Fiber is one of the easiest nutrients to incorporate into your diet, and one of the most important. However, many Americans don’t get the much needed 25 to 35 grams recommended daily for a healthy diet. Insufficient fiber intake can increase yo... Read more
What do you look for when you’re checking out the nutrition facts on that macaroni and cheese box? Whether you’re one to zoom in on total calories or total carbs, you might be missing the real picture. Nutrition facts should be a part of... Read more
Looking for ways to kick start your heart-healthy lifestyle? Start by looking at your diet. Poor food choices can have a negative effect on your heart, weight and overall health; but making small, sustainable changes to improve your diet can have a l... Read more
When you have diabetes, your diet plays a key role in controlling your blood sugar levels. SparkPeople strongly encourages everyone with diabetes to meet with a Registered Dietitian or a Certified Diabetes Educator in their area. These health profess... Read more
Imagine experiencing severe abdominal pain, along with alternating bouts of both constipation and diarrhea. Even worse, your doctor can find no physical explanation or effective treatment for you, despite these very real symptoms. Unfortunately, this... Read more
Hi! So I'm trying to get myself back on track. Since Friday is my birthday I decided to give myself a present by trying Daily Burn. Has anyone else tried it? First 30 days are free so I figure if it gets me moving every day and I can be consisten... Read more
at the bottom of My Nutrition Tracker are my daily totals summary for the nutrients I am tracking.
However, they are rounded off to whole numbers. I am exporting these into a spreadsheet for further manipulation and this rounding causes all kids... Read more
I am trying to increase my fiber intake, and preferably naturally. By this I am trying to increase my intake o foods that se naturally high n fiber. Does anyone have any practical suggestions on incorporating high fiber foods into yr daily food cho... Read more
I'd like to make daily notes about my progress overall, like the notes in the Fitness Tracker. Except for a blog I can't seem to find anything. Is there another diary-type option? I want to record things like how I felt, ideas, etc. that don't fit ne... Read more
I am currently 140 pounds and I want to reach a goal weight of 125 pounds (hopefully by mid-may, although I'm not so keen on the duration). Since the beginning of february I have lost about 16 pounds (from 156 pounds to 140 pounds), with a... Read more
To boost fiber intake, try fiber gummies! They have 1g more fiber than powdered mixes, and are a treat-y way to take fiber. Stroehmann's also makes a double-fiber bread, which packs in 50% of your daily fiber in 2 slices!... Read more
The high fiber cereals of years ago offered little taste for the nutritional benefit they provided. Today, that has changed and you can get a great tasting cereal that is also a good fiber source.Fiber is an important part of a healthy diet. Not only... Read more
Munching MisstepsYou watch what you eat and feel pretty savvy about nutrition. But as you’re racing from one chore to the next, it’s easy to skimp on certain nutrients and overdose on others. The good news: “There’s no food o... Read more
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