published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that keeping a food diary may double your weight loss efforts.
Register for a free SparkPeople account & make losing weight easier!
Dining Out Guide
Motivation to Move
Strength & Toning
Get Back on Track
Health & Wellness
Health & Wellness Options:
Cold & Flu
High Blood Pressure
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Pregnancy & Postpartum
Lifestyle Center Options:
Beauty & Style
Fitness & Apparel
Access hundreds of thousands of recipes that are healthy and easy to make. Get full nutrition info for every recipe and track with one click!
Today's Featured Recipe:
Burnt Caramel Ice Cream
Member Comments for the Article:
6 Steps to Strengthen Your Immune System
Boost Your Body's Defenses
Leave a Comment
Return to Article
I really enjoyed this article. It talked about some things that you already know about improving your immune system, but it offered several achievable ways to do it.
I Nailed It
I'm following the guidelines.
Thanks Lisa, this is a great article.
This article is a good example of what I like about sparkpeople.com.....solid information presented in an easy to read style!
Articles like this one--that summarize in one place info we get bombarded with in "ads" are really great. It is a quick, one-place, reliable place to gather all of the best of the hype without the hype. Thanks!
I REALLY ENJOYED THIS ARTICLE.
I use to smoke but i stopped two years ago :) but I did it the same for eating emotional reasons.
I just can't understand why ANYONE smokes! Yuck.
Several year ago, I wanted to lose weight. I would only eat a bagel and a cup of coffee for breakfast. I would skip munch and dinner. I did lose thee 60 pounds and became a size 6. The only problem was I had destroyed my immunity system. I had already had a non-malignant breat problem. After the diet, I did develop breast cancer. Fortunately, it was caught in the early stages. I am cancer free for five years. I will never do that to myself again. I attributed the breast cancer to poor diet and my body's inability to fend off diseases. There is on history of breast cancer in my family.
I wish I had read this three weeks ago before I fell off the diet and exercise wagon. I now have flu, so take this as a warning and follow the advice in the article!!
This is a great article and a good reminder coming up to the winter months.
Leave a comment
to leave a comment.