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Ideal Macronutrient Ratio Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Ideal Macronutrient Ratio.

Find Your Perfect Weight - Part 1

You know that you want to lose weight. But how do you pick a goal weight that’s right for you? Do you find a celebrity, or even a friend, whose body you like and try to reach the same weight as him? Do you aim for a previous weight of your own,...  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

Reference Guide to Body Composition

Body weight alone is not a clear indicator of health or fitness because it does not distinguish how many pounds are fat and how many are muscle. But body composition helps describe the amount (and distribution) of fat and lean muscle tissue in the bo...  Read more

How to Take Body Measurements

It's easy to get discouraged when you work so hard to lose weight and your efforts don't pay off on the scale. Seeing the same number week after week can make you want to drown your sorrows in a pint of Haagen-Daz. But wait! Before you pick u...  Read more

5 Myths and Facts about Your Credit Score

My husband narrowed his eyes. "Don't let this place run a credit check on us just so you can open yet another store credit card," he warned. "I've heard checking your credit too often and opening too many cards can drop your score.&qu...  Read more

Ideal protein and upcoming surgery
Updated 3/23/2014 1:06:43 PM

I will be having back surgery soon and wondered if it's safe to be on ideal protein diet while undergoing surgery as I know they have a lot of pre op restrictions ...  Read more

Is ideal protein diet safe when have upcoming back
Updated 3/23/2014 6:10:29 PM

I will be having back surgery soon as was wondering if I will have any problems with being on the ideal protein diet. I know there were a lot of restrictions to follow the week before surgery so I'm wondering if I will run into a problem when I chec...  Read more

The 50/30/20 Carbs/fats/proteins ratios
Updated 2/24/2014 1:38:32 PM

I'm having major trouble getting the numbers! I don't use the SP meal plans ... I know what I like to eat and it's all healthy stuff, but I can't get the perfect 50/30/20 ratios no matter what I try to do. Has anyone else had similar results? Any...  Read more

Ideal weight
Updated 2/25/2014 11:04:06 PM

I want to lose weight and be 110 pounds. What would you like your ideal weight to be? 381...  Read more

fat protien carb ratios
Updated 1/11/2014 1:28:09 PM

i was just showing my son my sparkpage and he said that im eating too many carbs and not enough fat and protien ...im still losing weight so i dont see a problem....i dont eat bread or potatoes and nothing processed or packaged i do eat rice and past...  Read more

Why chocolate milk to replenish sugars after an intense workout

New York Times Phys Ed columnist Gretchen Reynolds says The Ultimate Post-Workout Beverage: Use chocolate milk to replenish sugars after an intense workout. Reynolds calls it an "ideal recovery beverage" because it has the right ratio of carbs and pr...  Read more

lo cal mayo

dilute your favorite mayo with fat free , unflavored yogurt, about a 1:1 ratio, and save yourself alot of money and calories....  Read more

I'm Active but have food issues!

A group for those of us very active people who still find maintaining our ideal weight a real challenge! Exercise is easy... but a food budget is the hard part!...  Read more

Which is Better? The Halloween Edition

Even when you are trying to be on your best behavior and outsmart temptation, Halloween candy can be too much. It is possible to make a choice that not only treats your sweet tooth but also provides some nutritional benefit with the calories. ...  Read more

Eat Like an Olympic Athlete

I LOVE the Olympics and from February 12-18, I will be watching as the world comes together 'with glowing hearts' to witness as the saying goes, 'the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat' during the Vancouver Winter Olympic.A cou...  Read more