Going to the drug store lately can feel a little like a Saturday morning trip to the candy shop, with dozens and dozens of colorful vitamin and mineral supplements to choose from! Can’t you just sample a little bit of everything?
If you&rs... Read more
After hitting the big 4-0, a lot starts to change in your body, and the theme is decline: At that age, the surgeon general's office has said that women's bone density is "in jeopardy." Men's testosterone levels drop by one... Read more
Some people have the time, skill and foresight to plan and prepare healthy meals, and the willpower and knowledge to make smart food choices away from home. But for many others, deciphering nutritional information and consuming the right ratio of fat... Read more
If you're trying to lighten your caloric load or lose weight, are you destined to days of tasteless cookies, or—worse—a life without sweets and treats?
Of course not! There are plenty of ways you can substitute lower-calorie ingr... Read more
For most of us, work is a fact of life. Whether your paycheck helps care for a family, a home, tuition, or simply what you need to stay alive, we spend a large percentage of our waking hours doing some kind of work.
According to recent research,... Read more
I'm doing Phase 1 of Atkins. I'm diabetic and 110 lbs overweight. I'm 46 and I want to live as long as possible...I want to live to be an old woman and see and experience all I can on this earth, Lord willing.. I MUST DO THIS!!
#lowcarb... Read more
Week 1 done. Survived two parties and still lost 5 pounds. My plantar fasciitis is getting better with new shoes and consistent boot wearing. Starting cruise phase in Dukan Diet Wednesday.... Read more
when it comes to cardio, low intensity is better than nothing! with strength training, five reps are better than none! it always feels better to know you've done *something* to get closer to your goals!... Read more
My motto: "Doing whatever it takes."
When the dailySpark asked me to write a guest blog I was completed humbled and honoured. What better way to help inspire people then getting to share my story, where I have been, where I am an... Read more
Sometimes information, support, friendly advice, or sympathy just aren't enough. When you're stuck in a vicious circle of unhelpful thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, you might need a good, firm kick in the butt to get yourself out of it.But it has t... Read more
Recently, it was suggested by my doctor to take biotin supplements to slow down hair loss. I've read how well it has worked for many for hair, nails, and skin. I was taking what the bottle said to take (3 tabs daily, 1 tab = 1,000 mcg). I've been tak... Read more
A few months ago I asked if anyone was taking Biotin or Vitamin B. The vitamin helps with nails, skin & hair.
My nails have been growing like crazy. I am walking around with natural pink & whites all day everyday. Good for me since I am s... Read more
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