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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

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

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

In your Favorites nutrition tracker, is there a wa
Updated 4/25/2015 2:08:16 PM

In your Favorites nutrition tracker, is there a way to change the name of a product that was NOT manually entered. For example, Zone Perfect Chocolate Mint Nutrition Bars comes up last in my list under Z. Would like to change to Protein Bars....  Read more

Calculating nutrition for a new commercial food
Updated 4/22/2015 10:37:00 AM

How do I calculate the nutritional information for a new food? It is a commercially prepared breakfast sandwich, not already on the list....  Read more

Recipe nutrition facts?
Updated 4/21/2015 10:22:14 PM

Hello! Does SparkPeople have a tool where I can enter the ingredients in a recipe and it will calculate the nutritional value per serving of the dish? Or is there a tool online that anyone knows of? Thank you so much!...  Read more

Is there a way to email my nutrition tracker infor
Updated 4/22/2015 6:56:31 PM

Is there a way to email my nutrition tracker information to someone else?...  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