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
When you have diabetes, your diet plays a key role in controlling your blood sugar levels. SparkPeople strongly encourages everyone with diabetes to meet with a Registered Dietitian or a Certified Diabetes Educator in their area. These health profess... 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
I sat listening quietly to the women in my monthly weight-loss support group talk amongst themselves over the conference line. Marge was sharing how happy she was to be back to her regular daily walks after months of being derailed by her broken ankl... Read more
"Cheating" is the act of deceiving others or being dishonest. The word conjures up images of copying someone else's answers during an exam, fudging your taxes, or counting cards. Needless to say, these are not positive activities.... Read more
They are saying that I look fatter, and a few have even remarked that I have rolls of fat on my tummy, that I look pregnant! Like Chinese roast pork!
Now, I'll admit that I haven't been eating like I should, too many trips to McD's and KFC; but... Read more
The people I live with eat a lot of unhealthy food. I can't change that. But I can choose what I eat, and I can change my eating habits. I really hope SPARKPEOPLE can help me with achieving my goal, which is to loose 40kg by the end of 2014. =)
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HI i am a BIG FAT LOSER OLDER WOMAN, I had my weight loss surgery 2 years ago and just lost 100 lbs in 2 years FAILURE i am in need of desperate help, please THIS IS NOT A SYMPATHY PLEA.... 2... Read more
You can block sugar absorption by taking a fiber supplement every day. 100% psyllium fiber is available in a pill Walmart Equate 100% psyllium fiber. Good for intestinal health too! Metamucil is good too just add a tablespoon of psyllium fiber with... Read more
Studies over the last two decades have revealed ways to chemically alter naturally digestible starches. The chemical modifications introduce bonds that make them non-digestible by human enzymes in the digestive tract. Benefits of the newly manufactur... Read more
The high fiber cereals of years ago offered little taste for the nutritional benefit they provided. Today, that has changed and you can get a great tasting cereal that is also a good fiber source.
Fiber is an important part of a healthy diet. No... Read more
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