So you just found out that you have high cholesterol, or perhaps you have a strong family history of heart disease and want to do your best to prevent it. So you head to the pharmacy or health food store for help, only to be bombarded by countless su... Read more
There it was, posted on the SparkPeople message board: "Need encouragement for 21-day detox".
A member was feeling tired and run down. She had decided to cleanse and detox her body as well as jumpstart her weight loss program by using... Read more
Cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea are some of the common and uncomfortable symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Unfortunately, no one has yet discovered a specific cause for IBS, but there are many factors that are... Read more
Using a new method, researchers have discovered that whole grains like corn, whole wheat, oats and brown rice can have as much–or more–antioxidant, anti-cancer activity as vegetables and fruits. Previously, the antioxidant potential o... Read more
Whether browsing the Internet, surfing through 500 channels, or flipping through your favorite magazine (or tabloid), you’ll find them everywhere: weight loss supplements that offer quick and easy solutions to shedding unwanted pounds. Simply p... Read more
One of my pet peeves is infomercials that try to sell you stuff based on quack science. One of the more annoying ones is on Colon-Flo. they are trying to convince us that without their product you are stuffed full of poop and toxins and horrible thin... Read more
So not to over share, but I have a question about Psyllium Husks and yes it involves going to the bathroom.
I started taking psyllium husks about 3 weeks ago because I did not poop as regularly as I would like and having tracked my fiber realiz... Read more
Research has shown that at least 50% of all cases of colorectal cancer could be prevented by lifestyle, and one recent Harvard study found that risk could be reduced by as much as 70% to 75%! Here are 10 things you can do to minimize your risk for co... Read more
Colorectal cancers are the third most common types of cancer for U.S. adults, with the exception of skin cancers, according to the American Cancer Society. It is estimated that nearly 50,000 people in the U.S. will die this year from colorectal canc... Read more
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