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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

SparkRecipes with Missing Nutrition
Updated 1/21/2015 9:37:00 AM

Hello! I have a concern of the missing nutrition info on the "Search" of recipes is concerned. Here's what I mean; When I search for a recipe, I might pick a breakfast recipe. All recipes for breakfast come onto my screen, so far so good, bu...  Read more

Feeling Insecure...And it's affecting my nutrition
Updated 1/26/2015 7:31:50 PM

Let me preface this story by stating that I'm aware I'm probably being oversensitive about this. Here's what happened: Saturday night my fiance and I went dancing with some friends to celebrate my birthday. While we were there, he ended up ru...  Read more

I got that all the time from the elderly I worked
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I got that all the time from the elderly I worked with. They would even go after my stomach to feel the baby :/...  Read more

Request Help w/Ads on Bonus Wheel & Nutrition Trkr
Updated 1/19/2015 1:57:06 AM

Hello, I'm having 2 problems with Ads. In the past month, it had been an annoyance at times in that the ads taking time to load would slow down the appearance of my bonus wheel spin AND my use of the nutrition tracker but at least it wasn't totally...  Read more

Why cant i change my nutrition goals. I went on mo
Updated 1/18/2015 11:57:22 PM

Why cant i change my nutrition goals. I went on mobile and changed them but cannot change them here. I even uninstalled app and reinstalled. Help please....  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