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Minerals Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Minerals.

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Water 101

Today, there are abundant ways to get your water. Tap water, mineral water, spring water, fitness water, water from bottles, water filters, water coolers, and the list goes on and on. What works? What are the differences among them? How...  Read more

Get Street-Wise About Supplements

Going to the drug store lately can feel a little like a Saturday morning trip to the candy shop, with dozens and dozens of colorful vitamin and mineral supplements to choose from! Can’t you just sample a little bit of everything? If you&rs...  Read more

Whole Grains are the Whole Package

Health experts agree that we need to eat more whole grains for optimal health. But most people don’t know what whole grains are. They have been shown to reduce the risks of heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and obesity, but knowing the he...  Read more

The Truth About Carbohydrates

It’s true. A carbohydrate-rich diet can inflate appetite and girth. Low-carb diets do promote short-term weight loss, but are accompanied by some severe dangers. So what should you do? The truth is, you can have your carbs and eat them too&mdas...  Read more

Can Meal Replacements Save You From Bad Decision Making?

In a 2007 study, Dr. Brian Wansink, professor and Director of the Cornell University Food and Brand Lab, discovered that making healthy food decisions isn't just a one-and-done deal. In fact, according to his report, the average person makes more...  Read more

Been a year and a half for me. I've had a mouthful of lemon mineral water once or twice when there w
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Been a year and a half for me. I've had a mouthful of lemon mineral water once or twice when there was nothing else, but I have not touched a drop of Coke or Pepsi (or any variants) in that time and I honestly don't miss it at all. No regrets here....  Read more

I wouldn't take a vitamin or mineral pill unless p
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I wouldn't take a vitamin or mineral pill unless prescribed by my doctor......  Read more

While you can't add all vitamins and minerals on t
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While you can't add all vitamins and minerals on the app, you can on the website (SparkPeople.com). If you are manually entering foods and want to include those, you will need to go to the website to do that. Coach Denise...  Read more

Potassium is always the mineral I am short on. Doe
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Potassium is always the mineral I am short on. Does anyone have a good trick for meeting their potassium requirements?...  Read more

Add ability to scan in vitamin and mineral supplem
Updated 3/22/2016 10:27:57 PM

Add ability to scan in vitamin and mineral supplements to daily log please...  Read more

Walnuts and Blood Pressure

Walnuts contain healthy minerals and oils which can help maintain healthy blood pressure...  Read more

Honey and Weight Loss: How Are The Two Connected?

Honey contains sugar, but unlike refined sugar, honey contains vitamins & minerals too. Normally, to digest sugar, the vitamins & minerals stored in body are utilized, rendering the body devoid of these nutrients. These nutrients are essential to dis...  Read more

Hashimoto's Thyroiditis - NATURAL

For Hashimoto's, hypo, and/or hyper. Focused on Naturopathic, holistic remedies, vitamins and minerals rather than current conventional 'wisdom'. SCROLL DOWN TO TEAM FORUMS FOR INFO and ARTICLES!...  Read more

Muscle Your Way to Stronger Bones

One of the most concerning physical changes that occurs in postmenopausal women is an accelerated loss in bone mineral density within the first several years after menopause.   The rate of postmenopausal bone loss can vary for each woman, a...  Read more

Tai Chi: Relaxation Technique and Weight-Loss Aid

Tai Chi has become an increasingly popular form of exercise for all age groups, but current research has shown how it can be especially beneficial for older individuals.  This graceful sequence of gentle, flowing movement combines physical...  Read more

Day 38 - Multivitamin with minerals side effects

Few weeks ago, I had symptoms of fatigue and muscle weakness, so I decided to try a daily multivitamin to help boost energy. I started taking the recommended dosage (2 tablets daily), but it seems it was too much because I got a migraine...  Read more

Ashes to minerals?

Chemistry lesson for the day. Did you know that vitamins and minerals won't burn up? They are in fact the ash that is leftover when something organic burns up.It is kind of a creepy thought since WE are organic so I'll use that point as a segway for...  Read more