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Sweet Potato Vs Yam Resources

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Why Potatoes Are Good for You

The poor potato. It really has gotten a bad rap.   A plentiful crop that's easy and inexpensive to produce, the potato has been a dietary staple across the globe for centuries. (Ireland, a country whose diet once relied almost entirely o...  Read more

Over 100 Super Foods for a Super You

Faster than a speeding bullet… More powerful than a locomotive… Nutrient-packed with health enhancing properties… Here come the SUPER FOODS! These foods benefit your body in so many ways. They power your brain, and...  Read more

Dining Out: Thai Cuisine

Characteristics: Dishes are usually packed with lots of fresh ingredients, and have many hot, spicy, flavorful, along with some sweet and sour options. Common Ingredients: These foods feature chili peppers, rice, noodles, sugar, citr...  Read more

Smarter Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

If you’re watching your calorie intake, the most problematic part of your anatomy may be your sweet tooth. Our bodies are hard-wired for an attraction to sweet foods since sweetness signals that we’re taking in the calories (energy) neede...  Read more

Can You 'Cheat' on Your Diet and Still Lose Weight?

"Cheating" is the act of deceiving others or being dishonest. The word conjures up images of copying someone else's answers during an exam, fudging your taxes, or counting cards.  Needless to say, these are not positive activities....  Read more

Yesterday after dinner for sweet treat my daughter
Updated 8/30/2015 6:53:37 PM

Yesterday after dinner for sweet treat my daughter made for herself a serving of chocolate yogurt with raspberries. She chose that over ice cream. Our kids are watching and learning peeps!...  Read more

I'm really struggling with eating sweets late at n
Updated 8/30/2015 9:19:06 PM

I'm really struggling with eating sweets late at night. I will be within my calorie limit at 10 pm, and by midnight, I have eaten chocolate and enough to push me past the limit! Any suggestions from people who have overcome similar situations?...  Read more

Fitbit vs. Runtastic.... I have been using both to
Updated 8/28/2015 10:12:54 PM

Fitbit vs. Runtastic.... I have been using both to track my running distance. Fitbit consistently tracks me at a l longer distance ., most recent 5.15 miles with Fitbit vs. 4.32 with Runtastic. Both on a non dominant arm. Which is right?...  Read more

I need help motivating to focus on my macros vs sh
Updated 8/28/2015 8:37:03 PM

I need help motivating to focus on my macros vs sheer caloric intake. I know nutrient balance is key to overall health but every day my macros are heavy in carbs and light in protein. Suggestions?...  Read more

30 Day No bread or Sweets Challenge
Updated 8/27/2015 8:09:20 PM

I was going to call this the 30 Day Low Carb challenge, but I am going to eat fruit and oatmeal, but turn away from bread and sweets. I will start Tuesday, September 1, 2015 and I would love for someone to accompany me on this journey. Thanks...  Read more

Yams

Did you know yams aren't just for the holiday meals? We have switched to yams. They are so good natural sweet and better for you less in calories then regular potatoes higher in fiber. You can bake them, broil them, boil them put them on the Bar-B...  Read more

How to beat a sugar craving...

If you really want to curb your sweet tooth this is a great way and you get a veggie serving to boot with no salt or butter. Bake a sweet potato or yam for 1 hour. Cool & then refrigerate until cold--I usually don't eat the peeling when cold. Slic...  Read more

Indiana Sparkers - The Official Indiana Team!

We are the Official Indiana Team. Anyone in Indiana is welcome. Fitness minutes logged move our ranking up on the State Vs. State Leaderboard. Thank you for logging your fitness minutes!...  Read more

Trim Thanksgiving: Sweet Potatoes

This is the first in a series of blog posts about how to slim down your Thanksgiving side dishes and treats. For more information about healthier Thanksgiving cooking, read this article. The poor yam and sweet potato. These brightly colored and antio...  Read more

Which Orange Veggie Will Save You 100 Calories?

With the start of fall last month, it seems like everyone has sweet and starchy orange produce on the brain. Butternut squash and sweet potatoes have officially taken the place of summer's zucchini bounty. Not only are these orange fall foods del...  Read more