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Herbal Nutrition Supplement Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Herbal Nutrition Supplement.

Guide to Herbal Supplements

An estimated 18 million adults use herbs in some form, and the sale of these products continues to increase.   Herbal supplements, which come from plants that have medicinal properties, claim to cure, treat, or prevent disease.&n...  Read more

Can Stress Cause Weight Gain?

Some advertisements claim that hormonal changes from high stress lead to weight gain. These ads offer products that will supposedly normalize your hormones, thus decreasing your waist size. Should you use these products? Research does supp...  Read more

Alternative Therapies for IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) causes uncomfortable and painful symptoms like cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea. In the U.S., this condition affects between 10% and 30% of the population. Traditional treatment for IBS usu...  Read more

7 Key Nutrients Vegetarians Need to Watch

There are many benefits to being vegetarian and vegan. Regardless of why you chose such a lifestyle, it’s not enough to simply cut the meat, poultry, and seafood from your daily menu. Animal products do offer nutrients that support growth, body...  Read more

Alternative Cold Remedies That Really Work

Let’s face it: No one has time for a cold. In addition to making us feel miserable, colds destroy our schedules. Work, family, errands—they all have to wait while we get better. Or even worse, we have to carry on despite our achy muscles,...  Read more

Starting Nutrition Tracking and Have a Technical Q
Updated 4/15/2014 12:18:55 AM

Hey, Does any one know how to delete something that is preset in the nutrition tracker? I need to delete "snack 2" so those calories can disburse over the 3 meals and 1 snack I am trying to track (per a nutritionist). I found the place where I...  Read more

Nutrition Tracker
Updated 4/13/2014 4:11:13 PM

2 Is it possible to use the meal plans for a couple of days a week then use my own the rest of the time? If so how?...  Read more

Nutrition Tracker Corrections???
Updated 4/13/2014 6:49:45 PM

I currently have what I feel is a pretty serious issue but can't find anyplace in Spark to get it taken care of. The nutrition tracker says that a 10 piece serving of McDonald's Chicken Nuggets has plenty of calories, carbs and fat, but 0 grams of pr...  Read more

Nutrition Goals: Iron over 50 Question
Updated 4/12/2014 7:31:45 PM

I've had the dietary goal of eating enough iron in my nutritional tracker for years now. Today is my birthday, and I'm now 50 years old. 44 383 475 My understanding is a woman's iron needs over 50 decrease. Does the nutrition goal automati...  Read more

How to not have the diabetic nutrition suggestion
Updated 4/11/2014 7:54:21 PM

I have a thyroid problem and I'd like to set my carbs lower than the 50%. How do I do that? Thanks, chris...  Read more

De-Stress!

I sometimes get insomnia, so I've started having an herbal tea before bed...  Read more

Herbal

At the young age of 14 I was told that I was a border line diabetic. I tried eatig healthy and working out but it never seemed to work. My doc told me about a herbal supplement that would help. Its called Gymnema Sylvestre. It helps you lose weight a...  Read more

Vegan Fitness and Nutrition

For those of us who do not use or eat any animal products...recipes, help with nutrition and fitness goals and just an all around great bunch of people....  Read more

Alternative Treatments for Hot Flashes

Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. By Cathy Cram, M.S. This second blog in a three-part series on treatments for menopausal hot flashes focuses on alternative options....  Read more

Should I Have a V8 Fusion Energy Drink?

Popular energy drinks like Monster, Full Throttle, and Red Bull have helped create a $7.6 billion United States industry over the last decade. Continued growth is expected with an anticipated growth to $19.7 billion in sales by 2013. These drinks typ...  Read more