Switching from processed to whole grains is one of the simplest changes you can make to help your health. Whole grains have more protein and fiber than their stripped-down counterparts, which means they'll help you stay fuller longer. That's... Read more
Store shelves are drowning is books and magazines dedicated to the care and maintenance of your body. Your abs, your thighs – even your heart – get special attention. But what about your mind?
Why does it seem like the brain, y... Read more
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
While talking with my client, Dana, as she walked on the treadmill in my home studio, I couldn't help feeling sad. Her usually upbeat and vibrant demeanor was missing—and had been for several weeks. "I'm so depressed," s... Read more
Thank you for purchasing SparkPeople's "Total Body Sculpting" workout DVD. This article should answer some of the most common questions about using your DVD. If you have additional questions, please join our Total Body Sculpting SparkTe... Read more
Just because your carrots are no longer crisp, or your potatoes are slightly soft, doesn't mean you need to toss them. At this point they are perfect for roasting.
Carrots, potatoes, onions, cauliflower, asparagus, broccoli, cherry or grape tom... Read more
Ok I am here~ Wish me strength, courage and luck. I am doing both the Advocare 24 Day challenge to eat right and the Brazen Fit 24 Day Abs Challenge to strengthen my core. I need support and advice from any and all. I need people to keep on me to... Read more
I am considering signing up for Spark Coach. The price is reasonable compared to most of the other programs out there and I liked the 1 week trial when I did it. I am waiting for payday :) so I have a little time to try to get some info from others w... Read more
About half a teaspoon of ground TURMERIC added to a cup of hot MILK, simmered for about 3 minutes with a teaspoon of HONEY, is an ancient treatment for colds and sore throats. Sip slowly while its still hot.... Read more
Inflammation is associated with type 2 diabetes. Curry could help control your type 2 diabetes. Curry typically contains a heaping helping of Turmeric, & Turmeric contains a chemical called curcumin, which is a natural anti-inflammatory that can wor... Read more
It's mustard, of course, and it happens to be one of the lightest condiments out there. It truly is a healthy eater's great friend. A tablespoon of the yellow stuff has just 10 calories and no fat. A tablespoon of mayo has 90 calories and 10 g fat.... Read more
When you're watching fat and calories, herbs and spices are your new best friends. They add flavor and pizzazz to your cooking with little to no calories and fat. However, many of the versions you get in the supermarket are full of salt--a big no-no... Read more
I've wanted to incorporate turmeric into my diet for a while, mostly for the anti-inflammatory benefits - but also it is reported to help or prevent conditions from Alzheimer's, arthritis, some cancers, colds, infections of several types, liver probl... Read more
DH is feeling better now that he’s increased his glucosamine intake. Andrew Weil, M.D., and Brian Becker, M.D., updated their article www.drweil.com/drw/u/ART03241/Glucosamine. html January 10, 2013.
“Osteoarthritis causes joint cartilage t... Read more
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