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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

They say the surgery is a big risk as small as he

They say the surgery is a big risk as small as he is but the doctor says all surgeries are a risk. I believe he will come through this with flying colors and will not have any more problems. God is watching and protecting....  Read more

How can I find out WHY I want to improve my health
Updated 11/21/2015 9:28:47 AM

Hey everyone! I've been fairly quiet in this message board, but I believe it is time to come out from the back and ask for help. Sparkpeople, I've been on this journey for God knows how long and I've accomplished some AMAZING things on the...  Read more

so which healthy risk should I take..? some advice
Updated 11/18/2015 4:42:39 PM

so which healthy risk should I take..? some advices please....  Read more

work out health question
Updated 11/18/2015 9:20:18 PM

Hello All I would like to know if anyone can give some clarification because I am confused. When i was younger I worked out all the time not so much So I try to do low impact cardio (including lunges and squats ) for 30 min 3x a week...  Read more

Health grazing
Updated 11/17/2015 6:48:02 PM

Health grazing...  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