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Leeks Health Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Leeks Health.

A Fat-Free Super Food That's Big on Taste

The idea that placing dishes of raw onions around the home would stave off illness dates back to the massive flu outbreak of 1919. The thinking went that halved onions could absorb germs. Even though that particular onion "fact" is merely a...  Read more

9 Foods that are Good for Your Gut

Your digestive tract is full of living organisms that help keep you healthy--around 400 different types of beneficial bacteria and yeast strains that co-habitate in your gastrointestinal system. There are several different kinds of foods and suppleme...  Read more

What to Eat This Winter

For most of us, eating seasonally is a foreign concept. Many people don't even know that foods have a season, let alone what foods are in season at any given time of year. In the U.S., we enjoy practically unlimited access to any food at any time...  Read more

A Getting-Started Guide to CSAs

If you're eager to join the movement toward eating healthy, locally and sustainably, but don't have the backyard square footage to establish your own vegetable garden, then joining a CSA could be the perfect way for you to enjoy fresh, season...  Read more

SparkPeople Experts' Refrigerators Exposed!

Although everyone's preferences differ, it's nice to have some staple foods on hand to make quick and tasty dishes that are good for you, too. So what do the experts behind keep in their own refrigerators? See what they stock...  Read more

Migraines... weight loss...Surgery prep for health
Updated 10/12/2015 7:59:06 PM

Hello to anyone reading this. On May 21 of this year I had heart surgery to correct a congenital defect (hole). I am scheduled for a craniotomy (brain) surgery on Dec 2 - also to correct a congenital defect. My current weight is 163 and I'm 5'...  Read more

My health insurance has a health coach program on
Updated 10/12/2015 12:02:08 PM

My health insurance has a health coach program on fitness. i just received my welcome materials and I an excited to get started. It is my hope that between that and sparkpeople i can stay motivated in my fitness adventures!!!...  Read more

Stress does nothing for health or "diet". I really
Updated 10/10/2015 4:37:46 PM

Stress does nothing for health or "diet". I really hate fighting and stress....  Read more

If you don't make time for good health today, you
Updated 10/10/2015 5:37:50 AM

If you don't make time for good health today, you will HAVE to make time for poor health tomorrow. I hope this keeps you motivated. Stay strong. ?...  Read more

Stress & health/weight?
Updated 10/12/2015 9:36:45 AM

Does stress really impact health and weight? I have heard it has negative effects. What are your experiences with stress and health?...  Read more


i put fresh lime in my water..The health benefits of lime include scurvy, digestion, constipation, eye care, piles, peptic ulcer, respiratory disorders, gout, gums, weight loss, skin care, urinary disorders,...  Read more

My secret to getting a good dental checkup

I have a Braun rechargeable toothbrush that I use daily. Since I have used it, I haven't needed any dental work except routine cleaning. I use it for the 2 minutes recommended by dentists, and it has been a great investment for my health and for my...  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 Healthy Squash Recipes for Fall

Looking for some new squash recipes this fall? We've rounded up some healthy and delicious squash recipes that are perfect for the fall season. Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese Butternut Squash Casserole Maple Apple Acorn Squash Bake Broc...  Read more

Celery Could Help Retain Your Memory

Celery is often wrongly touted as an example of a negative calorie food. People like to believe low calorie foods like celery take more calories to digest them than they contain so they have no influence on weight. Unfortunately, there is no such thi...  Read more