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Sweet Potato Vs Yam Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Sweet Potato Vs Yam.

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

Over 100 Super Foods for a Super You

Faster than a speeding bullet… More powerful than a locomotive… Nutrient-packed with health enhancing properties… Here come the SUPER FOODS! These foods benefit your body in so many ways. They power your brain, and...  Read more

Dining Out: Thai Cuisine

Characteristics: Dishes are usually packed with lots of fresh ingredients, and have many hot, spicy, flavorful, along with some sweet and sour options. Common Ingredients: These foods feature chili peppers, rice, noodles, sugar, citr...  Read more

Smarter Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

If you’re watching your calorie intake, the most problematic part of your anatomy may be your sweet tooth. Our bodies are hard-wired for an attraction to sweet foods since sweetness signals that we’re taking in the calories (energy) neede...  Read more

Can You 'Cheat' on Your Diet and Still Lose Weight?

"Cheating" is the act of deceiving others or being dishonest. The word conjures up images of copying someone else's answers during an exam, fudging your taxes, or counting cards.  Needless to say, these are not positive activities....  Read more

Do you ever eat white potatoes?
Updated 7/28/2014 4:43:41 PM

It seems one of my daughters who is a nurse thinks white potatoes are evil and the only spud you should ever eat is a sweet potato. I eat white potatoes occasionally because I believe they have some healthy benefits. 367 4...  Read more

Net Calories vs Caloric Intake
Updated 7/18/2014 9:17:24 PM

I just started tracking my caloric intake so I was wondering if someone could help me out with this confusion. I don't want to ruin my body to lose weight and I know that women are supposed to consume a minimum of 1200 calories to avoid starvation mo...  Read more

White rice VS brown rice??
Updated 7/15/2014 12:00:50 PM

My understanding is that it is recommended to eat brown rice rather than white rice for example at dinner if I make rice n beans I should try and use brown rice. But when I compared the Nutritional content of both I found this per cup: Cal w...  Read more

Sweet, Seedless Cucumbers!
Updated 7/7/2014 4:32:50 PM

Holey moley! These are AMAZING! If you've not tried them, you may want to do so! Slice 'em up in salad or as a snack all by themselves. I cut mine up with some watermelon and red onion to top my spinach salad....  Read more

Sets vs Reps
Updated 7/5/2014 5:13:02 PM

This might be a silly question, but I'm going to ask. I did some exercise today where I did as much of [insert exercise] as I could in one minute. I'm not sure how to track it. My brain confuses reps vs sets. I did 30 wall push-ups i...  Read more

Yams

Did you know yams aren't just for the holiday meals? We have switched to yams. They are so good natural sweet and better for you less in calories then regular potatoes higher in fiber. You can bake them, broil them, boil them put them on the Bar-B...  Read more

How to beat a sugar craving...

If you really want to curb your sweet tooth this is a great way and you get a veggie serving to boot with no salt or butter. Bake a sweet potato or yam for 1 hour. Cool & then refrigerate until cold--I usually don't eat the peeling when cold. Slic...  Read more

Indiana Sparkers - The Official Indiana Team!

We are the Official Indiana Team. Anyone in Indiana is welcome. Fitness minutes logged move our ranking up on the State Vs. State Leaderboard. Thank you for logging your fitness minutes!...  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

Which Orange Veggie Will Save You 100 Calories?

With the start of fall last month, it seems like everyone has sweet and starchy orange produce on the brain. Butternut squash and sweet potatoes have officially taken the place of summer's zucchini bounty. Not only are these orange fall foods del...  Read more