Congratulations on purchasing SparkPeople's Fitness Starter Kit! You've taken the first step in making fitness—and all the benefits that come with it—a priority in your life. So you've got the kit…but where do you begin... Read more
When they say curiosity can kill the cat, they mean it. One bite of the wrong food, and your cat's nine lives could be up! Unlike dogs, who can eat almost anything (and usually will), cats are carnivorous by nature with finicky digestive systems.... Read more
Pasta is such a versatile food, it’s no wonder it’s so popular. A survey conducted by the National Pasta Association found that 77% of Americans eat pasta at least once per week. Used as a side dish or main entree, eaten hot or cold, topp... Read more
Tea, red wine, and blueberries may be chock full of antioxidants, but these health boosters may also be standing in the way of your pearly white smile.
Yellow, dingy teeth are a common complaint. The brightness of your smile is somewhat dependen... Read more
WASHINGTON DC, APRIL 1-- Alarmed by a growing obesity rate across the country over the last decade, the United States Government has instituted sweeping changes in its system of measurements and weights. The most significant change involves increasi... Read more
I am reading _Wheat Belly_ and I am wondering is there a Wheat Free Diet plan available? I can find many wheat free food lists and recipes but I need planning assistance. I am not good at that and I want to restrict the prep time as much as I can.... Read more
So with the snow panic over the last couple of weeks, and limited budget, when I went to the grocery store, I had to venture away from my usual Nature's Own wheat, to the only stuff left: Kroger brand wheat. Sandwich slices. Not even the stuff mimick... Read more
I just 'invented' this informal 'recipe' that I thought would be a healthy way to up my vegetable intake. It is satisfying enough to serve as a main lunch dish.
The amounts are 'to taste', but you can start with a cup of asparagus p... Read more
I have just heard about a book being out called 'Wheat Belly'...I was wondering if anyone has read it... or has any thoughts on wheat bread or whole grain bread?? I know some eliminate bread altogether. Thoughts please.... this has been a roadblock f... Read more
My husband and I are doing a ten day detox in part to learn if we are sensitive to gluten. I am hearing more and more talk about getting rid of all wheat not just the process white stuff for better health yet some still rave about its health benefit... Read more
Team organization for Meet & Greet. Buy a Rally kit for your Meet UP from the Spark Store. The SparkRally Kit includes a variety of fun SparkPeople merchandise that can be shared with team members at your next SparkRally!... Read more
I got this Idea when I started my weight loss diet.I couldn't resist my sweet tooth. I loved chocolate.I didn't want to go on crash diet, hence I took out my Snicker chocolate from the fridge and had a bite of it with my 4 meals.Hence I had my full c... Read more
I was raised on a farm in the Midwest. We had a creek running through our 10 acres of pasture. The water brought hours of summer fun in addition to providing hydration for our animals as they grazed in the field. I showed horses for years as part of... Read more
With the recent Consumer Reports findings of metal in protein drinks, you may see new options being promoted at your local health food store. One new up and coming drink catching some buzz is wheatgrass juice.
Agropyron plants are closely related... Read more
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