An estimated 18 million adults use herbs in some form, and the sale of these products continues to increase.
Herbal supplements, which come from plants that have medicinal properties, claim to cure, treat, or prevent disease.&n... Read more
We've all seen the flashy cans of energy drinks crowding the shelves at gas stations and grocery stores. From students to sports stars, it seems like everyone has used an energy supplement to up their game at some point. But what exactly puts the... Read more
As a working mom with three kids at home, mornings are always hectic. Getting everyone up, fed, dressed and out the door takes precision timing and a level of organization that most businesses couldn’t match. And while I insist my children have... Read more
Whether browsing the Internet, surfing through 500 channels, or flipping through your favorite magazine (or tabloid), you’ll find them everywhere: weight loss supplements that offer quick and easy solutions to shedding unwanted pounds. Simply p... Read more
I'm sure you have heard people say, "Losing weight is easy. Keeping it off is the hard part."
Well, I disagree with this statement. I think losing weight is hard, but keeping it off is even harder!
Permanent weight... Read more
The scale hasn't changed in two weeks & I am getting bummed. My period arrived today which explains being bloated...think the best idea is not to weigh in until next week? I know it's more than a number but...... Read more
I am told by Sparkers that they cannot comment on my page because I am set to "private"
However, I would like to receive comments and I want to uncheck private--Please
I have not checked "offline" so please help me to correct this. Thanks!... Read more
In October 2011 I was not able to complete a 5K walk that incorporated walking up 1000 steps (the annual Bisbee 1000, AZ). The next day I set out to lose 65 pounds and increase my strength and endurance so I can go back in 2012 and complete the walk... Read more
Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com.
By Cathy Cram, M.S.
This second blog in a three-part series on treatments for menopausal hot flashes focuses on alternative options.... Read more
Gene Stone has been writing about health (among other topics) for more than two decades.A few years ago the idea occurred to him that perhaps he was talking to the wrong people. Why not find those people we all know—the ones who say they never... Read more
Single doses of Panax ginseng (G115) reduce blood glucose levels and improve cognitive performance during sustained mental activity
Jonathon L. Reay
Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK... Read more
I have this tea made of Asian Ginseng, Licorice root and Mint. It is quite delicious and it is quite effective.
When i have really bad pms, it helps with most of the symptoms. Right now because I'm freezing cold and just felt like I was going... Read more
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