Good eating habits are directly related to the prevention of osteoporosis in both men and women. It is often thought that only women suffer from this disease, but this is not true. While women are more prone to develop osteoporosis, men also suffer f... Read more
Surely you've heard the old saying, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away." While a daily apple is a better strategy than nothing, it'll actually take a much stronger plan to really boost your immune system. Almost every year,... Read more
Although everyone's preferences differ, it's nice to have some staple foods on hand to make quick and tasty dishes that are good for you, too. So what do the experts behind SparkPeople.com keep in their own refrigerators? See what they stock... Read more
When Martha Stewart was doing hard time, there were reports that she voluntarily pulled up weeds outside in the prison yard each day. Was she just trying to get out early for good behavior? Not quite. Martha was actually taking an unconventional appr... Read more
Yes, it's possible to eat certain foods and boost your longevity. Often labeled "super foods," these foods have the ability to not only strengthen the immune system, but to also fight disease, and lower body fat and cholesterol.
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Wonder if I'm the only one using the app to help GAIN weight... 103 even at 5'2 didn't seem right (not anorexic) .trying to get back up to 110-115...I'll probably always be thin, but I want to be a healthy thin 😝... Read more
Starting my journey again and using #sparkpeople to keep me accountable. I exercise regularly & love strength training but need to correct some bad eating habits! #wantthehealthymeback #findingmyconfidenceagain... Read more
Trying to make my own smoothie instead of using weight watchers mix. I used vanilla unsweetened almond milk, plain greek yogurt, spinach, strawberries and Chia seeds. What can I add to make it sweeter?... Read more
I used to find it odd how my mother, a medical.educator, found it hard to make time to eat lunch in the day as she zoomed around the hospital. Now, as I'm in grad school, work, and carved out me time in the PM, I understand first hand!... Read more
What's New and Beneficial About Broccoli Broccoli can provide you with some special cholesterol-lowering benefits if you will cook it by steaming. The fiber-related components in broccoli do a better job of binding together with bile acids in your... Read more
Benefits of BroccoliVegetables have an impressive way of offering widespread benefits to your health, and broccoli is no exception. When you eat broccoli, you're getting dozens, maybe even hundreds, of super-nutrients that support optimal, body-wide... Read more
We all know that veggies are good for us: they're great sources of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Scientific research has shown that cruciferous vegetables in particular may reduce the risk of lung, colorectal, stomach, breast, and prostat... Read more
In my free time, I like to read healthy living blogs, and one of my favorites is Healthy Tipping Point, which is written by Caitlin, who also writes OperationBeautiful.com. Caitlin is a vegetarian who eats very balanced meals, so I was surprised to l... Read more
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