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Protein Metabolism Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Protein Metabolism.

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Plateau Busters - Part 1

We hear it all the time—you changed your habits and lost weight steadily, but after awhile, that progress halted. You’ve been stuck at the same weight for days, weeks, or even months. There’s nothing more frustrating t...  Read more

Eat Breakfast to Lose Weight

The first – and easiest – step you should take towards becoming more healthy is so, so simple; it’s eating breakfast. Breakfast eaters get myriad benefits including: a revved up metabolism started early so that it burns t...  Read more

Eat More Often, Lose More Weight

When I was a kid, I played four-square on the playground and learned to eat three square meals a day. Now my meals are supposed to be shaped like a pyramid and I've heard I’m supposed to be eating them six times a day. Is anyone besides me...  Read more

Eating with Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism, the chronic condition of an under-active thyroid, affects millions of Americans. It's most commonly caused by chronic autoimmune thyroiditis or Hashimoto's disease, and can result in a variety of symptoms, including: weight ga...  Read more

Why Calories Are King

1. What is the most common misconception about calories? I’d say it’s the belief that calories from different foods are worth more or less. It’s true that fats are higher density in calories than protein or carbohydrates. But...  Read more

Protein Shakes as Meal Replacement?
Updated 6/25/2015 8:59:15 AM

My boyfriend and I have been trying to lose weight together these past six months, and his idea from the start was to eat replace one meal out of the day with a protein shake. It's been working, and we've each lost around 30 lbs, but I still have a t...  Read more

I like the quinoa pasta; it has more protein than
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I like the quinoa pasta; it has more protein than regular and is GF-friendly....  Read more

To gain muscle: eat more protein, lift HEAVY weigh
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To gain muscle: eat more protein, lift HEAVY weights. I use Stronglifts 5x5 program. It's a good base to start, with simple exercises (watch videos on form). I usually add in some extras. Don't get down if you gain weight and lose inches, though....  Read more

Protein!
Updated 6/22/2015 3:46:56 PM

So many times on these forums I have seen people asking about protein. Through some trial and error, research and trying new things - I've really learned to do well at getting more than enough protein in a day. I thought perhaps those of us who have...  Read more

I'm 51 and my metabolism is nil. I need some suppo
Updated 6/17/2015 9:53:37 PM

I'm 51 and my metabolism is nil. I need some support. I'm an emotional eater. I'm a good listener too:)...  Read more

eat protein after working out

I found that eating 10g of protein within 30 minutes of working out re-established my energy and because of the increased boost in metabolism it helps weight loss...  Read more

Reduce Abdominal Fat

According to an article in Nutrition & Metabolism they say a that four-year study concluded people on a high-protein, low-carb diet had an average decrease in A1C of 1.2% (from 8% to 6.8%) Journal of Nutrition, found that even moderate increases in p...  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

20 Ways to Burn More Fat

You've counted calories and walked and walked, but your skinny jeans still don't fit. What gives? We turned to the experts for tips on how to rev up your metabolism, increase lean muscle mass and avoid eating those extra calories that end up...  Read more

Nutrition 101: Breaking the Fast

I have been a breakfast eater my whole life. I suppose partly because as a child, my wonderful mother got up and made me a warm breakfast to eat each morning before leaving for school. In college the Café Ole’, as we fondly referred to the cafeteria,...  Read more