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Protein Whey Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Protein Whey.

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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

Probiotics: A Billion Good Bugs

Did you know that your digestive tract contains more than 400 types of “friendly” bacteria? These little guys, commonly referred to as probiotics (which means "pro-life"), help reduce the growth of harmful bacteria and promote a...  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

How to Buy the Best Yogurt

While food historians cannot pinpoint exactly where or when humans discovered yogurt, one thing is certain: People all over the world have eaten yogurt for centuries. Yogurt is made when cow's milk (or dairy-free soy milk) is combined with the li...  Read more

Lactose Intolerance and a Healthy Diet

Milk. It does a body good. Unless it doesn't, that is. While milk is an excellent source of calcium and protein, up to 75% of the world's population cannot properly digest lactose, the sugar found in milk. When they try, the result...  Read more

Too much protein?
Updated 10/20/2014 10:43:24 AM

I am following the suggestions for a pre-diabetic diet and I always stay within or under the suggested ranges for calories, carbs, and fat. However, I always seem to go over in the protein category by 10 or sometimes more. Is this bad?...  Read more

Carb, fat and protein percentages
Updated 10/8/2014 5:53:56 PM

Has anyone changed the default percentages? More protein, less fat and carbs? If so, what have you come up with that seems to work for you? I'm thinking 50% carbs is a bit too high and 20% protein too low…your thoughts and comments appreciated!...  Read more

Protein deficiency
Updated 10/9/2014 12:04:08 AM

What are some suggestions for increasing my protein intake. I am not fond of much meat. I eat yogurt and drink milk....  Read more

chobani yogurt and protein versus other brands
Updated 10/6/2014 8:42:38 AM

Will having 2-5 grams less of protein make a difference in keeping me fuller longer? I make smoothies for breakfast and tend to have those in the mornings and those tide me over until lunch. I like that Chobani has more protein but its pricy to me. I...  Read more

Does anyone eat protein bars, protein shakes or me
Updated 10/2/2014 11:52:36 PM

Does anyone eat protein bars, protein shakes or meal bars or anything like that? I want to look into things like that, but I don't know which ones are healthier and not just fiber and a bunch of other crap like added sugar...  Read more

Low fat/low calorie alternative for Peanut Butter!

If you love peanut butter, but don't like the fat and calories - you'll love "PB2". Doesn't sound good, but it is peanut butter powder, and you mix with 2 tbsp of water. It was surprisingly very good!! Only has 45 calories and 1.5 grams of fat per...  Read more

Adding Protein to Breakfast

I add 1/4 scoop chocolate whey protein powder to 4 egg whites, and 1/4 c oatmeal......  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

Is Chocolate Milk Ideal after a Workout?

Nutrition and sports professionals study every nutrient combination to look for just the right competitive edge. Post workout recovery was critical for Michael Phelps in his record setting Olympics performance, too. Well, this year's Olympics may jus...  Read more

Advice regarding Protein whey

Hi Everyone, I'm looking for some advice regarding using Protein whey during weight loss and exercise. I've been told there is a variety of different kinds of protein all with a variety of purposes. I have always associated Protein shake...  Read more

protein whey

I tried the Jillian Michels protein whey today as I was way down on my protein intake. I added 2 scoops to my large coffee cup and it thickened the coffee some, but I enjoyed it. Used to once in a while put a package of hot chocolate into a cup of co...  Read more