You know starting the morning with breakfast sets you up for healthy eating all day long, but when the same packet of microwaved oatmeal just isn't cutting it anymore, it may be time to change up your a.m. routine. Here are eight common breakfast... Read more
We all have those days when we're short on time or lacking the motivation to prepare a complicated meal at 7 a.m. So it's nice to have easy ideas on hand to get your day started right. The people behind SparkPeople.com practice what they prea... Read more
You start out every day with the best of intentions. This is the day you're going to make time for a healthy breakfast. And for lunch, you'll get a salad from the deli down the street. When the 3 p.m. munchies strike, you won't hit the ca... Read more
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
Losing weight and maintaining healthy habits are both challenging, but that doesn't mean they shouldn't also be rewarding. Besides the intrinsic benefits that come from feeling better and reaching new goals, rewarding yourself for your health... Read more
I have a question about protein shakes. I bought some Whey Protein powder a few days ago and i havent used it yet..
I dont work out. (But will soon since spring is coming)
Just wondering should i drink a protein shake every... Read more
SP says we should consume 10% - 35% of our calories from protein. For demonstration purposes let's use 25%. On a 2800 calorie maintenance plan, that is 700 calories or 175 grams of protein per day. To get 175 "protein calories" you would need to e... Read more
Has anyone tried this yet? I saw it on facebook. I'm trying to look for new ideas for breakfast that has a lot of protein in it. I find it hard to do eggs some mornings. I was thinking about this with a whole wheat light bagel thin and maybe a gree... Read more
I'm having major trouble getting the numbers! I don't use the SP meal plans ... I know what I like to eat and it's all healthy stuff, but I can't get the perfect 50/30/20 ratios no matter what I try to do. Has anyone else had similar results? Any... Read more
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
St. Patrick's Day is upon us, and restaurants everywhere have officially "gone green" (and I don't mean in the environmental sense). Late last month, dining establishments across the nation began transforming foods and drinks into f... Read more
For lunch I made a Zija chocolate protein shake. It includes Almond milk, protein powder, and frozen mixed fruit. I whipped it up in my trusty smoothie blender. I cheated a little and make it pretty whipped cream cream and some toasted pecans... Read more
So I have checked four grocery stores and three different drug stores and not a one sells, Slim Fast High Protein (20g of protein, 180 calories) anymore.
They all sell the original Slim Fast, (10g of protein 180 calories). They sell other kin... Read more
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