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
Despite our best efforts at prevention--hand scrubbing, disinfecting, coughing into elbows, avoiding handshakes--a virus sometimes weasels its way in. Follow the tips below to prevent the flu from spreading, and learn how to care for a loved one with... Read more
It's hot. The sun is beating down on your face and back. You feel your skin starting to cook and know that if you don't head for shade or reach for sunscreen quick you'll end up looking like a boiled lobster tomorrow. But what sunscreen s... Read more
Times are tough and money is tight, but cooking healthful meals at home doesn't have to cost a lot. These Editor's Choice recipes from SparkRecipes.com are good for your body and your wallet! Each dinner recipe serves at least 4 people for $1... Read more
Weight-loss and fitness buddies can be a great source of support as you work toward your goals. They can provide encouragement and motivation, and be there for you when you need a kick in the pants to get to the gym or bypass dessert. Maybe your budd... Read more
It would be nice to have support from family and friends, but I don't have it. My healthy food choices get me laughed at and made fun of. Someone is always trying to give me candy. It is such an insult. It's as if what means the most to me, matte... Read more
I'm dealing with a lot of family drama atm, which has lead to me being left without most of my family not talking to me. I now am not eating or over eating to deal with being upset about it all. I was wondering if you have any suggestions on changing... Read more
My kids seem to be "ok" with Mommy wants to be healthy, but my husband seems to be having trouble grasping the changes I want to make, any suggestions on how to get your family to see things from your vantage point?... Read more
I have a set goal and how much i want to lose. It is going to be very hard but not impossible to achieve. But i have no family only my boyfriend. and i dont have any friends at all. How am i going to stay motivated with such little support?... Read more
We have a family memeber that isnt doing so well and the doctors say any day now. I am scared that once this person does pass that i will sink into a depression and start to eat my way to comfort. I did it in the past when a good friend pasted away a... Read more
If you have older kids explain to them about one of the goals in your new healthy lifestyle is to get exercising. Give them a job of getting your moving. Tell them you will give any idea they come up with a try as long as they are doing it with you... Read more
If you are Texas born, got here as soon as you could,or just WISH you where here; WELCOME to a family of friends! So, wherever you hang your hat, join in the fun and lets reach our goals together!
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How do you define family? This is the seemingly simple question that I ask college students in my adulthood and aging course when we begin to talk about family. As they offer definitions, I jot down phrases on the board in the front of th... Read more
Many people want to have flat abs, but have trouble getting them. Attaining visible abdominal definition depends on a low body fat percentage that isn't realistic for many and your genetics plays a part of it as well, but that doesn't mean y... Read more
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