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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

SP Nutrition Tracker - Tracking sugar
Updated 7/10/2014 10:58:30 AM

Like many others, one of the reasons for me trying to become healthier is due to hearing about the negative impact of too much sugar and how much is in the foods we eat. I'm trying to live a sugar-free lifestyle, apart from fructose from fruit a...  Read more

Mobile App not showing Daily Nutrition Tracker
Updated 7/8/2014 9:19:44 AM

I have a Galaxy IV to which I successfully downloaded your mobile apps for food tracking and recipes. When I enter a food that I have eaten it does not show any information on my phone. My laptop, however, does show it. How do I get my i...  Read more

Back again, re-programming
Updated 7/6/2014 1:57:56 PM

I've been a member for a few months now, I'm not counting all the points and spinning the wheel. I"m just not in to that. I've actually gained a lot since starting. About 30 lbs. 39 I am diabetic type 2, on insulin and oral medication. Then I began s...  Read more

i need help with a proper exercise program
Updated 7/6/2014 7:40:50 PM

I have CIDP, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, and other diagnoses that leave me tired and in a lot of pain. I also have foot drop in both feet ( I am unable to lift them) I need to find exercises that will fit with my limited mobility and pain and fati...  Read more

Nutrition Favorites not working
Updated 7/2/2014 4:48:29 PM

I am having an issue with my food tracker favorite and with putting in a new exercise. It was working this morning but after lunch it put 2oz of pulled pork 8 times. I can't get food favorites to come up at all. It says loading but only brings up a b...  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...recipes, help with nutrition and fitness goals and just an all around great bunch of people....  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