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Diet And Nutrition Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Diet And Nutrition.

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

Starting Nutrition Tracking and Have a Technical Q
Updated 4/15/2014 12:18:55 AM

Hey, Does any one know how to delete something that is preset in the nutrition tracker? I need to delete "snack 2" so those calories can disburse over the 3 meals and 1 snack I am trying to track (per a nutritionist). I found the place where I...  Read more

Nutrition Tracker
Updated 4/13/2014 4:11:13 PM

2 Is it possible to use the meal plans for a couple of days a week then use my own the rest of the time? If so how?...  Read more

any sparkpeope diet bet challenges?
Updated 4/13/2014 8:35:01 AM

Looking for a litte extra motivation. I was thinking about joining one of the dietbet challenges. Anyone know if there are any sparkpeopke ones? Would love to make some new freinds. Have some rules and win some money at the same time....  Read more

Nutrition Tracker Corrections???
Updated 4/13/2014 6:49:45 PM

I currently have what I feel is a pretty serious issue but can't find anyplace in Spark to get it taken care of. The nutrition tracker says that a 10 piece serving of McDonald's Chicken Nuggets has plenty of calories, carbs and fat, but 0 grams of pr...  Read more

Nutrition Goals: Iron over 50 Question
Updated 4/12/2014 7:31:45 PM

I've had the dietary goal of eating enough iron in my nutritional tracker for years now. Today is my birthday, and I'm now 50 years old. 44 383 475 My understanding is a woman's iron needs over 50 decrease. Does the nutrition goal automati...  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

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

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