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Average Fat Intake Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Average Fat Intake.

Gender and Weight Loss: How Your Sex Affects Your Success

No, this is not an article on that ever-popular question about whether sex counts as aerobic exercise. (It doesn't. Get over it.) This article is about gender differences in exercise and weight loss. This is your chance to get the facts you...  Read more

Cut Your Arthritis Risk with Fruits & Veggies

A recent study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found the average daily intake of two carotenoids (beta-cryptoxanthin and zeaxanthin) was lower (by 40% and 20% respectively) for arthritis patients than healthy subjects. Both of thes...  Read more

Lose Twice the Weight by Tracking Your Food

You hear all the time that to lose weight, you should track what you eat. Well, a 2008 study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that keeping a "food diary" may double your weight loss efforts. Researchers fr...  Read more

Thanksgiving Survival Guide

A gathering of close friends and family is one of the happiest times of year for all of us. Celebrations like Thanksgiving can distract us from our everyday worries…but they can distract us from our diets too. Here’s what you need to kno...  Read more

9 Tips to Stay on Track Over the Weekend

You work hard to stick to a healthy routine all week long. You choose and prepare healthy meals, avoid the temptations of junk food and make time for physical activitiy.  You reach your weekly goals and are feeling good about your heal...  Read more

Carbs/Fat/Protein
Updated 4/23/2014 6:17:03 PM

So what do you guys do? Do you count calories? Do you low-carb it? Wing it? I am so confused - I've tried everything without much success. The one thing I do know, I have to really limit my dairy. I eat cottage cheese every mo...  Read more

Fat Burning Supplement
Updated 4/22/2014 8:09:41 AM

I am looking for suggestions for a fat burning supplement to take along with diet and exercise. I am gaining muscle tone but not burning fat like I would like to....  Read more

Belly Fat
Updated 4/23/2014 3:57:47 PM

What are the best exercises for losing belly fat? Any suggestions?...  Read more

Confused About Calorie Intake..
Updated 4/18/2014 7:21:20 AM

On the food tracker page, everytime I exercise my allowance of calories goes up. Since I'm trying to lose weight I feel like eating those extra calories will keep me from my weight loss. So if I eat extra calories like it recommends, will I still los...  Read more

Article in NYT about BMI, fit vs. fat
Updated 4/15/2014 8:28:45 AM

Good article examining utility of BMI, importance of belly fat, etc. well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/04/14/a-number
-that-may-not-add-up/?_php=true&_type=
blogs&_php=true&_type=blogs&ref=health
?src=dayp&_r=1&...  Read more

Timing Reality

After baby #2 came along, it seemed I was always flustered and running late. I realized my day planning needed a reality check!The solution? For 2 weeks I timed routine activities whenever possible. For example, I tracked:-The average time of morning...  Read more

Scales

I learned this from my husband. If you just can't stand not weighing every day (like me), keep a five or ten day average. Even though my weight fluctuates, the average goes down every day as long as I stick with my exercise and eating program....  Read more

South Beach Diet (Lifestyle!)

For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat....  Read more

Short-Term Slip-Ups Could Lead to Long-Term Problems

Iím sure many people can relate to this scenario: Youíre doing great with eating healthy and exercising regularly, and youíre steadily working toward your weight loss goals. Then your week-long tropical vacation arrives, and suddenly all of those n...  Read more

New 2010 Dietary Guideline Report

Thirteen independent experts have finally concluded their work and presented their Report on Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010. The 2010 Advisory Committee worked for two years to update the guidelines and the group consists of individuals natio...  Read more