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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

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

SparkPeople Helps Me Gain Weight For Health, Anyon
Updated 7/31/2015 1:46:50 PM

SparkPeople Helps Me Gain Weight For Health, Anyone Else?...  Read more

Awesome! Congrats! There was a box of sweets in th
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Awesome! Congrats! There was a box of sweets in the house andwhen nobody is looking I threw them all to the trash lol then people got mad at me ahahah, it o-kay!...  Read more

I would like to try Cauliflower mashed 'potatoes',
Updated 7/29/2015 9:59:33 AM

I would like to try Cauliflower mashed 'potatoes', but all the recipes I find include sour cream or cream cheese. I don't eat either of those. Any suggestions on substitutes? Or can I just leave those out? Thanks...  Read more

I really like frozen fruit - nice and sweet, takes
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I really like frozen fruit - nice and sweet, takes a while to eat, and cools me off on hot days. Also: minimal calories!...  Read more

What is your healthy sweet tooth fix? At the momen
Updated 7/27/2015 8:27:55 PM

What is your healthy sweet tooth fix? At the moment mine is sliced bananas and strawberries with a drizzle of honey....yum but looking for different alternatives. Thanks...  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