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Protein Intake Requirements Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Protein Intake Requirements.

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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

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

3 Weight Loss Tips for Men

If you’re a man who’s trying to lose weight and get fit, you’ve probably noticed that most of the books, magazines, and programs on these subjects aren’t really aimed at you. Most are for women. And the others seem to have bod...  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

Healthy Carb, Fat and Protein Ranges

"Help, I am way over in protein!" "I’m not meeting my fat goal. Is this a problem?" "How many carbohydrates should I be eating?" Based on years of research that examined the relationship between nutrient i...  Read more

What protein powder, shakes or bars are the best?
Updated 3/22/2015 9:36:34 AM

What protein powder, shakes or bars are the best? I have never had any powder but I will have to add it since I barely meet my daily protein needs but not sure which to get....  Read more

look at your protein/carb/fat chart
Updated 3/21/2015 10:20:50 PM

I was reading the nutrition recommendation in my "Ride your way Lean" book yesterday and they recommend 20% protein, 30% fat and 50% carbs which is EXACTLY what spark recommends. I took a look back over a week or so and found that I'm just about the...  Read more

For those of you that use Protein Powder what kind
Updated 3/20/2015 4:57:04 PM

For those of you that use Protein Powder what kind do you use? Is there a difference in powders? Can you use them all for shakes?...  Read more

Newbie....everything but my fat intake is where it
Updated 3/19/2015 6:56:45 PM

Newbie....everything but my fat intake is where it is suppose to be. How do I fix this?...  Read more

Greek Yogurt can help with protein too and it's ta
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Greek Yogurt can help with protein too and it's tasty!...  Read more

Protein Up

Meet your daily requirement of protein! It seems I never have trouble meeting fat and carb requirements but protein is elusive. I bought protein powder and enjoy protein smoothies with frozen fruit and skim yogurt after the gym!...  Read more

Protein Intake!

I have a hard time meeting the minimum requirement for protein intake...until I discovered lightly sea-salted edamame. 13g of protein per 1/4 cup!! Now it's part of my morning snack and I can pass on the nuts which are so high on fat. I can a sligh...  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

7 High-Fiber Cereals that Actually Taste Good

The high fiber cereals of years ago offered little taste for the nutritional benefit they provided. Today, that has changed and you can get a great tasting cereal that is also a good fiber source.Fiber is an important part of a healthy diet. Not only...  Read more

Iron Foods Can Energize Your Body

Minerals work throughout the body to regulate processes and provide structure. Iron while an essential trace mineral, is not widely talked about. Because it can frequently be low and zap your energy, let's take a closer look at this essential nutr...  Read more