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Laxative Effect Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Laxative Effect.

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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

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

10 Ways to Stop Binge Eating in Its Tracks

We’ve all heard the lunch room chatter about people's latest diets and weight-loss escapades. Maybe you’ve even led the discussion by saying something like,"I am going to be ‘good’ today and only eat salads and fresh...  Read more

Supplement Questions Answered

Q: Will carnitine help me lose weight? A: In theory, carnitine, a derivative of the amino acid lysine, could be a good weight loss supplement because it helps move components of fat into the area in cells where they are burned. There is, howev...  Read more

Stress effects
Updated 4/13/2015 2:40:53 PM

I have had this debate with alot of people. I used to have alot of trouble with stress and I had trouble loosing weight. Once I learned to deal with the stress I had alot more success. But I wanted some other opinions. How much do you think stres...  Read more

Man gained 6lbs after losing 4such a yo yo effect
Updated 3/4/2015 7:54:21 AM

Man gained 6lbs after losing 4such a yo yo effect I hate it...it like when I start to lose I o start over eating after eating healthy and I gain ..y can't I stay consistent in my efforts it's hard to focus on yourself when the rest of ur world is str...  Read more

How much does the weather effect your progress? T
Updated 2/24/2015 3:23:12 PM

How much does the weather effect your progress? The cold and snow we have makes it hard for me to stay motivated and keep moving....  Read more

Does diet soda effect losing weight?
Updated 2/20/2015 9:48:06 AM

Does diet soda effect losing weight?...  Read more

No, caffeine has a diuretic effect (it makes you l
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No, caffeine has a diuretic effect (it makes you lose water). I only count plain water as water, and I try to drink 3L daily....  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