You’ve heard the jokes and the horror stories. But often, faced with the onset of menopause, most of us don’t know whether to laugh or cry. Luckily, if you’re determined to stay fit—or get fit— there’s no time... Read more
There are many benefits to being vegetarian and vegan. Regardless of why you chose such a lifestyle, it’s not enough to simply cut the meat, poultry, and seafood from your daily menu. Animal products do offer nutrients that support growth, body... Read more
Some women mourn it as the end of youth and fertility. Others welcome it as a time of freedom and new opportunities. Either way, menopause is a universal rite of passage for women, marking significant physical and emotional changes which can require... Read more
Heart disease is not a disease that only affects men. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease kills more than 500,000 women annually. In 2001, well over half of the people who died from heart disease were women.
Yet... 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
Hi, I am new to Spark People and these message boards. I have recently been diagnosed as pre-diabetic and I am looking to make some serious lifestyle changes. Just trying to get oriented to the website at the moment. Already using nutrition and fitne... Read more
Does anyone notice that they do not loose weight if they use pre packaged foods, like ww or lean cuisine..this week I tried ww breakfast scambled eggs and had that and the sandwiches for 4 days in a row and I gained 3 lbs. I think it is all the sodi... Read more
I need a list of pre-made cookies, snacks, cereals and soups that I can buy and sub in for snacks when I don't have time or access to a kitchen or fresh.
So like weight watchers, Special K, fiber one, lean cuisine....ect.
I also need a list of f... Read more
I am not new but I rarely post so that's why I opted for this forum. If I should have picked a different one, just let me know and I will change.
I just found out that I'm pre diabetic and want to take steps so that it does no... Read more
Can menopause and hormone changes in my body affect my weight? 24
After months of not having my period...It returned...along with about 9lbs of what feels like water weight gain. 29 It lasted a week and then was gone for 2 weeks and returned un... Read more
Keep something healthy and convenient at the front of your fridge so you can grab it quickly when you need something NOW. Whether you pre-package your own portions or use grocery store convenience foods like carrot snack packs, it will make a huge d... Read more
If you are feeling like you are menopausal, OR if you have questions about menopause, stop wondering.Check out your local library for some very informative books, ORcheck out the SP's "Perimenopause to Menopause what should you expect" Team.... Read more
In my younger days as a high school and college athlete, eating right and being active allowed me to maintain a consistently healthy weight. Working as a Registered Dietitian and maintaining an active lifestyle allowed me to maintain that health... Read more
Minerals work throughout the body to regulate processes and provide structure. Iron while an essential trace mineral, is not widely talked about. Because it can frequently be low and zap your energy, let's take a closer look at this essential nutr... Read more
Ok, I obviously need to vent, so here it goes. Please don't continue reading if hissy fits bother you. :)
Five years ago hubby and I tried having more kids. We have two together, but I really wanted a few more. (I come from a big family). Us... Read more
Thank you, sister! Yesterday evening, my daughter and I had settled down to watch tv together, and it was looking as if an unfettered snack-fest was about to occur. I had already gobbled down a bowl of shrimp, three pickled mushrooms and six Jeno's p... Read more
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