Omega-3 fatty acids seem to be good for everything, and a new study of their effect on exercise-induced asthma is yet another example of the benefits of this healthy type of fat. A study at Indiana University found that adults with mild-to-moderate p... Read more
In a college nutrition class I took back in the 90s, I overheard a classmate boasting to a small group about how she only ate fat-free food. Most of America was still in the clutches of the fat-free craze, and my classmate’s views weren’t... Read more
It's becoming more and more common for consumers to forgo medication when looking for a "natural" alternative to treating conditions like depression. No matter what method you choose, it's important to get all the facts. SparkPeople... 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 of us are striving to cook in a way that's healthy and simple. Unfortunately, healthy and simple can sometimes add up to bland: A plain piece of broiled fish or baked chicken isn’t particularly exciting, right?
The remedy for the h... Read more
I am looking for some one who is my age or near to (im 23) and has about the same amount of weight as me to lose (roughly 90 kg which I think is about 190 pounds) :( I need a buddy to help with motivation and accountability. Let me know :)... Read more
I haven't weighed but I was tempted! I am still tracking but couldn't exercise today...horrible and exhausting day. Still within my cals and I almost emotionally gave into some cookies but stopped myself. It's a banana and milk for me...peace!... Read more
I am new to Spark People and very excited about the app. I want to find those who have similar goals as I do (e.g. Purpose, how much to lose). Is there a way to find those who have similar goals and add them as my friends as an app function?... Read more
I am 22 and have about 70lbs to lose and I am looking for some fitness buddies! Still not sure how to work the app yet so not sure how to add people?? But if anyone would like to be a motivating buddy, feel free to add me :)... Read more
In 2008, over-the-counter fish oil supplement sales in the United States nearly topped $740 million. Add to that the additional $1.8 billion spent on other omega-3 fortified foods like margarine and peanut butter and you can see that omega-3 is big b... Read more
By Regina Ragone, R.D., Family Circle Magazine Food Director Most women do the happy dance when their other half offers to make dinner. The downside: What arrives at the table is usually not very healthy. But when chef Michael Lomonaco of Porter Hous... Read more
Fish oil is great for the body and especially our joints, so with all this added exercise this is especially good for our health & well-being...it has many other good benefits for the body, but this one is most important.... Read more
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