Flaxseed has been a part of human and animal diets for thousands of years. Even in the days of Hippocrates, flaxseed was eaten for its health benefits. Recently, however, flaxseed has gained popularity among health-conscious Americans. Despite the hy... Read more
In a college nutrition class I took back in the 90’s, 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&... 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
We all have those days when we're short on time or lacking the motivation to prepare a complicated meal at 7 a.m. So it's nice to have easy ideas on hand to get your day started right. The people behind SparkPeople.com practice what they prea... Read more
You've probably heard this advice before: For a healthy grocery trip, shop the perimeter of the store. Avoiding the middle aisles is a good tactic to help you make great choices and pick the most nutritious foods, but if you stick to this advice... Read more
I feel like what I am about to start is self-sabotage to me for me my mental health. Long story short is that I need to seriously have the medications I am on for my mental health adjusted. This is not something that I am looking forward to. I am doi... Read more
Can anyone tell me whats going on??
On Sunday I go through the weeks meal plan and customize it if need be, then I print grocery list and go shopping...
but as the week goes on and im entering foods my meal plans are changing which makes i... Read more
Day 2 of the cleanse phase over here and already feeling great. Quick question: I am a 21 year old male who is an active athlete. My purpose for doing the challenge is to lose the last five or ten pounds so that my six pack will... Read more
Friends..I have just those difficult seven to ten last pounds to lose...I am trying the plan of six small meals in place of our usual three to do this..So far today I have had a breakfast of my necessary coffee and two pieces of whole grain seeded br... Read more
My husband and I are both trying to lose weight, and we've both joined SparkPeople. But now we've got a bit of a snag. We have very different suggested meal plans. I'd love to use these, both because of knowing it's balanced right and because it woul... Read more
Flaxseeds do help the body feel full. They also promote good colon health. Flaxseeds arerich in omega-3 and -6 fatty acids..these speed up metabolism and can even help your heart and arteries. Yep every Dieter and diabetic should be taking flaxsee... Read more
i put fresh lime in my water..The health benefits of lime include scurvy, digestion, constipation, eye care, piles, peptic ulcer, respiratory disorders, gout, gums, weight loss, skin care, urinary disorders,... Read more
Here at the dailySpark, we're big fans of breakfast. Not just any breakfast will do. We want a healthy breakfast to start the day. So when I met the kind folks at Attune Foods in San Francisco last fall, I was excited to learn more about their brands... Read more
We love breakfast, and we love cereal. We've always got a half-dozen healthy varieties in the SparkPeople kitchen, and plenty of us keep a box of our favorite cereal at our desk. Right now I've got a nostalgic box of Quaker Corn Bran (it was my favor... Read more
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