Did you know that your digestive tract contains more than 400 types of “friendly” bacteria? These little guys, commonly referred to as probiotics (which means "pro-life"), help reduce the growth of harmful bacteria and promote a... Read more
Your digestive tract is full of living organisms that help keep you healthy--around 400 different types of beneficial bacteria and yeast strains that co-habitate in your gastrointestinal system. There are several different kinds of foods and suppleme... Read more
You've heard the rumblings about bacteria. Once seen as just dirty germs, these microbes are now more accurately divided into two categories: disease-causing agents, or "bad" bacteria, and health-promoting "good" bacteria.
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While food historians cannot pinpoint exactly where or when humans discovered yogurt, one thing is certain: People all over the world have eaten yogurt for centuries. Yogurt is made when cow's milk (or dairy-free soy milk) is combined with the li... Read more
Surely you've heard the old saying, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away." While a daily apple is a better strategy than nothing, it'll actually take a much stronger plan to really boost your immune system. Almost every year,... Read more
I am four weeks into Contrave. The only side effect I can identify, or I think is a side effect, is excessive sweating. Has anyone else experienced this? What happens is when I get even a little bit warm/hot sweat POURS off of me. Should I worry?... Read more
Click on this link, and down the right side you'll see where you can join the Spark D program. Once you do that, you'll have those meal plans in your tracker.
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So again you all awake but night time on this side of the world, lol i gotto wake up at 5 a.m for work so i won't be able to go through all messages, just wanted to say WELCOME to all new comers to the Spark people and Best of Luck to everyone!!!... Read more
drinking water daily - side affects
so I recently challenged my self to drink at least 50% of my weight in ounces of water each day. That comes to around 75 oz daily but I've been averaging more.
I have been experiencing midsection bloating.... Read more
Diabetes is an autoimmune disease, meaning the body's defenses become turncoat and attack the bodily organs instead of invading viruses & bacteria. Many people speculate that foods, such as probiotics, can aid diabetes. Probiotics are so called "good... Read more
For those of us who are different. Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of THE DARK SIDE. If you like swinging from the stars, howling at the moon and crawling under rocks at dawn...Join us!
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About three years ago, a friend and I were at a natural foods store in the vitamins aisle. I needed more calcium and magnesium, which I take upon my doctor's recommendation to alleviate premenstrual mood swings. While my friend perused the multivitam... Read more
The latest nutrition buzzword: probiotics, the live bacteria that maintain the balance of microorganisms (or "bugs") in your gut. And that’s proving to be vital for your health. Probiotics support digestion and strong immune function... Read more
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