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Eating Right Nutrition Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Eating Right Nutrition.

Plateau Busters - Part 1

We hear it all the time—you changed your habits and lost weight steadily, but after awhile, that progress halted. You’ve been stuck at the same weight for days, weeks, or even months. There’s nothing more frustrating t...  Read more

Crisscross Your Way To A Better Life

The fitness universe always talks about Nutrition and Exercise as if these are the only two options for getting in shape.   Want to lose the post-pregnancy padding? Nutrition & Exercise. Want to look 10 years younger? Nutrition...  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

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

Eat More Often, Lose More Weight

When I was a kid, I played four-square on the playground and learned to eat three square meals a day. Now my meals are supposed to be shaped like a pyramid and I've heard I’m supposed to be eating them six times a day. Is anyone besides me...  Read more

What time is too late to eat dinner? Most days I g
Updated 10/9/2015 8:24:22 AM

What time is too late to eat dinner? Most days I go to the gym, it's after 7p and I don't get home until really close to 9p. Would it best for me to make a smoothie on those days?...  Read more

i have discovered i know nothing about nutrition.
Updated 10/7/2015 5:48:32 AM

i have discovered i know nothing about nutrition. i would love any tips or knowledge you have to get me started. when i cook i cook bland as i am clueless lol. help me please...  Read more

No idea what to eat
Updated 10/8/2015 5:48:38 PM

I am completely clueless when it comes to trying to lose weight. I am not really to sure what is good and what isn't. I mean I know like all fresh vegies etc but when cooking and adding them into a meal etc. What meats are best, what to have for brea...  Read more

to eat or not to eat
Updated 10/6/2015 9:10:51 AM

If you don't hit your minimum for a day, do you eat something just to meet your min calories or is it better not to?...  Read more

I just lost all my will power and ate a big burger
Updated 10/5/2015 10:26:56 PM

I just lost all my will power and ate a big burger, that is way it's not good to wait too long in between meals, I know this and did it anyway....  Read more

Tracking my Nutrition

I fill in what I've eaten on my nutrition planner right after I eat lunch. I've found that this way, I can keep a close eye on the nutrition values and plan accordingly for my evening meal. Whether I've eaten more than normal for breakfast and lunch,...  Read more

Take Notes

Any time the idea of trying to itemize and research my food is overwhelming, I use the Notes field in the nutrition tracker to type a few notes on what I ate (with as much detail as I feel up to including). I might not know the exact calories and nu...  Read more


A wonderful group from Michigan who joined sparkpeople in hopes of getting control of their weight and learn to eat healthy. ...  Read more

Nutrition Tracking: New Recent Foods Tab

If you use the Nutrition Tracker regularly, you probably already know that you can save foods you eat frequently to your "Favorites" list. This makes it much faster to add foods to your tracker every day. But now it's even easier to kee...  Read more

Study: Tech + Tracking Helps You Stick with Your Weight-Loss Plan

Something in common with many of the Success Stories on SparkPeople is that those members used our free Nutrition and Fitness Trackers to help them reach their weight loss goal. Being able to track your nutrition intake and how much fitness activity...  Read more