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Elderly Nutrition Programs Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Elderly Nutrition Programs.

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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

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

Taking Care of Yourself When You Become the Caregiver

As I sat across the cafe table from my dearest friend, Margie, I was struck by how tired and drawn she looked. This was the first time we had seen in each other in months. Before, we had made a point to meet for lunch or coffee once a week. Now that...  Read more

Learn to Love Running

If only there were two or three more hours in a day, then I’d be able to reach the bottom of my to-do list. But between children, work and juggling the needs of an elderly mother, there never seems to be enough time. And like many women, exerci...  Read more

Metabolism Through the Ages

As a child, I thought of metabolism as some mysterious, magical thing that you were either born with or without. Watching the kids that seemed to live on ice cream and pizza without gaining an ounce, the adults would say, "I wish I had...  Read more

Hi everyone, I have been on this program a couple
Updated 9/23/2016 12:41:07 PM

Hi everyone, I have been on this program a couple of months but I don't see any results. I'm eating healthy foods and exercising regularly but the I haven't lost anything significant. What am I doing wrong? Any suggestions? Thanks:)...  Read more

Is anyone a Weight Watchers member? Their program
Updated 9/23/2016 5:22:25 AM

Is anyone a Weight Watchers member? Their program doesn't work for me any more. There's been too many changes. Any opinions?...  Read more

40 lbs down in the past 9 weeks! This program rea
Updated 9/22/2016 6:07:36 PM

40 lbs down in the past 9 weeks! This program really works!! I stalled for a while but once I upped my calories to my mid range, it really started again! I really can't believe it right now!...  Read more

Why is my nutrition report saying 0 cholesterol?
Updated 9/23/2016 5:57:27 AM

Today I ran my nutrition report and I know I had items with cholesterol (for instance 2 Tbsp of peanut butter has 32 grams) but my nutrition report says I had ZERO cholesterol. I tried refreshing it and running it again. Still ZERO for cholesterol....  Read more

Great planning! Makes sticking to the program so m
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Great planning! Makes sticking to the program so much easier!...  Read more

Eating Program

My eating program is NOT a diet. This time around I've decided to track nutrition on the SparkPeople nutrition tracker. I allow myself about 2000 calories a day, but try to stay with the recommended fat/protein/carbohydrate percentages. I lose a l...  Read more

Compare but don't compete

It's fun and motivating to compare your goals, fitness, and nutrition plans to other Sparkies and Spark Friends. But don't toss your program out the window for the sake of switching up to "compete" with someone else. Instead evaluate whether you're g...  Read more

Vegan Fitness and Nutrition

A team for vegans, aspiring vegans, and the vegan curious to find and share inspiration, ideas, nutrition & fitness tips, recipes, comraderie, and fun. Welcome!...  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

Life Lessons from Those Who Have Lived It

When I was in college, I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life.  I chose to major in business only after ruling out a bunch of other things.  After graduation I went to work in corporate America, and quickly discovered that it just w...  Read more