For years, battling high blood pressure meant throwing out the salt shaker and throwing on the sweatpants. We now know that there’s more to the picture.
Exercise and maintaining a healthy weight have always been powerful tools for managing... 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
When was the last time you ate naked? No, I’m not talking about that pizza you ate in bed last weekend, so please put your pants back on.
I’m talking about whipping up lunch or dinner without condiments, sauces or the other extras we... Read more
When I flip my calendar to February, two things usually come to my mind. One, I’m getting tired of the cold and snowy winter, and two, Valentine’s Day is coming. Now, I don’t know how you feel about this “holiday," but I... Read more
You consume sodium every single day, and that's a good thing! Our bodies need sodium to help maintain water and mineral balances and blood volume. But too much of a good thing (sodium in this case) can have negative effects on your health, such a... Read more
I have managed to lose some weight and logging my food has really helped me to watch what I eat. However, no matter what I do I over do it on the sodium. I try, but everything seems to have so much! It's real annoying. Any food people have found... Read more
That's a high protein diet, it's not for everybody. I would say try it and see how you feel. Your body will tell you what it doesn't like in a pretty short amount of time. If it doesn't agree with you, try sticking to what Spark recommends and ...... Read more
Off to a good start! Most people lose a high amount in the first week, then level off later...so don't be disappointed if your don't lose that much each week...1-2 lbs/week is generally a good sustainable rate. I offer a belated welcome to SP!... Read more
Just found out my cholesterol is high, 😵 Doctor said , low fat diet for a month , if my numbers don't go down in a month , then go on meds!!! I don't want that at all! Already eat low fat! Any help or ideas ?... Read more
Description of High Blood PressureHigh blood pressure is a common disease in which blood flows through blood vessels (arteries) at higher than normal pressures.Measuring Blood PressureBlood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the walls of... Read more
For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat.... Read more
We all know that too much sodium is bad for your health. But did you know just how bad it is for our wallets? According to new research, if Americans could cut their sodium intake to the levels recommended by health experts, the country would save a... Read more
Happy May! Have you moved past the ''resolution'' phase and established a consistent diet and exercise routine? Hopefully your new lifestyle consists of healthy habits and you are really starting to get a feel for what it takes... Read more
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