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Food Digestion Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Food Digestion.

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Getting Fit with GERD

The relationship between exercise and gastro esophageal reflux disorder (GERD) is a tricky one. For some people, moderate exercise can help reduce GERD symptoms and benefit the body in countless other ways too. In a 2004 study in the gastroenterology...  Read more

What Does Digestive Wellness Really Look Like?

Digestion isn't the kind of thing you have to think about much. You eat, and well, digestion just happens. Usually we're more concerned with what we're eating (Is it delicious? Does it meet our nutritional needs?) than what happens after...  Read more

Stop and Chew Your Dinner

In this era of fast-paced everything, even the act of eating a meal has become something we can do on the run. Breakfast comes in bars, lunch can be eaten while speeding down the highway, and dinner is merely an accompaniment to the evening news, squ...  Read more

12 Ways to Spot a Fad Diet

The next time you watch an infomercial, read an advertisement, or spot a new supplement reporting miraculous weight loss results, we wouldn’t blame you for cocking a wary eyebrow. When evaluating claims for weight loss products, the Federal...  Read more

Chew Slowly to Prevent Heartburn

Heartburn may feel like your heart is on fire, but what’s “burning” is actually your esophagus. Acid reflux, or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), occurs when the stomach acids enter the esophagus, causing pain and burning sens...  Read more

Unable to retrieve foods at this time
Updated 5/27/2015 10:50:37 PM

Hello, I have an account I set up a few years ago. Just re-installed the app and I can't track any food through the iPhone app. I'm using an iPhone 6 with the latest iOS. Just installed the SparkPeople app from the app store so that's also the...  Read more

Hi - I'm in the same boat. I'm 44, 2 kids, have 90 pounds to lose, and LOVE food!! I am a Chef so
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Hi - I'm in the same boat. I'm 44, 2 kids, have 90 pounds to lose, and LOVE food!! I am a Chef so you'd think I would know how to eat right but.. The more support and motivation the better! Please add me if you'd like. I promise to help you...  Read more

I prefer healthy food to processed junk. I'm not d
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I prefer healthy food to processed junk. I'm not disagreeing on that point. The point I'm making is that while I'll try pretty much anything once, I won't eat something I dislike a second time......  Read more

Module for food tracking is very slow
Updated 5/27/2015 2:39:33 PM

I usually update my food tracker at lunchtime (EST) which I'm sure is a high use time but the last two weeks, it has been painfully slow while looking up items, selecting them and changing quantities. It was fine before - has something changed recent...  Read more

Eating processed, prepackaged foods doesn't teach
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Eating processed, prepackaged foods doesn't teach you how to build a healthy meal on your own. I think it's better to get ideas for recipes and then measure your own portions....  Read more

Drink Me

Drinking hot tea (no sugar added) instead of soda or energy drinks with my meals kept me on target!...  Read more

HOT CUP OF TEA

Driving a hot cup of tea or coffee after every meal will aid weight loss and help digestion of the food eaten....  Read more

CHOCOLATE LOVERS UNITE!!

Are you PASSIONATE about chocolate? Do you see it as a food group?! Join other Chocoholics for discussions, recipe-swapping, & help in keeping this important food group alive!...  Read more

The Best After-Dinner Stretches for Thanksgiving Day

After a large meal, such as Thanksgiving dinner, I like to take a short walk to jump-start digestion. If I've overindulged and feel a bit blah in the belly, I add in a few quick stretches to get the digestive juices flowing.Today I'm sharing...  Read more

All-Natural Ways to Fight Bloating

By Amanda Greene of WomansDay.com Most of us are familiar with bloating—that uncomfortable, swollen feeling in your belly. Whether the bloating is caused by water retention, gas or constipation, you don't necessarily need to head to the pha...  Read more