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
Often described as an intense throbbing or pulsing in one specific area of the head, a migraine headache is a condition that can't--and shouldn't--be ignored. This severe headache can last for a few hours or up to several days. People who suf... Read more
If you live with migraines, you might already be familiar with the pain and discomfort they cause. Migraines are a specific type of headache often identified by episodes of throbbing pain and, sometimes, nausea, vomiting or sensitivity to light. Migr... Read more
This cuisine features smaller portions that are lower calories and lower fat (IF you avoid fried options) and emphasizes rice and soybean products. Sometimes features tabletop stir-fry cooking, some foods are fried, but most ar... Read more
For the last week I have not been receiving emails to alert me of replies to my team message posts. I have checked with my ISP but SparkPeople.com is not in my spam detector. I always check the button at the bottom of the posts so that I will get... Read more
There is a lot of information on the web linking Monosodium glutamate (MSG) consumption to weight gain or obesity. How MSG could be causing obesity even without increased food consumption. MSG hides behind 25 or more names, such as "Natural Flavor... Read more
Carb Rich Foods are digested rapidly which will make your body sleepy. Most likely you ate too many carbs, if you feel drowsy. You can avoid feeling sleepy by avoiding foods that are high in sugar and flour. Pizza, for instance, is a simple carb: it... Read more
Avoid sugar as it causes Inflammation, avoiding sugar will help you reduce joint pain greatly. Avoid nitrites and nitrates. Wheat and other grains containing gluten. MSG and soft drinks. Coffee is highly inflammatory and contributes to joint pain...... Read more
In our ongoing Food on the Run series, we have taken a closer look at many popular fast food chains as well as some that are up and coming. Many have had entrees that focused on burgers, chicken, noodles or burritos. Today we take a broader look at a... Read more
If you've watched TV in the past few weeks, you've likely seen the commercials for Campbell's Select Harvest soups. A pretty red-haired woman wears a blindfold and tastes two soups. When she tastes the competitor's soups, she says she tastes sodium-s... Read more
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