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Daily Macronutrient Requirements Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Daily Macronutrient Requirements.

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Here’s Why Macronutrients Are a Big Deal

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

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

7 Things You Can Learn from an Elite Athlete's Diet

Ever watched an Olympic track star, gravity-defying gymnast or pro football player and wondered "What's their secret?" Sure, there are those minor details of natural talent, dogged perseverance and countless hours of training—but...  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

I've been sick for a month. Exhaustion, daily low
Updated 8/29/2016 11:45:57 PM

I've been sick for a month. Exhaustion, daily low grade fever. White count is normal. Hard to walk across apt, hard to eat enough because I can't stand long. If not for Amazon, an initial Instacart deal I'd be out of food. Back to dr this week....  Read more

So excited, past wk my goal was to walk 1+ miles for my daily walk. NOT competitive or a fitbiter w
Updated 8/27/2016 3:43:58 PM

So excited, past wk my goal was to walk 1+ miles for my daily walk. NOT competitive or a fitbiter wearer i did maintain this goal. Today I challenged myself to up it & walked to breakfast & took the long way home--2 1/4 miles later ended up home....  Read more

Daily Burn True Beginner! I just did this workout
Updated 8/27/2016 11:13:06 AM

Daily Burn True Beginner! I just did this workout and it's awesome! I have had a hard time with exercise in the past and this is great! I actually accomplished it and it felt good! I didn't die! It was awesome!...  Read more

Well, I'm now back on track with daily 11 miles in
Updated 8/26/2016 6:25:26 PM

Well, I'm now back on track with daily 11 miles in 2 hours speed walking. Also 45 minutes of silver sneakers. I've lost 6#s since I started about two months ago. I notice I do so much better when I surround myself with positive people. 🤗UKWIM?...  Read more

Struggling to get my daily calcium and fiber needs
Updated 8/27/2016 4:22:02 PM

Struggling to get my daily calcium and fiber needs met and stay within calorie range. I can only do one or the other. Any ideas?...  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

Challenge Yourself!

(1) Daily challenges~it only takes one step at a time to get to where we're going... (2) Spiritual, Emotional, Mental, and Physical challenges~it takes a holistic approach to achieve our goals......  Read more

Meet the Best Meatless Protein Sources

If you're a vegetarian or vegan, you've probably been asked countless questions about how you get your protein. The truth is, it's not as hard as you might think to meet your protein needs when you're going meatless. However, some pla...  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