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Suggested Fat Intake Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Suggested Fat Intake.

Healthy Beverage Guidelines

Eight to twelve cups of water daily, that’s what the SparkPeople plan suggests. Whether you are having a hard time drinking that much water, or just want to drink a variety of beverages (coffee, tea, diet soda, juice), many dieters challenge an...  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

Supplement Questions Answered

Q: Will carnitine help me lose weight? A: In theory, carnitine, a derivative of the amino acid lysine, could be a good weight loss supplement because it helps move components of fat into the area in cells where they are burned. There is, howev...  Read more

Snacking Healthy

While some dieters happily accept when someone suggests a snack, others feel pangs of guilt when a nibble is merely suggested. However, there is nothing inherently wrong with a bite between meals. In fact, snacking might be the missing ingr...  Read more

How to Get Your Daily Dose of Vitamin D

When is a vitamin not really a vitamin? When it's vitamin D! The "sunshine" vitamin, aptly named because sunlight is a source of it, is actually a hormone. Vitamin D is currently receiving a lot of attention and research regarding its r...  Read more

How do u drink your daily water intake? I can't do
Updated 6/26/2016 11:09:30 AM

How do u drink your daily water intake? I can't do it. I fight with this everyday! #motivation #fitness...  Read more

Eating Ice.. My water intake
Updated 6/25/2016 4:26:34 PM

Eating Ice.. My water intake...  Read more

I was on hold about 2 weeks and someone suggested
Updated 6/25/2016 9:26:24 AM

I was on hold about 2 weeks and someone suggested I change my routine. So I started on a stationary bike and BAM... 2 pounds. So thank you . I'm sorry I don't remember who it was, but you rock!...  Read more

I'm working on keeping as close to the suggested m
Updated 6/25/2016 10:20:03 AM

I'm working on keeping as close to the suggested meal plans as I can. I have to modify a bit because of being gluten intolerant but my gf substitutes come close to the same calories. Its still hard tho when the meal is something I can't make at work....  Read more

So my carb intake in a day is anywhere from 60 to
Updated 6/24/2016 1:16:54 PM

So my carb intake in a day is anywhere from 60 to that bad for me?...  Read more

Milk And Vitamin D

The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism reported three servings of lowfat or fat-free milk provides approximately 900 mg of calcium, 300 IU of vitamin D and 80 mg of magnesium daily. Researchers suggest calcium and vitamin D may affect th...  Read more


It's important to me to look at the report at the end of the day and make sure I'm eating the right proportion of carbs/fat/protein. I also monitor my salt intake. When I stay within the ranges suggested and burn the right amount of calories, I los...  Read more

South Beach Diet (Lifestyle!)

For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat....  Read more

SoFAS Do Not Belong in the Kitchen

In the recently updated 2010 Dietary Guidelines, the term SoFAS is defined as solid fats and added sugars. Solid fats are those that remain in solid form at room temperature. They tend to be high in unhealthy saturated fats that can increase total...  Read more

New 2010 Dietary Guideline Report

Thirteen independent experts have finally concluded their work and presented their Report on Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010. The 2010 Advisory Committee worked for two years to update the guidelines and the group consists of individuals natio...  Read more