Eight to twelve cups of water daily, that’s what the SparkPeople plan suggests. Whether you are having a hard time drinking that much water, or just want to drink a variety of beverages (coffee, tea, diet soda, juice), many dieters challenge an... Read more
You're killing your workout, feeling strong and confident. Maybe you're three miles into a brisk walk, a few meters into your swim routine or in the home stretch of a 5K run. Your heart and lungs are cooperating, your form is on point and you... Read more
You’re careful about calories and fussy about fat. You crunch the numbers and keep track of your daily diet. But how conscious are you regarding calcium, the mineral that keeps both men and women strong and healthy?
Calcium plays an... Read more
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
When I was a wee tot, I frequently had stomach pains that were once bad enough to warrant a trip to the emergency room. Everything looked fine according to the doctor, but my pains continued. Finally, an allergist diagnosed me with a milk allergy, an... Read more
I have been taking calcium (Viactiv) and Fiber daily since starting SP. Today I tried a protein powder. Wow is that good stuff! Surprisingly filling! 12 oz almond milk, banana and one scoop. It's good to try new things!... Read more
I'm not getting enough Calcium and Iron in my diet. I only have a few hundred calories left to work with. I would prefer an all natural solution. Is anyone getting enough of both of these nutrients? If so How?... Read more
I'm not getting enough Calcium and Iron in my diet. I'm looking for a solution that wont take up more than a few hundred calories. I would prefer not using a supplement or vitamin pill. Is anyone getting enough of both of these and if so how?... Read more
My Dr also told me no calcium 30 min after I take my pill and a friends told her 1.5 hrs. because it will block the absorption of the meds. So I decided no calcium in the morning should cover me.... Read more
Can Calcium Boost Weight Loss?Low-fat milk, fortified orange juice, leafy greens, and yogurt are all rich sources of calcium, but can they actually improve your weight-loss success?One study has shown that eating three servings of low-fat, calcium-ri... Read more
It’s not exactly a news flash that milk can give you strong bones and carrots help sharpen your eyesight. But what you may not know is that you can get more disease-fighting bang by eating certain foods together. Think Simon and Garfunkel, Fred... Read more
Fresh fruits and vegetables serve as a nutritional powerhouse for most healthy diets. Loaded with vitamins, minerals, fiber and phytochemicals, they also help protect against disease. Sure there are small health risks from pesticides, but those are e... Read more
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