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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

Nutrition Tracker Points
Updated 8/13/2014 10:11:28 AM

There's something wrong with the nutrition tracker today. It recorded my breakfast entries all right, but now it's refusing to accept my lunch, dinner and snack entries. I've tried 3 times, but it's no good. Is this a temporary blip or has somethi...  Read more

How to Remove Meal Plan from Nutrition Tracker
Updated 8/11/2014 1:43:38 PM

I opened up my nutrition tracker this morning and there were too many things to see on it. I noticed now there is a meal plan. Is there any way to remove it?...  Read more

End of Day:"reverse" nutrition/calorie counter?
Updated 7/21/2014 10:07:10 PM

I really wish that I could find a "reverse" nutrition/calorie counter. For example - it's the end of the day and I still need: 494 Calories 81 carbs 9 fat 4 protein What could I eat that would net his nutritional value?...  Read more

Reading Calories on Nutrition Labels
Updated 7/21/2014 8:15:47 PM

On a few items I notice it says calories, and then calories from Fat. I am confused on what the total calories would be. Example if it says Calories: 400 Calories from Fat: 50 would this be 400 calories or 450?...  Read more

Nutrition Values
Updated 7/18/2014 12:26:42 PM

I've just started the 30 Day Fit Food Challenge. There are a lot of good menu choices and I look forward to trying most of them, but I don't see any nutrition values...am I missing something?...  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