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Factors Affecting Nutrition In The Elderly Resources

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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

Types of Arthritis

When you hear the term "arthritis," you probably imagine painful and stiff joints. While that is pretty accurate (arthritis literally means "joint inflammation"), there are actually over 100 different types of arthritis, which is...  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

The Causes of Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, is a major health problem affecting an estimated 21 million adults in the United States alone. Osteoarthritis begins with the breakdown of joint cartilage which results in pain, stiffness, swelling a...  Read more

Strengthen Your Heart with Strength Training

When you're told that exercise improves your heart health, you probably think of cardio exercise, right? After all, "cardio" is short for "cardiovascular" exercise, named as such because it utilizes the cardiorespiratory syste...  Read more

Met all of spark people's daily nutrition goals ye
Updated 10/15/2014 9:24:36 AM

Met all of spark people's daily nutrition goals yesterday! Whoohoo! Not always easy for me to do....  Read more

Just want to share an amazing bread for nutrition
Updated 10/17/2014 6:50:24 AM

Just want to share an amazing bread for nutrition and weight loss..Alvarado Street Bakery flax seed bread. 50 calories per slice..all organic and delicious! I've been eating four slices most days and have lost 46 lbs since April 1....  Read more

Educate yourself on good nutrition
Updated 10/14/2014 9:11:21 PM

Some times I wish that I had studied nutrition in college. There is so much material out there that conflicts with other information, that it is so hard to know what is appropriate to eat and what is really bad for you. So many different diets. Ea...  Read more

Nutrition Tracker - tracking twice - please help!
Updated 10/3/2014 12:02:30 AM

My nutrition tracker is tracking several nutrients twice: Calcium, Magnesium, and Potassium. Can you help, please? Thank you kindly!...  Read more

Weekly Progress Summary on Nutrition Page
Updated 10/2/2014 10:57:30 AM

I have a question about the totals in the Weekly Progress summary at the bottom of the nutrition page. When the "Goal" is stated as a percentage (example: calcium), is the total shown for the day in grams or percentage? I'm never sure how to tell if...  Read more

Nutrition Facts

I like to look up information about food at Self's Nutrition Data site. In addition to the standard nutrition information for food, it shows a nutritional target map (which shows fullness and nutritiousness factor), caloric ratio pyramid, nutrient b...  Read more

Visualisation and how it affected me

how reading a Sparkpeople article affected me...  Read more

Divorce Support

For members going through, thinking about divorce, affected by, or recently divorced. You're all welcome here. Let's support each other!...  Read more

Weight Busters: Finding Strategies to Keep Moving When the Scale Will Not

I appreciate the positive responses and “club” name ideas shared by readers of my earlier blog, But What if I Can’t Lose Weight. I am starting a new series to provide ideas, topics and suggestions that may help you move forward in your quest for weig...  Read more

You're Never Too Young for High Blood Pressure

When I was young, I remember my grandmother religiously taking her blood pressure medication.  I always thought that high blood pressure was mostly a problem for the elderly, but that's no longer the case.  According to statistics from...  Read more