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Excess Protein Intake Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Excess Protein Intake.

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

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

Cut Calories Without Dieting

The word "diet" doesn’t always mean eating less to lose weight—although that’s what we commonly associate it with today. Someone "on a diet" is trying to eat less, or stop eating sweets to fit into a smaller pant...  Read more

How Much Protein Do I Really Need?

These days, protein is a powerful word. So powerful that more and more food companies are boasting about the protein content of their foods and manufacturing newer protein-rich products to meet our demands for the essential nutrient. Why? Ask the ave...  Read more

3 Reasons Why You're Not Losing Weight

You've been sticking faithfully to your calorie range and exercise plans for awhile now, but you're not seeing the results you want on your scale. Meanwhile, your weight -loss buddy is happily watching the pounds melt away week after week. No...  Read more

So I cut my carb intake alot,,and sure enough the
Updated 11/22/2015 7:12:17 PM

So I cut my carb intake alot,,and sure enough the weight is coming off and my excerise routine is paying off,,what I learned is your diet is critical,, or you'll be on the treadmill for hours,,lol...  Read more

is there anyway we can change our calorie intake?
Updated 11/22/2015 3:04:48 PM

is there anyway we can change our calorie intake? mine seems so high...  Read more

Biochem 100%whey protein in vanilla is delicious a
Updated 11/21/2015 3:09:02 PM

Biochem 100%whey protein in vanilla is delicious and helps me add protein since I'm not a meat eater. Highly recommended! !!!...  Read more

Anyone doing ideal protein diet?
Updated 11/21/2015 11:19:51 AM

Anyone doing ideal protein diet?...  Read more

Confused w/increased exercise = increased intake
Updated 11/21/2015 8:43:02 AM

I finally got used to eating less calories (1730) since I have now lost 52#. However, I have greatly increased my exercise. My exercise is "speed" walking (as fast as I can do I input my exercise and my Garmin also adds daily activity of bu...  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

Increase your protein intake

For women, increase your protein intake to 75 - 100 grams a day to break thru a plateau. I was eating in the low 60's and had been at a plateau for 2 months. I increased my protein intake to this level and started losing again....  Read more

Living Low Carb (Atkins and other Plans)

We will discuss low carb lifestyles (including Atkins,Protein Power, South Beach and other doctor-recommended low carb plans), trade low carb recipes and team up to do this together!...  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

You Asked: What is the Difference between Simple Carbohydrates and Complex Carbohydrates?

Simple carbohydrates are composed of one or two sugar units that are broken down and digested quickly, which can leave you feeling tired, hungry, and craving more sugar shortly after you’ve eaten. Recent research has shown that certain simple c...  Read more