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Macronutrient Deficiency Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Macronutrient Deficiency.

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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

The Real Benefits of Iron

Energy. We want it, we need it, but we don’t always have it. When we’re energized, the impossible seems doable and  your hectic life feels like smooth sailing. So what essential part of your diet helps increase your energy as its mai...  Read more

Alternative Cold Remedies That Really Work

Let’s face it: No one has time for a cold. In addition to making us feel miserable, colds destroy our schedules. Work, family, errands—they all have to wait while we get better. Or even worse, we have to carry on despite our achy muscles,...  Read more

How to Get Your Daily Dose of Vitamin D

When is a vitamin not really a vitamin? When it's vitamin D! The "sunshine" vitamin, aptly named because sunlight is a source of it, is actually a hormone. Vitamin D is currently receiving a lot of attention and research regarding its r...  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

Yes, I had iron deficiency. You'll feel better so
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Yes, I had iron deficiency. You'll feel better soon with the iron pills, as the anemia resolves pretty quickly. But, you have to take them for longer than you might think to build up your body's iron stores, even after the anemia resolves....  Read more

Just diagnosed with iron deficiency anemia and put
Updated 1/21/2016 10:44:24 PM

Just diagnosed with iron deficiency anemia and put on iron pills. Anyone with any experience with this?...  Read more

Iron deficiency will definitely make you tired. Y
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Iron deficiency will definitely make you tired. You are under the care of a doc for that?...  Read more

Does anybody know how to view the macronutrient br
Updated 1/9/2016 9:52:44 PM

Does anybody know how to view the macronutrient breakdown of food eaten? I looked at the full nutrition report and didn't see it. Thanks!...  Read more

Hello, I am 30 with Growth Hormone Deficiency, whi
Updated 12/29/2015 3:51:40 PM

Hello, I am 30 with Growth Hormone Deficiency, which makes it hard for me to loose weight, because of that I have been put on Qsymia, and also because I have weight issues, my cholesterol is high, so I'm also on medication for that. I have been loosi...  Read more

Resisting Temptation

I've been having this issue with eating too many Skinny Cow treats. So, every time I want to eat one, I ask myself, "Would I eat an omelet instead?" If I am willing to make an egg white omelet, I know I am actually hungry. If I just want the treat...  Read more

Got High Blood Pressure? Tired All The Time?

You might want to try 100mg of CoQ10. Of course ask your doctor because it can interfere with other drugs you may take. CoQ10 protects the heart and walls of your arteries. A coQ10 deficiency is usually present in those who have high blood pressure...  Read more

SLE

Systematic Lupus Erythematosus - An autoimmune deficiency disease where you own immune system produces mutant antibodies that attacks your own organs....  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