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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

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

I do not want my tracker changed daily.
Updated 6/27/2014 5:49:03 AM

I am diabetic and my Nutrition is changing with exercise. I much prefer to keep my food -Calories, carbs , fats and protein the same every day I want it back to the old way. Since using the tracker by exercise it gives me way too much leeway and co...  Read more

Daily SODIUM report on Tracker
Updated 6/25/2014 1:49:41 PM

I looked at my DAILY Sodium total and it was about 2800 -- so I was over. However, after I ran the daily REPORT, the number was easily about 1000 less than just minutes before. What's up with that? Why is there a discrepancy? Sodium,...  Read more

Daily Calorie Alotment Raised - Nothing Changed
Updated 6/19/2014 8:50:18 AM

I noticed today that my daily calorie range that I am supposed to eat within has raised, but I did not manually change anything for this increase to occur. Does SP automatically raise the intake amounts according to your work-outs over time? H...  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