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Elderly Nutrition Programs Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Elderly Nutrition Programs.

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

10 Natural Ways to Defy Your Age

Have you noticed that every magazine you pick up lately has advertisements for the many ways we can look younger than our chronological years?  There are ads for injections and creams to remove our wrinkles, surgery to zap away our fat, and hair...  Read more

Do you have your Nutrition Tracker set to track th

Do you have your Nutrition Tracker set to track those extra nutrients? Coach Denise...  Read more

Nutrition Tracker
Updated 10/7/2015 9:20:25 PM

Is there a way to expand the food tracker so that it shows the vitamin content for each entry? I keep going over my Vitamn A requirement and am not eating anything that should caus it. Thanks!...  Read more

wanna make myself a rewards program. i need someth
Updated 10/7/2015 11:07:51 PM

wanna make myself a rewards program. i need something to really get me going!!!...  Read more

Does anyone have P90X3 program? I like the fact th
Updated 10/7/2015 6:36:36 AM

Does anyone have P90X3 program? I like the fact that the workouts are only 30 minutes but I am concerned they may be too difficult. I am currently doing the 21 Day Fix workouts and love them....  Read more

anyone doing the insanity program? i got it years
Updated 10/6/2015 7:49:07 PM

anyone doing the insanity program? i got it years ago and finally giving myself to it for 60 days. i also teach hiit at church and walk a lot to the park, 2 miles away, for pe for my homeschooled 4 kids. needs some motivating workout buddies :)...  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

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

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