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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

Intermittent Fasting: Your Break from Calorie Counting

What seemed to be the latest weight loss fad a few years ago may actually be a formula for weight loss success for some. For others, including Coldplay's Chris Martin, it's a way to become more appreciative and aware of food. What is thi...  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

Running PR and calorie burn calculators are OFF
Updated 5/23/2016 10:29:21 AM

I use Runkeeper when I run and the numbers compared to Spark's are different. I did further research, using a few other online calculators and while all were off a little, Spark is at the bottom. A difference of 82 in calories burned and 1.5 minute...  Read more

Question: Should I burn the calories I eat or shou
Updated 5/22/2016 9:51:09 AM

Question: Should I burn the calories I eat or should I balance them. It's hard I'm new. Really need some advice. i have to lose two pounds a week to reach my goal. Thanks guys!...  Read more

Me! Exercised & stayed within my calorie range!
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Me! Exercised & stayed within my calorie range!...  Read more

I ate 1788 calories today, I did an insanely inten
Updated 5/21/2016 10:07:25 PM

I ate 1788 calories today, I did an insanely intense bootcamp today so I'm not to disappointed in my calorie intake today. All healthy foods, I can't seem to keep my carbs down, that's something I'm going to have to work on...  Read more

Does anyone know how accurate those calorie counts
Updated 5/22/2016 12:09:08 PM

Does anyone know how accurate those calorie counts on the treadmill and so forth are? I think it's BS, but Spark is saying I'm burning more calories than allocated. Anyone run the math?...  Read more

Tweak your plan once in awhile

Sometimes when the scale stops moving for you, take a look at your calorie intake and exercise plan. More exercise may require more calories, so use the nutrition tracker to stay on track. Shake up your exercise routine to shock your body. Just don't...  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

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