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Factors Affecting Nutrition In The Elderly Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Factors Affecting Nutrition In The Elderly.

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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

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

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

I'm finding it frustrating to find nutrition infor
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I'm finding it frustrating to find nutrition information on some things. Most recent example - grilled zucchini. I find results saying that there is anywhere from 20 to 469 calories per serving...how the heck?? Frustrating!!...  Read more

Tracking all your food/drinks in the nutrition tra
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Tracking all your food/drinks in the nutrition tracker will help you stay in your calorie range. If you can't find the exact thing you ate, find something similar in the database. And be honest about portion sizes....  Read more

How do I edit nutrition info on a favorite?
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How do I edit nutrition info on a favorite?...  Read more

You want to aim for what your nutrition ranges are, so if you met those goals, then that's great! At
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You want to aim for what your nutrition ranges are, so if you met those goals, then that's great! At the very least, you want to eat at least the minimum of your range. Coach Denise...  Read more

For food, go to your Nutrition Tracker page on our website. Click Today's Full Report link, which is
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For food, go to your Nutrition Tracker page on our website. Click Today's Full Report link, which is just below the Tracker. You'll then see the Printable Nutrition Report page where you can select up to 7 days to print or export. See next post....  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

Mini candies

It's hard for me to resist chocolate and if I resist too long, I end up binging on it every few weeks or so. So I allow myself a miniature (bite-size!) candy once a day (or twice a day sometimes), put it on my tracker, and factor it in for my nutriti...  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

How Strong Are Your Bones?

One of the most serious problems associated with menopause is the increased risk of bone loss as a result of hormonal shifts. This is the first of series of four blogs I'll be writing on bone health, and in this blog I'll cover information on...  Read more