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
The fitness universe always talks about Nutrition and Exercise as if these are the only two options for getting in shape.
Want to lose the post-pregnancy padding? Nutrition & Exercise.
Want to look 10 years younger? Nutrition... Read more
It's becoming more and more common for consumers to forgo medication when looking for a "natural" alternative to treating conditions like depression. No matter what method you choose, it's important to get all the facts. SparkPeople... Read more
An estimated 18 million adults use herbs in some form, and the sale of these products continues to increase.
Herbal supplements, which come from plants that have medicinal properties, claim to cure, treat, or prevent disease.&n... Read more
Millions of people struggle with the problem of chronic pain (defined as pain lasting longer than three to six months). The severity and frequency of the pain can range from mild, occasional discomfort (such as a typical headache) to intense, c... Read more
Last week was a bit much for us all, with all the tragedies. Yay to a new week! 224
How did you manage with your healthy lifestyle goals during it all? I did really well. I kept thinking I can't run very good I better trim up in case I need to ru... Read more
Why do I eat worse/more on non-workout (rest) days? Is it boredom? Is it because my body needs something? Is it because by brain thinks since it doesn't have to workout, we are on a "free" day rather than a "rest" day?... Read more
I have gained about 20 pounds over the 6-12 months. I started taking Zoloft in Sept 2012 and wondered if that would have slowed my metabolism.
I am relatively new to this site, and wanted to know if anyone has some insight here. - Thanks... Read more
Hi I am off of prednisone after being on it for six months at doses as high as 60 mg, I tapered off slowly and then was off it completely October 24. Unfortunately, I had surgery on Dec 14 and had to get a dose during surgery(hysterectomy /kept ovari... Read more
What excuse do you make to overeat during the holidays? "Just one bite.""It's only one day." "I'll work it off tomorrow." Whatever our reasoning, overeating during the holidays has just as much of an effect on our health and our waistlines as it does... Read more
It’s Friday night, you’re tired after a long, hard week, but you really want to go out with your friends and do a little partying. The solution: mix your alcohol with an “energy” drink like Red Bull or Monster. It’s the new way to have your alcohol b... Read more
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