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Sweet Potato Uses Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Sweet Potato Uses.

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

Fruits and Vegetables to Try Each Season

When it comes to fruits and vegetables, most of us stick with what we know: carrots, cucumbers and celery at lunchtime; corn, peas and green beans for dinner; bananas, apples and oranges for breakfast or snacks. To keep healthy eating fun and excitin...  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

10 'People Foods' You Can Feel Good about Feeding Your Dog

As a veterinarian, I spend my days lecturing people on which foods to avoid feeding their pets. Canine obesity is on the uprise, and most of us are aware that feeding our pets too many table scraps can quickly lead to weight gain. Overweight pets can...  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

Sweets overload
Updated 4/23/2014 5:59:20 PM

I have been doing really well since January, but starting Sunday I have been eating very unhealthy. It's like because I allowed myself to eat a couple of bites of sweets (my biggest weakness) that now the dam has opened and I have reverted to my old...  Read more

Using My Silver Sneaker Card!!!
Updated 4/21/2014 6:06:29 PM

I have had my Silver Sneaker card for over a year now and I finally used it to join the YMCA. I've already taken 5 classes since joining. I can't believe I waited so long to take advantage of a free membership....  Read more

something was too sweet!
Updated 4/16/2014 8:55:58 PM

I've been working on a diet change since the beginning of march. Yesterday evening was an "anything I want to eat meal" (but not everything I want to eat meal!) And so I chose sushi and a cupcake. The frosting was too sweet for me! I have NEVER eaten...  Read more

mobile ap and using laptop
Updated 4/13/2014 5:34:55 PM

I am finding that when I enter something on my phone, it does not show up on my computer laptop. Am I doing something wrong?...  Read more

Core exercises not using shoulders?
Updated 4/19/2014 7:09:05 PM

I need a left shoulder replacement due to bone damage by arthritis. I have been doing water aerobics for over 5 years but I'd like to target my abdominals and core. Many of the land exercises involve the shoulders. Wall pushups are the worst...  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

GoodLife Go-ers!

For those of you using GoodLife Fitness Centres as your tool to get fit! It's a good day!!...  Read more

How Sweet Potatoes Led to My 90-Pound Weight Loss

Confession: I've eaten a sweet potato almost every day for the past four years.   I eat them roasted and dipped in BBQ sauce or baked and topped with cinnamon and maple syrup, to which my husband says: "Syrup on sweet potatoes? You&...  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