Did you know that your digestive tract contains more than 400 types of “friendly” bacteria? These little guys, commonly referred to as probiotics (which means "pro-life"), help reduce the growth of harmful bacteria and promote a... Read more
Your digestive tract is full of living organisms that help keep you healthy--around 400 different types of beneficial bacteria and yeast strains that cohabitate in your gastrointestinal system. There are several different kinds of foods and supplemen... Read more
There are many motivations for sticking with a healthy diet. Eating more of the good stuff (and less of the junky stuff) can help you prevent cancer, extend your lifespan, protect your heart and manage your weight. But one thing we don't always r... Read more
Surely you've heard the old saying, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away." While a daily apple is a better strategy than nothing, it'll actually take a much stronger plan to really boost your immune system. Almost every year,... Read more
A self-described foodie, Ashley goes weak in the knees for pricey items like avocados, coconut oil, fresh mozzarella, raw nuts, and Nutella. “We love to eat. What can I say?” admits Ashley, who blogs at (Never Home)maker with her husband... Read more
Since childhood I always had my breakfast whether it's a sandwitch or roll I always had tea with it. But many people said it's not good for you because it complicate the digestion..
Kindly give your suggestions
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I'll be easy on myself, you know, somewhere between 30-40 weight loss is my goal. After multiple pregnancies this lady is ready to be fit and fabulous! :) After becoming a mother, some chronic health issues and surgeries afterward have made my clim... Read more
I m 29 years old have dark circles and my skin is dull..
I m vegetarian. Many people said that drink green tea this will help u to maintain weight as well as antioxidants helps from aging.
So, my question is there any drawbacks of t... Read more
I read this on SparkPeople Health News today. I am VERY curious as to what exactly is meant by bending the spine forward (see article below). Don't many yoga poses do that with the spine? Help!!! Thanks.
Health Tip: Exercise to Help Prevent... Read more
Kefir id a drinking-style yogurt that tastes a little more tart than yogurt & contains easily digestible complete proteins.Kefir can also help eliminate unhealthy food cravings by making the body more nourished and balanced. Kefir is in the refrigera... Read more
Kefir - a milk product you can find in health food sections is so thick and delicious, you would think it full of fat and calories. I add 1/2 cup to my morning cereal and feel like I'm eating like a queen for only 55 calories. It is filled with pro... Read more
A "cultured milk product" may sound foreign, but if you've ever eaten yogurt, you're closer to kefir than you thought. Find out what makes it just a little more special.What Is Kefir?Kefir has the mild tang of yogurt, only wit... Read more
By SparkPeople Head Dietitian Becky Hand, RD, LD
Despite all the bad news out there about our collective health declining, it's easier than ever to eat right and improve your health. As 2010 draws to a close and we prepare for a healthy and happy 2... Read more
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