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
Since you've been diagnosed with diabetes, you have hopefully started learning how various foods and beverages affect your blood sugar. But what about alcohol? How does it affect your blood sugar and how do you account for it when planning meals... Read more
The idea that alcohol may be good for your heart has been around for a while. While moderate drinking may offer health benefits, drinking more can cause a host of health problems. So should you turn to alcohol to protect your heart? Here's what y... Read more
Q: Does cranberry juice help prevent bladder infections?
A: Maybe. Cranberries contain two compounds that seem to prevent bacteria from sticking to cells in the kidney, bladder, and other parts of the urinary tract. The effect o... Read more
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
Husband has always been thin and still is. After my fourth seem to go up and down like a yoyo. Cannot blain it on the fourth anymore she's married and has two of her own. Going to stick to this time. Haven't lost yet but will not give up... Read more
Hey I'm sort of new to the whole spark people thing. I have created accounts in the past, but sadly gave up on my goals. Add me as a friend! I'll help as much as I can to keep you motivated, if I have friends that will do the same!... Read more
On Wednesday, September 10, 2014 I went to the clinic for a follow-up visit from two months ago. My blood tests results were in. The doctor on call told me that my cholesterol is a little high and my thyroid a little underactive. However, the docto... Read more
Today I'll be starting The Firm's Express system. I'm so excited as this will be a new style of work out for me. Anyone else just starting on this system or have tried it in the past? What did you think?... Read more
Well, its time for bowling season, did not bowl last year but our team normally have 2-3 alcohol drinks our once a week bowling night. This year I need to decide to be the oddball and drink three bottles of water, or include one alcoholic dri... Read more
Diuretics used for high blood pressure, water pills, can also raise blood sugar levels if you have diabetes. Some anti-depressants may raise or lower blood sugar.Your blood sugar rises as your body works to fight off an illness. Drink water and other... Read more
A great way to relax? floating in the hot tub. Don't turn it up all the way, just warm enough to feel like a warm bath, get in to one of the "seat" areas, and lay back, close your eyes, let your feet float and relax. The built in seat keeps you from... 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
Did you down a couple of green-tinted beers this past Wednesday? What better time than post-St. Patty's Day to talk about how alcohol affects your weight. One new study questions if what we thought we knew about alcohol and weight management holds tr... Read more
Which is better: being fat and fit, or thin and unfit? The first reaction might assume that carrying excess body fat is more harmful to your health, even if you exercise regularly. But is that true? Opinions will differ depend... Read more
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