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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

Didn't work out but I ate almost 1200 calories tod
Updated 12/11/2014 10:33:48 PM

Didn't work out but I ate almost 1200 calories today I did a lot of walking while shopping too I drank about 5 cups of water NO BEER TONIGHT...  Read more

Okay I need to be getting in 1200 calories a day b
Updated 12/12/2014 10:05:55 AM

Okay I need to be getting in 1200 calories a day but I'm only managing around 600. I'm feeling nauseated most of the time, probably because my body is starving. What can I do to get in the other 600 calories? Drinks and shakes are not an option. And...  Read more

Recent studies suggest diet soda isn't good for we
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Recent studies suggest diet soda isn't good for weight loss - actually makes you want sweets. Water is better. Try sparkling water with a wedge of orange, lemon and/or lime. Green tea is good too as it has many benefits....  Read more

calorie counter
Updated 12/13/2014 11:22:16 AM

is there a way to get the nutrition counter/ calorie counter to keep track of how much you exercise so on the days you exercise more it reflects that and allots you more calories? thanks 100...  Read more

anyone here track their calories (or at least feel
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anyone here track their calories (or at least feel that that is their recipe for success)? and into exercising to keep the demons at bay? If so, email me directly and let's keep each other in check. I want to get to goal already 180-150-138. 150 now...  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