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Antioxidants Activity Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Antioxidants Activity.

Homemade Beauty Recipes for Summer

Summer is the season for showing skin. But with more exposure to the elements and greater oil and sweat production, skin problems (namely sunburn, heat rashes and breakouts) seem to increase right along with the temperature. Luckily, you can fight su...  Read more

Can Certain Foods Help You Burn More Fat?

Though food is supposed to be one of life's simple pleasures, few things cause more angst and confusion. It's no wonder why. We're constantly being told which foods we should eat to be healthy, which diets we should follow to be skinny, w...  Read more

The Unbounded Power of Whole Grains

Using a new method, researchers have discovered that whole grains like corn, whole wheat, oats and brown rice can have as much–or more–antioxidant, anti-cancer activity as vegetables and fruits. Previously, the antioxidant potential o...  Read more

The Benefits of Berries

Isn’t it wonderful when something that tastes so yummy is also good for you? That’s what you get when you enjoy the delicious, sweet flavor of berries. The pigments that give berries their deep red, blue, black and purple hues are powerfu...  Read more

The Top 20 Antioxidant-Packed Foods

If you’ve ever made a fruit salad, you probably know that squeezing lemon juice onto the apples, pears, and bananas will keep the fruit from turning brown.  This brown color happens because of a process called oxidation—a reaction be...  Read more

Activity Trackers
Updated 1/26/2015 3:02:37 PM

I've been looking at getting a new Activity tracker to replace my Fitbit Flex because I'm not fully satisfied with the Flex. I'm torn between three devices: Jawbone Up3 Pros: -Looks good (especially the silver) -Waterproof (can swim...  Read more

The "all day activity" is any moderate or vigorous

The "all day activity" is any moderate or vigorous activity the Fitbit picks up. So it wouldn't be your BMR. I find the Fitbit estimates are high for me, so I don't count all of it, but erasing the whole entry would erase your exercise too unless...  Read more

I keep removing my Fitbit 'all day activity' from
Updated 1/23/2015 10:16:23 AM

I keep removing my Fitbit 'all day activity' from my fitness log. SparkPeople already figures out the BMR & the Fitbit screws up my total number (by adding extra calories burned). Is that right?...  Read more

Do activity trackers take into account non-walking
Updated 1/21/2015 3:32:56 PM

Do activity trackers take into account non-walking or running exercises to figure out calories burned? I mostly ride a stationary bike, use an arm cycle or do seated aerobics. Or will I still have to enter the info to figure out calories burned?...  Read more

Fitbit and activity tracker
Updated 1/20/2015 9:56:01 AM

I was wondering if I should log workouts since I am using a Fitbit that is connected to Sparkpeople. I have seen different responses to activity tracking and am unsure of the most reliable answer. One stated that the fitbitis tracking movements so we...  Read more

Find What You Enjoy

I use to try and force myself to use the eliptical machine and the treadmill. I did this because I knew it burned more calories and would be better for me than just walking. Well, I could rarely force myself to do it and would constantly just stop...  Read more

Hot Cocoa As A Snack for appetite control? Try it!

Nestle's Carb Select Hot Cocoa Mix has only 25 Calories, 5 Carbs, and 4 sugars. If you dying for chocolate or candy this is a better choice. Cocoa also helps get rid of a headache....  Read more


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Follow-Up: How to Cook Vegetables, Simplified

Last week, I blogged about How Cooking Affects Your Vegetables' Nutritional Value. We learned that adding a bit of fat helps you absorb more phytonutrients from your vegetables and that microwaving and steaming retain more of the nutrition than boili...  Read more

10 Foods That Fight Inflammation

What if there was a pill you could take daily to help prevent multiple diseases and health conditions? Not just minor issues like acne or stiff joints, but the big ones, too: cancer, Alzheimer’s, cardiovascular disease, diabetes. Not only would...  Read more