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Sweet Potato Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Sweet Potato Benefits.

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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

A Healthy Dinner Party Menu

It’s Saturday night and the monthly dinner party is at your house. You want a meal that meets everyone's expectations for taste, while still being healthy. Here’s a sample party menu that definitely fits the bill, from salad to desser...  Read more

What to Eat This Winter

For most of us, eating seasonally is a foreign concept. Many people don't even know that foods have a season, let alone what foods are in season at any given time of year. In the U.S., we enjoy practically unlimited access to any food at any time...  Read more

Beyond Burgers: Fun Foods You Can Grill

An outdoor grill lets you cook up a tasty, healthful meal while creating a great atmosphere for chatting with friends and family on a warm summer evening. But after months of grilling out, you may grow tired of the same old chicken breasts and turkey...  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

Sweet or Savory low cal salad dressing
Updated 4/20/2015 6:38:02 PM

This a great money saver and low calorie trick to enjoy a fresh salad without all the fat. Take 2-3 Tbsp. red wine or apple cider vinegar and 1 Tbsp. canola oil, whisk 1-2 Tbsp. of homemade Seeds from the Earth triple berry jam and you have a r...  Read more

Darn cookie got me again! Sweets are such a trigger for me. I could blame dh for baking them, well I
Updated 4/20/2015 5:40:18 PM

Darn cookie got me again! Sweets are such a trigger for me. I could blame dh for baking them, well I do blame him, but he didn't force me to eat the cookie....  Read more

4 1/2 months no soda, 4 months no sweets.
Updated 4/19/2015 8:18:16 AM

4 1/2 months no soda, 4 months no sweets....  Read more

Woo-hoo!! I haven't drank a soda or sweet tea in 3
Updated 4/23/2015 8:21:46 PM

Woo-hoo!! I haven't drank a soda or sweet tea in 3 weeks!! First time ever cutting these two things off!! I thought I would never be able to do that!...  Read more

If you've always eaten a lot of sweets, your body
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If you've always eaten a lot of sweets, your body is used to all the sugar. You could be in withdrawal from cutting back. Try eating some fruit, like berries, apples, or bananas, with a little protein like cheese, nuts, or nut butter....  Read more

Curry Powder, Diabetes and More

Curry is a mixture of tumeric, coriander and cumin. Tumeric which helps IBS and colitis, ward off dementia, helps with arthritis and rheumatism Cumin helps flatulence, indigestion, diarrhea, nausea. Coriander lowers blood sugar naturally....  Read more

Sweet Potatoes

I substitute sweet potatoes for things that call for white potatoes.....better for you and your weight loss endeavors...  Read more

Living Healthy with Insulin Resistance/Low GI Diet

For anyone struggling with weight issues due to insulin resistance, diabetes, PCOS, and hypoglycemia. Diet Health Benefits also help reduce HBP, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, & Liver Enzymes. ...  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

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