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Food Hormones Early Puberty Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Food Hormones Early Puberty.

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Exercise and Your Period

For two years I was a sex-ed teacher. One of my favorite subjects to teach was puberty, which required me to ever-so-gingerly reveal the story of the birds and the bees to a room full of red-faced fourth graders. Over the course of three days, I&rsqu...  Read more

14 Skincare Tips for Teens

It never fails. Just when you want to look your best, you wake up with a huge pimple that seems to scream, “Look at me!” Not exactly the impression you want to make on the world. Fortunately, taking care of your skin isn’t complicat...  Read more

A Woman's Guide to Breast Cancer Prevention

Almost one out of nine women is expected to develop breast cancer, the second leading cause of cancer-related death in women. So far, researchers haven't found any fool-proof way to prevent breast cancer except voluntary mastectomy (surgical...  Read more

Eat Breakfast to Lose Weight

The first – and easiest – step you should take towards becoming more healthy is so, so simple; it’s eating breakfast. Breakfast eaters get myriad benefits including: a revved up metabolism started early so that it burns t...  Read more

Why Snoozing is Important for Losing

Burning the midnight oil could be giving you the munchies the next day. A small study found that lack of sleep might trigger individuals to eat more. Twelve young men slept for only four hours on two consecutive nights. Then hormone levels and hunger...  Read more

Past food log?
Updated 9/12/2014 8:18:22 PM

How far back can you see your food log please? I tried to put in a date for last September but wasn't getting anything. I can't remember if I was logging or not then. Thanks!...  Read more

Gluten in food
Updated 9/12/2014 5:59:00 PM

I am interested in lowering the amount of gluten I eat. A couple years ago hubby and I tried eating gluten free for several weeks. We felt great with more energy and less "brain fog". But it was hard to follow, or I made it hard. I realize wheat...  Read more

After ten days of aerobics and tracking my food. I
Updated 9/12/2014 11:15:19 AM

After ten days of aerobics and tracking my food. I have lost a pound. The first sign of success. I am enjoying it. Seems small but its a start....  Read more

Is anyone else not getting their food and exercise
Updated 9/11/2014 9:53:48 PM

Is anyone else not getting their food and exercise recorded on their home page? Calories and fitness minutes are there but no record of food input or exercises listed. Hmmmm......  Read more

Measuring food for Caloric Accuracy
Updated 9/11/2014 7:33:41 PM

What is the best way to measure your food for calorie accuracy? For instance, yesterday, I was making a tomato pasta dish and measured out 2 tablespoons of olive oil to weigh 20 total grams (10 grams per tablespoon). When I put it in my food tracke...  Read more

Secrets of the French #3: No Hormones in Meat Products

The dangers of hormone-treated meat products are becoming apparent in our society. I got asked one time by a French man why Americans are so much broader and developed than they are and why we hit puberty at a younger age. It is true. Hormones are th...  Read more

What's the worst thing about being obese or overweight?

I think for the worst thing about excess weight is becoming pre-diabetic, and realizing all the complications weight does to oneself. High Triglycerides( fat in the blood) Possible srtoke or heart attack, vision complications, kidney and liver compl...  Read more

CHOCOLATE LOVERS UNITE!!

Are you PASSIONATE about chocolate? Do you see it as a food group?! Join other Chocoholics for discussions, recipe-swapping, & help in keeping this important food group alive!...  Read more

You Asked: What Are The Risks of BPA?

The ongoing debate over plastic has been a hot topic for the past year. Last week I shared that BPA is not just in plastics but can also be found in metal-based food and beverage cans. A common question came up in the comments asking about the hea...  Read more

Adult Acne: 6 Common Concerns, Answered!

Acne isn't just a teenage problem. In fact, 25% of women in their 40s and beyond experience breakouts. Banish blemishes for good with our spot-on advice from NYC-based dermatologist Dendy Engelman, M.D. Is there a right way to wash your face...  Read more