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Digestion System Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Digestion System.

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What Does Digestive Wellness Really Look Like?

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

Getting Fit with GERD

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

Stop and Chew Your Dinner

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

12 Ways to Spot a Fad Diet

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

Chew Slowly to Prevent Heartburn

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

Using the EXCHANGE system
Updated 8/22/2014 1:32:14 PM

Has anyone ever used the Exchange system on their diet? I count calories but someone mentioned to me they use this exchange system where you watch your starches,milk,meat,veggies,fruit, fat its not as easy for I have been doing it for only o...  Read more

In Need Of A Support System
Updated 8/6/2014 10:53:35 PM

I have been fighting with this whole weight loss thing for years... and by years I mean YYYYEEEEEAAAARRRSSSSSSS!!! I think one thing I've been missing is a support system that understands my struggles. I have family that are a bit overweight bu...  Read more

Dear Experts: Can creatine be bad for digestion?
Updated 7/6/2014 9:53:37 AM

There's a lot of good research on the benefits of creatine. However, I am experiencing at least one side-effect, and possibly one more. Interested in knowing if our experts have heard anything about either: 1) Creatine upsets my stomach. It can...  Read more

New to Spark I think this system might work for me
Updated 6/28/2014 9:52:40 PM

I've been on Spark for a week now and have already lost a few pounds so maybe I'm not hopeless Over 50 in more ways than one, so I have a lot of work ahead, but just maybe I can. ....  Read more

What's your reward system?
Updated 5/27/2014 2:34:33 PM

I know that losing weight and being healthy is a reward in itself, but I need ideas for rewards to keep me motivated. Whats yours?...  Read more

Supplement our diet with fiber

Although I eat quite a bit of fruits, vegetables and whole grains, I have an extremely slow digestion system due to having thyroid disease. It takes forever for my body to break down the foods. I started taking fiber capsules with my meals a few mont...  Read more

Bloat Busters

Try cucumbers, asparagus, watermelon and dandelion greens to help banish bloat....  Read more

The FIRM Believers!

Are you a FIRM Believer? A group of people who workout using The FIRM or The TransFIRMer system and Express videos....  Read more

Fad Diets Will Seem Even Crazier After You See This

A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. Do food addiction diets work?Instead of moderation, some weight-loss and emotional-eating recovery plans involve banning certain foods, especially those that trigger binges...  Read more

CONTEST CLOSED: Giveaway: Gut-Friendly Probiotic Drinks from GoodBelly

Contest closed! The winner is:ANYVAR54Congratulations!If you suffer from tummy troubles, you may have heard that eating yogurt will help get your digestive system back in shape. However, yogurt isn't the answer for everyone. If you ...  Read more

Down Digestion System

Hello! I have great news, classes are over! That means its finals time so lots of studying and procrastinating too. LoL. They are next week and a take home due the 22nd so its not going to be over that soon. I still have some work to do! A...  Read more