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
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
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
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
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
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.
weight 59 kg
body fat 30 %
After doing... Read more
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
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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