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Diet Protein Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Diet Protein.

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To Feel Fuller, Fill Up on Protein

A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition tested 19 subjects on three different diets. Researchers measured appetite, caloric intake, body weight, and fat mass, as well as blood measurements for insulin, leptin (the hormone...  Read more

How to Choose the Best Protein Powder

Protein supplements are popular among casual exercisers, serious bodybuilders, dieters and even non-exercisers for many reasons. Most people know that protein is an essential nutrient for overall health that helps promote fullness and also plays...  Read more

The Truth About Carbohydrates

It’s true. A carbohydrate-rich diet can inflate appetite and girth. Low-carb diets do promote short-term weight loss, but are accompanied by some severe dangers. So what should you do? The truth is, you can have your carbs and eat them too&mdas...  Read more

7 Key Nutrients Vegetarians Need to Watch

There are many benefits to being vegetarian and vegan. Regardless of why you chose such a lifestyle, it’s not enough to simply cut the meat, poultry, and seafood from your daily menu. Animal products do offer nutrients that support growth, body...  Read more

5 Diet Mistakes That Derail Your Workouts

Your diet may be the missing link in your training plan. Here are some common nutrition mistakes that many athletes and exercise enthusiasts make that can negatively affect performance. (Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered with the solutio...  Read more

For those who drink protein shakes, how many do yo
Updated 4/22/2015 7:13:40 PM

For those who drink protein shakes, how many do you drink a day? I only have 1 after my workout and it only has 20 grams protein and I'm still at the lowest end of my daily protein goal. Not sure if I should take 2 or would that be too much?? :/...  Read more

Being on your period and trying to diet is tough w
Updated 4/22/2015 6:48:22 PM

Being on your period and trying to diet is tough work! :/ all I want are carbs and dairy!...  Read more

I'm dieting but my friends are not! Help! I don't
Updated 4/23/2015 6:53:24 AM

I'm dieting but my friends are not! Help! I don't want to insult my friend, but when we hang out I always overeat. I know if I said no, they would still be my friend, but I feel bad, then overeat and then feel worse. Any advice?...  Read more

Hoping to make this lifestyle change,not just diet
Updated 4/24/2015 6:30:19 PM

Hello everyone I basically dieted my whole life, but I have never tried any diet fads. I count my calories and eat healthier and exercise more, and that has always worked. I start "dieting" around the period of spring to summer and sometimes eve...  Read more

Protein with restrictions
Updated 4/21/2015 3:43:23 PM

I am having a VERY hard time getting enough protein. I am allergic to eggs (whites and yolks) I have been eating dairy, but am technically allergic. I don't tolerate it well enough to rely on it as a major source of protein. Nuts are OK in small...  Read more

South Beach Diet Protein Bars

Great way to get your protein in for breakfast if you can't tolerate eggs or other proteins in the mornings. Very yumms specially cinnamin raisin!!!...  Read more

Reduce Abdominal Fat

According to an article in Nutrition & Metabolism they say a that four-year study concluded people on a high-protein, low-carb diet had an average decrease in A1C of 1.2% (from 8% to 6.8%) Journal of Nutrition, found that even moderate increases in p...  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

You Asked: Can You Really Eat Too Much Protein?

For a healthy adult, eating more protein than your recommended daily range once a week or so won't have any major impact on your long-term health or weight loss (assuming you still eat approximately the same amount of calories for the day). Based...  Read more

Food on the Run: Wendy's

Sometimes you have to eat on the run. Sometimes you just want to eat away from home. But can you fit fast food into a healthy diet? Of course! Here are some healthy options you can find when dining out at Wendy's.Most of these opti...  Read more

The 4-Day Diet: Protein Stretch (Phase 3). Results!

Ending the Protein Stretch 1 day early because I have some weekend events and need to be more liberal in my meal plans. Pizza party at work today (hosted by boss so can't refuse, 1 slice won't kill me), and then my bro-in-law's 30th Bday bash tonight...  Read more