The answers to weight loss success aren’t in the bookstore. You won’t find them in the latest government research labs. Forget about talk radio, late night TV, or a magazine rack full of scantily clad, impossibly thin cover models.
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The January 21, 2008 issue of People magazine told the story of three women who used SparkPeople.com to reach their goals. Rosie, Kristin and Kristi supported each other online through the ups and downs of their amazing weight loss journeys. Upon hea... Read more
Eat chicken soup. Bump up your vitamin C intake. Don’t step outside with wet hair. Each year as cold and flu season approaches, you probably hear these common tricks for avoiding illness. However, not all of the prevailing wisdom about viral in... Read more
High in vitamin A and C, these plants have edible tops and roots. Put simply, beets can't be beat!
5-10 (Find your hardiness zone.)
When to Plant:
Directly sow beets every two weeks in a sunny location, starting as... Read more
Beginning an exercise program can be very overwhelming-- even painful if you aren’t careful. Warming your body up prior to exercise is very important for your health (and safety) and will also help you enjoy your workouts more. Warming up f... Read more
okay, so let's get the terminology out of the way; what is "dressing sexier"? It's different for all of us, I may think a black tight horizontal key-holed tank top is sexy but someone else thinks that's a bit old-fashioned and think that latex wear i... Read more
Eat for your blood type...Do you believe in it? I have been having the hardest time losing weight....then a friend asked me what my blood type is. I am A+ which means I should be a vegetarian. I have never been a vegetarian and it would explain wh... Read more
I went to the hospital to see my grandma who was in for some unexplained swelling of her limbs and while I was there, I saw one of the free blood pressure machines and my husband and I decided we should try it (just for fun). I noticed my blood press... Read more
MONITOR YOU'RE BLOOD PRESSURE AND RESTING HEART RATE!It's really amazing how these numbers go down with increased exercise and a sensible diet.Start walking to the drug store to get a BP reading or just take your pulse randomly when you're sitting d... Read more
OK, maybe it's just my result, but I changed a routine nearly 30 years ago that has given me a flu-free existence since then.I used to be a macho guy, I don't need no stinkin' flu shot, and every year I'd have at least one bout.I became diabetic, an... 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
A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week.The 'Healthy Obese' and Their Healthy Fat Cells NYTThin isn't a synonym for healthy, and now researchers are looking into people they call "metabolically he... Read more
You probably weren't thinking about your ticker in your 20s—really, who does?—so now's the decade to start following some cardiac rules. Do: Find a workout you love (at least for 30 minutes a day) to keep your weight in... Read more
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