You've probably heard this advice before: For a healthy grocery trip, shop the perimeter of the store. Avoiding the middle aisles is a good tactic to help you make great choices and pick the most nutritious foods, but if you stick to this advice... Read more
Going to the drug store lately can feel a little like a Saturday morning trip to the candy shop, with dozens and dozens of colorful vitamin and mineral supplements to choose from! Can’t you just sample a little bit of everything?
If you&rs... Read more
Having fallen in and out of favor with nutrition experts, you’d think the fragile egg would be broken and beaten by now. Luckily, its ego isn’t nearly as vulnerable as its shell. Oblivious to the attempts to separate the egg from its well... Read more
There are many benefits to being vegetarian and vegan. Regardless of why you chose such a lifestyle, it’s not enough to simply cut the meat, poultry, and seafood from your daily menu. Animal products do offer nutrients that support growth, body... Read more
When you’re on a tight budget, the thought of preparing tasty, healthy meals on a regular basis can seem daunting. Not only is it easy to get sucked in by grocery merchandising tricks, but it’s also normal for most of us to fall into... Read more
This site allows you to edit your nutritional goals which is great, but because I choose to follow a low carb diet, I am being told in my reports that my carbs are too low and its dangerous to my health. Can these warnings be turned off or changed?... Read more
I am having an issue with the sodium counts on a food in the nutritional tracker.
Specifically Lucerne large curd cottage cheese.
When I look at the nutritional content it states 400-460 mg. per serving. there are 6 entries I've checked them all... Read more
I was given specific nutritional guidelines (calories/carbs/protein/fat) to follow from my personal trainer at the gym. I put them in and saved them in this website, but sparkpeople keeps changing them. Why???... Read more
I find that choosing all of my food for the day right away in the morning keeps it all under control. When I'm looking for something to snack on, all I need to do is check my planner and see what's left for the day. When it's time to make dinner, I... Read more
A great tip I learned from a nutritionist is to 'volumize' with leafy greens (spinach is my favorite). When greens are added to a meal - either as the main course or as a starter they help to satisfy you better and allow your hunger to subside more... Read more
For people who want to cut alcohol down to the bare minimum in order to have a better lifestyle. Having one drink instead of two to ensure less calorie consumption and better weight loss!
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The month of March is designated each year as National Nutrition Month and sponsored by The American Dietetic Association. Registered Dietitian Day will be celebrated on Wednesday, March 10 this year. The purpose of the day is to help inform the publ... Read more
First, it was the launch of the Let's Move Campaign to encourage change toward healthier eating and fitness habits. Then there were updated school lunch guidelines to match-up what is served in public schools with the MyPlate healthy eating guide... Read more
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