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Suggested Calorie Intake Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Suggested Calorie Intake.

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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

Healthy Beverage Guidelines

Eight to twelve cups of water daily, that’s what the SparkPeople plan suggests. Whether you are having a hard time drinking that much water, or just want to drink a variety of beverages (coffee, tea, diet soda, juice), many dieters challenge an...  Read more

Supplement Questions Answered

Q: Will carnitine help me lose weight? A: In theory, carnitine, a derivative of the amino acid lysine, could be a good weight loss supplement because it helps move components of fat into the area in cells where they are burned. There is, howev...  Read more

How to Get Your Daily Dose of Vitamin D

When is a vitamin not really a vitamin? When it's vitamin D! The "sunshine" vitamin, aptly named because sunlight is a source of it, is actually a hormone. Vitamin D is currently receiving a lot of attention and research regarding its r...  Read more

The Truth about Green Tea

Whether you drink it as a hot beverage to ward off Old Man Winter or iced to cool off on a hot summer day, tea is an invigorating drink that people around the world consume in copious amounts. In America alone, each person drinks approximately 155 cu...  Read more

Crazy high maintenance calories?
Updated 3/23/2015 7:01:47 PM

I took a week off from working out and stopped dieting since I want to heal some injuries more quickly. I also wanted to find my 'actual' maintenance level of calories, because when I go on the recommended amounts to eat for dieting (according to Fit...  Read more

If your daily calories were 1100-1200 AND you exer
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If your daily calories were 1100-1200 AND you exercised, you could be eating too little. Try adding a few calories (50-100 daily) and see what happens. Your body panics if you don't eat enough to sustain activity, and holds on to every calorie!...  Read more

Why does my calorie goal increase when I exercise?
Updated 3/23/2015 1:24:35 PM

I understand that I 'can' eat more calories, but does it necessarily mean I HAVE to? I, personally (at least now), am not exercising so I can eat more. I'm exercising to create more of a deficient. Is this harmful to my goal? Without exercise I...  Read more

Over did my calories yesterday but today is a fres
Updated 3/23/2015 3:06:53 PM

Over did my calories yesterday but today is a fresh start and have one more day of good food and feeling better health is the ultimate goal...  Read more

About the calorie range....
Updated 3/23/2015 7:55:16 AM

I have been looking everywhere and can't find an answer to my question. It's probably in plain sight somewhere and I've just missed it, but, here goes. As I lose weight, will Sparkpeople automatically adjust my calorie range or do I have to do it m...  Read more

Check out your Daily Calorie Differential Report once in a while

Understanding that you can't obsess over this daily, it is nevertheless a good idea to look at this periodically to understand the relationship between things happening in your nutrition and fitness trackers. You need approximately 3500 deficit calor...  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

Which Strategy to Reduce Salt Would Work for You?

Each time I review a new restaurant for our ongoing Food on the Run or Diet Friendly Dining series, there are always comments wondering why there is so much sodium in restaurant food. A new Annals of Internal Medicine article looking at informati...  Read more

SoFAS Do Not Belong in the Kitchen

In the recently updated 2010 Dietary Guidelines, the term SoFAS is defined as solid fats and added sugars. Solid fats are those that remain in solid form at room temperature. They tend to be high in unhealthy saturated fats that can increase total...  Read more

Still confused with this sites' suggested calorie intake??

ok... This calorie intake thing is aggravating me! First, after using this sites' suggested calorie intake, I thought I was eating way more food than I ever was to begin with, even though my lunch/dinner choices may be healthier choices at time...  Read more

I think I figured my suggested Calorie Intake!!!!!!!!

For the record my previous doctor was and still is a COMPLETE idiot for suggesting that I should go on a LOW CARB diet. I always knew that low carb diets are NOT good for anyone diabetic or not. So of course I found another doctor who isn't a compl...  Read more