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Macronutrient Balance Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Macronutrient Balance.

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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

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

6 Diet Rules Meant to be Broken

Almost every time we turn on the television or glance at a magazine cover in the supermarket checkout line, we are bombarded with the new weight-loss rules and diet plans. We're constantly given suggestions to drink a special shake, cut out carbs...  Read more

Taking Care of Yourself When You Become the Caregiver

As I sat across the cafe table from my dearest friend, Margie, I was struck by how tired and drawn she looked. This was the first time we had seen in each other in months. Before, we had made a point to meet for lunch or coffee once a week. Now that...  Read more

Beyond Burgers: Fun Foods You Can Grill

An outdoor grill lets you cook up a tasty, healthful meal while creating a great atmosphere for chatting with friends and family on a warm summer evening. But after months of grilling out, you may grow tired of the same old chicken breasts and turkey...  Read more

So I've been trying to balance current job, work o
Updated 4/20/2015 4:55:19 PM

So I've been trying to balance current job, work on getting better one (long story there), and improving my habits. Noticing time management is a problem; I'm clueless there. Small wonder I feel like I got hit by a semi every few days....  Read more

balancing hunger and caloric intake
Updated 4/19/2015 5:59:55 PM

Hi, I have been gradually introducing myself to a lifestyle of healthy eating for almost a year now. I finally decided to go to the gym about a month ago and i have been combining that with a reduced caloric intake (loose fat then later begin a...  Read more

balancing hunger and caloric intake
Updated 4/19/2015 12:19:39 PM

Hi, I have been gradually introducing myself to a lifestyle of healthy eating for almost a year now. I finally decided to go to the gym about a month ago and i have been combining that with a reduced caloric intake (loose fat then later begin a...  Read more

Can I change the macronutrient recommendations?
Updated 3/19/2015 4:23:56 PM

The nutrition tracker wants me to eat 50% carbs, 30% protein, and 20% fat. I want to change this, but I can't figure out how. Is it possible? If so, how? Thanks!...  Read more

balanced diet/high fat diet for losing weight
Updated 2/23/2015 8:43:51 AM

Hi..i came to recently that when I have more of fats in my diet I lose more weight..so did such a thing happen with you?( total calories each day i have are around 1500)....  Read more

Add better sleeping

Don't skimp on sleep by trying to add more events to the days. It's a stressor & gets everying out of balance.andDon't repeatedly hit the snooze button, either go to sleep earlier or take a nap. Don't let the snooze button become a habit that needs...  Read more

credit cards

when I have to use a credit card I pay at least twice the minimum balance if not the entire balance this saves lots of money and headaches...  Read more

Working Moms

Helping working moms everywhere balance family, work, and achieving a healthy lifestyle....  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

You Asked: Is It Possible to Eat Too Much Fiber?

Fiber plays an important role in your health. Most adults need to eat between 25 and 35 grams of fiber each day. (To learn more about fiber sources and health benefits, read Figuring Out the Facts on Fiber.) Despite all its health benefits, you can o...  Read more

LOW CARB, LCHF, Keto MacroNutrient Balance TIPS!

After 8 years of low carbing, I've experienced great success, a few "emotional" set backs, the carb laden foods I chose at that time I've identified as the same type of foods that my mother used to bring comfort in my early childhood, especially ice...  Read more