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Banana Nutrition Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Banana Nutrition.

Desserts That Love You Back

So you've decided to adopt a heart-healthy diet. That doesn't mean that you have to give up all delicious foods. You can have it all--even dessert! It just means that you need to be smart about your choices of sweet treats. We've rounded...  Read more

25 After-School Snack Ideas

If I close my eyes and concentrate, I can still remember how it tasted: The snack that my best friend introduced me to in the 10th grade. So delicious, it soon became part of an everyday after-school ritual. We’d each cut a plain white bagel do...  Read more

25 After-School Snack Ideas for Teens

If I close my eyes and concentrate, I can still remember how it tasted: The snack that my best friend introduced me to in the 10th grade. So delicious, it soon became part of an everyday after-school ritual. We’d each cut a plain white bagel do...  Read more

How to Pick a Healthy Breakfast Cereal

Diet advice is everywhere—in the newspaper, the new government guidelines, and on the SparkPeople site. "Limit sweets, cut down on sugary foods, and decrease consumption of refined carbohydrates," it says. So, bold words like &quo...  Read more

How to Make the Perfect Green Smoothie

Getting your recommended daily allowance of fruits (1/2 to 2 cups) and vegetables (2-1/2 to 3 cups) is no small feat—especially when you don't have a lot of extra time to prep and cook all that produce. That's one reason why smoothies h...  Read more

End of Day:"reverse" nutrition/calorie counter?
Updated 7/21/2014 10:07:10 PM

I really wish that I could find a "reverse" nutrition/calorie counter. For example - it's the end of the day and I still need: 494 Calories 81 carbs 9 fat 4 protein What could I eat that would net his nutritional value?...  Read more

Reading Calories on Nutrition Labels
Updated 7/21/2014 8:15:47 PM

On a few items I notice it says calories, and then calories from Fat. I am confused on what the total calories would be. Example if it says Calories: 400 Calories from Fat: 50 would this be 400 calories or 450?...  Read more

Nutrition Values
Updated 7/18/2014 12:26:42 PM

I've just started the 30 Day Fit Food Challenge. There are a lot of good menu choices and I look forward to trying most of them, but I don't see any nutrition values...am I missing something?...  Read more

Goal Setting and Nutrition
Updated 7/17/2014 10:54:24 AM

I'm looking for some advice on how I should set my goals relative to the nutrition tracker. About a month ago, I had my goal set moderately, to get down to 300 (a mini-goal, if you will). I lost about 10 pounds for the couple weeks I had that s...  Read more

How to get enough nutrition?
Updated 7/19/2014 12:28:48 PM

I am stumped. I have a difficult time eating 1200 calories a day which is the absolute minimum anyone should have to meet daily nutritional needs. My problem is meeting the calorie intake that Spark People says I should have when I do my fitness...  Read more

Dry toast is so boring!

Dry toast is a drag, and butter and margarine add more calories without much nutritional benefit! The solution? Banana Jam!I like to freeze a banana to make it super mushy, then thaw it and mush it up and use it like jam on my toast. Taste and nutrit...  Read more

frozen fruity treat

Banana/ Mush a ripe banana and put in the freezer. It tastes really great334...  Read more

Vegan Fitness and Nutrition

For those of us who do not use or eat any animal products...recipes, help with nutrition and fitness goals and just an all around great bunch of people....  Read more

In the News: Eat Bananas, Lose Weight?

Have you heard of the Banana Diet? This fad diet is so popular in Japan that bananas are scarce, despite a 25% increase in banana imports over last year. (By the way, last year's diet craze in Japan was natto, or fermented soybeans, which have an acq...  Read more

Quick & Healthy On-the-Go Snack Recipes

You know the drill – by the time the late afternoon rolls around, you’re starving and the office candy jar starts looking better and better. Save yourself the temptation and try one of these simple, healthy, and satisfying portable snack...  Read more