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
You probably already know why you want to work out, whether it's to lose weight, build muscle or live a longer, healthier life. But the how might be a little harder to pinpoint. If you're not sure where to start, or if you've stalled... Read more
Wonder if I'm the only one using the app to help GAIN weight... 103 even at 5'2 didn't seem right (not anorexic) .trying to get back up to 110-115...I'll probably always be thin, but I want to be a healthy thin 😝... Read more
Starting my journey again and using #sparkpeople to keep me accountable. I exercise regularly & love strength training but need to correct some bad eating habits! #wantthehealthymeback #findingmyconfidenceagain... Read more
Trying to make my own smoothie instead of using weight watchers mix. I used vanilla unsweetened almond milk, plain greek yogurt, spinach, strawberries and Chia seeds. What can I add to make it sweeter?... Read more
I used to find it odd how my mother, a medical.educator, found it hard to make time to eat lunch in the day as she zoomed around the hospital. Now, as I'm in grad school, work, and carved out me time in the PM, I understand first hand!... Read more
Turmeric may be the most effective nutritional supplement in existence.Many high quality studies show that it has major benefits for your body and brain.Here are the top 10 evidence-based health benefits of turmeric.1. Turmeric Contains Bioactive Com... 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
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
Cumin is not just another kitchen spice. Cumin has been used extensively in traditional medicine in the treatment of a number of diseases. The spice is also an ingredient in curries and other dishes. Indian and Middle Eastern dishes and beverages us... Read more
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