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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

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

Definitely focus on nutrition! And hydration. You can't do any lifting anyways. I agree with the pre
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Definitely focus on nutrition! And hydration. You can't do any lifting anyways. I agree with the previous poster about walking. In 6 weeks you could prob add biking if you are getting bored and your incision has healed....  Read more

Nutrition Info for recipes
Updated 4/28/2015 10:00:35 AM

hi, all! is there a way to get the nutrition info for a particular recipe? A lot of the recipes I use don't have that info available, so i'm not sure how to count them. i was wondering if there was a way to enter in the recipe to get the info, either...  Read more

Anyone hear of the Isagenix program?
Updated 5/1/2015 11:20:35 PM

Hi, I am new to Sparkpeople. My goal is to lose 50+ pounds. I am looking at a diet system called Isagenix to get me started. It includes cleansing and shakes in its plan. I figure a system would be better at first because I have a hard time prepa...  Read more

Dongle not lit after start up program done URGENT
Updated 4/29/2015 2:11:49 PM

Hi I have been using my sparktracker without a problem since it came out. I got a new sparktracker and set t up again with the new dongle. Sometimes the dongle would stop lighting up. I fixed it by starting a new set up again and it worked. It see...  Read more

books/documentaries to learn about nutrition
Updated 4/27/2015 11:36:39 AM

I just watched a great documentary, Fed Up on the food industry and dieting and nutrition and what works and what doesn't. Now I'm on to my second documentary - Hungry for Change. (both available on Netflix and highly recommended) I'd like to st...  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