Posted 3/21/2011  12:45:13 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 50 comments   21,012 views
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Chef Meg's Top 10 Tools for a Stress-Free Kitchen

Wonder what Chef Meg uses to ease meal prep? As a busy wife and mother of three who loves to run, she takes shortcuts just like the rest of us!
Posted 3/7/2011  5:00:00 PM By: Meg Galvin : 67 comments   31,303 views
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Stuff We Love: A Yoga Teacher's Favorite Gear

Stepfanie, our resident yoga teacher, shares her favorite products!
Posted 1/20/2011  2:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 27 comments   26,140 views
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10 Holiday Gift Ideas for the Fitness Enthusiast

With the holiday just around the corner, check out my list of gifts to give the fitness enthusiast in your life, however feel free to add a few of your own ideas.
Posted 12/11/2010  12:00:00 PM By: Nancy Howard : 39 comments   28,873 views
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You Might Shop Healthier if You Pay in Cash

Paying with a credit card is so easy that I know I donít always think as much about what Iím putting in my cart. If I had to pay with cash, I have a feeling Iíd be more careful.
Posted 11/9/2010  9:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 83 comments   23,474 views
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How Does the NuVal Food Scoring System Work?

This nutrition scoring system is showing up on more and more store shelf tags. Learn how to use the scores to make nutrient rich and dollar wise choices.
Posted 10/4/2010  5:59:08 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 81 comments   26,915 views
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Reusable Bags May be Hazardous to Your Health

What's good for the planet is often good for your health, but a new study found that reusable shopping bags could be downright dangerous!
Posted 6/30/2010  7:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 286 comments   35,961 views
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Will the FDA Efforts to Limit Salt be Successful?

A new 10-year approach to reduce sodium in processed foods could provide benefits with this stealth health approach.
Posted 4/26/2010  1:21:37 PM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 129 comments   21,533 views
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