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Ginkgo Leaves Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Ginkgo Leaves.

13 Ways to Maintain Your Brain

Store shelves are drowning is books and magazines dedicated to the care and maintenance of your body. Your abs, your thighs – even your heart – get special attention. But what about your mind? Why does it seem like the brain, y...  Read more

Guide to Herbal Supplements

An estimated 18 million adults use herbs in some form, and the sale of these products continues to increase.   Herbal supplements, which come from plants that have medicinal properties, claim to cure, treat, or prevent disease.&n...  Read more

The Buzz On Energy Drinks

We've all seen the flashy cans of energy drinks crowding the shelves at gas stations and grocery stores. From students to sports stars, it seems like everyone has used an energy supplement to up their game at some point. But what exactly puts the...  Read more

6 ''Biggest Loser'' Lessons to Unlearn

TV can be educational. After all, I outlined eight great lessons you can take from NBC’s hit television show, "The Biggest Loser" and apply to your own healthy lifestyle program. I said it then and I'll say it again: I am a big fa...  Read more

How to Choose and Use a Pedometer

A recent study from the RAND Corporation found that people who live in the suburbs are more prone to chronic physical health problems than people living in compact urban areas. The theory is that "suburban sprawl" reduces the time people sp...  Read more

My Left Foot---the saga of! 1
Updated 7/28/2014 10:16:00 AM

On January 8th, 2013, is where the story picks up. I had been walking for weight loss, and doing pretty well for about 6 to 8 months at that point. I had lost 70 pounds and while I did have some slight foot issues, needing orthotic inserts, some p...  Read more

i am back again why do i leave?
Updated 7/16/2014 9:07:20 AM

Been awhile but always come back to spark people. The only place that seems to help me. I have hoped this since I have breast cancer others on here might be able to help me. Meaning I am unable to do A lot o strenuous exercise. But on a goo...  Read more

I have returned-Shouldn't have left!
Updated 7/7/2014 10:39:20 PM

I have returned to SparkPeople because I have enjoyed it and it worked-when I put in the required motivational umph. My motivation tends to come and go. At the moment I am hoping that THIS time things will really stick and that in a year I will sti...  Read more

Six Months left in 2014, so what are your goals?
Updated 7/23/2014 4:37:35 AM

It is July 2014 and we have six months left in this year. On January 1, 2015 what will you have accomplished with these six months? My goal is to release 30#, which is five pounds per month. I hope to do better, but that is the goal I am...  Read more

Left Over Chicken Marsala Ideas?
Updated 6/30/2014 7:28:12 AM

I have aloooot of left over chicken Marsala. There is only so much rice and chicken one can eat in a week, I am looking for different ways to eat it. I read online you can make a pizza with chicken marsala which I want to try, it sounds good! Any oth...  Read more

Cooking Workout!

You can lose weight or at least workout WHILE you cook!:192Make cakes the old way: leave the mixer in the cupboard. Use the hand-mix method: 360 strokes. Do short counts on each hand. Altern. 50 strokes on each hand (3 times each hand); with 30 each...  Read more

Cheating

When you eat healthy all day and then splurge later for dinner or a party dont get down on yourself. If you stop after that and dont go home and spurge some more odds are it wont show up the next day on the scale. 29...  Read more

Getting Healthy in Our 20's

This group is for people in their twenties who are trying to turn over a new leaf and get healthy. We are doing this to feel better and to be better role models for our friends and families....  Read more

12 Ways to Top Your Tomato Soup

There's something so comforting about tomato soup, especially when paired with a grilled cheese sandwich. Today we're sharing with you a simple recipe for a homemade version of this comforting classic, plus ideas for how to top your soup--and...  Read more

Chef's Secrets: Try These Unusual Combos to Add Flavor Not Fat

What's the secret to cooking like a healthy chef? Think beyond the usual flavor boosters of sugar, salt and fat. While they taste good on the tongue, they're not exactly good for us, are they?Today I'm sharing some unusual yet delicious f...  Read more