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Laxative Effect Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Laxative Effect.

Detox Diets: Helpful or Full of Hype?

There it was, posted on the SparkPeople message board: "Need encouragement for 21-day detox". A member was feeling tired and run down. She had decided to cleanse and detox her body as well as jumpstart her weight loss program by using...  Read more

Shakin' It Up with the Skinny on Salt

Even if you are not a potato chip and pretzel junkie, you’re probably eating more salt than you realize. Sodium, the main ingredient in table salt, can hide in places you don’t suspect, like in ketchup, frozen dinners, instant hot cereals...  Read more

Supplements for a Healthy Heart

So you just found out that you have high cholesterol, or perhaps you have a strong family history of heart disease and want to do your best to prevent it. So you head to the pharmacy or health food store for help, only to be bombarded by countless su...  Read more

What is ''Normal Eating''? --Part 2

Do you often wonder how “normal” your eating habits are, or how they compare to what experts consider to be a “healthy” approach? If you’ve adopted SparkPeople's "lifestyle” approach to weight loss, t...  Read more

Recognizing Eating Disorders and Getting Help

Full-fledged eating disorders are abnormal, disordered patterns of eating that become out-of-control. All types of eating disorders represent serious and immediate threats to the health, well-being, and happiness of the individuals caught up in them....  Read more

Capsiplex Reviews - M getting horrible side effect
Updated 3/15/2014 4:37:09 PM

I have tried capsiplex for my weight loss but the thing whenever i took the pill i get dizzy and feeling nauseate. i am not getting this, why i am going from this phase, or is not not suiting me? please any treatment getting out of this...  Read more

The Snowball Effect of Bad Food Choices
Updated 4/6/2014 2:37:10 AM

Has anyone else noticed that once you make a bad food choice it becomes easier to make more bad choices? Yesterday I was out and about with the kids in a city 45 minutes from home. We decided to try a fast food Mexican restaurant that I'd never...  Read more

Effects of the "wrong foods"
Updated 12/20/2013 1:43:07 PM

Yesterday I was invited by an old work mate to join her and her children for pizza at a kids eat for free night. I also had some running around to do, which involved going to Walmart. This is where my first mistake happened. I ended up buying a can o...  Read more

how does magnesium supplement effect you?
Updated 12/2/2013 9:29:24 AM

I was told by a health food store to take 1 - 2 pills a day and I tried taking one and it landed me in the bathroom big time .... so from then on I only take a half of one and that still has me going to the bathroom. I can't see how you can take t...  Read more

how alcohol effects weight loss
Updated 10/26/2013 3:09:32 PM

I am posting for my Day 11 challenge. A little behind on my daily challenges and trying to catch up. My questions is how does alcohol effect weight loss if you count the calories. I have found if I have a glass wine or light beer I do not loose we...  Read more

Sugar Substitute - taste bud approved!

Xylitol is a sugar alcohol. It is approved as a dental supplement, helping to prevent cavities. It has about 1/3 of the calories of sugar and its sweetness is almost identical - spoon for spoon to sugar. It may have a laxative effect start slo...  Read more

Get up & Move!

We all have our favorite T.V. shows, but we don't have to grow roots into the couch to enjoy the show! Get up and do something during the commercial. Pacing is good, or a small amount of aerobic exercising if you have the room....  Read more

Mind Over Body

Our thoughts have a huge effect on our eating patterns! We'll use the Mind Over Body principals found here at Spark to take control! Click our team icon to see the resource....  Read more

'Fake' Fiber in Your Food? How to Spot It

Studies over the last two decades have revealed ways to chemically alter naturally digestible starches. The chemical modifications introduce bonds that make them non-digestible by human enzymes in the digestive tract. Benefits of the newly manufactur...  Read more

In the News: Disordered Eating is Widespread among U.S. Women

A recent survey of women between the ages of 25 and 45 found that 75% eat, think and behave abnormally around food. These results weren't limited to a specific ethnic or racial group, applying to most women in general. The study also found that 31%...  Read more

May Have Laxative Effect

Yes, this is a potty-related story, but I promise you that NO gross details are shared here. The worst you'll read is the general theme of embarrassment. I bought sugar-free Life Savers candy thinking "Ooh sugar free, and very little calories...  Read more