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Proper Nutrition For Elderly Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Proper Nutrition For 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

Metabolism Through the Ages

As a child, I thought of metabolism as some mysterious, magical thing that you were either born with or without. Watching the kids that seemed to live on ice cream and pizza without gaining an ounce, the adults would say, "I wish I had...  Read more

Alternative Cold Remedies That Really Work

Let’s face it: No one has time for a cold. In addition to making us feel miserable, colds destroy our schedules. Work, family, errands—they all have to wait while we get better. Or even worse, we have to carry on despite our achy muscles,...  Read more

When to Call a Doctor for the Flu

You're miserable: achy, feverish, and exhausted. Your head is pounding, and you're nauseated. All the tell-tale signs are there; it's the flu. Before you stock up on ginger ale and jump into bed for the week, you might consider phoning a...  Read more

Learn to Love Running

If only there were two or three more hours in a day, then I’d be able to reach the bottom of my to-do list. But between children, work and juggling the needs of an elderly mother, there never seems to be enough time. And like many women, exerci...  Read more

Would love nutrition specs on an infusion watering
Updated 7/21/2016 9:47:22 PM

Would love nutrition specs on an infusion watering I make. 8 C H2O, medium cucumber (peeled & sliced,) 1/2 lg lemon (sliced with peel,) 2" pieces fresh ginger & Tumeric (grated,) 10-12 fresh mint leaves. #anyhelp...  Read more

Nutrition for healing
Updated 7/20/2016 6:32:34 AM

I broke my ankle yesterday and have been googling articles on anything I can do to assist my body in healing. I tend to eat anti-oxidants anyway but have also read that eating high protein helps bones to heal. Truth or myth? I have also read that th...  Read more

19 days into healthy nutrition and I'm down 4 lbs. Seems like a small amount for so many days. It's
Updated 7/16/2016 3:25:47 PM

19 days into healthy nutrition and I'm down 4 lbs. Seems like a small amount for so many days. It's crazy to think how hard we have to work. We have to stay so consistent and keep at it for so long. And only 4 lbs! But you know what I will take it!!!...  Read more

19 days into healthy nutrition and I'm down 4 lbs.
Updated 7/16/2016 1:19:27 PM

19 days into healthy nutrition and I'm down 4 lbs. Seems like a small amount for so many days. It's crazy to think how hard we have to work. We have to stay so consistent and keep at it for so long. And only 4 lbs! But you know what I will take it ...  Read more

Still unable to do proper pushups!
Updated 7/23/2016 11:48:44 AM

I do them on my knees and can't even go all they way down. My upper body, esp my arms lack strength. And my abs are really fatty! I wish I could look like those fitness models! With washboard abs and everything!...  Read more

Sugar Cravings & Carbohydrate Cravings

Sugar cravings & carbohydrate cravings could be a sign of inadequate nutrition. Make an appointment with a registered dietitian if your appetite and cravings are out of control. Many people eat too much processed food and sugar, and not enough fiber...  Read more

Sugar Cravings & Carbohydrate Cravings

Sugar cravings & carbohydrate cravings could be a sign of inadequate nutrition. Make an appointment with a registered dietitian if your appetite and cravings are out of control. Many people eat too much processed food and sugar, and not enough fiber...  Read more

Vegan Fitness and Nutrition

A team for vegans, aspiring vegans, and the vegan curious to find and share inspiration, ideas, nutrition & fitness tips, recipes, comraderie, and fun. Welcome!...  Read more

Taste Test: Hot Sauce

With so much talk about hot sauce, we had to taste test all the popular varieties for ourselves. We got our mouths fired up for this spicy taste test. Find out who topped our list.It’s All About SodiumHot sauce is the new ketchup. Dab a little...  Read more

10 Summer Food Health Myths That Can Make You Sick

As temperatures rise, so do your chances of getting food poisoning. According to the USDA, the number of illnesses surge from May to September, when picnics and cookouts mean food is out in potentially dangerous temperatures. But even though disease-...  Read more