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Sweet Potato Health Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Sweet Potato Health.

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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

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

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

15 Heart-Healthy Versions of Your Favorite Foods

Whether you've been told you need to lower your blood pressure, improve your cholesterol levels, or just want to take preventative measures to protect your ticker, one of the first things you'll likely change is your diet. Heart-healthy diets...  Read more

I have extreme health anxiety issues. I watched my
Updated 10/28/2014 11:55:20 AM

I have extreme health anxiety issues. I watched my dad die when I was 4 from cancer. It's a HUGE worry for me! I'm a hypochondriac now and it's making it hard to get healthy....  Read more

Health and Wellness
Updated 10/28/2014 10:00:51 PM

I'm new to the sparks community although I did use the trackers off and on while I was pregnant at the related site. I recently made a decision to really get fit and not just thin. I've been wanting to lose the extra baby weight I had packed on and h...  Read more

I know that eating health and exercising is what I
Updated 10/27/2014 11:35:47 AM

I know that eating health and exercising is what I need to do but I have no will to do it....  Read more

Addicted to sweets but dying to be healthy
Updated 10/31/2014 7:42:53 AM

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

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

Spark Utah The Official Team

A place where those in Utah can share triumphs, challenges, and their personal journey to health....  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

10 Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes

Fall in love with sweet potatoes again and again with these 10 deliciously healthy recipes.Nutritional GoodnessOne medium tuber contains 105 calories and 4 grams of fiber. These babies are bursting with antioxidant vitamins A and C, potassium and man...  Read more