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Fat Intake A Day Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Fat Intake A Day.

Dietary Guidelines for Americans

The Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) updated the Dietary Guidelines for Americans in 2005. You can easily incorporate these strategies into your everyday SparkPeople plan. Here are the highlights:...  Read more

Fats That Fight Cholesterol

If you're reading this, your doctor has probably told you that your cholesterol levels are too high. Maybe she put you on a medication to help lower cholesterol, or simply told you to consume less cholesterol-containing foods. No matter what you...  Read more

To Feel Fuller, Fill Up on Protein

A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition tested 19 subjects on three different diets. Researchers measured appetite, caloric intake, body weight, and fat mass, as well as blood measurements for insulin, leptin (the hormone...  Read more

Eating for a Healthy Heart

Looking for ways to kick start your heart-healthy lifestyle? Start by looking at your diet. Poor food choices can have a negative effect on your heart, weight and overall health; but making small, sustainable changes to improve your diet can have a l...  Read more

Triglycerides and Your Health

If you're concerned about heart health, then you probably take steps to reduce your cholesterol and keep your blood pressure in check. But there's another important measure you should be aware of: your triglycerides. People with high triglyce...  Read more

Carbs/Fat/Protein
Updated 4/23/2014 7:45:39 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

SAHMs how do you stay busy all day?
Updated 4/23/2014 3:17:56 PM

Ok, the baby crawls, but besides cleaning when you need to clean and playing with the baby, what do you do to get exercise in if the baby doesn't like you exercising or dancing? LOL. please help! trying t ostay on my feet all day. every day to hopefu...  Read more

New Day
Updated 4/23/2014 7:12:58 AM

Glad so far I have made it for two weeks now. Happy about that. Just taking one day at a time. I am still trying to get motivated to e exercise. I have had a lot of health issues but still keep trying. Anyone know how to motivated me....  Read more

Day 1...Again.
Updated 4/23/2014 11:55:37 PM

Well here I am. I am looking for the motivation to lose around 60 pounds. I did it before-two years ago. Then I proceeded to put it all back on. I am so disgusted with myself. I love food, and I love to eat. I have tried many methods for losing...  Read more

1200-1500 cal/day. how many calories at breakfast?
Updated 4/22/2014 11:05:28 AM

What is your target range for breakfast calories? I'm trying to stick to a goal of 1200-1500 calories per day....  Read more

Don't skip the healthy Fats

Fat is a crucial and vital part of the diet! Many people think that they need to "reduce extremely" their fat level intakes... But what you should focus on is meeting the DRI (your goals) and having a majority of those fat grams be an intake of monou...  Read more

Moving

I keep moving even if I don't do boot camp or X90 stuff. I do my wii and dancing. I used to just sit all day watching tv...  Read more

SparkGuy's 10 Minute Fitness Club

Group for anyone to build a consistent fitness habit by doing at least 10 minutes of fitness most days per week. See the message board in the SP Challenges forum by the same name....  Read more

Could You Have Metabolic Syndrome?

Since the 1940's a relationship between certain metabolic disorders and cardiovascular disease has been recognized. In the 1980's this association began being known as syndrome X or metabolic syndrome. Last week, a new study revealed that "women wh...  Read more

Food on the Run: Domino's Pizza

Today in our ongoing Food on the Run series we are going to look at smart strategies in food selection the next time you select Domino's Pizza Our goal remains to recommend items around 250 calories and 10 grams of fat per serving or less. Some meal...  Read more