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Fat Diet Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Fat Diet.

Put Some Personality into Your Diet

Are you a "Fast Fueler" and an "Adventure Seeker?" Or are you an "Independent Thinker" with some "Emotional Eater" tendencies? Most people have no idea. But knowing the answer may give you an advanta...  Read more

The Causes of High Blood Pressure

Lowering your blood pressure isn't always as simple as eating fewer high-sodium foods. The fact is that multiple factors combined affect your blood pressure. There are two main categories of risks that contribute to hypertension—those that...  Read more

Be a Melon Head

At some point in your life, you have probably tried cantaloupe. Even if this is not your favorite fruit in the world, it has some amazing benefits that might just change your mind. For starters, cantaloupe is an amazing source of Vitamin A and i...  Read more

A Woman's Guide to Breast Cancer Prevention

Almost one out of nine women is expected to develop breast cancer, the second leading cause of cancer-related death in women. So far, researchers haven't found any fool-proof way to prevent breast cancer except voluntary mastectomy (surgical...  Read more

Adventures in Weight Loss: Coach Dean's Story

If you had told me six years ago that I’d be working for SparkPeople today as a fitness and weight loss coach, I’d have told you to see a psychiatrist and get some medication to help control those delusions of yours. At that point, m...  Read more

Cooking Meats and Draining Off the FAT
Updated 4/13/2014 4:21:57 PM

I really need to know how many calories and grams of fat I am saving by draining the FAT off of ground beef and ground natural sausage? I cook with ground turkey a lot of the time but occasionally I want to eat sausage and hamburger and when I do my...  Read more

SP Diet & Food Tracker
Updated 4/9/2014 4:29:08 PM

Regarding the calorie range.. is this range to help you maintain your current weight, or will you lose weight by staying within this range? Thank you....  Read more

Weightloss When You Already Have Low Body Fat
Updated 4/14/2014 11:21:17 AM

Hello, SparkCommunity. I realize this is going to sound ridiculous, but I would like to lose some weight and I'm not sure how to go about it. I am a female competitive distance runner, and although my body fat percentage is quite low (~17) I...  Read more

so-called diet dessert bars
Updated 4/9/2014 11:51:14 AM

Does anyone else have a problem with eating these things? I'm particularly upset over eating too many "diet" (popular name diet that has its own food line) ice cream bars today. I can't handle these things! The thing is, most days I can. Today I wo...  Read more

The Abs Diet
Updated 4/7/2014 8:51:05 AM

Hi All, I have read this book ages ago, and more than once. It taught me a lot about nutrition, how my body works with food and strength training. It helped me change some of my eating habits and I'm so glad for it. But, even though all this k...  Read more

Secrets of the French #1: Eat Whole Milk Yogurt and Cheese

The French eat several servings of FULL-FAT, WHOLE MILK yogurt and cheese in small quantities. It makes you feel fuller. Low fat, "diet" food does NOT exist in France. Even though the French eat a high-fat (yet low-carb and low-calorie) diet, they ar...  Read more

Protect Brain Cells by Skipping the Drive-Thru

High fat diet has been associated with a decline in memory over the long term, but recently there have been possible short-term effects discovered. According to British research, the memory and problem-solving skills of lab animals given a fast-food...  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

What if Everything You Think You Know About Losing Weight is Wrong?

If you’re someone who’s watching what you eat for weight loss or better health, you probably believe that obesity is caused by eating more calories than you expend each day. And that keeping fat intake—especially saturated fat—relatively low and carb...  Read more

Food Showdown: Which Nut is All It's Cracked Up to Be?

Nuts have gotten a bad rap as high calorie, indulgent foods. It's true that nuts get more than half of their calories from fat, but the fat in nuts is healthy for you, your heart, and your waistline.  But how do different types of...  Read more

Dr said to eat a low fat diet to lower triglycerides

Hasn't that been proven untrue? I googled and found this BellaOnline's Nutrition Editor that said "the most important foods to avoid for high triglycerides are the refined carbohydrate foods that are high on the glycemic foods index". So begi...  Read more

Mediterranean Diet Beats Low-Fat Diet

I was pleased to see the latest headlines making the rounds in the new cycle today: Mediterranean Diet beats Low-Fat diet. www.latimes.com/health/boostershots/diabet
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0130225,0,2716560.story Thi...  Read more