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Slow Digestion Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Slow Digestion.

11 Tips to Lose Weight while Breastfeeding

During pregnancy, you gained many much-needed pounds to grow and support your baby, but not every pound gained can be attributed to "baby weight" that goes away after your baby is born. A typical pregnancy weight gain (roughly 25-35 pounds)...  Read more

Lactose Intolerance and a Healthy Diet

Milk. It does a body good. Unless it doesn't, that is. While milk is an excellent source of calcium and protein, up to 75% of the world's population cannot properly digest lactose, the sugar found in milk. When they try, the result...  Read more

Choosing the Best Energy Bar

You walk into your local grocery or convenience store and inevitably stumble upon a sea of energy bars. Feeling somewhat overwhelmed by the plethora of health claims, you quickly buy an eye-catching bar with an appealing flavor. But did you really ge...  Read more

Stop and Chew Your Dinner

In this era of fast-paced everything, even the act of eating a meal has become something we can do on the run. Breakfast comes in bars, lunch can be eaten while speeding down the highway, and dinner is merely an accompaniment to the evening news, squ...  Read more

Getting Fit with GERD

The relationship between exercise and gastro esophageal reflux disorder (GERD) is a tricky one. For some people, moderate exercise can help reduce GERD symptoms and benefit the body in countless other ways too. In a 2004 study in the gastroenterology...  Read more

Dear Experts: Can creatine be bad for digestion?
Updated 7/6/2014 9:53:37 AM

There's a lot of good research on the benefits of creatine. However, I am experiencing at least one side-effect, and possibly one more. Interested in knowing if our experts have heard anything about either: 1) Creatine upsets my stomach. It can...  Read more

slow carb in females
Updated 6/14/2014 6:51:30 PM

Ive just started the slow carb diet and I am wondering how your period has affected it? Ive read you wont lose any weight the week before youre suppose to start. so I am asking if anyone has any experience with this. I am 2 weeks in and its going gre...  Read more

Any good SLOW COOKER recipes?
Updated 6/15/2014 7:23:39 PM

I have a couple really good slow cooker recipes that I will post when I look them up (Ginger Pot Roast, Basil Chicken) but I'm looking for some variety. What's your favorite? Basil Chicken Crock Pot Cards Ingredients 1 lb baby carr...  Read more

Site Slow loading
Updated 6/2/2014 11:36:40 AM

Does anyone else experience the site loading slow on their computer? I don't have any problem when I'm on the computer at work so I know it is not the website. But it is really hard to load on this computer. Other websites on this computer load quick...  Read more

Slow but Steady
Updated 6/1/2014 12:32:33 AM

I have tired before and failed. This time I have been at if for about 1 month and I am succeeding. I am only losing 1lb. each week but I am losing on a regular basis....  Read more

Supplement our diet with fiber

Although I eat quite a bit of fruits, vegetables and whole grains, I have an extremely slow digestion system due to having thyroid disease. It takes forever for my body to break down the foods. I started taking fiber capsules with my meals a few mont...  Read more

Oatmeal...Feel Full

People who ate a warm oatmeal breakfast felt fuller four hours later than those who had cold cereal...the fiber in the oatmeal slows digestion and should keep you full until lunch.Add 4 walnuts to protect you heart or flax seed. Berries for even more...  Read more

Cooking for Fast Lives

Life is faster than ever, so how to get healthy, delicious meals on the table? We'll explore slow and pressure cookers, big-batch cooking, and other ways to make fantastic meals stress-free!...  Read more

The Best After-Dinner Stretches for Thanksgiving Day

After a large meal, such as Thanksgiving dinner, I like to take a short walk to jump-start digestion. If I've overindulged and feel a bit blah in the belly, I add in a few quick stretches to get the digestive juices flowing.Today I'm sharing...  Read more

All-Natural Ways to Fight Bloating

By Amanda Greene of WomansDay.com Most of us are familiar with bloating—that uncomfortable, swollen feeling in your belly. Whether the bloating is caused by water retention, gas or constipation, you don't necessarily need to head to the pha...  Read more