The relationship between exercise and gastro esophageal reflux disorder (GERD) is a tricky one. For some people, moderate exercise can help reduce GERD symptoms and benefit the body in countless other ways too. In a 2004 study in the gastroenterology... Read more
Digestion isn't the kind of thing you have to think about much. You eat, and well, digestion just happens. Usually we're more concerned with what we're eating (Is it delicious? Does it meet our nutritional needs?) than what happens after... Read more
In this era of fast-paced everything, even the act of eating a meal has become something we can do on the run. Breakfast comes in bars, lunch can be eaten while speeding down the highway, and dinner is merely an accompaniment to the evening news, squ... Read more
The next time you watch an infomercial, read an advertisement, or spot a new supplement reporting miraculous weight loss results, we wouldn’t blame you for cocking a wary eyebrow. When evaluating claims for weight loss products, the Federal... Read more
Heartburn may feel like your heart is on fire, but what’s “burning” is actually your esophagus. Acid reflux, or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), occurs when the stomach acids enter the esophagus, causing pain and burning sens... Read more
Is anyone else suddenly having problems with all the ads? Everytime i hit a button that changes the screen a new set of ads appears. That would be fine but we don't have all that much bandwidth and it makes everything jerky and slow. I end up waiti... Read more
Hi. I have been vegan for about 1 1/2 yrs now. I started sparkpeople about a week ago to lose some weight but I am having trouble staying within the carb range. I have been eating healthy carbs- whole grains, legumes, beans, etc. From reading other... Read more
For the last few days all I keep getting is that the SP website is having a problem. It takes multiple tries to get anything to take (as far as comments, tracking, etc.). Am i alone in this?... Read more
Hello, I am struggling so hard with binge eating these days!
In high school I don't remember ever having issues with binging, but after entering college I suddenly have acquired the habit of overeating--to the point of feeling nauseous. The next da... Read more
I am Asian . I can not find the calorie for the food I eat daily ( obo, long string green bean, Asia spinach ect...) on tracker list for calculation tracking. Please advise and thank you
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A couple of years ago I went to the doctor and I had constant stomach and digestion problems. I was also on the way to being extremely overweight like the rest of my family. The doctor says: You are drinking way too much pop and it is ruining your... Read more
Have you ever wondered about how to handle sticky situations at the gym, in yoga class, or when exercising outdoors? We got expert advice on questions about how to deal with sticky workout situations. Weighty TalkQ. "My friend gloats abou... Read more
Are you sick of fighting constant tummy troubles? Many people suffer from bloating, discomfort and digestion problems--sometimes for no apparent reason at all. Isn't it time you did something to quit your bellyaching for good (quite literal... Read more
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