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Protein Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Protein.

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How to Choose the Best Protein Powder

Protein supplements are popular among casual exercisers, serious bodybuilders, dieters and even non-exercisers for many reasons. Most people know that protein is an essential nutrient for overall health that helps promote fullness and also plays...  Read more

How Much Protein Do I Really Need?

These days, protein is a powerful word. So powerful that more and more food companies are boasting about the protein content of their foods and manufacturing newer protein-rich products to meet our demands for the essential nutrient. Why? Ask the ave...  Read more

19 Portable Protein-Packed Snacks

When you need some protein in a pinch, these grab-and-go snacks will do the trick! All of these filling options are easily transportable for a quick energy boost, anytime and anywhere. Whether you prefer sweet, savory, light or hearty, there's a...  Read more

10 Perfect Protein Powder Recipes

Protein is an important component of any diet for satiety, muscle repair, and generating hormones and enzymes. Need a protein pick-me-up? These filling recipes are great for refueling after a workout--or anytime!    ...  Read more

9 Real-Food High-Protein Snacks

Protein is one of those “magic” nutrients—the kind that can help you stay full and satisfied, even when you’re watching calories and portion sizes. If you’re struggling to meet your daily protein goals, adding real-food,...  Read more

After working out. I drink a whey protein shake. B
Updated 5/22/2016 12:51:47 AM

After working out. I drink a whey protein shake. But my girlfriend say's it's for Mr because it helps build muscle. Should I find a new kind. Or is that ok....  Read more

Is there a weightless shake or protein shake that
Updated 5/22/2016 1:52:41 AM

Is there a weightless shake or protein shake that people on thyroid meds can use. I am not allowed weight loss pills....  Read more

Finally! I finally got more protein than fat and c
Updated 5/21/2016 10:19:29 PM

Finally! I finally got more protein than fat and carbs. It was the tuna. It's been a while since I've been writing but I'm back on track now. Lots of yard work done. It feels so good to be outside...  Read more

Anyone else use protein powder. Just started it to
Updated 5/21/2016 10:15:13 PM

Anyone else use protein powder. Just started it today......  Read more

I'm weaning off ideal protein plan into regular food. I like my coach, he's doing a good job guiding
Updated 5/21/2016 12:25:00 PM

I'm weaning off ideal protein plan into regular food. I like my coach, he's doing a good job guiding me....  Read more

Protein is used in every single cell in our body

We need to eat plenty of protein foods every single day to keep our metabolism running, our energy up and our blood sugar levels stable. You might be eating enough protein overall, but are you eating the right kinds?Protein is used in every single ce...  Read more

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I start out with at least 20grams of protein in the morning about a half hour after wakeing up. Throughout the day I eat lots of protein in fish, chicken, and nectar sweets protein drink along with my vegetables. I try to get at least 100grams of pro...  Read more

Living Low Carb (Atkins and other Plans)

We will discuss low carb lifestyles (including Atkins,Protein Power, South Beach and other doctor-recommended low carb plans), trade low carb recipes and team up to do this together!...  Read more

3 'Pure Protein' Products Worth Trying

Protein is an important part of any healthy diet and has been shown to help you feel full longer. But some of the best sources of protein like eggs, chicken and milk aren't easy to carry with you on the go. And having a healthy, protein-pack...  Read more

Food on the Run: Quiznos

Thank you for your continued interest in the Food on the Run series.Because of your suggestions, this week we take a look at Quiznos.Our goal remains to highlight healthier menu items that are around 250 calories and less than 10 grams of fat per ser...  Read more

Protein, Protein, Protein!

Yesterday, my protein intake was 90 grams, which was a new record! Protein has been a challenge, because I'm not much of ameat eater. I've done my homework and have a list of veggies and othe sources to achieve my goal. Today, along with my water int...  Read more

Protein, protein, protein

Can you guess what is on my mind? It seems over the last few weeks I have gotten away from concentrating on eating my protein first. This resulted in the scale staying in the same spot for almost a month. NOT COOL! Yesterday I refocused and plann...  Read more