Everyone knows that athletes must plan and time their meals and snacks very carefully to reach their performance goals. But what about the rest of us? You try to squeeze in 30-60 minutes of exercise most days of the week. Do you have to be careful ab... Read more
Everything you do burns calories—breathing, sleeping, standing, and all of the active pursuits you enjoy. But what does it take to burn just 100 calories? You may be surprised by how little—or how much—activity you have to do to ach... Read more
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I have entered the nutritional values for some foods on my nutrition tracker page that are either incorrect or need to be updated. Is there a way to delete the foods I've entered manually or edit the nutritional content that is incorrect? Again, thes... Read more
My work provided lunch for us today. I want to add it to my tracker but I am struggling to do so. Since the food is from a small local restaurant and they don't have their nutrition info listed, I know the best thing to do is find similar items and t... Read more
Making almond milk at home is delicious! How do I determine the number of calories, fat, carbs and protein? With that same thought, it would be good to know the values for the almond meal byproduct.... Read more
Is anyone else having trouble seeing the nutritional value of the food before adding to your day? If I enter it I can see the calories, carbs, etc. but I can't see anything in the popup window.... Read more
Now that fall is here, I am getting delicious acorn squash from my local food coop. I cut it in half, clean it out, micro-wave, and sometimes eat it all - skin included. Couldn't be simpler. My only question is: Does anyone know the... Read more
Since the weather is really hot sometimes water alone is not enough when you're doing activities that make you sweat a lot. I found Powerade Zero which has electrolytes and has zero calories. I drink some of it when hiking in the heat along with wa... Read more
Early last week my colleague and dailySpark.com editor Stepfanie Romine, sent me an idea for a blog about using pickle juice as a electrolyte replacement source for exercisers . She actually stumbled across the idea from one of the comments left on... Read more
I'm not a big fan of most beverages. I use soymilk on cereal, drink tea occasionally, and have a rare glass of OJ. Most of the time, I'm satisfied with water. Soda, juice and sports drinks are usually too sweet for me. If I want something fancy, I as... Read more
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