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
Cholesterol is a soft, fat-like substance. It is a building block of body cells and hormones, makes up 50 percent of your nervous system, and is necessary for metabolism. In moderate amounts, it is essential to good health. But the dangers of high ch... Read more
Whether you've been told you need to lower your blood pressure, improve your cholesterol levels, or just want to take preventative measures to protect your ticker, one of the first things you'll likely change is your diet. Heart-healthy diets... Read more
There are many benefits to being vegetarian and vegan. Regardless of why you chose such a lifestyle, it’s not enough to simply cut the meat, poultry, and seafood from your daily menu. Animal products do offer nutrients that support growth, body... Read more
Thanksgiving is a time for family, gratitude, and, of course, food. The typical holiday meal can have more than 4,500 calories and 229 grams of fat, according to the Caloric Control Council. That's almost three days worth of food for most of us!... Read more
I'm wondering if anyone has tried this product:
Apparently it serves the same purpose as Metformin without the side-effects, and for many people is eve... Read more
So today I burned 494 cals with exercise. The exercise was broken into chunks throughout the day..
My SP goal tells me to eat more after putting in my exercise. So, in order to lose weight you need to have a 500 calorie deficit. I have 444-794 c... Read more
I have acid reflux, and I have read that I shouldn't eat for hours before exercising as it causes my acid reflux to bother me. I only have time to exercise in the morning, is it ok to exercise without food?... Read more
My book came today. I went to page 467. there is no place to use special code SparkBook2 to get my SparkPoints!!! It just keeps giving me the message Congratulations! You've received your 500 bonus SparkPoints! Now download your free gifts! But the p... Read more
People with diabetes do not metabolize vitamin C. Take 1,000 MG am and 1,000 mg in the evening. Your body will use what it needs. Consuming 500 milligrams or more of vitamin C could help you burn 30 percent more fat while working out.... Read more
In 2008, over-the-counter fish oil supplement sales in the United States nearly topped $740 million. Add to that the additional $1.8 billion spent on other omega-3 fortified foods like margarine and peanut butter and you can see that omega-3 is big b... Read more
I can't remember the last time I stepped foot inside a Long John Silver's restaurant. I suppose it has been at least more than 12 years. After taking a look at their new Freshside Grille Menu, I may have to pay them a visit. There are many health ben... Read more
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