At some point in your life, you have probably tried cantaloupe. Even if this is not your favorite fruit in the world, it has some amazing benefits that might just change your mind.
For starters, cantaloupe is an amazing source of Vitamin A and i... Read more
Medications can either be your best friend or a big nuisance when you suffer from heartburn. While antacids (Maalox, Mylanta, Rolaids and Tums) provide immediate relief for acid reflux, there are several common medications you might take for other he... Read more
Can you boil water? Then you can make whole grains a part of your diet. Whole grains are delicious and nutritious, supplying vitamins, minerals, protein and fiber. And there are many varieties to choose from besides the all-too-common wheat, oats and... Read more
Do you feel like you are surrounded by sweets? Cookies, ice-cream, candy, soda and other sugary treats are everywhere, along with the extra calories and simple carbohydrates they contain. For people with diabetes and those trying to cut calories and... Read more
Eight to twelve cups of water daily, that’s what the SparkPeople plan suggests. Whether you are having a hard time drinking that much water, or just want to drink a variety of beverages (coffee, tea, diet soda, juice), many dieters challenge an... Read more
I am a very picky person i tried to edit more than one day a week because i dont eat half of the things and i dont know how to. I need a healthier diet for volly ball and I thought this would help. I am trying to lose weight and tone. also are there... Read more
My electronic scale died the other day- I think being in the bathroom steamed it to death. I'll be relying on using a tape measure to track my progress until I can replace it.
To try and see some changes I've decided to cut out junk food for the... Read more
My app was working fine until a couple of hours ago, and now it's stuck on "syncing." And it's been stuck for over an hour. I've restarted, shut the ipod down, etc. I don't want to delete the app because I don't want to have to buy it (it was free wh... Read more
When I enter a food - either one that has been established in the program, or one that I add, the potassium content that is reported in the food list, reports to my tracker fine, then when I reload the page, or return to the page later, the reported... Read more
Bananas contain high levels of potassium. Sodium is retained in the body when you dont have enough potassium. Bananas have potassium to help lower blood pressure. Red grapes and Dark Chocolate have also been shown to help lower BP. Foods that are kno... Read more
How many time have you been told that starches are bad for you? Well guess what? Potatoes are one of the highest sources of potassium next to red meat. One medium red potato can contain up to 800mg of potassium, a sweet potato can contain up to 700mg... Read more
A recent report highlighted what we nutrition minded people have known for a while, which is nuts provide good nutrition in a tasty package. Tree nuts in particular provide heart healthy benefits due to their healthy fat source and also provide a goo... Read more
Perhaps you have heard eating a banana or drinking a glass of orange juice or milk can help relieve the pain of leg cramps. Maybe you have read that a diet high in potassium can help reduce blood pressure or the risk of a kidney stone incident.
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By creating an exercise routine based on your individual needs and abilities, as well as taking some precautionary measures, you can reduce your risk of injury and make exercise an enjoyable part of your daily routine.
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