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Daily Macronutrient Requirements Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Daily Macronutrient Requirements.

How Much Protein Do I Really Need?

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

About SparkPeople's Recommendations

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

6 Diet Rules Meant to be Broken

Almost every time we turn on the television or glance at a magazine cover in the supermarket checkout line, we are bombarded with the new weight-loss rules and diet plans. We're constantly given suggestions to drink a special shake, cut out carbs...  Read more

Red Meat Consumption Linked to Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease that has been linked to a combination of genetic and lifestyle factors. Previous studies have found that cigarette smoking and a diet low in vitamin C-rich fruits play roles in the development of...  Read more

Delicious Ways to Boost Fiber Intake

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

Hard to meet the nutritional requirements needed
Updated 7/22/2014 7:56:24 AM

Ok so I have the diabetes plan which besides protein fat and carbs and calories which are not too hard to meet but folate, magnesium, potassium etc are harder. The meal plans don't seem to have a lot of vegetables etc. it seems like the same thing...  Read more

how do you fit snacks in your daily meals?
Updated 7/15/2014 10:58:26 AM

they say you should have 2 snacks however I have found that through my whole journey I am only able to eat one snack as well as breakfast, lunch and dinner and that is usually mid afternoon. I am usually full from breakfast to lunch and dinner is us...  Read more

link to Daily Journal and Appointments?
Updated 7/11/2014 12:20:56 PM

I guess my coffee hasn't kicked in yet. I can't find the link for calendar reminders and our journals? help?...  Read more

Mobile App not showing Daily Nutrition Tracker
Updated 7/8/2014 9:19:44 AM

I have a Galaxy IV to which I successfully downloaded your mobile apps for food tracking and recipes. When I enter a food that I have eaten it does not show any information on my phone. My laptop, however, does show it. How do I get my i...  Read more

Daily note
Updated 7/4/2014 8:59:59 AM

I have tried to use the daily note, but haven't been able to. It doesn't bring up the daily note when I select it....  Read more

Quick Vegetables

Sow Sodium V-8 Juice or if you prefer the juicey flavor, drink V-8 Splash!...  Read more

Calcium and Vitamin D

I always have Florida's Natural Orange juice with Calicum and Vitamin D so I am sure I get my daily requirement....  Read more

Weekly Weigh-In!

A team where you can weigh-in weekly but find daily encouragement, friendship and chat....  Read more

Which is Better? The Halloween Edition

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. ...  Read more

The Not-So-Extreme School Lunch Makeover

Last week, First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack joined celebrity chef Rachael Ray to announce changes to the school lunch program. This desired national update is the first in more than fifteen years. After the announcement...  Read more