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Required Calorie Intake Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Required Calorie Intake.

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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

All about Vitamins

It can be easy to lose track of all the vitamins out there. It's even easier to forget how exactly they help our bodies. Let’s see, vitamin A heals wounds and vitamin C improves eyesight, wait, what was it again?  There are so many, it...  Read more

The Truth about Alcohol and Heart Health

The idea that alcohol may be good for your heart has been around for a while. While moderate drinking may offer health benefits, drinking more can cause a host of health problems. So should you turn to alcohol to protect your heart? Here's what y...  Read more

Get Street-Wise About Supplements

Going to the drug store lately can feel a little like a Saturday morning trip to the candy shop, with dozens and dozens of colorful vitamin and mineral supplements to choose from! Can’t you just sample a little bit of everything? If you&rs...  Read more

How to Read a Nutrition Facts Label

What do you look for when you’re checking out the nutrition facts on that macaroni and cheese box? Whether you’re one to zoom in on total calories or total carbs, you might be missing the real picture. Nutrition facts should be a part of...  Read more

calorie count????
Updated 8/22/2014 4:52:12 PM

ok I know I can be think in the head at age 64 but I just don't get it still. I key in my meals to make sure I am in the calorie range. lets say basic 1200 to 1550. I do some cardio on the gazelle for 45 minutes with weights in hand. now calories hav...  Read more

Confused about calories for the day
Updated 8/22/2014 8:20:54 PM

My calorie range begins with 1,200. Then when I exercise, that increases. At the end of the day, I am TRYING to stay at the 1,200 calorie limit, and the nutrition report says I under eat and will sabotage my diet, etc. Isn't the point to eat less...  Read more

Exercising and Extra Calories
Updated 8/20/2014 9:54:10 PM

Hi Everyone, I hope you are enjoying your weight loss journey. I am having so much fun! I have a question my daily calories are 1500, when I exercise they can go up to as much as 1800. Does this mean I have to eat the full 1800 calories? I'm...  Read more

bike riding----calories burnt vs. time invested.
Updated 8/20/2014 1:33:46 PM

i ride 5 miles per day at average speed of 10-11 mph. takes about 30 to 32 minutes. burn about 300 to 350 calories. i also walk 3.0 mph for 1 hour which equals 3miles. calorie burn about 250 to 290 for walking 1 hour.-------this illustrates the ca...  Read more

Calorie Range suggestions needed
Updated 8/19/2014 8:51:20 AM

I need suggestions on how to get 1200-1500 calories a day. That is alot of food. I'm not exercising but I am drinking my water. Any suggestions would be appreciated....  Read more

Net and lie

When in doubt...and often when perfectly clear, underestimate excercise calories, overestimate calorie intake and aim for a net intake of 1200-1300...  Read more

Keep the body guessing

mix up your calorie intake and exercise routine to bust that plateau...  Read more

Teachers Learning to Lose! (TLL)

Teachers Learning To Lose (TLL) Formula: You "+" Exercise "-" extra fat "X" positive attitude "" calories = a healthier, happier teacher! ...  Read more

Eat Like an Olympic Athlete

I LOVE the Olympics and from February 12-18, I will be watching as the world comes together 'with glowing hearts' to witness as the saying goes, 'the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat' during the Vancouver Winter Olympic.A cou...  Read more

Video Gaming Found to Increase Caloric Intake

Our almost fifteen-year-old son loves technology and playing his variety of video gaming platforms. With occasional encouragement from mom and dad, he balances his screen time with other activities such as reading, drawing, practicing his instrume...  Read more