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Why Protein Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Why Protein.

Why Calories Are King

1. What is the most common misconception about calories? I’d say it’s the belief that calories from different foods are worth more or less. It’s true that fats are higher density in calories than protein or carbohydrates. But...  Read more

7 Key Nutrients Vegetarians Need to Watch

There are many benefits to being vegetarian and vegan. Regardless of why you chose such a lifestyle, it’s not enough to simply cut the meat, poultry, and seafood from your daily menu. Animal products do offer nutrients that support growth, body...  Read more

Divine Desserts for One

It’s happened to all of us: The 13 x 9 pan filled with brownies calls to you. ''Eat me!'' it pleads. You comply and take a sliver. And then another. Then another. Suddenly, half the pan has disappeared and even the dog is judgin...  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

10 Worst Foods of the Year

  Editor's Note: After much deliberation, food writer John "Mr. Bad Food" McGran has come up with the "best" of the worst foods he’s reviewed over the past year. Here there are in his words (in no particul...  Read more

Why I always ended up eating so much after I get h
Updated 10/2/2015 9:22:50 PM

Why I always ended up eating so much after I get home from work ?!? Pls help !!...  Read more

why is it when I think I took a big step forward
Updated 10/2/2015 6:08:35 PM

why is it when I think I took a big step forward I feel like I took 2 huge steps back. I drank 8 glasses of water but I also had 2 cans of pop I exercised for ten to fifteen minutes but I had 2 chocolate chip cookies (they were amazing btw) ??...  Read more

This is why tracking is so keeps yo

This is why tracking is so keeps you on whatever nutritional plan you choose, but it also educates you on what you're actually consuming. Don't worry about it today, can't do anything about it, but you can change tomorrow's choices!...  Read more

I need some more protein in my meal at end of day.
Updated 10/1/2015 11:40:19 AM

I need some more protein in my meal at end of day.... any ideas?...  Read more

What do you guys think about the protein vs carb w
Updated 9/30/2015 11:27:04 PM

What do you guys think about the protein vs carb war? Do you guys implement carbs into your diet? if so how much? Do you see the benefits on your weight loss?...  Read more

Motivational Quote

Instead of giving myself reasons why I can't, I give myself reasons why I can....  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

Heavy Metal Protein Drinks?

A Consumer Reports review in the July issue highlights their recent laboratory findings regarding protein drinks. They tested fifteen drinks using an outside laboratory and discovered some disturbing results. Since we previously provided a review of...  Read more

Milk Really Does Do Your Body Good

Both my husband and I have been milk drinkers our entire lives. Some of our fondest memories growing up include milk. For my husband it was spending summers working on his grandfather's dairy farm. For me it was greeting our milkman Mr. McVay each we...  Read more

Why Protein & Casein Facts

Whey is produced after an edible acidic substance such as lemon juice or complex enzymes called rennet is added to milk for purposes of making cheese. During this process, the proteins in the milk, called casein, coagulate, resulting in a product bet...  Read more

Why Protein is Key for me.....

If there was a group called Carb-o-holics anonymous....I would probably be President! I love my carbs...I could eat pasta and bread for every meal. Of course this is probably how I got myself into this position in the first place! Oh well, you got...  Read more