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Normal Calorie Intake Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Normal Calorie Intake.

Cut Your Arthritis Risk with Fruits & Veggies

A recent study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found the average daily intake of two carotenoids (beta-cryptoxanthin and zeaxanthin) was lower (by 40% and 20% respectively) for arthritis patients than healthy subjects. Both of thes...  Read more

Maintaining a Healthy Weight - Part 1

OK, you’ve reached your weight loss goal. Congratulations—you’re halfway there! Now all you have to do is make sure you’re one of the 5-10% of “weight-losers” who manage to keep it off over time. So, what are y...  Read more

What is ''Normal Eating''? --Part 1

Do you often wonder how “normal” your eating habits are, or how they compare to what experts consider to be a “healthy” approach? If you’ve adopted SparkPeople's philosophy of a "lifestyle” approach t...  Read more

Gender and Weight Loss: How Your Sex Affects Your Success

No, this is not an article on that ever-popular question about whether sex counts as aerobic exercise. (It doesn't. Get over it.) This article is about gender differences in exercise and weight loss. This is your chance to get the facts you...  Read more

Self-Care Tips for Sick Days

Achooo! Is it a cold? Is it the flu? You may not know what you have, but you know you feel terrible. When SparkPeople members feel under the weather, they usually have the same questions: "What should I eat? Should I still count my calories? If...  Read more

Calorie Cycling (Zig Zag) and BMR
Updated 7/13/2014 2:03:50 PM

Hi there hope you can help with a very confusing thing for me! I am trying to determine my calories using the zig zag method. Quick note about me. age 29 weight 59 kg height 158cm body fat 30 % BMR 1262 TDEE 1514 After doing...  Read more

Problem with calorie for certain food
Updated 7/13/2014 1:17:21 AM

Hello, I am Asian . I can not find the calorie for the food I eat daily ( obo, long string green bean, Asia spinach ect...) on tracker list for calculation tracking. Please advise and thank you ...  Read more

How do you eat enough calories being vegan?
Updated 7/13/2014 7:17:28 PM

i just started being vegan and i tried tracking my food and i seem to be eating too few calories and protein. what do you do to eat enough? i want to lose weight but want to do it healthy. also trying to be more of a raw vegan. please share any advic...  Read more

Caculating calorie deficit with BMR
Updated 7/11/2014 1:39:57 PM

Hi! I am confused about how many calories I actually need to consume daily to lose, say, a pound per week. I am a 5'3, 127 lbs, 27 year old female. I calculated my BMR to be 1370. For my active metabolic rate, I'd say I'm 'moderately...  Read more

Skipping breakfast to save calories?
Updated 7/13/2014 11:13:02 AM

I read a little into the 8 hour diet. Basically you don't eat breakfast and you just have lunch and dinner. It makes sense as long as you don't binge during lunch and dinner. But what about the sayings that your metabolism goes down if you skip meals...  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

If you're going to overdo something, overdo everything

This sounds strange, but the idea is that if you're really going to push yourself on a given day (e.g. doing 2 hours of cardio instead of 1), make sure you overdo your normal water intake and calorie intake too. We tend not to, thinking that the ext...  Read more

Teachers Learning to Lose! (TLL)

Teachers Learning To Lose (TLL) Formula: You "+" Exercise "-" extra fat "X" positive attitude "" calories = a healthier, happier teacher! ...  Read more

Have You Found Your Inner 'Normal Eater'?

One of the goals of making a “lifestyle change” (as opposed to going on a diet) is to develop a healthy relationship with food and eating that feels normal, comfortable, usually enjoyable, and relatively easy to maintain over time.No elab...  Read more

Video Gaming Found to Increase Caloric Intake

Our almost fifteen-year-old son loves technology and playing his variety of video gaming platforms. With occasional encouragement from mom and dad, he balances his screen time with other activities such as reading, drawing, practicing his instrume...  Read more