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Dietary Protein Intake Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Dietary Protein Intake.

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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

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

The Truth about Alcohol and Heart Health

The idea that alcohol may be good for your heart has been around for a while. While moderate drinking may offer health benefits, drinking more can cause a host of health problems. So should you turn to alcohol to protect your heart? Here's what y...  Read more

Eating for a Healthy Heart

Looking for ways to kick start your heart-healthy lifestyle? Start by looking at your diet. Poor food choices can have a negative effect on your heart, weight and overall health; but making small, sustainable changes to improve your diet can have a l...  Read more

Eating Well with Type 2 Diabetes

When you have diabetes, your diet plays a key role in controlling your blood sugar levels. SparkPeople strongly encourages everyone with diabetes to meet with a Registered Dietitian or a Certified Diabetes Educator in their area. These health profess...  Read more

Do you count or watch carb intake?
Updated 5/1/2015 10:07:16 PM

If you watch your carbs, how many do you take in in a day?...  Read more

Spark recommends your NET calorie intake (after ex
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Spark recommends your NET calorie intake (after exercise) be no lower than 1200 for females, 1500 for males, in order to make sure you hit all your macronutrient needs (protein, fat, carb). If you're not hitting your macros, you need to eat more....  Read more

Just watch your calorie intake, maintain that whil
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Just watch your calorie intake, maintain that while trying to log how much sodium you are also taking in...  Read more

I keep going over on my protein and fat but under
Updated 5/4/2015 6:19:56 AM

I keep going over on my protein and fat but under on my calories ugh!! What can I do...  Read more

Getting more protein without adding many calories?
Updated 5/3/2015 10:53:26 AM

So, SPARK says that I am not getting quite enough protein. When I run my daily nutrition report, I'm coming out in the 50s for protein, and the low end of the range it says I should aim for is 60. In general, I eat 2 eggs and a slice of turkey bac...  Read more

Flatout WRAP with Flax! Great Balanced Bread thing -- Vegetarian's Dream

When I'm having problems balancing my Carbs/Fat/Protein I go to my fave new discovery, Flatout Flat Bread Wraps. 100 Calories for a good sized wrap that tastes sorta neutral so works well for a nut butter, tofu wrap, or any kind of sandwich and can...  Read more

Protein Powder

Adding Protein Powder to water, milk, or juice can really aid your protein intake, give you energy, and jump start your day....  Read more

South Beach Diet (Lifestyle!)

For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat....  Read more

Three High Protein Breakfasts to Boost Weight Loss

You have most likely heard it said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Some research suggests breakfast is an important part of a healthy eating plan that can help you achieve and maintain your best weight. A new study suggests that...  Read more

New 2010 Dietary Guideline Report

Thirteen independent experts have finally concluded their work and presented their Report on Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010. The 2010 Advisory Committee worked for two years to update the guidelines and the group consists of individuals natio...  Read more

Metabolic Consequences of a High Dietary-Protein Intake in Adulthood

Metabolic Consequences of a High Dietary-Protein Intake in Adulthood: Assessment of the Available Evidence Cornelia C. Metges1 and Christian A. Barth Department Biochemistry and Physiology of Nutrition, Deutsches Institut für Ernährungsforschung...  Read more