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Elderly Nutrition Guidelines Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Elderly Nutrition Guidelines.

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Nutrition and the Elderly

Eating well is important at any age. But health issues and physical limitations sometimes make it difficult for seniors, the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. population, to get the nutrients they need for a balanced diet. Poor nutrition and malnut...  Read more

About SparkPeople's Recommendations

SparkPeople.com provides free tools, resources and support for adults who want to improve their diets, establish a healthy lifestyle, get physically active, lose weight and/or manage their weight. We stand by our weight-loss, exercise and dietar...  Read more

The Facts on Weight Management and Cancer

Many pressing reasons exist to avoid being overweight or obese and, unfortunately, cancer is one of them. It has long been known that excess weight increases the risk of heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes. But, fewer people know about the frig...  Read more

Alternative Cold Remedies That Really Work

Let’s face it: No one has time for a cold. In addition to making us feel miserable, colds destroy our schedules. Work, family, errands—they all have to wait while we get better. Or even worse, we have to carry on despite our achy muscles,...  Read more

Eating Well with Type 2 Diabetes

When you have diabetes, your diet plays a key role in controlling your blood sugar levels. SparkPeople strongly encourages everyone with diabetes to meet with a Registered Dietitian or a Certified Diabetes Educator in their area. These health profess...  Read more

rave: nutrition tracker communicating with fitness
Updated 1/25/2015 10:21:31 AM

26 I'm an old school Sparker (joined 2006) so I'm used to the old nutrition tracker, manually adjusting my weekly calories burned to make sure I eat enough. But that didn't account for long run days, where I burn 1000-2000 calories and even eating a...  Read more

How to read the SP nutrition tracker?
Updated 1/23/2015 6:56:26 PM

The nutrition tracker says that I'm supposed to eat between 1200-1550 calories per day before exercise. My question is: If I exercise, to lose weight do I just ignore the exercise and eat between 1200-1550 calories? If I don't exercise, to l...  Read more

SparkRecipes with Missing Nutrition
Updated 1/21/2015 9:37:00 AM

Hello! I have a concern of the missing nutrition info on the "Search" of recipes is concerned. Here's what I mean; When I search for a recipe, I might pick a breakfast recipe. All recipes for breakfast come onto my screen, so far so good, bu...  Read more

Feeling Insecure...And it's affecting my nutrition
Updated 1/26/2015 7:31:50 PM

Let me preface this story by stating that I'm aware I'm probably being oversensitive about this. Here's what happened: Saturday night my fiance and I went dancing with some friends to celebrate my birthday. While we were there, he ended up ru...  Read more

I got that all the time from the elderly I worked
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I got that all the time from the elderly I worked with. They would even go after my stomach to feel the baby :/...  Read more

Michies Ladder

A food substitution guideline!...  Read more

tracking food

Tracking food is the secret. if you don't track your food you get food amnesia -- you ""forget" what you have eaten and so you eat more than what you should...  Read more

Vegan Fitness and Nutrition

For those of us who do not use or eat any animal products. Find nutrition and fitness info, recipes, ideas, fun, and camaraderie....  Read more

New 2010 Dietary Guideline Report

Thirteen independent experts have finally concluded their work and presented their Report on Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010. The 2010 Advisory Committee worked for two years to update the guidelines and the group consists of individuals natio...  Read more

Taste Test: Hot Sauce

With so much talk about hot sauce, we had to taste test all the popular varieties for ourselves. We got our mouths fired up for this spicy taste test. Find out who topped our list.It’s All About SodiumHot sauce is the new ketchup. Dab a little...  Read more