There’s no disputing the fact that exercise is good for the human body. So it stands to reason that exercise would also benefit the body's largest organ: its skin. But does working up a sweat actually do anything good for your skin—or... Read more
Mike (MKKAYA) started running in 2008. Since joining SparkPeople, he has continued to work toward his weight-loss goals (losing nearly 100 pounds so far), completed three half marathons, and has his sights set on participating in a triathlon.
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I have a friend who can either build or fix just about anything—the guy is handy! I’m constantly amazed to see how he can take care of most any restoration or carpentry problem. Something that seems impossible is like putty in his hands,... Read more
When Ann (AGILLASPIE60) was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in July, 2010, she knew she had to change her lifestyle and get her health under control. A few months later, she was struggling with motivation when she found SparkPeople.com. Since then, An... 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.
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I am right where you are and hoping to change that impulsive habit. Tried lots of things but think I can't just STOP doing something, I have to START doing something better. I'm reading Beck Diet Solution-cognitive therapy. Hopeful :0) Baby steps... Read more
I had a tkr in November, 2014 and I am at 80 bend and 15 straight. The problem is that I have a lot of scar tissue that 2 manipulations under anesthesia haven't been able to help. I've gain 10lbs since surgery due to inactivity. PT is not helping.... Read more
They are filling. I am doing the green smoothie cleanse, I am on day 5 lost 4 lbs and they taste great. I got book 10 day green smoothie cleanse. by JJ SMITH, IT has over 100 recipes and 10 day for weight loss, better skin and health.
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Starting from scratch!
I am seeing a Naturapath who has recommended a paleo diet for me. This is day one! I'm tracking everything that goes into my mouth. You don't realize how much you eat until you look back on it.... Read more
No I am not kidding...our ancetors didn't have all these meds! I have learned since I have lost weight, my blood pressure dropped, and even though I am still pre-diabetic, I can control my blood sugar with food. I read about all sorts of foods and w... 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
Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. She writes a monthly series on menopause health and fitness.
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A dozen derm-approved tricks for smooth, soft, sexy skin all season. Get advice from these skincare experts: Dr. David Bank, dermatologist in Mount Kisco, New York Dr. Doris Day, dermatologist in New York City and Dr. Howard Murad, der... Read more
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