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Factors Affecting Nutrition In The Elderly Resources

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

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

Technical question for the nutrition nerds: how do
Updated 11/27/2015 7:36:56 PM

Technical question for the nutrition nerds: how do you get enough iron on days you're not eating red meat. Cutting down on it it. Today: chicken breast, a bit of low fat cheese, 1/4 cup 0% yogurt and pumpkin seeds. Still not hitting daily req. Tips?...  Read more

Welcome! Start by tracking your nutrition for a wh

Welcome! Start by tracking your nutrition for a while to build a baseline for what you consume, when and how much...then you can make changes to that. Layer on exercise on top of that, + plenty of water and consistent sleep....  Read more

Need a chat buddy to go over workouts, nutrition,
Updated 11/24/2015 8:17:21 PM

Need a chat buddy to go over workouts, nutrition, motivation, training etc....  Read more

Nutrition tracker not working.
Updated 11/24/2015 2:29:29 PM

I have tracked my food, but its not showing up on the tracker. It shows the calories on the start page, though. Cindi...  Read more

nutrition tracker
Updated 11/20/2015 11:50:09 PM

I have a bunch of food with no delete icon on my nutrition tracker. I didn't eat or enter any of them. Does anyone know how I can get rid of them?...  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

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