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BRENNA84 SparkPoints: (47,585)
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3/1/13 3:27 P

okay thanx all. I think I'll go with the protein drink option. I think.

LUCKINLOVE Posts: 216
3/1/13 10:07 A

Try to find a time of day when you're hungrier and add your calories at that time. For me, I'm always really full throughout the day, so it's easiest for me to add a smoothie right after breakfast on my drive to work. I workout in the morning, so the extra calories give me energy. If I tried to eat those extra calories later in the day, it would never work.

SPARK_COACH_JEN Posts: 57,911
3/1/13 5:46 A

Here's an article you might also find helpful:

www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutrition_art
icles.asp?id=593


Coach Jen

SLIMMERKIWI SparkPoints: (150,318)
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3/1/13 3:53 A

If you like peanut butter, you could always nibble on some celery stick using peanut butter as a dip - or hummus. Also, sometimes just mindlessly nibbling on a few nuts, seeds or dried fruit such as dates or dried fig, through the day can help but doesn't tend to overfill you.

Kris

BRENNA84 SparkPoints: (47,585)
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3/1/13 12:53 A

I am not eating enough calories for my workouts. the problem is exercise decreases my appetite. I eat more when I do NOT exercise.

any way to bump up and get more nutritional needs when i don't feel too too hungry?

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