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Iron Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Iron Benefits.

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Perks of Donating Blood

When you give blood, you give a priceless and precious gift. According to the American Red Cross, someone needs blood in the United States every two seconds, and a single car accident victim can require up to 100 pints. Each donation can help sa...  Read more

The Real Benefits of Iron

Energy. We want it, we need it, but we don’t always have it. When we’re energized, the impossible seems doable and  your hectic life feels like smooth sailing. So what essential part of your diet helps increase your energy as its mai...  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

5 Diet Mistakes That Derail Your Workouts

Your diet may be the missing link in your training plan. Here are some common nutrition mistakes that many athletes and exercise enthusiasts make that can negatively affect performance. (Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered with the solutio...  Read more

Get Street-Wise About Supplements

Going to the drug store lately can feel a little like a Saturday morning trip to the candy shop, with dozens and dozens of colorful vitamin and mineral supplements to choose from! Can’t you just sample a little bit of everything? If you&rs...  Read more

Just did a little reading on health benefits of co
Updated 6/23/2016 11:22:23 PM

Just did a little reading on health benefits of cocoa powder. Yippee! I love Hershey's special dark in coffee, oatmeal, on fruit, etc. yumm...  Read more

Fresh vs Frozen Food Health Benefits
Updated 6/24/2016 1:40:10 AM

I buy fresh fruits from the Farmer's Market when I can but admittedly buy the frozen veggie packs from Costco because truth be told they make my life a lot easier. I always figured fresh > frozen but read an article (blog .homebistro. com/health-b...  Read more

Unexpected benefit to changing my eating habits -
Updated 6/21/2016 9:47:45 PM

Unexpected benefit to changing my eating habits - I realized this morning it's been over 2 months since I needed any Tums. I used to take them nearly daily. What are some unexpected benefits you've experienced?...  Read more

Cast Iron pans and Iron?
Updated 6/22/2016 7:05:57 PM

I'm using a cast iron pan for cooking my breakfast egg. I coat grapeseed oil in the pan. Am I still getting any iron benefits from the pan?...  Read more

I'm not sure if I would benefit from a fit bit. Wo
Updated 6/13/2016 9:48:04 AM

I'm not sure if I would benefit from a fit bit. Would someone mind explaining the benefits of getting one? What all does it do? #fitbit...  Read more

Calcium and Iron Supplements---Plus info on Synthroid

If you are taking calcium supplements and iron supplements (or a multivitamin with iron), remember to allow a 2 hours time span between these two supplements. Calcium blocks the absorption of some of the iron so you would get the best benefit if you...  Read more

Ironing on the Fly

Need to iron just the collar or button placket on a blouse or shirt quickly and not have to drag out the ironing board, iron, and wait for the iron to heat up? Use your flat iron (hair straightening iron)! My new flat iron heats up really fast and ir...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

The Weight Loss Key You May Be Missing

In my younger days as a high school and college athlete, eating right and being active allowed me to maintain a consistently healthy weight. Working as a Registered Dietitian and maintaining an active lifestyle allowed me to maintain that health...  Read more

Kale Health Benefits

There's a reason why kale is all the rage--this powerhouse veggie is packed with nutrients that offer many health benefits, offering even more nutritional value than spinach.   Nutritional Value of Kale Kale weighs in at only 33 calories pe...  Read more