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Average Calorie Intake Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Average Calorie Intake.

Cut Your Arthritis Risk with Fruits & Veggies

A recent study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found the average daily intake of two carotenoids (beta-cryptoxanthin and zeaxanthin) was lower (by 40% and 20% respectively) for arthritis patients than healthy subjects. Both of thes...  Read more

Lose Twice the Weight by Tracking Your Food

You hear all the time that to lose weight, you should track what you eat. Well, a 2008 study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that keeping a "food diary" may double your weight loss efforts. Researchers fr...  Read more

Gender and Weight Loss: How Your Sex Affects Your Success

No, this is not an article on that ever-popular question about whether sex counts as aerobic exercise. (It doesn't. Get over it.) This article is about gender differences in exercise and weight loss. This is your chance to get the facts you...  Read more

The Real Benefits of Iron

Energy. We want it, we need it, but we don’t always have it. When we’re energized, the impossible seems doable and  your hectic life feels like smooth sailing. So what essential part of your diet helps increase your energy as its mai...  Read more

Shakin' It Up with the Skinny on Salt

Even if you are not a potato chip and pretzel junkie, you’re probably eating more salt than you realize. Sodium, the main ingredient in table salt, can hide in places you don’t suspect, like in ketchup, frozen dinners, instant hot cereals...  Read more

NOT losing weight on suggested calorie meal plans
Updated 7/19/2014 3:06:05 AM

I have totally changed my way of eating and I have slowly begun to change my thinking about food ... learning to love food that also loves my body. I have added moderate exercise (as opposed to NONE - which is what I WAS doing!) Every "diet plan"...  Read more

Remaining Calories
Updated 7/19/2014 11:14:36 PM

why are there two calorie amounts in the Remaining Calories column?...  Read more

Is there a way to just type in calories on meals?
Updated 7/16/2014 12:34:25 PM

I can't seem to find a way to just type in calories without the hassle of searching for a food I've eaten....  Read more

Do you eat back your calories after exercise?
Updated 7/16/2014 8:51:54 AM

Hello everyone I notice on my fitness pal tracker that it adds back the calories that I burn after I put in my exercise. Do you eat those calories? I thought that burning cals was the goal. Why would you eat them back? Just not quite understandi...  Read more

Fiber calories
Updated 7/16/2014 2:32:17 PM

Can I 'subtract' the calories from fiber from my total daily calorie count? For instance if I eat 1500 calories and 25g of fiber, can I say my total calorie count was really only 1400? Just curious....  Read more

Net and lie

When in doubt...and often when perfectly clear, underestimate excercise calories, overestimate calorie intake and aim for a net intake of 1200-1300...  Read more

Keep Tracking

I have found that in order to stay on track for maintenance I need to need to keep tracking what I eat and my activity. Last weekend I had a very busy day, over 25,000 steps, biking, lawn mowing, walking, and had kept to my average calorie intake. T...  Read more

Teachers Learning to Lose! (TLL)

Teachers Learning To Lose (TLL) Formula: You "+" Exercise "-" extra fat "X" positive attitude "ų" calories = a healthier, happier teacher! ...  Read more

How Much Caffeine Are You Consuming?

You enjoy a cup of coffee with your breakfast, a glass of tea in the afternoon, a sports drink as you recover from your workout and a few pieces of chocolate to sooth your sweet tooth after dinner. Nearly 80 percent of people around the world consume...  Read more

Short-Term Slip-Ups Could Lead to Long-Term Problems

Iím sure many people can relate to this scenario: Youíre doing great with eating healthy and exercising regularly, and youíre steadily working toward your weight loss goals. Then your week-long tropical vacation arrives, and suddenly all of those n...  Read more

Average calorie intake this and last week.

Okay, so for the week ending 3/16 (yesterday) my average calorie intake was 1773/day and last week was 2123/day (kinda high!)... My average calories burned were 3788 total for this week 3/10-3/16 and 4008 for last week 3/3-3/9. Not bad I su...  Read more

Food diary's average calorie intake is 1,585 a day

31 Wed 1880 01 Thur 1329 02 fri. 1872 03 Sat 1471 Daily average is 1,638 No weight loss 04 Sun 1993 05 Mon 1729 06 Tues 1602 07 Wed 1652 08 Thur 1808 09 Fri. 1467 10 Sat 1127 Daily average is 1,625 No weight lo...  Read more