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Banana Health Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Banana Health.

25 After-School Snack Ideas

If I close my eyes and concentrate, I can still remember how it tasted: The snack that my best friend introduced me to in the 10th grade. So delicious, it soon became part of an everyday after-school ritual. We’d each cut a plain white bagel do...  Read more

25 After-School Snack Ideas for Teens

If I close my eyes and concentrate, I can still remember how it tasted: The snack that my best friend introduced me to in the 10th grade. So delicious, it soon became part of an everyday after-school ritual. We’d each cut a plain white bagel do...  Read more

Light Baking Done Right

If you're trying to lighten your caloric load or lose weight, are you destined to days of tasteless cookies, or—worse—a life without sweets and treats? Of course not! There are plenty of ways you can substitute lower-calorie ingr...  Read more

Desserts That Love You Back

So you've decided to adopt a heart-healthy diet. That doesn't mean that you have to give up all delicious foods. You can have it all--even dessert! It just means that you need to be smart about your choices of sweet treats. We've rounded...  Read more

Members Share Their Favorite Breakfasts

Think you've seen it all when it comes to healthy breakfasts? Think again! If your mornings are filled with oatmeal and cold cereal because you're short on time, try some of these breakfast ideas from SparkPeople members like you. They're...  Read more

Dance for health!
Updated 7/7/2014 10:26:37 AM

Got a link to an interesting study on dancing vs exercise. Thought you might be interested too. www.dmsjournal.com/content/6/1/74...  Read more

Health stabilized - time to tackle weight!!
Updated 7/7/2014 11:01:30 AM

I have mast cell disease which has gotten worse over the past 5 years. I am now on medications which have stabilized my condition to the point I can now look at losing weight. The medications consist of antihistamines, thyroid and H1/H2 antogonists...  Read more

Health or Weight-loss?
Updated 7/8/2014 8:07:45 AM

Hi, I'm new to this forum and its good to see there's a man section on this site. I'm a pretty big guy (133kg or 294 pounds) and have always been my whole life. I'm a bit of a yo-yo dieter, but this time I'm gonna stick with it. I...  Read more

I miss Health News!
Updated 7/8/2014 9:55:15 PM

I learned a lot about things going on in medicine and science through the Health News feature. I'm disappointed that it's gone. I understand that there may be reasons for this decision that I don't know about, but I thought I'd just give you that fee...  Read more

Is BMI an accurate judge of health?
Updated 6/23/2014 9:51:48 AM

I'm 4 feet 11 and have been maintaining a weight of 57kgs for a couple of years. My BMI is roughly 25.6. I'm considered moderately obese. The healthy range is 18 to 23. That means I have to lose about 20 to 30lbs to be healthy! Really?! ...  Read more

frozen fruity treat

Banana/ Mush a ripe banana and put in the freezer. It tastes really great334...  Read more

flavor

I like to add vanilla flavor to my fat free pudding along with banana almost like real banana pudding...  Read more

Spark Utah The Official Team

A place where those in Utah can share triumphs, challenges, and their personal journey to health....  Read more

In the News: Eat Bananas, Lose Weight?

Have you heard of the Banana Diet? This fad diet is so popular in Japan that bananas are scarce, despite a 25% increase in banana imports over last year. (By the way, last year's diet craze in Japan was natto, or fermented soybeans, which have an acq...  Read more

This Week's Healthy Headlines

Awareness: Top 5 Don'ts for Doctors in Primary Care from The New York Times Make This Almond Berry Sorbet at Home in 20 Minutes! from Fit Bottomed Girls Ultimate Summer Slim-Down from Health.com Thinspiration Tips from the Doctor Behind Extreme...  Read more