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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

How do we add the nutrition of vitamins to our nut
Updated 2/10/2016 12:18:05 AM

How do we add the nutrition of vitamins to our nutritional report? When I try to add it as a new food, it never asks about nutritional value....  Read more

I've been looking at these Hum Nutrition supplemen
Updated 2/9/2016 5:58:38 PM

I've been looking at these Hum Nutrition supplements lately that are supposed to help curb appetite, or help digestion. I know it's basically a 50/50 shot, but it's also tempting to see if it works. Anyone have testimonials or thoughts?...  Read more

Why isn't sugar listed on the nutrition chart?
Updated 2/9/2016 6:03:05 PM

Why isn't sugar listed on the nutrition chart?...  Read more

Do you mean in the nutrition tracker? If so, you
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Do you mean in the nutrition tracker? If so, you can do a general search and it will give you a list of options. For example, type in Burger King and anything with "Burger King" show up....  Read more

How do you go about figuring out the nutrition of
Updated 2/8/2016 10:13:21 PM

How do you go about figuring out the nutrition of something you baked? I did flax & quinoa muffins. Thanks so much....  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

Make exercise part of a routine

By factoring in regular exercise sessions on set days and times, it becomes a habit and not something you have to think about....  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