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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

9 Superfood Swaps for a Healthier Diet

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

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

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

If you have a sweet tooth like me and don't want t
Updated 5/22/2016 8:11:07 PM

If you have a sweet tooth like me and don't want to blow all your carbs/calories I highly recommend Arctic Zero pints! I picked up the brownie blast one and it's great, especially considering the stats! I got mine from Wal-Mart! #snacks...  Read more

I started using this app today in conjunction with truvision health -- I am 190 and I'm looking to g
Updated 5/22/2016 4:47:07 PM

I started using this app today in conjunction with truvision health -- I am 190 and I'm looking to get my 130 weight back. I was 130 2 years ago....  Read more

1.5 months without sweets and I just had to cave a
Updated 5/22/2016 2:43:47 PM

1.5 months without sweets and I just had to cave and have a milkshake today. Lol...  Read more

I need help with some ideas on how to cure a sweet
Updated 5/25/2016 12:11:43 PM

I need help with some ideas on how to cure a sweet tooth when on a low carb diet. I'm currently in phase 1 of the Atkins diet and am dying for something sweet but can only have 20 net carbs a day. #lowcarb...  Read more

Any good potato recepies with little or non oil? :
Updated 5/21/2016 6:13:44 AM

Any good potato recepies with little or non oil? :)...  Read more

Sweet Potatoes are Budget Freindly and Healing

Serve Sweet potatoes daily because they are easy on your budget & because they have lots of vitamin C, fiber and beta-carotene. Use them to prepare oven fries, oven fries, mashed potatoes, & stews or just pierce a whole sweet potato with a fork, wra...  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

This Spud's for You: Why (and How) to Eat More Potatoes

Mashed, baked, scalloped, fried: With so many ways to prepare and enjoy it, the potato is one of the world's most versatile foods—and perhaps one of the most underrated. In honor of Potato Lover's Month, brought to us by the Idaho Potat...  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