That white, powdery substance just makes you feel good. You can't get it off your mind, and you keep coming back for more. The more you have it, the more you want it! But even when you try to stay away from it, it finds ways to sneak into your li... 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
Health experts agree that we need to eat more whole grains for optimal health. But most people don’t know what whole grains are. They have been shown to reduce the risks of heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and obesity, but knowing the he... Read more
Alcohol and weight loss are enemies, but an occasional drink can have a place in a healthy lifestyle. In fact, many experts note the potential health benefits of consuming a single drink per day, including a reduced risk for high blood pressure If, h... Read more
A key to any successful lifestyle change is moderation. While you may be sticking to a healthier eating plan on most days, certain occasions call for a bit of relaxation, oftentimes in the form of an alcoholic drink. While alcohol is fat-free and low... Read more
My hubby has decided to join me losing weight....well so he says. I encourage him and try to make it a positive change. So first question is, when I find him sabotaging himself, should I say something? He does not handle constructive criticism very... Read more
Thanks to Spark People and lots of encouragement I am losing weight and getting fit.
I still have a beer belly that does not seem to go away. I am losing about 1 kg a week and going to the gym 3 times a week. What exerc... Read more
Hi - my son is on a special diet need a BBQ sauce recipe with no onion garlic wheat or barley . To complicate things further he does not like oregano or rosemary. can anyone help me? Light 512... Read more
I've recently been diagnosed with allergies to wheat, oats, soy, malt, barley and rye... I'm not saying go out and find yourself an allergy, but I can't help but think if I hadn't been diagnosed I'd still be in my rut. I'm eating so much better. Fres... Read more
A glass of Pinot noir at dinner, a cold beer during a football game, a cocktail with friends after work. The occasional alcoholic beverage has its place in a healthy lifestyle for many people. For those folks looking for a new, perhaps even healthier... Read more
Gluten is a protein found in products made from wheat, rye and some forms of oats. In some people, gluten can trigger an immune response, which damages the fingerlike projections of the small intestine known as villi causing them to become flattened... Read more
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