Is a good night’s sleep eluding you?
Tossing and turning the whole night through,
Drowsiness, fatigue, a lack of sleep,
There is more help than just counting sheep.
There are many factors that can cause sleep problems, and even more... 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
Pests can invade, destroy, and annoy both the garden and the gardener. While bugs are an inevitable (yet sometimes rewarding) presence in your garden, you don’t need harmful chemicals to ward off these little visitors. Many tried and true organ... Read more
Achooo! Is it a cold? Is it the flu? You may not know what you have, but you know you feel terrible. When SparkPeople members feel under the weather, they usually have the same questions: "What should I eat? Should I still count my calories? If... Read more
Warm days are filled with family picnics, neighborhood cookouts, community parades—and lots of summer food favorites.
Grilling can enhance the flavor of meats, poultry, fish and even garden-fresh fruits and vegetables. To liven up yo... Read more
I just got braces (again after having them 30+ years ago). The brackets touch so I can't chew anything. I had not planned for this. Some discmort, but not the inability to chew. I'm prepping for jaw surgery in about 9-12 months. I'll be wired sh... Read more
I love the egg whites that you buy in cartons and I have to be able to take my breakfast to work on the go. I was wondering if anyone knew if these are microwaveable? I have no use of an oven or stove at work but we do have a high powered microwave a... Read more
Hello everyone, I'm Chelsea. I just started a liquid diet last week and I'm excited because I've lost 10 lbs in 7 days. However, this is the hardest thing I've ever done. I want to know if anyone else has done this before and how did it work out for... Read more
Okay - So I know it sounds totally unhealthy but I just had surgery and got pancreatitis so, my DR put me on a liquid diet from Saturday till this upcoming Monday. I was actually on IV fluids from Saturday - Tuesday and then from Tuesday - Today I've... Read more
When I weigh anything solid on my scale, I use a coffee filter to put the items in. Sitting up, it's a great cup. Turned over and spread out flat, it makes a good flat surface cover too. You get a gazillion of them in one bag and they are inexpensive... Read more
If you are having difficulty getting over regular soda and want to switch to diet soda but can't stomach the flavor try filling most of your glass with diet and topping it off with the real stuff. It gives it the flavor of regular but for a fraction... Read more
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 phar... Read more
As you start to plan your Thanksgiving menu, think about this historical tidbit: Sarah Josepha Hale, an influential 19th-century editor who also wrote "Mary Had a Little Lamb," is to thank for your traditional Thanksgiving meal. Not only di... Read more
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