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Sweet Potato Health Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Sweet Potato Health.

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

9 Superfood Swaps for Healthier Meals

Deciding to change your diet can be an overwhelming idea. You’ll have to clean out the pantry, remove any and all treats, stock up on rabbit food and mentally prepare to feel hungry all the time. That’s the only way to improve your diet a...  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

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

Too Much Junk!

Studies of American eating habits reveal that almost a quarter of the calories we consume come from nutrient-poor selections – better known as "junk food." If one-fourth of what we eat is junk food, a plan for weight reduction should...  Read more

Here for health
Updated 11/22/2015 9:19:50 AM

I am a recent cancer survivor and I have to be healthier. I am very overweight and sedentary. I love this site. I Know I can stick to this one. I am in the process of changing my life. 521...  Read more

Being Thankful for health. Although im not at a he
Updated 11/21/2015 12:47:10 PM

Being Thankful for health. Although im not at a healthy weight. Im able to exercise and choose mindfully to eat better. And that already is more than enough to be blessed. How about you. Anything already being grateful for?...  Read more

Craving something sweet? I just tried Nonni's trip
Updated 11/21/2015 11:35:16 AM

Craving something sweet? I just tried Nonni's triple chocolate biscotti they ate so good and only 110 yummy and satisfied my sweet tooth.:)...  Read more

Thank you. Well they didn't have the sweet potato

Thank you. Well they didn't have the sweet potato casserole all morning I was dreaming of lol...  Read more

Alright I have a sweet tooth..any tricks to cuttin
Updated 11/19/2015 8:39:53 PM

Alright I have a sweet tooth..any tricks to cutting sweets out of your diet or at least cutting back. My will power is not working....  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