Though food is supposed to be one of life's simple pleasures, few things cause more angst and confusion. It's no wonder why. We're constantly being told which foods we should eat to be healthy, which diets we should follow to be skinny, w... Read more
Do you feel like you are surrounded by sweets? Cookies, ice-cream, candy, soda and other sugary treats are everywhere, along with the extra calories and simple carbohydrates they contain. For people with diabetes and those trying to cut calories and... Read more
It's becoming more and more common for consumers to forgo medication when looking for a "natural" alternative to treating conditions like depression. No matter what method you choose, it's important to get all the facts. SparkPeople... Read more
Almost one out of nine women is expected to develop breast cancer, the second leading cause of cancer-related death in women.
So far, researchers haven't found any fool-proof way to prevent breast cancer except voluntary mastectomy (surgical... Read more
Many pressing reasons exist to avoid being overweight or obese and, unfortunately, cancer is one of them. It has long been known that excess weight increases the risk of heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes. But, fewer people know about the frig... Read more
I lost a close friend to cancer 2 nights ago. Amanda was like a sister to me,she was so proud of my journey towards health. She was kind,smart and loving. I couldn't eat yesterday,today I am binge eating. I have to be stronger,tomorrow's a new day..... Read more
My sister passed away from cancer 2 years ago. Today I decided to finally look at her before death pictures and after death photos... I can still see the images in my head. And now I am having minor anxiety attacks. Cherish every moment you have.... Read more
Hello, I have breast cancer and am currently undergoing chemo. I am having serious weight issues from the copious amounts of steroids I'm on. I am wondering if anyone else on here has had to battle steroid binges?... Read more
#firstpost My husband has stage 4 cancer and my emotions and weight are out of control. I'm being strong for him but totally neglecting myself. I need to feel healthy again and stop eating my emotions.... Read more
Been a rough few days with my dad's cancer diagnosis. I have handled it better than i thought i could. Have not stuffed my feeling down with food but allowed myself to cry. Still a long journey ahead but this seems to affirm my lifestyle change.... Read more
Tomato Soup is supposed to relieve stress. It is high in Lycopene & Tomato is a natural antiseptic and a blood purifier.Nicotinic acid in tomatoes can help to reduce blood cholesterol, thus helps prevent heart diseases. Pick tomatoes with the bright... Read more
Don't Overcook Broccoli Steam Broccoli 4 mintues only to reap it's cancer fighting properties. An Apple a day is also good cancer fighter. Studies have demonstrated that people who eat a plant-based diet rich in fruits, vegetables, & whole grains h... Read more
This team is for people training for either the Komen 3-Day Walk or the Avon 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer. We welcome Crew, walker-stalkers, the curious and other long-distance walkers also.... Read more
Both my husband and I have been milk drinkers our entire lives. Some of our fondest memories growing up include milk. For my husband it was spending summers working on his grandfather's dairy farm. For me it was greeting our milkman Mr. McVay eac... Read more
For more than 25 years, October has been recognized as National Breast Cancer Awareness month. This is the time of year when the familiar pink ribbons and, in more recent years, pink in general becomes more prevalent in our communities and in the med... Read more
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