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Protein Metabolism Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Protein Metabolism.

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

Fruits and Protein Packed Snacks
Updated 7/7/2014 4:22:33 PM

Happy Monday! Me and my husband are going to West Africa for a mission trip in a few weeks. I went last year and took snacks since their is not much to eat their except for fish, chicken, french fries and rice. We aren't allowed to eat the vegetabl...  Read more

Pure Protein-Constant Popups
Updated 7/9/2014 11:45:52 AM

Can someone please tell me what I am doing here. Every time I try to enter a food in to the tracker in Internet Explorer 11, I get a full page popup for Pure Protein. I understand advertising keeps this site free, but this is way too much already....  Read more

Experts: why weak if no meat protein?
Updated 7/8/2014 1:29:36 AM

I've heard all the health and moral arguments for becoming a vegetarian or any other diet choices that eliminates meat. But I've got to tell you, if I do not eat meat protein, I feel like hell. And I'm not talking about protein in general. Beans, and...  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

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