New Start Page
Monday, October 21, 2013 5 comments
Did you know Sparkpeople.com is getting a makeover? There's a new Start Page, and it's much more personalized than the old one. You probably have seen it already if you're reading this. I’m always open to improvements. As someone who has been ... Read more
Exercise and Healthy Skin
Friday, October 14, 2011 5 comments
With all the many health benefits that exist from exercise, I have been reading recently about another one I didn’t know about. Did you know that exercise has been known to help acne, blackheads, rosacea, and other skin problems? Who knew? Ap... Read more
Are You Like Michael?
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 2 comments
Michael lost 12 pounds over the last 6 weeks. He was excited about his progress, even though he still has a long way to go. He attributes his success to following primarily a plant-based diet. But he began to get a little worried when two friend... Read more
Missing in Action
Monday, September 12, 2011 5 comments
Over the past few weeks, I’ve been noticing the number of my SP friends who have been missing in action. I realize that we lead busy lives, as I certainly do. But I also notice that those people who are consistent with SP and who keep up wi... Read more
Are You B12 Deficient?
Monday, August 29, 2011 6 comments
Many people who change their diets and begin eating more healthfully often end up with a deficiency in B12, an essential vitamin for optimal health. B12 is common among red meats, poultry, fish, and dairy. But if you want to cut down on you... Read more
What Is Gout?
Monday, August 22, 2011 6 comments
What is Gout? I always wondered about gout but never took time to learn about it. When I was very young, that's a term I always heard but never fully understood it. My dad has it. My grandfather had it. Several living and now deceased peo... Read more
Exercise At Your Desk!
Thursday, July 28, 2011 6 comments
A lot of people with desk jobs sometimes say they don’t get the chance to exercise the way they want to. I can relate, because I sit behind a desk all day. So, I know it can be a challenge. However, I have been researching some simple exercis... Read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 1 comments
If you’ve ever thought of taking a Spinning class, I recommend it. I am in a class at my gym two days a week, and I love the results I’m seeing. Many gyms will let you sign up for the classes they offer (for a fee, of course) without actually ... Read more
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