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Free Health Risk Appraisal Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Free Health Risk Appraisal.

Mastering the Mysteries of Motivation

Do you often find yourself wondering where your motivation went? Do you suddenly revert back to your “old ways” without really understanding why? If this sounds familiar, you may have some basic misconceptions about motivation: what...  Read more

The Buzz on Caffeine

Caffeine: Most of us can't get through the day without it. Whether brewing a fresh pot of coffee in the morning, enjoying lunch with a refreshing can of cola, or recharging in the afternoon with an energy drink, we have many routines and food rit...  Read more

Waist-to-Hip Ratio Estimates Health Risk

Ever notice how some people can have big bellies but lean legs, or how women tend to store most of their fat in their thighs, hips, and butt? These are examples of fat distribution, which refers to where your body typically stores the fat, no matter...  Read more

The Unbounded Power of Whole Grains

Using a new method, researchers have discovered that whole grains like corn, whole wheat, oats and brown rice can have as much–or more–antioxidant, anti-cancer activity as vegetables and fruits. Previously, the antioxidant potential o...  Read more

Moderate Exercise Prevents Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is difficult to beat, so prevention is extremely important. A Canadian study in the International Journal of Cancer, has found that moderate recreational and work-related physical activity may reduce a woman's risk of this dis...  Read more

Pre-pregnancy Health
Updated 7/23/2014 1:05:15 AM

I'm a 26 year old mother of one who is trying to lose a few pounds and get healthy in preparation for a second pregnancy. I gained 50 pounds during my first pregnancy and am still trying to get back down to my pre-pregnancy weight. i'm 20 pounds away...  Read more

Free cookbooks!
Updated 7/21/2014 8:58:26 PM

www.leannebrown.ca/cookbooks/ Cookbooks that are free, healthy, and one is even geared towards a food stamp budget....  Read more

Heads Up! Free Fitness videos on Youtube!
Updated 7/17/2014 12:49:52 PM

You never have to buy a DVD again! There are endless workouts for you to do on Youtube!!! If only I can download them all. But I just have to turn on Youtube and do a different workout everyday!!!! I recommend Tracey Mallet's workouts! So g...  Read more

Ditch the Gym Campaign- Free Exercise Suggestions
Updated 7/15/2014 12:32:15 AM

Hello my fellow Sparkers, I'd like to hear your suggestions of free exercise routines/ideas that you enjoy. Today I stumbled upon the **Fitness Blender** YouTube video series and put me to some serious work. It's a H.I.I.T. series for all...  Read more

No such thing as a free lunch
Updated 7/13/2014 12:07:55 PM

the famous adage, refers to the idea that it's impossible for a man to get something for nothing. (getting on my soapbox) This same adage applies to weight loss. There is no magic pill, magic body wrap or corset, super secret psychotherapy,...  Read more

How to NOT get common upper respiratory infections

The New York Times just published an article demonstrating that gargling with salt water can significantly reduce your risk of catching a cold or the flu. Who knew?? So simple... very low risk and costs less than pennies. http://www.nytimes.com/2010...  Read more

silver sneakers

Free membership for classes with the Silver Sneakers with insurance plans for seniors at the YMCA and other health clubs.306...  Read more

Calling All Vegetarians & Vegans

If you're a vegetarian, vegan, semi-vegetarian, or just interested in a cruelty-free lifestyle, join us here! Get tips for making the transition, dining out, cooking and more....  Read more

In the News: The Fastest Way to Improve Your Diet

A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. The Fastest Way To Improve Your DietFind out why eating leafy green vegetables can have a tremendous impact on your diet for very little effort. From MindBodyGreenLow blood...  Read more

BPA Is Not Just in Plastics

For nearly two years we have heard about the dangers and potential health risks of plastic bottles due to a chemical known as bisphenol A or BPA. In response to concerns regarding water bottles, baby bottles and plastic storage containers, plastic gu...  Read more