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Required Calorie Intake Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Required Calorie Intake.

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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

All about Vitamins

It can be easy to lose track of all the vitamins out there. It's even easier to forget how exactly they help our bodies. Let’s see, vitamin A heals wounds and vitamin C improves eyesight, wait, what was it again?  There are so many, it...  Read more

The Truth about Alcohol and Heart Health

The idea that alcohol may be good for your heart has been around for a while. While moderate drinking may offer health benefits, drinking more can cause a host of health problems. So should you turn to alcohol to protect your heart? Here's what y...  Read more

Get Street-Wise About Supplements

Going to the drug store lately can feel a little like a Saturday morning trip to the candy shop, with dozens and dozens of colorful vitamin and mineral supplements to choose from! Can’t you just sample a little bit of everything? If you&rs...  Read more

How to Read a Nutrition Facts Label

What do you look for when you’re checking out the nutrition facts on that macaroni and cheese box? Whether you’re one to zoom in on total calories or total carbs, you might be missing the real picture. Nutrition facts should be a part of...  Read more

tracking calories
Updated 8/29/2014 1:06:09 PM

I like tracking my calories through out the day to see how many calories I ate for each meal. Sometimes I fall short of my calorie rang for the day or I go over my calories for the day. I cannot seem to find a balance....  Read more

Calorie Count for Raw Peanuts is Incorrect
Updated 8/29/2014 10:19:02 AM

http://www.sparkpeople.com/calories-in.asp
?food=raw+peanuts I think the calories are not for one CUP, but one OUNCE. See what the "Peanut Institute" says. http://www.peanut-institute.org/peanut-f
acts/nutritional-breakdown.asp...  Read more

Calories in Turkey Breast Meat with Skin
Updated 8/29/2014 8:34:45 AM

I will be roasting a fresh turkey breast today. Searching SP if find "1 unit from 1 lb ready to cook turkey at 212 calories". What is one unit??...  Read more

calories burned
Updated 8/27/2014 9:30:56 AM

The calories burned that show when entered on different sites varies quite drastically. How do I know how many calories I have actually burned?...  Read more

Pre-teen son is a help for calorie restriction
Updated 8/29/2014 9:58:26 AM

Tonight's dinner was grilled chicken, corn on the cob, macaroni and cheese, and salad. Portions were made so there was just enough for the three of us, and then we sat down to the table. My precious 11 year old inhaled his plate before I'd finished...  Read more

Net and lie

When in doubt...and often when perfectly clear, underestimate excercise calories, overestimate calorie intake and aim for a net intake of 1200-1300...  Read more

Keep the body guessing

mix up your calorie intake and exercise routine to bust that plateau...  Read more

Teachers Learning to Lose! (TLL)

Teachers Learning To Lose (TLL) Formula: You "+" Exercise "-" extra fat "X" positive attitude "" calories = a healthier, happier teacher! ...  Read more

Eat Like an Olympic Athlete

I LOVE the Olympics and from February 12-18, I will be watching as the world comes together 'with glowing hearts' to witness as the saying goes, 'the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat' during the Vancouver Winter Olympic.A cou...  Read more

Video Gaming Found to Increase Caloric Intake

Our almost fifteen-year-old son loves technology and playing his variety of video gaming platforms. With occasional encouragement from mom and dad, he balances his screen time with other activities such as reading, drawing, practicing his instrume...  Read more