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Milk Thistle Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Milk Thistle Benefits.

The Buzz On Energy Drinks

We've all seen the flashy cans of energy drinks crowding the shelves at gas stations and grocery stores. From students to sports stars, it seems like everyone has used an energy supplement to up their game at some point. But what exactly puts the...  Read more

Does Your Pet Need a Supplement?

These days, it seems we are constantly bombarded by ads for nutritional supplements claiming to make us healthier, live longer or prevent diseases. Many of the same supplements available to humans are now being offered to pets.   We want our...  Read more

Alternative Remedies for Heartburn

Late-night dining on spicy wings and greasy fries can turn even the most tolerant tummy into a tumultuous tyrant. On occasion, everyone experiences heartburn following a large, rich meal.  But when the occasional discomfort turns into an ongoing...  Read more

Healthy Beverage Guidelines

Eight to twelve cups of water daily, that’s what the SparkPeople plan suggests. Whether you are having a hard time drinking that much water, or just want to drink a variety of beverages (coffee, tea, diet soda, juice), many dieters challenge an...  Read more

Probiotics: A Billion Good Bugs

Did you know that your digestive tract contains more than 400 types of “friendly” bacteria? These little guys, commonly referred to as probiotics (which means "pro-life"), help reduce the growth of harmful bacteria and promote a...  Read more

Skim Milk
Updated 4/1/2014 3:32:20 AM

Is skim milk a good carb or a bad carb?...  Read more

Any nut milk recommendations without additives?
Updated 3/26/2014 10:36:41 AM

My sons migraines with vomiting have stopped now that he's given up milk and cheese :) Which is incredible and we are so thankful we have figured out the trigger. He would still like milk from time to time though, so my question is... I'm look...  Read more

Silk Almond Milk
Updated 3/26/2014 11:32:34 AM

This past weekend I bought Silk Almond Milk, when I tasted it this weekend my face went *bleh*! It didnt seem to have much taste, I know it wasnt gonna taste like cows milk, but it just tasted funky. This was my first time trying Almond Milk, so it...  Read more

almond milk vs. skim milk
Updated 3/23/2014 7:17:24 PM

Which one is healthier for you? Almond milk says it has 50% more calcium?...  Read more

What non-scale benefits have you gained?
Updated 3/12/2014 1:24:50 PM

Nine weeks in, I haven't lost as much weight as I had hoped to by now. As in, I've lost hardly any. But today I went to the doctor, where I proceeded to become exceptionally lost and arrive late (which I hate) for a very stressful appointment....  Read more

Silymarin

Silymarin, milk thistle, is an herb that strengthens the liver. I use this, when I can get it, anytime I am losing weight. Milk thistle protects the liver from toxins, which are often stored in body tissues including fats.10...  Read more

Small losses do add up

I am one of those people who needs something more concrete than a number on a scale to get excited about. So I remind myself that every 8 pounds I lose is equal to a gallon of milk. Now, knowing how bulky and heavy a gallon of milk is, makes an 8 pou...  Read more

Living Healthy with Insulin Resistance/Low GI Diet

For anyone struggling with weight issues due to insulin resistance, diabetes, PCOS, and hypoglycemia. Diet Health Benefits also help reduce HBP, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, & Liver Enzymes. ...  Read more

In the News: Ice Cream Made from Breast Milk?

Would you want to eat ice cream made of human breast milk instead of cow’s milk? People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is asking Ben and Jerry’s to begin using breast milk in its products instead of cow's milk, saying it would reduce t...  Read more

You Asked: Do Drinks Like Coffee, Tea or Diet Soda Count toward My Daily Water Quota?

A few decades ago, Americans consumed less than 10% of their daily calories in the form of drinks, but today we get 21% of our calories from beverages. For someone eating 2,000 calories a day, that's 420 calories a day in the form of drinks! ...  Read more