Heart health is on a lot of people's minds these days, especially as more and more people are developing high blood pressure, high cholesterol and type II diabetes. You may think that you're on your way to figuring it all out, too. Eating a h... Read more
So you just found out that you have high cholesterol, or perhaps you have a strong family history of heart disease and want to do your best to prevent it. So you head to the pharmacy or health food store for help, only to be bombarded by countless su... Read more
All kinds of foods provide nutrients that your body needs. But some foods, known as "functional foods," do more for you body than just provide nutrients. They may also play a role in the prevention and treatment of certain chronic diseases.... Read more
Conduct a quick Google search, and you’ll find miraculous claims about a tropical fat that has become increasingly popular among health-conscious consumers in recent years: coconut oil. Health claims about the oil's ability to hel... Read more
While we understand that the organic and conventional foods you buy at the store are grown differently, you might not realize that these same principles can apply to your own fruit, vegetable and flower gardening at home. There are a few key differen... Read more
I am trying to lose weight for some time now but the still can't lose my after pregnancy belly. Can anyone here recommend anything natural to help me out? never used anything like that before but heard about patches that you put directly on you... Read more
Hi, Is anyone aware of anything like that? I am working for a long time to lose some weight but I find it very difficult to lose the extra weight from my stomach. Can you recommend anything?... Read more
I'm loving the SparkPeople and SparkRecipes websites. They have a lot to offer that you can't get anywhere else, much less for free.
However, one thing I'm not finding a lot of is recipes that don't use artificial ingredients to cut calories, su... Read more
Has anyone tried natural detox recipes, like cinnamon-apple water or other fruit/spice blends? I have seen a lot of "detox water" recipes on social networks, it must be the latest craze or something. Do you have a something of the sort that you swear... Read more
A supplement made from plant sterols (all natural and found in plants, just more concentrated) that helps to balance and strengthen your immune system. I have been using Moducare for 2 yrs and have not had more than a couple of allergy attacks since... Read more
SparkPeople.com member Eboston421 recently asked about margarine versus butter and which is better nutritionally. The discussions of margarine versus butter began in the 1990s, when research related to trans fatty acids in margarines was coming out.... Read more
Genes are the blueprints of every part of an organism. Foods that have had foreign genes inserted into their genetic codes are called genetically engineered or bio engineered foods. Genetic Engineering can be done to plants, animals or microorganisms... Read more
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