Knowing what you are allergic to is the first step in avoiding uncomfortable allergic reactions. While you can learn a lot by trial and error, getting tested by your doctor or allergist will give you a definitive answer, allowing you to receive prope... Read more
Food allergies are a hot topic in both the human and pet realms. These days, we all seem to be all hypervigilant about what type of food we put in our bodies. Naturally, I see many pet owners who desire to use the same diligence when it comes to maki... Read more
Environmental allergies are one of the most common and frustrating issues I see pet owners dealing with today. Recent studies estimate that skin- or allergy-related issues account for up to 40 percent of all veterinary visits. Not only are allergies... Read more
It's blamed for a host of ailments: headaches, digestive distress, weight gain, poor immune function, hormonal disruption, and even behavioral problems in children. But does gluten, the natural-occurring protein found in wheat, barley, rye and so... Read more
You love animals—but whenever you go near them, your eyes water up, your throat itches, and your skin breaks out in hives. What a cruel, cruel joke for any dog or cat lover! Even if you don't share your home with a pet, it can be diff... Read more
Crunch Test www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness_artic les.asp?id=1114
Should a woman over 70 be doing the same amount of crunches as someone over 45???
Or do they figure a woman over 70 doesn't do crunches smile.... Read more
I tried SparkPeople before, and didn't stay very long because I still couldn't lose weight. Now, a year later, I am back looking for better results. I know quite a few foods I can no longer eat, and am hoping that will give me a better... Read more
I have G6PD deficiency which basically means no beans or legumes. So alot of filling meals are off the table for me. I also have trouble with the spark meal plan because of it. Any suggestions of other filling things to eat.... Read more
After 8 years of headaches and various treatments, I found a new Chiropractor. After seeing some improvements, he recommended seeing my Primary Care Physician and doing a round of blood tests for allergies. When the tests came back, I found I had a... Read more
It is no fun to be sick and especially if you are getting sick at least once a month. If this is the case maybe a visit to your personal care physician (PCP) is the first step to getting you feeling better. If you are getting sick all the time, it co... Read more
In some individuals, foods, medications, latex or insect stings cause an immune response. More than 170 food or food additives have been found to cause allergic reactions. However, over ninety percent of those responses come from eight common food ty... Read more
When Judi Zucker's son, Tanner, turned 14, he started getting daily headaches, rashes and acne breakouts. At first she chalked it up to puberty. But then the Santa Barbara–based writer was asked to pen a cookbook for people with food allerg... Read more
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