For years, battling high blood pressure meant throwing out the salt shaker and throwing on the sweatpants. We now know that there’s more to the picture.
Exercise and maintaining a healthy weight have always been powerful tools for managing... Read more
Often described as an intense throbbing or pulsing in one specific area of the head, a migraine headache is a condition that can't--and shouldn't--be ignored. This severe headache can last for a few hours or up to several days. People who suf... Read more
Someone once said, “Show me a fish-hater, and I’ll show you a person who has never tasted properly cooked fish.” Whether you made a real catch, or just caught a deal at the grocery, follow these tips to make the most of your se... Read more
Word is spreading that fish is good for your health, but like many matters of health and nutrition, there’s nothing simple about simply eating fish. Even though many varieties can be good for your health, contaminants such as mercury and po... Read more
Even if you are not a potato chip and pretzel junkie, you’re probably eating more salt than you realize. Sodium, the main ingredient in table salt, can hide in places you don’t suspect, like in ketchup, frozen dinners, instant hot cereals... Read more
Anyone want to buddy up and quit smoking with me in April or May?I went all of February and started back up.Need some support. 28yrs sw168cw155gw140-130 Want to start TTC October if this year! Let's help each other!!! Happy sping! (Not into religion)... Read more
Good new is I'm 6 months smoke free! Bad news is I gained 12 of the 15 pounds I lost last year back while quitting smoking. Summer is just around the corner so I'm more motivated than ever!... Read more
Quitting smoking and had a slip up. Looking for advice to get back on track. I went a month and had a really hard week at work and started bumming from my husband for the past few days... not sure what to think...... Read more
Some soups freeze better than others. Vi find if there are pasta noodles they get mushy. I have the same issue and just froze my homemade chicken and rice soup. I also take a big bowl to work and eat it daily for lunch . 448... Read more
When I come home from the supermarket, I wash and prepare the meats I want to freeze. Instead of buying prepackaged breaded fish or chicken, I do so myself and place them in freezer bags. I use a green marker to label fish and a black marker to label... Read more
Most Americans are encouraged to consume less than 2,300 milligrams of sodium each day. With certain disease conditions such as hypertension or congestive heart failure, 2,000 milligrams or less is encouraged. However, the average adult American take... Read more
We interrupt your regularly scheduled dailySpark blog programming to bring you an important announcement about… food safety. Thanks to Ike and his aftermath, many of us are staring into fridges, freezers and deep freezes, sniffing various unrecogniza... Read more
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