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Macronutrient Calculator Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Macronutrient Calculator.

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

Make the Perfect Amount of Food This Thanksgiving

So, you're hosting Thanksgiving this year. You know you're going to buy a turkey, and you've probably started searching for casserole recipes. But how much of everything should you make to ensure you don't run out of food on the big d...  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

About SparkPeople's Recommendations 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 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

Any chance of adding ruck marches to the calculator? Closest I could find was hiking hills with eith
Updated 7/19/2016 1:11:40 PM

Any chance of adding ruck marches to the calculator? Closest I could find was hiking hills with either less than 10 lbs, or 10-20 lbs. Hubby carries 60 lbs minimum, and we have no real hills! Plus speed and distance play a factor too! #techsupport...  Read more

Copyright, acceptable use, & the recipe calculator
Updated 7/20/2016 2:18:01 PM

I just asked a couple of folks (who responded to another question I had) about the recipe calculator, and now I'm just throwing it out there for everybody. What do y'all do about figuring stuff from your cookbooks? I wanted to put in a recipe, but i...  Read more

Nutrition Tracker: Low Carb Calculator off
Updated 6/17/2016 9:53:59 PM

I've had the option for tracking Low Carb Diet Net Carbs turned on for awhile now. Tonight I'm getting the following: Carbs 102 Fiber 29 Low Carbs: 123..... ??! I left that page and came back to it, and it doesn't seem to have updated. Ear...  Read more

According to the BMR calculator prior to my lifest
Updated 5/30/2016 1:16:15 PM

According to the BMR calculator prior to my lifestyle change at 303lbs I burn approx. 2500 a day without exercise. I'm sedentary for the most part except for a daily 5min walk. I started on the 25th and I'm down 10lbs on 1500cal/day. Is this normal...  Read more

Running PR and calorie burn calculators are OFF
Updated 6/7/2016 7:39:15 PM

I use Runkeeper when I run and the numbers compared to Spark's are different. I did further research, using a few other online calculators and while all were off a little, Spark is at the bottom. A difference of 82 in calories burned and 1.5 minute...  Read more

Eating Out

Checking out a restaurant menu and evaluating my choices with the nutrition calculator before going allows me to stay on track ....  Read more

Debt Snowball

Get out of debt quicker, stay out of debt and build -debt snowball calculator- it's free and it works...  Read more


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

If the Calorie Information Isn't Accurate, What Should You Do?

Researchers at Tufts University recently looked at 29 restaurant meals from casual dining establishments such as Wendy's and Ruby Tuesday and 10 frozen supermarket meals like Lean Cuisine, Weight Watchers, and Healthy Choices. The study findings...  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