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Diet And Nutrition Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Diet And Nutrition.

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Research Study Recommends SparkPeople

These days, it's not uncommon for people to make decisions that affect their health based on information that they find on the Internet. But can you trust the weight loss advice you find on Internet message boards? When it comes to weight loss, a...  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

8 Tips for Deciphering Diet Claims

Though food is supposed to be one of life's simple pleasures, few things cause more angst and confusion. It's no wonder why. We're constantly being told which foods we should eat to be healthy, which diets we should follow to be skinny, w...  Read more

10 Signs a Fitness Gadget is a Gimmick

Fitness infomercials promise a lot: dramatic weight-loss, big results, a six pack in 30 days! But unfortunately, most of them do not deliver on those promises. When those ads are so intriguing and believable, how do you know which new products delive...  Read more

The Quest for Functional Foods

All kinds of foods provide nutrients that your body needs. But some foods, known as "functional foods," do more for you body than just provide nutrients. They may also play a role in the prevention and treatment of certain chronic diseases....  Read more

I have noticed that when I am rocking my diet and
Updated 3/4/2015 5:25:05 PM

I have noticed that when I am rocking my diet and exercise, I crave salt! Anyone else find this to be true also or know why?!...  Read more

Keto diet... First day went over carbs with a bana
Updated 3/4/2015 2:21:15 PM

Keto diet... First day went over carbs with a banana !!! Dang it .. But this calorie counter app is sooo helpful makes me very conscious of what I eat a and very conscious when I don't excersise ..life is in such turmoil at moment but I'll get there...  Read more

I don't really follow a diet but take what I like
Updated 3/3/2015 1:05:12 PM

I don't really follow a diet but take what I like from each one that can fit into my life. South beach diet I don't do phase. I do phase 2 and 3 which is healthier....  Read more

I do the combination of the south beach diet and M
Updated 3/3/2015 12:41:05 PM

I do the combination of the south beach diet and Mediterranean diet and have had great results in the past. Especially for my arthritis. I eat blueberries everyday. A handful of nuts, probiotics, salads and smoked salmon. I like the perricone diet...  Read more

Fitbit not syncing correctly w/ nutrition tracker
Updated 3/3/2015 11:20:27 AM

I love my fit bit but I have one complaint. It doesn't track correctly with my Spark People nutrition tracker. When I delete something from my nutrition tracker it doesn't delete from my fit bit. This is bad because sometimes I enter a food just t...  Read more

Food cravings are not true eating disorders

Insulin metabolism and body fat ~ When you are insulin resistant your body converts every calorie it can into fat, even when you’re dieting. And it won't let you burn fat when you exercise. High carb diets lead to cravings, causing a sugar craving or...  Read more

Track vitamins!!

Did you know that besides calories, carbs, fats and protein your Nutrition tracker can track almost ANY vitamin and mineral you consume? And when you are done tracking for the day your Nutrition Feedback Report will contain the info about these vitam...  Read more

Coffee Junkies of the World!

Caffeine need not be a dirty word when dieting. Our team is for all Sparkers hopelessly in love with their coffee. Drop by the cafe, we're open 24/7 and the coffee is always great!!...  Read more

And the Award for Worst New Food Product of the Year Goes to…

It’s conventional to wait until the end of the year to decide which new food product deserves the award for worst of the year. But once in a while, a product comes along that's such an obvious choice there’s no need to hold off giving the award unti...  Read more

What's in a Name? Plenty, When it Comes to Nutrition

Although National Nutrition Month is winding down, our focus on healthy eating and healthy lifestyles will continue all year long. As more and more focus shines on reducing childhood obesity by improving family health habits, the importance of fin...  Read more

Diet and nutrition

I need some guidance regarding my nutrition diet. I am 5"1 and 120 lb. I am 23% body fat and I want to reduce my body fat to about 18. I do weight training 4 days week and two days of HIIT cardio. I eat 5-6 meals a day. This is where I get reall...  Read more

diet and nutrition

This is the best diet plan I have ever been on. I am eating healthier choices in food and exercise. I am taking the suggestion to divide my plate in fourths. I eat one-fourth protein , one-fourth grain products, one-fourth vegetables, and one-fourth...  Read more