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Macronutrient Breakdown Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Macronutrient Breakdown.

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Here’s Why Macronutrients Are a Big Deal

There's a lot of buzz about macronutrients in the health and fitness world—but how much do you really know about them? It's a given that all nutrients are essential to any healthy diet, but are some more important than others? And how m...  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

7 Things You Can Learn from an Elite Athlete's Diet

Ever watched an Olympic track star, gravity-defying gymnast or pro football player and wondered "What's their secret?" Sure, there are those minor details of natural talent, dogged perseverance and countless hours of training—but...  Read more

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

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

I just noticed in thenutrition breakdown that Spar
Updated 9/15/2016 3:42:26 PM

I just noticed in thenutrition breakdown that Spark People is saying I need 144 grams of protein per day. That is just plain crazy. Is there something amiss here?...  Read more

Why does the calorie breakdown pie chart have diff
Updated 9/8/2016 4:40:10 PM

Why does the calorie breakdown pie chart have different goal percentage numbers on my app than my my laptop? Which is correct? #techsupport...  Read more

what is the meaning of calorie breakdown .. its so
Updated 9/8/2016 12:23:06 AM

what is the meaning of calorie breakdown .. its so confusing...?...  Read more

#app problems Use the app on android phone and an ipod. My calorie breakdown graph (goals) don't m
Updated 8/27/2016 5:23:10 PM

#app problems Use the app on android phone and an ipod. My calorie breakdown graph (goals) don't match. Android 26% fat and protein, 48 carb on iPod shows 30 fat 20 protein 50 carb. #techsupport...  Read more

So I'm lost in the calories breakdown percentage s
Updated 7/30/2016 5:25:16 AM

So I'm lost in the calories breakdown percentage scale... Does that mean how much you have left to consume or ummm I'm just lost i dont understand now? It's my breakfast now and I'm having Nasoya tofu baked and Bistro turkey &-bacon cobb salad?...  Read more

Water & Deep Breathing

When you are not consuming enough water, your body will hold on tightly to your body fat. Water isneeded to breakdown body fat and oxygen is the second key ingredient needed for the breakdown of body fat into useable energy. Breathe deeply every d...  Read more

Black Olives Are Healthy

Black Olives have fiber & help elimate waste products. They help cholesterol from attaching to the insides of the arteries. Also a source of powerful antioxidants & vitamin "E" , and good fat. They Also help stimulate acids to breakdown foods taken...  Read more

fit4ever

Log your food here so that I can see your macronutrient breakdown so I can tweak your diet....  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

New Study Reveals Possible Way to Lose Weight for Good

A small study recently published in The Journal of the American Medical Association reviewed the clinical responses of three popular diet regimens in people that had already achieved weight loss. The goal of the study was to not only look at energy e...  Read more