It's becoming more and more common for consumers to forgo medication when looking for a "natural" alternative to treating conditions like depression. No matter what method you choose, it's important to get all the facts. SparkPeople... Read more
We've all seen the flashy cans of energy drinks crowding the shelves at gas stations and grocery stores. From students to sports stars, it seems like everyone has used an energy supplement to up their game at some point. But what exactly puts the... Read more
Q: Will carnitine help me lose weight?
A: In theory, carnitine, a derivative of the amino acid lysine, could be a good weight loss supplement because it helps move components of fat into the area in cells where they are burned. There is, howev... Read more
When cartilage that cushions your joints begins to breakdown faster than your body can replace it, you develop osteoarthritis. Without this protective tissue, the bones in your joints rub together, causing pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness. Lo... Read more
Protein supplements are popular among casual exercisers, serious bodybuilders, dieters and even non-exercisers for many reasons. Most people know that protein is an essential nutrient for overall health that helps promote fullness and also plays... Read more
Tap the "MySpark" icon on the bottom right side of the screen.
Tap the "Settings" tab near the top of the screen.
Tap "Meal Plans."
Next to the Show Meal Plans option, slide the button to the right to say "On."
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After reading several articles expressing the benefits to taking a Tumeric supplement and seeing the anti-inflammatory factors, I'm feeling curious.
Anyone else taking Tumeric? I'd love to hear some success stories about how it's helped with inf... Read more
Anyone suffer from migraines? Does weather effect them? I'm not eating any of my trigger foods but I'm getting them like crazy. Only thing I can figure is the weather has been up and down a lot lately.... Read more
on the flip side, since I started tracking taking my daily vitamin and trying to maintain a streak, I'm much more likely to take it. I still forget sometimes, but at one point I had a 5 week streak going! :-) Just an example of what I'm talking about... Read more
Alli is a supplement that helps eliminate a portion of fat you eat. Be ware, oily gas is 1 side effect uncontrolled urgency to go is too. This reminds me to eat less fatty foods so I don't have to worry about side effects. Love knowing fat is flushed... Read more
For those of us who are different. Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of THE DARK SIDE. If you like swinging from the stars, howling at the moon and crawling under rocks at dawn...Join us!
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Folate is a water soluble B vitamin (B9) that is naturally found in food. Folic acid is the synthetic form of folate found in supplements and fortified foods. Folate plays a vital role in good health. It helps make normal red blood cells and aids... Read more
With the recent Consumer Reports findings of metal in protein drinks, you may see new options being promoted at your local health food store. One new up and coming drink catching some buzz is wheatgrass juice.
Agropyron plants are closely related... Read more
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