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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

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 Healthy Dinner Party Menu

It’s Saturday night and the monthly dinner party is at your house. You want a meal that meets everyone's expectations for taste, while still being healthy. Here’s a sample party menu that definitely fits the bill, from salad to desser...  Read more

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

Eating Clean Since November
Updated 7/23/2014 9:58:43 AM

Bascially since November I have been eating clean barely any cheating while my husband has been deployed and while taking care of our 2 year and still making it to the gym everyday . How do you guys stay motivated ??...  Read more

Help! Want to eat more lentils but need to know..
Updated 7/24/2014 5:29:17 AM

Lentils - are the green or red ones better? What's the difference? Love the posts on this thread so which - besides SP's - recipe sites are you finding have the best one for lentils? I'm looking for some simple ways to prepare them with plenty...  Read more

my goal are eating healthy deal withdepression
Updated 7/22/2014 10:13:10 PM

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Do you ever eat white potatoes?
Updated 7/28/2014 12:21:04 PM

It seems one of my daughters who is a nurse thinks white potatoes are evil and the only spud you should ever eat is a sweet potato. I eat white potatoes occasionally because I believe they have some healthy benefits. 367 4...  Read more

At least one vegetable per day
Updated 7/28/2014 8:59:36 AM

I thought since we are tracking a piece of fruit per day, then we should also not which vegetable(s) we eat each day. After all, we need 5 servings of fruits/vegetables daily....  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

13 Slimmed Down Dips

The holiday season has started and so have many fun gatherings and parties. Holiday festivities can be a time of nutritional temptation. Dips are an outstanding way to spice up a party. The bold flavors, creamy textures, and endless choices draw fami...  Read more