Let’s face it: No one has time for a cold. In addition to making us feel miserable, colds destroy our schedules. Work, family, errands—they all have to wait while we get better. Or even worse, we have to carry on despite our achy muscles,... Read more
An estimated 18 million adults use herbs in some form, and the sale of these products continues to increase.
Herbal supplements, which come from plants that have medicinal properties, claim to cure, treat, or prevent disease.&n... Read more
Worried about catching the cold or flu this year—or helping to keep the germs of one sick family member from infecting others in your house?
Beyond hand washing and self-imposed quarantine, some time spent cleaning, disinfecting and saniti... Read more
The next time a recipe calls for fresh basil, skip the poor substitute of dried basil, forgo the last-minute dash to the supermarket for some overpriced wilted basil, and just pluck a few tender leaves off of the basil plant you have growing in your... Read more
In this video, Coach Nicole explains why you should take advantage of SparkPeople's most popular Community Resources. Learn how to find and use SparkPages, SparkTeams, and Message Boards.
Help us Spread the Spark by sending this video to y... Read more
Today is 2 months without drinking soda!! I used to have it about twice a day and then only on weekends and now I only drink water! It was hard but I think I was addicted to it and that was causing my weight gain. It can be done :)... Read more
Like we used to say in school: "Check yourself before you wreck yourself". Your brain wants that donut, but your body deserves better fuel and you know that! Distract yourself by leaving the trap area (where the box is).... Read more
Hi everyone I'm Hedie
been using this app n started my diet 1.5 weeks ago. My goal is to lose 20lbs. I lost 4lbs in my first week. My routine is 1200 calories a day and every other day workout..cardio and strengthening. I weighed 148lbs when I... Read more
My Nanny used to apply a paste made from 100gms. Fresh Neem(Margosa)Leaves with a few drops of Lemon Juice added to it on my Hair Roots.It would be washed with Aritha or Soap Nut solution 10-15 minutes later .It would be repeated every 10-15 day... Read more
Small daily amounts of delicious dark chocolate can reduce blood pressure! See the article at:www.sparkpeople.com/resource/health_new s_detail.asp?health_day=642049Try a square of Lindt 85% or 90% - for medicinal purposes!... Read more
Congratulations JAN155! In honor of National Hot Tea Month, our friends at Traditional Medicinals® will be giving away a basket of delicious teas to one lucky SparkPeople member. Traditional Medicinals' pharmacopeial grade tea products meet... Read more
From our partners at Woman's DayLearn how to make the most of common household items, like hair dryers, dryer sheets and toothpicks, when you watch our 5 Ways video series! Each week on our site, we feature a different item, which you most likely... Read more
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