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Eat Less Carbs Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Eat Less Carbs.

Eating with Diabetes: Counting ''Net'' Carbs

Since low carbohydrate diets became popular, the phrase "net carbs" has become a fairly regular fixture on the labels of food products. But, if you are not familiar with the term you may be wondering what in the world it means! There a...  Read more

Our Best Summer Recipes!

Don't let summer parties and cookouts derail your plans to eat healthier! You can keep the flavor and cut the excess calories by trying one of SparkPeople's healthy summer recipes. Check out our top-rated and editor's choice recipes...  Read more

Our Best Halloween Party Recipes

Party food. The phrase alone is enough to induce fear and panic in anyone who is trying to eat healthier. But a Halloween-themed party menu, often dominated by candies, cakes and sugar, is extra scary! Don't fear Halloween parties this year!...  Read more

The 22 Healthiest Fast Foods

Your fridge is stocked with fresh produce, lean meats and low fat dairy products, there’s a whole grain baguette in the bread box, and your pantry has been purged of tempting junk foods. Eating healthy at home is a breeze. But when you&rsq...  Read more

Diet-Friendly Alcohol Choices

A key to any successful lifestyle change is moderation. While you may be sticking to a healthier eating plan on most days, certain occasions call for a bit of relaxation, oftentimes in the form of an alcoholic drink. While alcohol is fat-free and low...  Read more

A little hello
Updated 4/24/2014 9:07:21 AM

I'm posting to the forums for my very first time. I don't have a lot of experience doing this but am glad to finally be taking this step. I joined spark people for the same reason that many others join, to lose weight. However, another side to my joi...  Read more

Carbs/Fat/Protein
Updated 4/24/2014 12:19:18 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

Prediabetes? Should I avoid all carbs?
Updated 4/23/2014 8:21:26 AM

I was told I have prediabetes. My blood sugar and A1C was elevated but not enough to have full diabetes. The doctor wants to keep an eye on it though. I was told to cut back on sugar and carbs. But I don't know how much I should cut back or if I shou...  Read more

Eat two-three servings of vegatables today
Updated 4/22/2014 1:41:30 PM

Hi there, Comment if you will have your two - three servings of vegatables today....  Read more

What range of calories should we eat to lose it?
Updated 4/24/2014 8:22:07 AM

Hello everyone. I have reach the limit of my overweight. I started at 202. Today I am 205. What Am I doing wrong??. I walk between 10,000 to 12000 steps a day. Should I stick to the 1200 calories? 46 PLEASE HELP! I feel horrible and ugly......  Read more

Not Losing Weight ...on a Plateau?

Lower the sugar content in your foods. Eat less carbs because carbs turn into sugar once eaten. Your pancreas is constantly producing insulin to get rid of the sugar. You become insulin resistant or pre-diabetic. Sugar promotes all sorts of disease a...  Read more

Ratio of Food on plate

Whenever you can (not always) try to make up 50% of your plate with vegetables, 20% carbs and 30% protein.This way you'll be full, stay fuller for longer and be eating less carbs and creating low calorie meals....  Read more

College Students

This group is for college students who are looking to get healthier and need a little support from those in a similar situation...  Read more

Low-Calorie Slow-Cooker Recipes

The slow cooker is a great way to not only save time and energy in the kitchen but calories and fat, too. This versatile countertop appliance has the ability to turn tough, lean cuts of meat into juicy, fork-tender meals, and it locks in moisture wit...  Read more

The Truth about Carbs

Gone are the days of carbohydrates being the evil enemy of weight loss. But before you serve up platters of pasta and piles of pancakes, it’s important to separate the truth from the myths we've all heard about carbs. (These rules do not ap...  Read more