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Health Screening Test Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Health Screening Test.

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Your Guide to Health Screenings

You know the filter in your furnace only lasts three months before it gets clogged with cat hair, and you're diligent about getting the oil in your car changed every 3,000 miles. But do you pay attention to all the recommended tune-ups and mainte...  Read more

Perks of Donating Blood

When you give blood, you give a priceless and precious gift. According to the American Red Cross, someone needs blood in the United States every two seconds, and a single car accident victim can require up to 100 pints. Each donation can help sa...  Read more

Busting the Top 4 Cardio Machine Myths

Spending a good 60 minutes on the treadmill is a surefire way to make you feel accomplished. After completing the machine's fat-burning workout, you feel great and quite proud of yourself as you stare at the number flashing on the screen: 752 cal...  Read more

Is Gluten-Free the Way to Be?

It's blamed for a host of ailments: headaches, digestive distress, weight gain, poor immune function, hormonal disruption, and even behavioral problems in children. But does gluten, the natural-occurring protein found in wheat, barley, rye and so...  Read more

Reference Guide to Body Composition

Body weight alone is not a clear indicator of health or fitness because it does not distinguish how many pounds are fat and how many are muscle. But body composition helps describe the amount (and distribution) of fat and lean muscle tissue in the bo...  Read more

Grateful for a new day, a beautiful life, a health
Updated 7/19/2016 11:43:41 AM

Grateful for a new day, a beautiful life, a healthy body and the opportunity to share that gratefulness with others. Thank you, Spark people for helping me get my life back on track!...  Read more

My health insurance is paying for a.weight loss pr
Updated 7/18/2016 7:38:01 PM

My health insurance is paying for a.weight loss program. Let me just say Sparkpeople's food tracker blows theirs out of the water. Just saying....  Read more

My A1C( 3 month test for blood sugar) is up. So ha
Updated 7/17/2016 11:20:00 PM

My A1C( 3 month test for blood sugar) is up. So have been taking my health more seriously. Took a 3 mile walk yesterday and a half a mile walk today and have been eating a lot of salads....  Read more

Fast Metabolism Diet health issues
Updated 7/17/2016 3:03:11 PM

My husband and I are now on round 2 of the FMD with great results, but have been having a few health issues - stomach upset, rapid heart beat, leg cramps and fatigue. Anyone else having concerns on this diet? Is it electrolyte related? Just went to t...  Read more

Health benefits of grapes Grapes are rich in polyp
Updated 7/17/2016 5:42:19 AM

Health benefits of grapes Grapes are rich in polyphenolic phytochemical compound resveratrol. Resveratrol is one of the powerful anti-oxidant which has been found to play a protective role against cancers of colon and prostate and heart disease....  Read more

Not sure you have diabetes?

Publix Pharmacy offers FREE diabetes screenings in partnership with CholestCheck, a health screening services company. Sign up for free diabetes newsletter and see optional screening tests (such as cholesterol and thyroid tests) are available for pur...  Read more

A Dip In The Gene Pool

"The tests that 23andMe can now offer let people find out, for example, whether they have a chance of having a child with cystic fibrosis or sickle cell disease."Currently, 23and Me is the only gene-testing company that provides FDA-approved informat...  Read more

Spark Utah The Official Team

A place where those in Utah can share triumphs, challenges, and their personal journey to health....  Read more

10 Screening Tests Everyone Should Consider

With health care cost rising at an alarming rate, having a list of common screening tests to ask your health care provider about may help keep you on the path of healthy living. While many of these tests are not diagnostic in nature, they do allow yo...  Read more

Dr. Birdie on the New Women's Health Guidelines

Being healthy is about far more than the number on your scale. Just because you lost weight and look fabulous does not guarantee you're healthy on the inside.  As a physician, I have seen many people who are thin and look healthy, but are ac...  Read more