Summer is the season for fresh produce—from your garden, the local farmers market, or nearby farms. It can be so tempting to buy in bulk—after all, you've waited all year for the perfect strawberry or tomato—and when you grow yo... Read more
For years, battling high blood pressure meant throwing out the salt shaker and throwing on the sweatpants. We now know that there’s more to the picture.
Exercise and maintaining a healthy weight have always been powerful tools for managing... Read more
Often described as an intense throbbing or pulsing in one specific area of the head, a migraine headache is a condition that can't--and shouldn't--be ignored. This severe headache can last for a few hours or up to several days. People who suf... Read more
In diabetes meal planning, blood sugar control is the main goal. Typically, people with diabetes are advised to follow carbohydrate-controlled diets in order to minimize blood sugar spikes and manage their disease. Since many foods contain carbohydra... Read more
For most of us, eating seasonally is a foreign concept. Many people don't even know that foods have a season, let alone what foods are in season at any given time of year. In the U.S., we enjoy practically unlimited access to any food at any time... Read more
Dietitians, health coaches, exercise physiologists and health promotion people from other military bases... *that moment when you feel regretful why not haven't i taken care of this earlier....* argh!! lol... Read more
A health center where Military and their families come to us to lose weight... lol Far as I know I can not go down from 237 to 200 in 2 months, but I gotto get the most out of my tries to look my best. lol there will be all dietitians,... Read more
I'm prediabetic and having issues with my blood pressure being a little high. I have no idea how to cook for a family and myself since I have to be on a low sodium diet. I've decided to start from scratch. Everything home made so I can monitor the so... Read more
After months of having health kicks then turning around and binging on junk, I'm going to crack down on my health. :) anyone have any tips on staying motivated? I can motivate others easier than myself!... Read more
Whenever you empty a jar of dill pickles, use the left-over juice to clean the copper bottoms of your pans. Just pour the juice in a large bowl, set the pan in the juice for about 15 minutes. Comes out looking like new.... Read more
Early last week my colleague and dailySpark.com editor Stepfanie Romine, sent me an idea for a blog about using pickle juice as a electrolyte replacement source for exercisers . She actually stumbled across the idea from one of the comments left on... Read more
What's the secret to cooking like a healthy chef? Think beyond the usual flavor boosters of sugar, salt and fat. While they taste good on the tongue, they're not exactly good for us, are they?Today I'm sharing some unusual yet delicious f... Read more
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