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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

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

How to Choose the Best Protein Powder

Protein supplements are popular among casual exercisers, serious bodybuilders, dieters and even non-exercisers for many reasons. Most people know that protein is an essential nutrient for overall health that helps promote fullness and also plays...  Read more

High protein breakfasts?
Updated 9/15/2014 8:10:31 PM

I'm sure this idea has been done to death, but what are some of your go to, quick, breakfasts? I'm looking for ones with macros at around 300 calories and 30g protein. Eggs with ham and peppers and also cottage cheese/Greek Yogurt is starting to get...  Read more

why don't I build up strength with weights?
Updated 9/17/2014 6:54:45 PM

Over the years I've tried weight programs. Each time I start out fine, then add a little weight, and am sore... try adding more weight after a few weeks and feel even worse... and finally give up. I've NEVER felt stronger and stronger over time....  Read more

Help! Can't tolerate the protein now what?
Updated 9/15/2014 9:54:13 PM

Hello, I am a new member, my surgery will be Sept. 23 in 8 days. I am on the liquid 2 week pre op diet. At first they put me on carnation instant breakfast made with water (sugar free) 6 time a day, well it made me throw up so I called the dietician...  Read more

heavy Lifting, High protein diet But Stubborn Fat
Updated 9/17/2014 9:32:02 PM

i am not asking for spot reduction, but i lift heavy, my deadlift is 90lbs, and squats is 80lbs, i run 3 days a week, and follow strength program 3 days a week I target 80-100 grams proteins a day i eat my veggies and complex carbs but darn...  Read more

Not able to update Sparkpage for WEEKS. Why?
Updated 9/16/2014 5:44:48 PM

All summer I have not been able to update my Sparkpage. SparkPeople keeps telling me "No html Please! Also, you cannot use 'X' or 'X' [the two little opposite-facing "arrows"] in your message. Please press the back button on your browser to re-...  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