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Iron Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Iron Benefits.

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

8 Exercise Energy Zappers

The scene seems right. An up-tempo song blasts through the speakers around the room. All around you, people race on the treadmill and grunt as they lift weights. An upbeat personal trainer stands nearby, ready to assist at a moment’s notice. So...  Read more

Loving the benefit of having it but be AWARE don't lose your charger cord!!!! otherwise they will al

Loving the benefit of having it but be AWARE don't lose your charger cord!!!! otherwise they will all pass you in the challenge and you'll go insane like me, one day I will be an organized good person lol...  Read more

Benefits of pure cold-pressed coconut oil
Updated 11/18/2015 1:39:41 PM

The brown, hairy fruit of the coconut palm tree, coconut has a hard shell covering the white nutmeat inside, which is very rich in fat. Some coconut oil products are labeled "cold pressed." During cold pressing, the oil from the coconut meat is mecha...  Read more

Iron fingers
Updated 11/17/2015 10:33:17 AM

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I get the same benefit - if I skimp on my core wor

I get the same benefit - if I skimp on my core work for more than a few days, I start to feel the pain creep back up to levels that need painkillers. Congrats and keep up the good work!...  Read more

Not to mention the added benefit of liquid/hydrati

Not to mention the added benefit of liquid/hydration (I count herbal tea towards my water count, but not black/green/oolong-personal choice)....  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