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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

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

Taking Care of Yourself When You Become the Caregiver

As I sat across the cafe table from my dearest friend, Margie, I was struck by how tired and drawn she looked. This was the first time we had seen in each other in months. Before, we had made a point to meet for lunch or coffee once a week. Now that...  Read more

rave: nutrition tracker communicating with fitness
Updated 1/25/2015 10:21:31 AM

26 I'm an old school Sparker (joined 2006) so I'm used to the old nutrition tracker, manually adjusting my weekly calories burned to make sure I eat enough. But that didn't account for long run days, where I burn 1000-2000 calories and even eating a...  Read more

How to read the SP nutrition tracker?
Updated 1/23/2015 6:56:26 PM

The nutrition tracker says that I'm supposed to eat between 1200-1550 calories per day before exercise. My question is: If I exercise, to lose weight do I just ignore the exercise and eat between 1200-1550 calories? If I don't exercise, to l...  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

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

For those of us who do not use or eat any animal products. Find nutrition and fitness info, recipes, ideas, fun, and camaraderie....  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

Life Lessons from Those Who Have Lived It

When I was in college, I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life.  I chose to major in business only after ruling out a bunch of other things.  After graduation I went to work in corporate America, and quickly discovered that it just w...  Read more