When cartilage that cushions your joints begins to breakdown faster than your body can replace it, you develop osteoarthritis. Without this protective tissue, the bones in your joints rub together, causing pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness. Lo... Read more
SparkPeople is very excited to announce a new partnership with MISSION Skincare™, an Athlete-Engineered skincare company co-founded by top athletes, including Mia Hamm, Serena Williams, Amanda Beard, Sergio Garcia, and Steve Nash. Their product... Read more
Darn, it happened again! You’ve just tried a new facial cleanser, but instead of the healthy glow you had hoped for, your skin became red, itchy and irritated. With a sigh, you throw the cleanser into the drawer filled with all of your other be... Read more
Next to eating well and exercising, maintaining a healthy complexion is one of the key ways to look our best. Taking care of your skin doesn’t have to be an expensive (or time-consuming) endeavor. These days, high-quality skincare products are... Read more
When you first start making room for healthy habits in your busy life, being a stickler can be beneficial—setting a workout schedule, planning your meals in advance, saying no to things that get in the way of your goals. Without giving yo... Read more
Dr. Andrew Weil was one of the guests on Martha Stewart. He is allergic to ragweed, etc. He recommended using freeze dried 'stinging nettle' which can be purchased in health stores. He said to take a couple every 2-4 hrs. for relief.... Read more
Fact vs. FictionShould you swim with a full stomach? Let scrapes air out? Tinkle on a jellyfish sting? There once may have been some wisdom behind the advice (although probably not with the jellyfish sting), but many summer suggestions are outdated.... Read more
The winners: MIAMIA7 ($100), and MOM2KATEANNA, DWKINSEY, CJFARR, and SHABBAGRL ($25 each).
Monday was the second most humid day on record here in Cincinnati. This month has been full of 90-degree days. Does that mean we're all staying... Read more
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