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Protein Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Protein.

How to Choose the Best Protein Powder

Protein supplements are popular among casual exercisers, serious bodybuilders, dieters and even non-exercisers for many reasons. Most people know that protein is an essential nutrient for overall health that helps promote fullness and also plays...  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

19 Portable Protein-Packed Snacks

When you need some protein in a pinch, these grab-and-go snacks will do the trick! All of these filling options are easily transportable for a quick energy boost, anytime and anywhere. Whether you prefer sweet, savory, light or hearty, there's a...  Read more

10 Perfect Protein Powder Recipes

Protein is an important component of any diet for satiety, muscle repair, and generating hormones and enzymes. Need a protein pick-me-up? These filling recipes are great for refueling after a workout--or anytime!    ...  Read more

To Feel Fuller, Fill Up on Protein

A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition tested 19 subjects on three different diets. Researchers measured appetite, caloric intake, body weight, and fat mass, as well as blood measurements for insulin, leptin (the hormone...  Read more

Want to start ideal protein but not through their
Updated 7/5/2014 6:13:52 PM

Hello, I have been on sparkpeople for almost 3 years and haven't made a firm committment until now. I have been up and down and do find that logging my food and exercise helps. But now I want to commit to Ideal Protein which some of my co-workers h...  Read more

EAS carb control, Pure protein vs IP
Updated 7/7/2014 9:22:48 PM

The cost of IP products are high. Has anyone tried two servings of Eas carb control or Pure protein drinks as substitutes....still remaining on IP otherwise...  Read more

Protein or Fiber?
Updated 7/2/2014 4:24:35 PM

I hope this isn't a "stupid" question! In regards to losing weight, what is more important, protein or fiber? I understand both are vital, but just trying to get an idea of which I need to focus on more. I've heard that protein + veggies is more f...  Read more

Need more protein!
Updated 6/25/2014 4:11:24 AM

I need some suggestions on how to get more protein in my diet. I am always way under my range. I don't eat much meat at all. I need things with a lot of protein but not much fat. I like peanut butter which is a good protein source but sometimes it pu...  Read more

Protein - help !
Updated 6/26/2014 11:00:45 AM

I can't seem to get enough protein each day. The carbs and fat are nicely mid-range. If I increase the protein, it's too many carbs and fats. Any suggestions ? Thank-you....  Read more

Protein Powder

Adding Protein Powder to water, milk, or juice can really aid your protein intake, give you energy, and jump start your day....  Read more

don't be caught without a snack

Carry a protein bar to stave off hunger. Or if you can, a protein drink....  Read more

Living Low Carb (Atkins and other Plans)

We will discuss low carb lifestyles (including Atkins,Protein Power, South Beach and other doctor-recommended low carb plans), trade low carb recipes and team up to do this together!...  Read more

3 'Pure Protein' Products Worth Trying

Protein is an important part of any healthy diet and has been shown to help you feel full longer. But some of the best sources of protein like eggs, chicken and milk aren't easy to carry with you on the go. And having a healthy, protein-pack...  Read more

Food On The Run: Subway

Subway provides many healthy options for a balanced meal when eating away from home. As part of a continuing series called Food On The Run, about how to find healthful options at popular chain restaurants, learn what to select the next time you are o...  Read more

Protein, protein, protein

Can you guess what is on my mind? It seems over the last few weeks I have gotten away from concentrating on eating my protein first. This resulted in the scale staying in the same spot for almost a month. NOT COOL! Yesterday I refocused and plann...  Read more

Protein, Protein, Protein and CleanER Eating!

Since I injured my quadriceps in my left leg, Iíve been really focused on loading up on protein. I know that protein helps to rebuild the muscles, so Iíve been aiming for 85-90 grams/day. Prior to this, I was feeling pretty good about my protein in...  Read more