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Macronutrient Requirements Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Macronutrient Requirements.

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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

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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

Dorm Room Workouts

College life opens new and exciting opportunities for young adults. Leaving the comforts of home for the first time to live with a total stranger in a room the size of a closet; making your own choices about where to go, when to return, what time to...  Read more

Having Trouble Eating Enough? Use These Calorie-Boosting Tips

It may sound strange for us to provide tips to boost calories when many members are trying to cut back. But some people have difficulty meeting even the minimum calories in their recommended ranges, whether because of lack of hunger, loss of appetite...  Read more

Red Meat Consumption Linked to Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease that has been linked to a combination of genetic and lifestyle factors. Previous studies have found that cigarette smoking and a diet low in vitamin C-rich fruits play roles in the development of...  Read more

Hard to meet the nutritional requirements needed
Updated 7/22/2014 7:56:24 AM

Ok so I have the diabetes plan which besides protein fat and carbs and calories which are not too hard to meet but folate, magnesium, potassium etc are harder. The meal plans don't seem to have a lot of vegetables etc. it seems like the same thing...  Read more

Struggling to meet protein requirements?
Updated 5/25/2014 8:43:01 AM

Hello everyone =). I've recently started doing the whole calorie counting thing, and I noticed that despite my best efforts I am far from meeting my protein requirements... This despite the fact that I've changed my diet considerably with high protei...  Read more

Macronutrient percentages off kilter?
Updated 5/19/2014 10:21:50 PM

I was doing some random math and noted that the percentages listed in the Daily Feedback are not correct. For example - I am playing around with the fat percentage for a fat fast. The fat is worth 9 calories per gram, right? So if I do the math...  Read more

Daily calorie requirement -- confused newbie :/
Updated 4/20/2014 4:15:19 PM

I'm new to the whole calorie counting thing -- I did Weight Watchers for two years and lost 65 pounds, but I've since gained back about 25 of those, and I'm working to get them off again. Money's kind of tight and $80 a month is a fair chunk of mone...  Read more

Calorie requirements for breakfast?
Updated 10/20/2013 12:16:02 PM

I have a friend who says that I need to make sure that each of my breakfasts are at least 300-350 calories everyday. Sometimes I feel like I am eating a lot within that range and there are days when I am content with a small chobani plain yogurt and...  Read more

Quick Vegetables

Sow Sodium V-8 Juice or if you prefer the juicey flavor, drink V-8 Splash!...  Read more

Calcium and Vitamin D

I always have Florida's Natural Orange juice with Calicum and Vitamin D so I am sure I get my daily requirement....  Read more

fit4ever

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

Meet the Best Meatless Protein Sources

If you're a vegetarian or vegan, you've probably been asked countless questions about how you get your protein. The truth is, it's not as hard as you might think to meet your protein needs when you're going meatless. However, some pla...  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