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Health Risk Appraisal Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for 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

What Causes High Cholesterol?

Elevated cholesterol levels aren't caused by a high-cholesterol diet alone. The fact is, a combination of factors affect your cholesterol levels. There are two main categories of risks that contribute to high cholesterol—those that you can&...  Read more

Can You Be Overweight and Healthy?

Recently Lori, a client of mine, called me angry, upset and discouraged. She had just returned from her yearly physical, which she had been eagerly anticipating.  Though she hadn't reached her weight-loss goal, Lori had made many lifestyle c...  Read more

Stress does nothing for health or "diet". I really
Updated 10/10/2015 4:37:46 PM

Stress does nothing for health or "diet". I really hate fighting and stress....  Read more

If you don't make time for good health today, you
Updated 10/10/2015 5:37:50 AM

If you don't make time for good health today, you will HAVE to make time for poor health tomorrow. I hope this keeps you motivated. Stay strong. ?...  Read more

Stress & health/weight?
Updated 10/12/2015 9:36:45 AM

Does stress really impact health and weight? I have heard it has negative effects. What are your experiences with stress and health?...  Read more

Thinking about all the health issues I have gotten
Updated 10/8/2015 10:48:45 AM

Thinking about all the health issues I have gotten angry & upset about & then finally just accepted as part of who I am. Not that they define me, they might just help to explain me. Although, I don't talk about them because nobody really wants that....  Read more

another vote for S health syncing with SP

another vote for S health syncing with SP...  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.  Read more

Eat A Small Amount Of Peanut Butter Daily

Peanut butter is a good treat for diabetics. The Harvard School of Public Health researchers found that consuming one tablespoon of peanut butter or 28g of peanuts or other nuts five or more times a week is associated with a 20-30 per cent reduced ri...  Read more

Spark Utah The Official Team

A place where those in Utah can share triumphs, challenges, and their personal journey to health....  Read more

What Women Really Need to Know about Heart Health

 Editor's Note: February is Heart Health month, aimed at bringing awareness to the #1 killer in America. Today we're sharing an interview with Dr. Patrice Desvigne-Nickens on behalf of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI...  Read more

How Strong Are Your Bones?

One of the most serious problems associated with menopause is the increased risk of bone loss as a result of hormonal shifts. This is the first of series of four blogs I'll be writing on bone health, and in this blog I'll cover information on...  Read more

My Health Risk Appraisal

So yesterday I received my Health Risk Appraisal in my inbox from a wellness fair I had recently attended at work. I had been excited to see it because I thought I was doing fairly decent overall, and I expected numbers to be much better than they we...  Read more