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Milk Thistle Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Milk Thistle Benefits.

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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

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

Danger Drinks and Healthy Alternatives

You've been working hard at making healthy changes to your diet and exercising regularly to lose weight. But there's more to weight loss than watching what you eat; the beverages you drink can also affect your progress. Are you sabotaging you...  Read more

Be Choosy about Chocolate

A dessert. An antidepressant. A favorite indulgence. Since its discovery thousands of years ago, chocolate has become many things to many people. The Mayan people crushed the seeds of the chocolate (cacao) tree and mixed them with spices to make a fr...  Read more

I am reading about all the wonderful benefits of d
Updated 1/27/2015 9:50:44 AM

I am reading about all the wonderful benefits of drinking warm lemon water! Losing weight is justbone of them! Anybody else hear about this?...  Read more

Making yogurt without "raw" milk
Updated 1/30/2015 1:23:54 AM

I have been making my own yogurt with grocery store milk, one container of okios plain as the "starter". I sometimes add 2 tablespoons of dry milk that seems to thicken it. I do not have a source for "raw milk". I have been throwing out the whey...  Read more

silk milk
Updated 1/28/2015 3:40:32 PM

I Am currently on my second half gallon of silk cashew milk and was wondering what the rest of you thought of the silk milks. My only grip is that they don't sell it in less than half gallons, my mother has the same problem with lactaid, she cant pos...  Read more

I crave milk ALL THE TIME. The struggle is REAL!
Updated 1/24/2015 6:36:08 PM

Not sure why but recently all I want is milk all the time. I would gladly sacrifice my food for the day if I could just drink a gallon of milk (I haven't, of course, done this though! Lol!) Do you guys think there's a reason why I'm craving this...  Read more

Fiber one cereal and almond milk
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Fiber one cereal and almond milk...  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