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Pear Health Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Pear Health.

Waist-to-Hip Ratio Estimates Health Risk

Ever notice how some people can have big bellies but lean legs, or how women tend to store most of their fat in their thighs, hips, and butt? These are examples of fat distribution, which refers to where your body typically stores the fat, no matter...  Read more

The Best Swimsuits for Every Body Shape

If you’re like most women, swimsuit season isn’t your favorite time of year. But every body is beautiful and deserves to have some fun in the sun. Whether you’re full-figured, small-chested, straight up and down or have some extra &...  Read more

Delicious Ways to Boost Fiber Intake

Fiber is one of the easiest nutrients to incorporate into your diet, and one of the most important. However, many Americans don’t get the much needed 25 to 35 grams recommended daily for a healthy diet. Insufficient fiber intake can increase yo...  Read more

Gender and Weight Loss: How Your Sex Affects Your Success

No, this is not an article on that ever-popular question about whether sex counts as aerobic exercise. (It doesn't. Get over it.) This article is about gender differences in exercise and weight loss. This is your chance to get the facts you...  Read more

Over 100 Super Foods for a Super You

Faster than a speeding bullet… More powerful than a locomotive… Nutrient-packed with health enhancing properties… Here come the SUPER FOODS! These foods benefit your body in so many ways. They power your brain, and...  Read more

Hi, I 73 with lots of limiting health issues.
Updated 11/23/2015 2:29:13 PM

Hi, I 73 with lots of limiting health issues. Last year I lost 60 pounds and gained 30 back. I am determined to get that 30 and 30 more off. I would like to get a buddy of similar situation. I will watch for you....  Read more

I've been doing a health and fitness challenge. I'
Updated 11/22/2015 5:40:31 PM

I've been doing a health and fitness challenge. I'm going to continue it. I loved doing it. I'm doing my abs tomorrow....  Read more

Here for health
Updated 11/22/2015 9:19:50 AM

I am a recent cancer survivor and I have to be healthier. I am very overweight and sedentary. I love this site. I Know I can stick to this one. I am in the process of changing my life. 521...  Read more

Being Thankful for health. Although im not at a he
Updated 11/21/2015 12:47:10 PM

Being Thankful for health. Although im not at a healthy weight. Im able to exercise and choose mindfully to eat better. And that already is more than enough to be blessed. How about you. Anything already being grateful for?...  Read more

How can I find out WHY I want to improve my health
Updated 11/21/2015 9:28:47 AM

Hey everyone! I've been fairly quiet in this message board, but I believe it is time to come out from the back and ask for help. Sparkpeople, I've been on this journey for God knows how long and I've accomplished some AMAZING things on the...  Read more

Need fiber?

Good choices are: Pears, Black Berries, raspberries, lentils, lima beans, pistachios, brocolli and carrots....  Read more

Low Glycemic foods

Brussel Sprouts, Kale, Brocolli, asparagus, cabbage, spinach, berries of all kinds, cherries, plums, peaches, pears, apples, kiwi and avocado, lemon and limes....  Read more

Spark Utah The Official Team

A place where those in Utah can share triumphs, challenges, and their personal journey to health....  Read more

New Study Uncovers a Surprising Health Risk for Pear-Shaped Women

You're probably familiar with the terms "apple" and "pear" when they apply to body shapes. People who are apple shaped tend to carry their extra weight in the abdomen region, but usually have relatively slim arms and legs. Men tend to be apple shaped...  Read more

14 Pear Recipes

Pears are a great way to make a common dish unique. Their buttery texture makes them a perfect candidate for sweet and savory dishes alike. They are also a great source of Potassium, Vitamin C and Fiber. As an added benefit, the natural sugars p...  Read more