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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

Posting nutrition and exercise.
Updated 12/12/2014 7:02:32 PM

Does anyone else like to share what they eat and exercise each day? I find it keep me accountable for my food and exercise choices. If anyone else feels like sharing I would love to have you on here as friends. Happy for you to add me. 252...  Read more

What i Learned By Tracking My Nutrition
Updated 12/10/2014 11:19:53 AM

I have learne that to keep within my daily calorie range it is best to enter the whole day in the morning. When I did not do this I found that by the time I got to snack time I had to be careful to not go over. Planning is useful! I also am beginning...  Read more

VERY slow nutrition tracking
Updated 12/15/2014 11:54:46 PM

For the last 2 weeks or so I have noticed that the nutrition tracking takes much longer than it used to due to the ads that all seem to be loading very slowly. I've noticed this on both my work and home computers. It was so slow today that I gave u...  Read more

Many find that focusing on your nutrition impacts
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Many find that focusing on your nutrition impacts weight loss more than exercise. Keep your caloric intake within the range that SparkPeople set for you and don't worry about burning a certain number per day....  Read more

help with a nutrition reboot
Updated 12/4/2014 7:20:05 AM

I just went on vacation and ate way too much everything- fried foods, desserts, tropical drinks, sodas- just anything I laid eyes on. I'm not too worried about the vacation itself, but I'm having a hard time going back to normal eating habits in the...  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...recipes, help with nutrition and fitness goals and just an all around great bunch of people....  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