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
You've heard the rumblings about bacteria. Once seen as just dirty germs, these microbes are now more accurately divided into two categories: disease-causing agents, or "bad" bacteria, and health-promoting "good" bacteria.
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It’s a vicious cycle people with chronic pain know well: Pain causes you stress and stress exacerbates your pain. While everyday evidence points to a connection between stress and pain (and vice versa), research is also highlighting this connec... Read more
When cartilage that cushions your joints begins to breakdown faster than your body can replace it, you develop osteoarthritis. Without this protective tissue, the bones in your joints rub together, causing pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness. Lo... Read more
The results of recent research on honey have the nutrition world a-buzzing. Honey has joined the ranks of foods like chocolate, coffee, and eggs—foods once considered sinful that have recently been proven healthy (in moderation, of course). The... Read more
Has anyone tried or uses a Pure Strength band
I picked it up at Walgreens for $4.50, the web site has it priced $95.00 really, I welcome any input. I am willing to try anything, to help foot... Read more
Hi. My name is Debbie and I'm new to sparkpeople but I have been dealing with Type 2 for about two years now. I'm only on Januvia and Actos and I haven't always taken them like I'm supposed to and I haven't always been testing and eating like I sho... Read more
On the tracking page, I have to click ok after each entry rather than filling in all the information and saving it all at once. Any suggestions? I have been away from the program for a while and it certainly did not do that previously. Thanks!... Read more
If you are one of those that can't resist the flush of the Niacin to lower the cholesterol then do this. From a pharmacist word. Take aspirin (if you are not allegic to it) 30 minutes before the Niacin (any milligram), this will help the flush. Yo... Read more
since I have diabetes I have found that there will b days when your bs spike for no reason. And other days your bs will spike if u r upset. Try to keep calm and your bs will stay calm with u.... Read more
The familiar orange box and 'breakfast of champions' slogan has been an American icon for generations. For many athletes, being featured on the box is a goal and dream come true when it happens. In 1921, Wheaties was discovered by accident and becaus... Read more
Best Foods to EatYou don't have to hit a health food store to find foods that help you lose weight, boost your energy and stay healthy. They're right in your grocery aisle! Here are the top 12 superfoods you can easily find, plus 12 simple,... Read more
I have been trying to figure out what is causing my severe insomnia issues lately. I seriously figured it was the EMF’s and the little light sources from the 2 nights I spent on the daybed in the office. It was pretty well ‘confirmed’s when I went to... Read more
Make food your medicine and medicine your food - Hipporates. The film builds on the premise that the human body can heal itself when given proper nutrition.
Lots of good info in this documentary. Also pointed to niacin as being a huge help in... Read more
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