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Nutrition Needs For 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

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

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

10 Natural Ways to Defy Your Age

Have you noticed that every magazine you pick up lately has advertisements for the many ways we can look younger than our chronological years?  There are ads for injections and creams to remove our wrinkles, surgery to zap away our fat, and hair...  Read more

How to Get Your Daily Dose of Vitamin D

When is a vitamin not really a vitamin? When it's vitamin D! The "sunshine" vitamin, aptly named because sunlight is a source of it, is actually a hormone. Vitamin D is currently receiving a lot of attention and research regarding its r...  Read more

Need remotivation: Started 2014 well and then was
Updated 12/20/2014 10:43:23 AM

Need remotivation: Started 2014 well and then was sick for several months. Then son broke his arm and disrupted his summer plans. Then my mom had a medical incident. Then had two minor surgeries. I have not been able to get back to the good start....  Read more

How to lose arm fat fast so on with belly I need h
Updated 12/20/2014 8:24:39 AM

How to lose arm fat fast so on with belly I need help. I tried to go on 1000 calories but once im close to my period I crave a lots of sweets, bread and rice pls. Help :(...  Read more

Need a kick to get back on track
Updated 12/20/2014 8:47:54 AM

I know what I need to do......it's a matter of doing it. I let eating get out of hand, don't work out as much and then slowly but surely keep sliding down the slippery slope. It's not rocket science......eat less, exercise more. But, sometimes it...  Read more

In Need of Help
Updated 12/20/2014 6:53:30 AM

Today has been a really rough day. I got the "let's just be friend" talk from my boyfriend of almost 3 years. I have ate and slept all day. I recently weighed myself (Tuesday) and I'm 241 and only 21. I'm really scared I will die of complications fro...  Read more

Need encouragement, have not been on since joined
Updated 12/19/2014 10:55:34 PM

Hi, My Name is Lynda and I am from VA. I turned 50 in June and always have been a thick woman (hips, botty-thanks to my Italian genes) but ever since I had back surgery 18 months ago I have slowly put on weight. I want to lose about 50 pounds but cou...  Read more

Track vitamins!!

Did you know that besides calories, carbs, fats and protein your Nutrition tracker can track almost ANY vitamin and mineral you consume? And when you are done tracking for the day your Nutrition Feedback Report will contain the info about these vitam...  Read more

Would you put sugar in your cars' gas tank?

Would you put sugar in your the gas tank of your car? No of course you wouldn't because you know it would cause your car to run inefficiently & eventually kill your engine. So why would you put junk into your own body? Food must be considered the fue...  Read more

College Students

This group is for college students who are looking to get healthier and need a little support from those in a similar situation...  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