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Why Protein Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Why Protein.

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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

I know what I want~good health But why is it so ha
Updated 8/29/2015 10:27:28 AM

I know what I want~good health But why is it so hard to follow through. I was successful in being healthy for years but had a lot of minor health issues that continued for about a year causing a major decline in physical fitness....  Read more

Why doesn't the food tracker tell me how much serv
Updated 8/29/2015 3:13:45 PM

Why doesn't the food tracker tell me how much serving sizes are? A lot of times I guess or have to find the package.....  Read more

If food doesn't make me feel better, why do I keep
Updated 8/28/2015 11:46:05 AM

If food doesn't make me feel better, why do I keep eating it!?!?!...  Read more

This is part of why I kept my journey pretty quiet
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This is part of why I kept my journey pretty quiet, at least for the first 3-4 months, until people started noticing the big changes. We're here for you, Figgy, at the very least. I know the feeling....  Read more

Tell me why...I lost 8 lbs not long ago, but gaine
Updated 8/28/2015 5:27:00 AM

Tell me why...I lost 8 lbs not long ago, but gained it all back??!! I haven't changed ANYTHING! I'm still eating right and exercising....WTH!! I feel horrible and want to quit this!!...  Read more

Motivational Quote

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

WEIGHT LOSS

WHY IS IT WHEN A PERSON GOES ON DIET,WHY IS IT THEY HAVE TO EAT 6 MEALS A DAY?...  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