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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

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

protein calories
Updated 9/30/2014 10:09:27 PM

Are all protein items high in calories? I really don't know much about it other than we need protein for muscles. Am I right?...  Read more

Suggestions on higher protein
Updated 9/30/2014 11:05:35 AM

Hi All, I am going out to eat tonight and I would like some suggestions on what to have that would be higher in protein. My protein is on the low end today and I would like to move in the right direction tonight. 303...  Read more

How much proteins do you eat everyday
Updated 9/30/2014 9:21:37 PM

what's your goal - reduce body fat - loose weight - gain muscles - maintenance and approx how much calories and proteins do you eat everyday? ...  Read more

Protein
Updated 9/30/2014 6:05:09 PM

I cannot get enough protein in every day. In fact, I cannot even get the 1400 calories in that I need to eat. If I do eat like I think I should, I end up with too many carbs and not enough protein. I cannot get this eating thing down. I do not en...  Read more

Does protein, fiber, or fat fill you up more?
Updated 9/27/2014 10:34:48 PM

trying to find ways to feel more satisfied so I don't binge....  Read more

Protein Powder

Adding Protein Powder to water, milk, or juice can really aid your protein intake, give you energy, and jump start your day....  Read more

don't be caught without a snack

Carry a protein bar to stave off hunger. Or if you can, a protein drink....  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

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

Protein, Protein, Protein and CleanER Eating!

Since I injured my quadriceps in my left leg, I’ve been really focused on loading up on protein. I know that protein helps to rebuild the muscles, so I’ve been aiming for 85-90 grams/day. Prior to this, I was feeling pretty good about my protein in...  Read more