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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 find the phase 2 of this dash "diet" is really a
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i find the phase 2 of this dash "diet" is really a healthy eating plan.No different that what we have here or weight watchers or TOPS. It's a lifestyle change not a diet...  Read more

How to read the SP nutrition tracker?
Updated 1/23/2015 6:56:26 PM

The nutrition tracker says that I'm supposed to eat between 1200-1550 calories per day before exercise. My question is: If I exercise, to lose weight do I just ignore the exercise and eat between 1200-1550 calories? If I don't exercise, to l...  Read more

So don't follow a diet that tells you "eat this, d
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So don't follow a diet that tells you "eat this, don't eat that". For me, that is a recipe for failure within a week. I started doing exercise I like and eating better portion sizes of food I like. Life is too short to eat bad food (or food you hat...  Read more

i don't know why I try to diet or take things away
Updated 1/25/2015 11:07:48 PM

i don't know why I try to diet or take things away, it feels like punishment. I'm so over it. Diets are really hard and a lot of the time they are gross. I like healthy food why can't I allow myself to just eat and be merry? I bet It would be nice...  Read more

Just got Diet Coach Pro! I love it, I set a timmer
Updated 1/26/2015 2:53:08 PM

Just got Diet Coach Pro! I love it, I set a timmer every 2hrs to tell me to drink water & every 4hrs to tell me to track my food! Its amazing. My motivation to stay on track is high!...  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