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Sweet Potato Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Sweet Potato Benefits.

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

Buying Organic Food on a Budget

Step into any supermarket these days and you’re sure to find a wide variety of organic foods on the shelves. From produce, milk and meat to breakfast cereals and snack foods, consumers have their pick of certified organic products—a far c...  Read more

Do you ever eat white potatoes?
Updated 7/28/2014 4:43:41 PM

It seems one of my daughters who is a nurse thinks white potatoes are evil and the only spud you should ever eat is a sweet potato. I eat white potatoes occasionally because I believe they have some healthy benefits. 367 4...  Read more

Sweet, Seedless Cucumbers!
Updated 7/7/2014 4:32:50 PM

Holey moley! These are AMAZING! If you've not tried them, you may want to do so! Slice 'em up in salad or as a snack all by themselves. I cut mine up with some watermelon and red onion to top my spinach salad....  Read more

I've developed a sweet tooth!!
Updated 7/8/2014 3:15:02 PM

I never ate sweets before I started this weight loss journey. About a month ago I started craving sweets! I am at least using reduced calorie recipes from SPrecipes.com, but what created this sweet tooth??? It does interfere with what else I shoul...  Read more

Benefits of Drinking water
Updated 6/10/2014 2:36:50 PM

I was diagnosed with diabetes at age 5. Because of the diabetes, I CRAVED water. That sounds funny to crave water, but unless you know what having a really high blood sugar is, you really won't understand. However, even when my blood sugars were...  Read more

do potatoes count as veggies?
Updated 6/13/2014 9:52:38 AM

seems strange but the search didn't come up with a single hit so I hope this wasn't discussed countless times already. biologically a potatoe is a veggie but is it regarding nutrition? or is it like noodles and bread (and rice? same problem) a "...  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