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Laxative Effect Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Laxative Effect.

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

Importance and Effect of Veggies?
Updated 7/25/2014 12:23:22 AM

I know veggies and greens are super important for your body. I had a month where I made sure to eat atleast 4-5 portions of veggies, to the point where I pooped green (TMI much? lol) I felt great! It felt like my system was just in tune, my BM were c...  Read more

Effect of recent display changes on old eyes
Updated 6/12/2014 4:50:09 PM

I have been sad to see the Today on SparkPeople side panel removed from the nutrition page and the Other Goals page, making those pages display wider and with a lot of white space. I liked seeing my fitness minutes yearly stats and my Spark points di...  Read more

Effects concerning Hypothroidism meds
Updated 5/13/2014 9:17:54 PM

33 Hello everyone I hope you are all doing fine. First of all a very Happy belated Mothers day! I just wanted to know if anyone else has had this problem. In 2007 I had chronic heart failure, diabetes and other things. In 2011 I went through Brea...  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

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