Are you tired of hearing about diets that limit your food choices or just worried that you might not be eating right? On top of that, your weight and body are changing in a lot of ways that you might not want any part of. SparkTeens cares about you a... Read more
Let’s face it: No one has time for a cold. In addition to making us feel miserable, colds destroy our schedules. Work, family, errands—they all have to wait while we get better. Or even worse, we have to carry on despite our achy muscles,... 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
Since I turned 40 this year, the passage of time has weighed heavily on my mind. While I certainly don’t want to be 21 again, I wouldn't mind looking more youthful. But the anti-aging creams and surgical procedures that are often promoted a... Read more
Woke up dreaming of pie like Bubba from Forest Gump, lemon pie, chocolate pie, coconut cream pie...couldn't go back to sleep. I thought this is going to be a bad day. Weighed 1.5 lbs down, went out and ran 2.5 miles. This is going to be a good day!... Read more
zinc oxideThis is one of the "active ingredients" in sunscreens. They usually cost $8-15 and aren't waterproofBuy diaper rash cream & save money! The active ingredient is...zinc oxide, usually 10%-14%, same as sunscreen, it's water proof(obviously... Read more
Hot weather and working out can bring about nasty and uncomfortable rashes or skin breakdown due to excess sweat in warm dark places if you have skin folds or fat rolls. To combat this you can use zinc oxide(diaper rash cream) and talcum powder in t... Read more
Zinc is a lustrous bluish-white metal found in group IIb of the periodic table. It is also one of the most important minerals used by the body. Just 2-3 grams, about the weight of a penny, is found in the body and serves as a key building block for a... Read more
Get gorgeous skin from head to toe, with beat-the-heat adviceYour Back and Chest Use a body wash with (at least) 2% salicylic acid on these areas—it exfoliates skin without causing inflammation, says Mary Lupo, MD, a dermatologist in New Orle... Read more
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