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Health Risk Appraisal Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Health Risk Appraisal.

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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

Looking for buddies in my health/weight loss goals
Updated 5/26/2015 11:24:27 AM

Looking for buddies in my health/weight loss goals. I'm 34 and 5'4. Mom of three. I started last month at 200 lbs which is a lot for my height. I am now down to 190 as of today.10 lbs gone but 50-60 more to go. I'm in need of motivaters/accountabilit...  Read more

I started a private Facebook group for health and
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I started a private Facebook group for health and fitness support if anyone's interested in joining. We post healthy recipes, provide support and motivation, etc. Let me know and I will private message you the link....  Read more

I started a private Facebook group for health and
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I started a private Facebook group for health and fitness support if anyone's interested in joining. We post healthy recipes, provide support and motivation, etc. Let me know and I will private message you the link....  Read more

Hi I'm 41 and have a few health issues, I want a h
Updated 5/25/2015 1:18:15 AM

Hi I'm 41 and have a few health issues, I want a healthy life style and want to feel good about myself once again. Looking for a buddy to go through this with.. never been on a diet before so would need to be somewhat patience with me :)...  Read more

Pinterest can be your best friend for cheap health
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Pinterest can be your best friend for cheap healthy meal inspiration!...  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

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