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Macronutrient Intake Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Macronutrient Intake.

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Heres 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

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

9 Real-Food High-Protein Snacks

Protein is one of those “magic” nutrients—the kind that can help you stay full and satisfied, even when you’re watching calories and portion sizes. If you’re struggling to meet your daily protein goals, adding real-food,...  Read more

I need some feedback, if my calorie intake is arou
Updated 8/26/2016 8:21:07 AM

I need some feedback, if my calorie intake is around 1300 and I burn about 900 with biking 15 miles and walking sometimes 17,000 will it hurt my weight loss by low intake of food?? Lost 3 Lbs in 10 days but friends say I need more calories. Help! ...  Read more

I almost never take in all my calorie intake for t
Updated 8/24/2016 4:00:00 PM

I almost never take in all my calorie intake for the day......  Read more

Low calorie intake ,light exercise and garcinia ha
Updated 8/24/2016 7:43:02 PM

Low calorie intake ,light exercise and garcinia has-been working I'm very surprised it's happening slow but that's OK I can live with that :)...  Read more

#firstpost. I've been logging my intake and exercises for two days. I find SparkPeople more user fri
Updated 8/23/2016 12:35:48 AM

#firstpost. I've been logging my intake and exercises for two days. I find SparkPeople more user friendly than a competitor's software. What I really like is that I can create recipes in SparkRecipes and then add them to my daily food log....  Read more

Does anyone download this app to keep track of calorie intake in order to gain some more muscle mass
Updated 8/22/2016 1:06:27 AM

Does anyone download this app to keep track of calorie intake in order to gain some more muscle mass? Pls share your thoughts...thanks...  Read more

Net and lie

When in doubt...and often when perfectly clear, underestimate excercise calories, overestimate calorie intake and aim for a net intake of 1200-1300...  Read more

CONSTIPATION

Constipation is a gastrointestinal issue for most diabetics. Causes: not enough water, low fiber foods, high meat intake, lack of exercise, stress, nerve damage, thyroid issues, improper food and improper fluid intake& even medication. Drink lots of...  Read more

Lowering Salt Intake

Consuming no more than 2,300 mg of sodium per day, while aiming at a goal of 1,500 mg sodium for health. Heart Issues, Blood Pressure, Meniere's, and other salt inhibited disorders are all welcome!...  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

You Asked: Can You Really Eat Too Much Protein?

For a healthy adult, eating more protein than your recommended daily range once a week or so won't have any major impact on your long-term health or weight loss (assuming you still eat approximately the same amount of calories for the day). Based...  Read more