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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

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

Addicted to sweets but dying to be healthy
Updated 10/30/2014 11:57:17 PM

How do you kick this habit...or how do you manage to keep sweets to a minimum. A couple years ago I took part in a weight loss challenge and lost over 20 lbs. I'm afraid money was the motivator and the weight loss was just a bonus. I gained a few...  Read more

No more couch potato
Updated 10/26/2014 11:48:01 AM

I will no longer let my weight decide what I can and can't do. I have done that for over 40 years of my life. I want to live my life; so I made some major decisions. I just quit the job that I hate; I am back to college, and I am going to lose thi...  Read more

Help! Done with dinner and I want something sweet
Updated 10/22/2014 8:43:38 PM

Help! Done with dinner and I want something sweet so bad, tips on how to cope....  Read more

I ate a large carrot today instead of the potato c
Updated 10/22/2014 8:33:32 PM

I ate a large carrot today instead of the potato chips I really wanted. It was not as good, but my jaw is tired and belly full enough to wait out dinner (HUGE carrot). It's the tiny wins, right? 😋...  Read more

My husband has a sweet tooth.
Updated 10/30/2014 10:42:16 AM

Last week my husband bought a dozen doughnuts (that sit out on the counter since he brought them home), bags--yes bags--of mini candy bars and cookies. 40 He knows I am in a weight loss group at the VA and online. He is not one who likes to "talk", b...  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