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Leeks Health Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Leeks Health.

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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 SparkPeople.com keep in their own refrigerators? See what they stock...  Read more

I'm new to this whole health thing... Never really
Updated 1/20/2015 9:19:02 PM

I'm new to this whole health thing... Never really looked into it growing up, I never had a problem. Then I hit 20 and noticed my body feeling different and now at 23 I'm a TWICE as big as I was at 20. I don't know where to begin. How do eat healthy?...  Read more

Fitness and Health Motivation
Updated 1/19/2015 12:15:24 PM

Fitness and Health Motivation...  Read more

health rider help, please
Updated 1/6/2015 10:19:17 PM

I have a health rider, and am unable to determine how to log in my points manually for such an exercise. I did 200 reps the other day, and today, 100. What would SP call this device so I can accurately account for it? Also, in doing weights, I a...  Read more

looking forward to getting my health into shape in
Updated 1/5/2015 2:37:42 PM

I need helpful information about the best diet/nutritional way to lose weight and gain more energy. I weigh 234 lbs. 59 years old/ female and I am 5'6". Are smoothies at breakfast the best way to lose weight. .along with healthy meals?..or how are yo...  Read more

looking forward to getting my health into shape in
Updated 1/5/2015 8:36:56 AM

I need helpful information about the best diet/nutritional way to lose weight and gain more energy. I weigh 234 lbs. 59 years old/ female and I am 5'6". Are smoothies at breakfast the best way to lose weight. .along with healthy meals?..or how are yo...  Read more

lime

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