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Raisins Health Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Raisins Health.

No More Boring Oatmeal!

It’s 10 a.m., and your stomach starts that familiar growl, so you’re tempted to grab a snack. Trouble is, those hunger pangs tend to come at a time when you’re busy, so you’re likely to absentmindedly reach for something quick...  Read more

Portable Snacking Tips and Ideas

Eating is no longer an activity only experienced around the table with friends and family. Quick, how many times this past week have you eaten on the run? No place is safe either – the car, your desk, maybe even the shower! Our time is strapped...  Read more

Think You're Too Busy to Eat Healthy?

Whether you're overworked or just plain overstressed, time is valuable to all of us. When making a lifestyle change, it can easily seem overwhelming to include new habits like exercise and healthy eating into your jam-packed days. Between everyth...  Read more

Healthy School Lunches Kids Will Actually Eat

Breakfast might be the most important meal of the day, but lunch runs a close second. Studies have shown that children who eat a well-balanced lunch often do better in school and are more alert. It can be difficult enough to get your child to eat rig...  Read more

Easy Ways to Eat 5 Fruits & Veggies Each Day

"Eat your fruits and vegetables." We've heard it all of our lives. If only it were so simple. Our bodies crave fruits and vegetables more than just about any other food because we tend to get far fewer of them than we need. We ofte...  Read more

Health stabilized - time to tackle weight!!
Updated 7/7/2014 11:01:30 AM

I have mast cell disease which has gotten worse over the past 5 years. I am now on medications which have stabilized my condition to the point I can now look at losing weight. The medications consist of antihistamines, thyroid and H1/H2 antogonists...  Read more

Health or Weight-loss?
Updated 7/8/2014 8:07:45 AM

Hi, I'm new to this forum and its good to see there's a man section on this site. I'm a pretty big guy (133kg or 294 pounds) and have always been my whole life. I'm a bit of a yo-yo dieter, but this time I'm gonna stick with it. I...  Read more

I miss Health News!
Updated 7/8/2014 9:55:15 PM

I learned a lot about things going on in medicine and science through the Health News feature. I'm disappointed that it's gone. I understand that there may be reasons for this decision that I don't know about, but I thought I'd just give you that fee...  Read more

Is BMI an accurate judge of health?
Updated 6/23/2014 9:51:48 AM

I'm 4 feet 11 and have been maintaining a weight of 57kgs for a couple of years. My BMI is roughly 25.6. I'm considered moderately obese. The healthy range is 18 to 23. That means I have to lose about 20 to 30lbs to be healthy! Really?! ...  Read more

What Happened To Health News?
Updated 6/19/2014 1:38:49 AM

I know there was a recent post about "hustling for points". I'm aware that many do it, but I seriously enjoy the articles and reading the daily health news was a favorite. It seems to be gone. I've also noticed that things change up time to time....  Read more

Fiber works

fiber really has been a success for me in the past...  Read more

Raisins for Good Dental Health? Who Would've Thought?

Raisins were supposedly a cause of cavities due to their sweetness. However, recent research at the University of Illinois says raisins actually bolster your protection against tooth decay and even gum disease! They're a top food source of oleanoli...  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

This Week's Healthy Headlines

Don't Just Sit There! How to Combat Lazy TV Time from Fit SugarSpiced Raisin and Pine Nut Barley Salad from fANNEtastic foodSafety Tips for Runners and Cyclists from the Fit Stop9 Healthy Peanut Butter Cookie and Dessert Recipes from Health.com5...  Read more

This Week's Healthy Headlines

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