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
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
Full-fledged eating disorders are abnormal, disordered patterns of eating that become out-of-control. All types of eating disorders represent serious and immediate threats to the health, well-being, and happiness of the individuals caught up in them.... Read more
Do you often wonder how “normal” your eating habits are, or how they compare to what experts consider to be a “healthy” approach?
If you’ve adopted SparkPeople's "lifestyle” approach to weight loss, t... Read more
Summer is the season for showing skin. But with more exposure to the elements and greater oil and sweat production, skin problems (namely sunburn, heat rashes and breakouts) seem to increase right along with the temperature. Luckily, you can fight su... Read more
I have lost 40 pounds and have kept 36 off for 3 years. YAY!!! Do you think a person has a weight that the body feels comfortable at? I workout 6 days a week and burn 2x the amount of calories I am supposed too. Of course, I know that the calorie... Read more
I was looking at all the different kinds of pancake syrups and was hoping to find a reasonably priced natural one from actual maple syrup. The cheapest one was slightly under $7.00 and then I looked at another one. This one had no high fructose corn... Read more
What is the difference between natural peanut butters and ones that are "simple" or less ingredients? I looked at at the differences between two brands and did see a little difference, not a boatload though. I am thinking about trying a different kin... Read more
I'm having a nightmare time with late-night eating. Does there exist a "natural" appetite suppressant that is not prescription or any of those weird, suspicious over-the-counter products? Some low-calorie food that contains an enzyme or some such?... Read more
The spice cumin helps break down foods more efficiently and aids in digestion. Rich in Vitamin E, C and iron, Cumin activates salivation. Cumin's essential oils, magnesium and sodium can alleviate an upset stomach, and the fiber actually can act as a... Read more
By Amanda Greene of WomansDay.com
Most of us are familiar with bloating—that uncomfortable, swollen feeling in your belly. Whether the bloating is caused by water retention, gas or constipation, you don't necessarily need to head to the phar... Read more
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
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