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Eating Right Nutrition Facts Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Eating Right Nutrition Facts.

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How to Read a Nutrition Facts Label

What do you look for when you’re checking out the nutrition facts on that macaroni and cheese box? Whether you’re one to zoom in on total calories or total carbs, you might be missing the real picture. Nutrition facts should be a part of...  Read more

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

Translating Those Trans Fats

What do bread, crackers, cereal, macaroni & cheese, frozen pizza, donuts, and cookies have in common? Besides being at the top of the list of many people’s favorite foods, they are all possible sources of trans fats. Trans fats are oils tha...  Read more

The Loopholes of Food Labeling

When you're shopping in the grocery store, you may notice that food packages are always labeled with the latest buzz words. When the new food guide pyramid touted the importance of whole grains for example, suddenly words and logos for "whol...  Read more

8 Tips for Deciphering Diet Claims

Though food is supposed to be one of life's simple pleasures, few things cause more angst and confusion. It's no wonder why. We're constantly being told which foods we should eat to be healthy, which diets we should follow to be skinny, w...  Read more

I ate a large carrot today instead of the potato c
Updated 10/22/2014 8:33:32 PM

I ate a large carrot today instead of the potato chips I really wanted. It was not as good, but my jaw is tired and belly full enough to wait out dinner (HUGE carrot). It's the tiny wins, right? 😋...  Read more

Fasted almost all day. Only ate dinner. Is that ba
Updated 10/22/2014 6:10:26 AM

Fasted almost all day. Only ate dinner. Is that bad?...  Read more

I just cheated, I ate something not on my meal pla
Updated 10/21/2014 7:35:57 PM

I just cheated, I ate something not on my meal plan and from there it's been one craving after another.Today was a low carb day and I made spagetti for the kids, my daughter (2yrs) wanted to share with me and she insisted, and we had cookies :(...  Read more

I'm starting toward new goals in healthy eating an
Updated 10/21/2014 9:07:20 PM

I'm starting toward new goals in healthy eating and exercise habits, because I'm getting married in 136 days! I'm very excited to challenge myself with better living. Does anyone have any suggestions for portion control? That's my biggest struggle....  Read more

Feeling down. Been eating right and working out 3
Updated 10/21/2014 11:22:16 PM

Feeling down. Been eating right and working out 3. I'll feel great, but when I look in the mirror I see how big I really am and get so depressed i want to quit. I feel like there's no point....  Read more

Turn Your Meal Tracker Into a Meal Planner

Instead of tracking the food I eat AFTER I eat it, I plan out my meals a week in advance. I take an hour, take stock of what I have in my pantry, and search through SparkRecipes and other recipe sites that offer nutrition facts, finding recipes that...  Read more

Look before you leap...erm...eat!

I plan ahead with meals as much as possible and I always try to put them into the nutrition tracker in the morning before I have lunch and dinner. This way I can see what I'm lacking and may need to add in and what I'm getting too much of and need to...  Read more

MISparks

A wonderful group from Michigan who joined sparkpeople in hopes of getting control of their weight and learn to eat healthy. ...  Read more

Poll: What's the First Thing You Look for on a Nutrition Label?

When you're trying to eat healthier or lose weight, reading nutrition labels is a must. With all the numbers, percentages and details, what's really the most important?A recent report shared the top five nutrients consumers look for when they...  Read more

Get Your Facts Up Front

Over a year ago, we shared about the Food and Drug Administration's desire for manufactures to post front-of-label nutrition information in an effort to support the fight against obesity in our country. Now, the Grocery Manufacturers Association...  Read more