Imagine experiencing severe abdominal pain, along with alternating bouts of both constipation and diarrhea. Even worse, your doctor can find no physical explanation or effective treatment for you, despite these very real symptoms. Unfortunately, this... Read more
Hypothyroidism, the chronic condition of an under-active thyroid, affects millions of Americans. It's most commonly caused by chronic autoimmune thyroiditis or Hashimoto's disease, and can result in a variety of symptoms, including: weight ga... Read more
We all have those days when there’s barely a minute to breathe, much less time to shop for ingredients and prepare a complicated home-cooked meal. A busy schedule doesn’t mean you’re destined for the drive-thru window, though. Delic... Read more
It’s dinner time again and all of your tried and true recipes your family loves call for cups of oil, sticks of butter, and several ounces of whole milk. But you have the solution – smart substitutions.
For starters... Read more
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
The recipe calculator part of the website appears to have been redesigned in the past few days. I no longer find an option to add one of my favorites, or add ingredients shared by other members into my recipe. In the previous version, if I wanted to... Read more
Do you have something that you use as a secret ingredient? For me, it's a mix of about 2 parts plain Greek yogurt to 1 part salsa. I use it for everything from vegetable dip to mayo replacement to enchilada sauce.
What's your secret weapon?... Read more
Tried a new recipe today. 2 ingredient pancakes. 1 banana and 2 eggs. They weren't bad, I just felt like I should have made mine thicker. Anybody have any tips for making them? Or any other new recipes to try?... Read more
I have literally searched for YEARS to find a salad dressing that I like and that is low in calories and preservative-free. I finally found one and thought I'd share. It's super easy. 1T dijon mustard, 2T honey, 3T cider vinegar. It's the best honey... Read more
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
Here at SparkPeople, we love seeing other companies help communities reach healthy, positive goals—and Meta is doing just that! This summer, Metamucil® underwent an evolution to become part of a full line of wellness products called M... Read more
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