I consider my diet to be pretty healthy. I'm willing to try a wide variety of foods, but there is one thing that I've never been able to eat: seafood. My parents love fish and seafood, so growing up, I tried all kinds. The only seafood I... Read more
Omega-3 fatty acids seem to be good for everything, and a new study of their effect on exercise-induced asthma is yet another example of the benefits of this healthy type of fat. A study at Indiana University found that adults with mild-to-moderate p... Read more
In a college nutrition class I took back in the 90s, I overheard a classmate boasting to a small group about how she only ate fat-free food. Most of America was still in the clutches of the fat-free craze, and my classmate’s views weren’t... Read more
It's becoming more and more common for consumers to forgo medication when looking for a "natural" alternative to treating conditions like depression. No matter what method you choose, it's important to get all the facts. SparkPeople... Read more
So you just found out that you have high cholesterol, or perhaps you have a strong family history of heart disease and want to do your best to prevent it. So you head to the pharmacy or health food store for help, only to be bombarded by countless su... Read more
Hi! I'm Jean. 37 y/o, happily married, kids, one dog & a bunch of fat to lose. Always overweight but active, now I get winded just walking. I am the biggest I've ever been and I suffer from depression. I need to lose close to 200 lbs. Friend me! :-)... Read more
I use olive oil and canola oil in my cooking. I find that it has good fats and no trans fats. It is heart healthy and is better for you. Cooking spray is best in frying. Baking and roasting better than frying.... Read more
New to spark 33 year old mother of two older kids trying to find a buddy that wants to start running I live in whitley county Indiana. I have a goal of 30 more pounds to lose before fall. I do have knee problems so i need the help and motivation. Sup... Read more
Tilapia's the best for making fish tacos! I can't remember the whole spice mix, but it's pretty simple. Wrap them up with some broccoli slaw, avocado, and tomato with a squirt of lime juice!... Read more
Im not very big but having 4 kids killed my belly. So when im bloated it looks like im 5 months pregnant..i have been working for 2 months to lose it but last night my man asked if im sure im not pregnant. So i have lost like all my motivation and i... Read more
I consider my diet to be pretty healthy. I'm willing to try a wide variety of foods, but there is one thing that I've never been able to eat: seafood. My parents love fish and seafood, so growing up, I tried all kinds. The only seafood I ever act... Read more
In 2008, over-the-counter fish oil supplement sales in the United States nearly topped $740 million. Add to that the additional $1.8 billion spent on other omega-3 fortified foods like margarine and peanut butter and you can see that omega-3 is big b... Read more
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