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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

Be Ready When Opportunity Knocks

One of life's biggest ironies is how often people complain about their circumstances, yet rarely do anything about them.  It's not that they don't have good intentions, or the desire for change isn't great. It's that change i...  Read more

Motivation: BMI? Scale? Health? or Clothes?
Updated 9/16/2014 12:22:57 PM

For me, basically it is to eat healthy and live an active lifestyle....  Read more

People with Health Issues
Updated 9/8/2014 11:49:43 AM

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~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 410 Hi, I would like to invite you to the team 'People with Health Issues United' , we are a small group and would like some more company. Here is the Link for the Tea...  Read more

People with Health Issues
Updated 9/5/2014 8:49:51 PM

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~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 410 Hi, I would like to invite you to the team 'People with Health Issues United' , we are a small group and would like some more company. Here is the Link for the Tea...  Read more

People with Health Issues
Updated 9/5/2014 8:49:24 PM

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~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 410 Hi, I would like to invite you to the team 'People with Health Issues United' , we are a small group and would like some more company. Here is the Link for the Tea...  Read more

How do you busy people balance life with health wi
Updated 9/3/2014 7:19:16 PM

How do you busy people balance life with health with lack of sleep? Also, I could use lots of buddies 😊 I have a couple people of support in real life but none here an I think it would help me more if I did :)...  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