A recent study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found the average daily intake of two carotenoids (beta-cryptoxanthin and zeaxanthin) was lower (by 40% and 20% respectively) for arthritis patients than healthy subjects. Both of thes... Read more
The idea that alcohol may be good for your heart has been around for a while. While moderate drinking may offer health benefits, drinking more can cause a host of health problems. So should you turn to alcohol to protect your heart? Here's what y... Read more
It can be easy to lose track of all the vitamins out there. It's even easier to forget how exactly they help our bodies. Let’s see, vitamin A heals wounds and vitamin C improves eyesight, wait, what was it again? There are so many, it... Read more
If you're reading this, your doctor has probably told you that your cholesterol levels are too high. Maybe she put you on a medication to help lower cholesterol, or simply told you to consume less cholesterol-containing foods. No matter what you... Read more
A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition tested 19 subjects on three different diets. Researchers measured appetite, caloric intake, body weight, and fat mass, as well as blood measurements for insulin, leptin (the hormone... Read more
Hi, I am 66 and newly retired. My goal is to take better care of myself. While working my excuse was "I don't have time, etc. Now I don't have an excuse. Went to the doctor, found out my Cholesterol is borderline and my vitamin D count is too low.... Read more
I use a heart rate monitor when I exercise every time. When I log walking 40 minutes at 3.0 mph, spark people only gives me 175 calories. I worked at an incline and my HRM gave me 235 calories for the same exercise. How can I log the actual 235 in... Read more
So I have a question, my daily caloric intake is 2350 to 2700 a day, I have never reach the lowest amount, I've typically fall in between 1800 -2100, I was wondering if tgatvwill affect my weight lost. Thanknyou in advance.... Read more
I have been so frustrated at not seeing a weight loss, though I have been working out with my personal training for strength training now for 6 months. I have NOT lost, but I have gained....and I know it is muscle, because I wear the same size cloth... Read more
I went from eating a lot of deep fried food to a healthy diet and no deep fried foods. My main success is counting calories. I limited myself to a 1200 calorie intake a day for 30 days. I made sure I took vitamins and supplements. I felt a lot bette... Read more
If you have been following along with my weekly blogs, you know this is the second in a series. Last week we talked about WAKING UP and beginning to LIVE again. How many calories do you eat in a day?Did you stay within your recommended calorie... Read more
A fresh-grilled sub sandwich made your way is the basis of this upscale, quick-casual restaurant chain. There are currently 173 Penn Station Restaurants in 12 U.S. states.Hand-cut French fries (with vinegar!), fresh-squeezed lemonade, and the tradema... Read more
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkTeams, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.