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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

Tips on a diabetic doing strenuous hikes. I need t
Updated 10/29/2014 6:38:58 PM

Tips on a diabetic doing strenuous hikes. I need to now how to manage sugar and carbs?...  Read more

I'm a newby and need motivation
Updated 10/31/2014 1:15:32 AM

Hi everyone my name is Lauren and in the US Air Force. Currently deployed overseas and will be returning to the states in a few months. While here I've been losing weight off and on. I thought I'd reach out here to find people with the same goals...  Read more

Need a check-in pal!
Updated 10/29/2014 3:37:44 PM

Hi I seem to be in need of a friend to help me stay motivated. Ideally, I'd like to create a very small team, private or public, of friends to help each other. If the friends were in any way similar to me (50 years old and about 20 lbs overweigh...  Read more

Good afternoon spark family! I need some help sinc
Updated 10/29/2014 12:56:35 PM

Good afternoon spark family! I need some help since I have been working out I have not been able to eat back my calories due to the fact I watch my fat, sugar, carbs, and cholesterol and usually I end up eating alot of veggies what should I do...  Read more

Ok need friends. New to site got 100 lbs to lose p
Updated 10/29/2014 8:49:45 PM

Ok need friends. New to site got 100 lbs to lose plan on being here a long while today started my new healthier me plan Short term goal 40 by april 9 2015 but hey i would take more. I am a nurse need to change my bad habits carbs is the worst one....  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