There's a lot of buzz about macronutrients in the health and fitness world—but how much do you really know about them? It's a given that all nutrients are essential to any healthy diet, but are some more important than others? And how m... Read more
So, you're hosting Thanksgiving this year. You know you're going to buy a turkey, and you've probably started searching for casserole recipes. But how much of everything should you make to ensure you don't run out of food on the big d... Read more
These days, protein is a powerful word. So powerful that more and more food companies are boasting about the protein content of their foods and manufacturing newer protein-rich products to meet our demands for the essential nutrient. Why? Ask the ave... Read more
SparkPeople.com provides free tools, resources and support for adults who want to improve their diets, establish a healthy lifestyle, get physically active, lose weight and/or manage their weight. We stand by our weight-loss, exercise and dietar... Read more
I believe that most people would say jumping rope is for play, not for exercise. After all, you jumped rope as a kid on the playground and you probably forgot about it entirely after fourth grade. And it certainly isn’t touted as a benefit of j... Read more
I just asked a couple of folks (who responded to another question I had) about the recipe calculator, and now I'm just throwing it out there for everybody. What do y'all do about figuring stuff from your cookbooks? I wanted to put in a recipe, but i... Read more
I used to compete bodybuilding, got married lost my passion got up to 296lbs. Looked in the mirror and the passion was there again 4 months into it im back at 20in biceps 36in waist 255lbs with 14% bf. Shooting for 10% by end of august. Good luck all... Read more
I've had the option for tracking Low Carb Diet Net Carbs turned on for awhile now. Tonight I'm getting the following: Carbs 102 Fiber 29 Low Carbs: 123..... ??!
I left that page and came back to it, and it doesn't seem to have updated. Ear... Read more
According to the BMR calculator prior to my lifestyle change at 303lbs I burn approx. 2500 a day without exercise. I'm sedentary for the most part except for a daily 5min walk. I started on the 25th and I'm down 10lbs on 1500cal/day. Is this normal... Read more
Thinking of refinancing your home at a lower interest rate? or paying extra on your principal to pay off your mortgage early? Use an online amortization calculator to see what you can save in interest & in months (or years) of payments. If you alr... Read more
Researchers at Tufts University recently looked at 29 restaurant meals from casual dining establishments such as Wendy's and Ruby Tuesday and 10 frozen supermarket meals like Lean Cuisine, Weight Watchers, and Healthy Choices. The study findings... Read more
Even when you are trying to be on your best behavior and outsmart temptation, Halloween candy can be too much. It is possible to make a choice that not only treats your sweet tooth but also provides some nutritional benefit with the calories.
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