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Herbal Laxative Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Herbal Laxative.

Guide to Herbal Supplements

An estimated 18 million adults use herbs in some form, and the sale of these products continues to increase.   Herbal supplements, which come from plants that have medicinal properties, claim to cure, treat, or prevent disease.&n...  Read more

Detox Diets: Helpful or Full of Hype?

There it was, posted on the SparkPeople message board: "Need encouragement for 21-day detox". A member was feeling tired and run down. She had decided to cleanse and detox her body as well as jumpstart her weight loss program by using...  Read more

Can Stress Cause Weight Gain?

Some advertisements claim that hormonal changes from high stress lead to weight gain. These ads offer products that will supposedly normalize your hormones, thus decreasing your waist size. Should you use these products? Research does supp...  Read more

Shakin' It Up with the Skinny on Salt

Even if you are not a potato chip and pretzel junkie, you’re probably eating more salt than you realize. Sodium, the main ingredient in table salt, can hide in places you don’t suspect, like in ketchup, frozen dinners, instant hot cereals...  Read more

Alternative Therapies for IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) causes uncomfortable and painful symptoms like cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea. In the U.S., this condition affects between 10% and 30% of the population. Traditional treatment for IBS usu...  Read more

Herbal tea
Updated 2/8/2014 11:37:32 AM

I drink herbal tea with Splenda. It is sweet and usually gets me sleepy so I go to bed before I start to crave something else....  Read more

I've discovered a new regular herbal tea supplier!
Updated 8/25/2013 11:30:27 AM

And it's so handy! They sell like single serving packs of RM2 each!!!!! That's like about USD.50 each! Right now, I've put a pack in my 500ml flash and am sipping it slowly! I bought 2 little packs. One for decreasing water retention (lemon verb...  Read more

white, black, green, or herbal tea?
Updated 1/10/2014 12:46:12 PM

Which do you prefer? Personally, I enjoy black or herbal, and sometimes white the best. I just can't get into the taste of green tea too much - it tastes like boiled grass! Anyone have any recommendations of ones that taste more like black teas so...  Read more

Make your own Flavored Water

Water at work tastes AWFUL, even with Brita pitcher, so I steep fruit/herbal tea in 8 ounces of water until it's dark, then pour over ice with cold water -- better than crystal lite because there's no artificial sweeteners, no caffeine. I'm drinking...  Read more

Hot Tea

Drinking hot tea throughout your day is a great way to fend of the munchies. AND - you're not consuming extra calories this way. Try it...it works! 106...  Read more

Natural Healing

Thought it would be good to have a group that deals with natural healing (homeopathy, herbal remedies etc...). Hope to see some people here...  Read more

In the News: Disordered Eating is Widespread among U.S. Women

A recent survey of women between the ages of 25 and 45 found that 75% eat, think and behave abnormally around food. These results weren't limited to a specific ethnic or racial group, applying to most women in general. The study also found that 31%...  Read more

Alternative Treatments for Hot Flashes

Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. By Cathy Cram, M.S. This second blog in a three-part series on treatments for menopausal hot flashes focuses on alternative options....  Read more