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Macronutrient Requirements Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Macronutrient Requirements.

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

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

My weight is 95 kg. The calory requirement is some
Updated 6/14/2016 11:46:34 AM

My weight is 95 kg. The calory requirement is some where around 1800. But the app shows it as 3860. Y is this? Is there a help video? Or a help article? I'm finding this a bit confusing. #techsupport...  Read more

I would like to change my carbs for the day to be 45 to 65. How can I change my daily requirements?
Updated 6/6/2016 12:37:03 PM

I would like to change my carbs for the day to be 45 to 65. How can I change my daily requirements? Thanks! Nvrmnd. Figured it out....  Read more

Daily Nutrition Requirements???
Updated 5/15/2016 11:21:22 PM

Hello All, After joining Spark People and seeing my recommended daily intake I was surprised to see exactly how much I was under eating all this time. I am also convinced I have destroyed my metabolism in the past due to hours of cardio,...  Read more

Vegan food picks to meet requirements
Updated 4/25/2016 1:47:46 PM

I'm looking for other vegans who may have tips on how they are meeting their daily requirements of certain vitamins and such. Suggestions?...  Read more

...hang strict, formal, educational requirements a

...hang strict, formal, educational requirements and must be registered to practice. So far as people here recommending specific diets for you (e.g. keto diet), the folks who are in charge of this website have made it very clear, both in......  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


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