It's blamed for a host of ailments: headaches, digestive distress, weight gain, poor immune function, hormonal disruption, and even behavioral problems in children. But does gluten, the natural-occurring protein found in wheat, barley, rye and so... Read more
In diabetes meal planning, blood sugar control is the main goal. Typically, people with diabetes are advised to follow carbohydrate-controlled diets in order to minimize blood sugar spikes and manage their disease. Since many foods contain carbohydra... Read more
Welcome to SparkPeople, America's most active weight-loss and healthy living website! This article will introduce you to all of the SparkPeople features that can help adults take control of pre-diabetes. Studies have shown that by making healthy... Read more
It’s a classic question with no right or wrong answer. If you want an effective strength training workout, should you use free weights or machines? Which option will help you reach your goals? SparkPeople’s Fitness Experts voice... Read more
Yes, it's possible to eat certain foods and boost your longevity. Often labeled "super foods," these foods have the ability to not only strengthen the immune system, but to also fight disease, and lower body fat and cholesterol.All of these... Read more
Hi everyone! I am looking for sample menus or food ideas from people who have successfully lost (or are losing) weight. I don't eat that poorly, but can't seem to lose weight and I think I don't have enough variety in my meals and snacks. I like t... Read more
I am really excited about losing a kilo in 4days, been sticking to my set healthy eating pattern and been getting myself motivated to exercise, 1 hour today! Feeling more energy cause when I started I was exhausted and needing lots of sleep, I think... Read more
I was told I have a fatty liver 1 year ago.
My numbers are from Dec 2011 - April 2013:
AST:38, 64, 40, 44, 69
ALT: 76, 108, 66, 88, 123
April 2013 my numbers were AST 69 (max should be 37), and ALT 123 (max should be 65).... Read more
I am just starting the Sparks program. I ordered the new book "The Sparks Solution" and am getting ready to start this coming Monday. I want to read through the book and make my trip to the grocery store this weekend. I also want to get rid of all... Read more
A simple google of "sacred heart diet" will tell you how you can lose 10-17 pounds before surgery by making soup and eating certain things on certain days. Blah blah blah.
People will sing it's praises or criticize it because there "aren't enou... Read more
Body building sites have great work out and diet plans. Most of the plans include step by step weight training , cardio and diet plans. The diet plans are simple and balanced . They also have other great tips for over all health.... Read more
Where does the time go? Every day, week and month that goes by, I am always in disbelief at how fast time passes. Now we're already into spring (can you believe it?) and summer is going to be here before we know it. I don’t know about you,... Read more
Approximately 45 million people attempt to lose weight each year using a variety of dieting approaches. Although most diet plans use the general weight loss formula of calories in versus calories out, exactly how they use and apply that formula can v... Read more
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