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Protein In Foods Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Protein In Foods.

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

A Power Food for Health Nuts

We’re not nuts for saying it – a daily dose of nuts is a healthy way of snacking. Ditch the guilt and dig in. The only caution, keep it to about a handful. Nuts have had a long-time bad rap as a high calorie, indulgent food that we s...  Read more

The Truth About Carbohydrates

It’s true. A carbohydrate-rich diet can inflate appetite and girth. Low-carb diets do promote short-term weight loss, but are accompanied by some severe dangers. So what should you do? The truth is, you can have your carbs and eat them too&mdas...  Read more

Understanding Hypoglycemia

Your body breaks down the food you eat into a type of sugar called glucose. After you eat a meal or snack, that glucose makes its way into the bloodstream, causing the level of sugar in your blood to increase. Your pancreas responds by releasing the...  Read more

7 Key Nutrients Vegetarians Need to Watch

There are many benefits to being vegetarian and vegan. Regardless of why you chose such a lifestyle, it’s not enough to simply cut the meat, poultry, and seafood from your daily menu. Animal products do offer nutrients that support growth, body...  Read more

I have completely gone cold turkey on fatty foods.
Updated 2/8/2016 1:23:15 PM

I have completely gone cold turkey on fatty foods... Literaly. Lol. Every morning for the past 6 days, I have been eating 2 egg whites and a cup of yogurt. For lunch I eat 2 pieces of grilled chicken and some fruit. Have lost 5 pounds this week!!!!...  Read more

Getting rid of the old food
Updated 2/8/2016 3:10:38 PM

How do you stop sabotaging yourself? My goal is to get rid of all the junk! I have such a sweet tooth. I am newbie to this do you change your eating habits?...  Read more

Is there a way to print out my food logs?
Updated 2/8/2016 8:18:47 AM

Is there a way to print out my food logs?...  Read more

Bad food day yesterday, and today started out awfu
Updated 2/8/2016 10:45:29 AM

Bad food day yesterday, and today started out awful in general. What to do when it's not even 530 and everything is terrible? Eat well and exercise, I guess....  Read more

Okay now, stayed away from any Super Bowl foods. T
Updated 2/8/2016 2:54:39 AM

Okay now, stayed away from any Super Bowl foods. Today is a fast day for me....  Read more

Eat Carbs with protein

If you balance carbs with protein, the food doesn't turn to sugar as fast because simple carbs turn into sugar within 5 to 60 minutes after eating. When starches and fruits are paired with protein it takes longer to trun into sugar. Example: eat chee...  Read more

Low cal-super filling snack

Protein based food is very filling because it is one of the few compounds digested in your stomache, not in your intestines. For an awesome protein snack what i like to do is take a hard boiled egg and cut out the yolk leaving only the white. Then i...  Read more


Are you PASSIONATE about chocolate? Do you see it as a food group?! Join other Chocoholics for discussions, recipe-swapping, & help in keeping this important food group alive!...  Read more

Does Red Meat Really Cause Cancer?

For the record, let me just state that I am currently sitting in my kitchen, writing this blog, and watching the Simmental cows and calves graze on lush, green pasture land outside my deck window.  Yes, many of those calves will end up as retail...  Read more

6 Reasons Why You Feel Exhausted

Some days you know exactly why you feel worn out: maybe a curfew-breaking teen kept you up past your bedtime or your coughing kid has you coming down with something. Other days it's a mystery. "So many of my patients come to me saying they&#...  Read more

Protein Packed Foods

Hubby and I are looking for some protein packed foods, with low fat and no carbs that will replace eggs and egg whites. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated and thank you!...  Read more