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Protein Food Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Protein Food.

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Self-Care Tips for Sick Days

Achooo! Is it a cold? Is it the flu? You may not know what you have, but you know you feel terrible. When SparkPeople members feel under the weather, they usually have the same questions: "What should I eat? Should I still count my calories? If...  Read more

Insomnia Can Hinder Your Weight Loss

So you already know that a well-balanced diet and a regular exercise program are keys to your weight loss plan. But are you listening to that other recommendation you’ve heard more than once in your life? Get plenty of sleep. Recent medical stu...  Read more

The Truth About Carbohydrates

It’s true. A carbohydrate-rich diet can inflate appetite and girth. Low-carb diets do promote short-term weight loss, but are accompanied by some severe dangers. So what should you do? The truth is, you can have your carbs and eat them too&mdas...  Read more

Understanding Hypoglycemia

Your body breaks down the food you eat into a type of sugar called glucose. After you eat a meal or snack, that glucose makes its way into the bloodstream, causing the level of sugar in your blood to increase. Your pancreas responds by releasing the...  Read more

Gender and Weight Loss: How Your Sex Affects Your Success

No, this is not an article on that ever-popular question about whether sex counts as aerobic exercise. (It doesn't. Get over it.) This article is about gender differences in exercise and weight loss. This is your chance to get the facts you...  Read more

Can your body tell the difference in proteins? Fo
Updated 4/30/2016 8:13:34 AM

Can your body tell the difference in proteins? For example, egg vs steak vs tuna? Or does your body process protein the same, regardless of where it comes from?...  Read more

How can you delete foods from your favorite food l
Updated 4/30/2016 8:27:49 AM

How can you delete foods from your favorite food list?...  Read more

I have read that it is 80% food and 20% exercise..
Updated 4/30/2016 7:24:59 AM

I have read that it is 80% food and 20% exercise.... but the more exercise I do the better I feel both physically and emotionally.... for me exercise is the key. Keep moving my spark family!...  Read more

So far I'm on track with food and exercise. Anyone
Updated 4/29/2016 11:55:17 PM

So far I'm on track with food and exercise. Anyone want to share what ideas you have for high protein dinner meals?...  Read more

My daily log has filled up with random food choice
Updated 4/29/2016 10:55:10 PM

My daily log has filled up with random food choices I could/should select. How do I get rid of this?...  Read more

Benefits of Protein

What Makes Some Protein Foods Better Than Others?The body can make some amino acids on its own, but the rest it must obtain from protein foods. Of the 20 total amino acids there are, certain ones are considered “essential” because these are the speci...  Read more

notebook

I have a 5 subject notebook. I write or paste articles of protein foods, high fiber foods, healthy fat foods, high calcium foods, etc. so when I am lacking a nutrient I just refer to my pages of my listed items and see how I can make it up....  Read more

CHOCOLATE LOVERS UNITE!!

Are you PASSIONATE about chocolate? Do you see it as a food group?! Join other Chocoholics for discussions, recipe-swapping, & help in keeping this important food group alive!...  Read more

For a Good Night's Sleep, Try Steak

Out of all the nutrients, protein arguably gets the most attention—and for good reason. It's pretty powerful stuff. Its most important job is building and repairing muscles, which is why athletes and bodybuilders are so adamant about g...  Read more

New Dietary Guidelines Released by USDA

This week, the USDA and HSS released their 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. In addition to serving as a handy tool for planning your own personal meals, these guidelines, which are only released once every five years, also influence the nutriti...  Read more

My Super Protein Food

There are days when I am glad that they make "fat free greek yogurt". I am not vegetarian--not that there is anything wrong with Vegetarians--but fat free greek yogurt is a wonderful, tasty way to meet my protein requirements for the day. Go greek...  Read more

What's your favorite protein food?

I 26cottage cheese. I 26peanut butter. I26protein shakes. I26egg whites- I really do! I26fish. I 26greek yogurt. I26boco burgers-not morning star. I26smoked turkey. I26sushi-does that count? sure it does. I26anything barbecued. I ev...  Read more