When cartilage that cushions your joints begins to breakdown faster than your body can replace it, you develop osteoarthritis. Without this protective tissue, the bones in your joints rub together, causing pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness. Lo... 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
A recent study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found the average daily intake of two carotenoids (beta-cryptoxanthin and zeaxanthin) was lower (by 40% and 20% respectively) for arthritis patients than healthy subjects. Both of thes... Read more
Unlike other forms of forms of arthritis, your risk of developing osteoarthritis is largely related to lifestyle factors like diet, weight, exercise, and previous injury. In fact, dietary and lifestyle changes can have a huge affect on the prevention... Read more
One of the most common mistakes new exercisers make is not measuring the intensity of their cardio workouts. Guidelines say that aerobic exercise should be “moderate” or “challenging,” but what does that feel like? You might m... Read more
I am four weeks into Contrave. The only side effect I can identify, or I think is a side effect, is excessive sweating. Has anyone else experienced this? What happens is when I get even a little bit warm/hot sweat POURS off of me. Should I worry?... Read more
Click on this link, and down the right side you'll see where you can join the Spark D program. Once you do that, you'll have those meal plans in your tracker.
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So again you all awake but night time on this side of the world, lol i gotto wake up at 5 a.m for work so i won't be able to go through all messages, just wanted to say WELCOME to all new comers to the Spark people and Best of Luck to everyone!!!... Read more
drinking water daily - side affects
so I recently challenged my self to drink at least 50% of my weight in ounces of water each day. That comes to around 75 oz daily but I've been averaging more.
I have been experiencing midsection bloating.... Read more
Alli is a supplement that helps eliminate a portion of fat you eat. Be ware, oily gas is 1 side effect uncontrolled urgency to go is too. This reminds me to eat less fatty foods so I don't have to worry about side effects. Love knowing fat is flushed... Read more
For those of us who are different. Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of THE DARK SIDE. If you like swinging from the stars, howling at the moon and crawling under rocks at dawn...Join us!
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This is the first in a series of blog posts about how to slim down your Thanksgiving side dishes and treats. For more information about healthier Thanksgiving cooking, read this article. The poor yam and sweet potato. These brightly colored and antio... Read more
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