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Sweet Potato Vs Yam Resources

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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

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

25 days no soda...5 days no sweets... inch my inch
Updated 1/26/2015 11:41:25 AM

25 days no soda...5 days no sweets... inch my inch. Yesterday was a challenge my new teen...decided to be rude/disrespectful. I didnt take the old wayz...consolation i. 2 litters of soda n candy...n Im glad today! If I can YOU CAN!!!...  Read more

Fat vs Carbs
Updated 1/27/2015 8:31:12 AM

I am planning to increase my Protein calorie allocation % which means I will decrease either my carbs or my fat allocation or both. To assist in weight loss which should I try and decrease more, carbs or fat?...  Read more

The more sweets you eat and that includes fake sug
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The more sweets you eat and that includes fake sugar, the more you want. It's like being addicted to cigs. It's a habit that has to be broken. Give up sugar and fake sugar! I did it, it was hard, but it's smooth sailing now and I don't miss i...  Read more

1/2 c dried scalloped potatoes is how much cooked?
Updated 1/23/2015 9:30:04 AM

The label says a serving size is 1/2 c dry. Well, I don't eat it dry (obviously) so how much is a serving cooked? Was thinking a cup but could be 3/4 c too. Not sure....  Read more

Trying to avoid eating sweets. Does anyone have a
Updated 1/22/2015 11:16:40 PM

Trying to avoid eating sweets. Does anyone have a suggestion?...  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