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The Protein Diet Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for The Protein Diet.

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

6 Risks of Eating a Low-Fat Diet

The all-or-nothing mentality prevails in our society. Here at SparkPeople though, we know better. Moderation is our mantra, and we repeat it so often that most of us understand the importance of applying it to exercise, eating and setting goals. Stil...  Read more

Can Certain Foods Help You Burn More Fat?

Though food is supposed to be one of life's simple pleasures, few things cause more angst and confusion. It's no wonder why. We're constantly being told which foods we should eat to be healthy, which diets we should follow to be skinny, w...  Read more

11 Dairy-Free Calcium Sources

When I was a wee tot, I frequently had stomach pains that were once bad enough to warrant a trip to the emergency room. Everything looked fine according to the doctor, but my pains continued. Finally, an allergist diagnosed me with a milk allergy, an...  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

anyone tried the doctor's diet?
Updated 7/28/2014 7:46:56 AM

I am trying The Doctor's Diet (from TV show) it's healthy eating but having no success. I had rolls in my stomach before and now there is no waistline. Stomach as big as when pregnant years ago. Anyone have some suggestions on how to lose this enormo...  Read more

Hello, I am a grandma doing the super shred diet
Updated 7/27/2014 3:37:48 AM

I am looking for friends and some support, just someone to share successes with and share enthusiasm! My husband is sick of hearing about my new diet and I just feel like I need some folks to share this journey with!...  Read more

Paleo diet eating come join me
Updated 7/28/2014 2:21:49 AM

Hi I am new here! Looking to drop 50 pounds because I have a bad lower back Anyone out there in the same boat as me? I could use some buddies to walk this journey with me...  Read more

Life after Ideal Protein
Updated 7/25/2014 3:31:11 PM

Hi :) Sorry in advance for the grammar mistakes; my main language is French. :) I've been doing IP starting on May 21st. I will go on phase 4 on August 13th. I lost 30 pounds, which is more than I even intended, even if I'm quite heavy. I wan...  Read more

Ideal protein
Updated 7/23/2014 9:34:54 AM

At some point you may get tired of vegetables !!! I changed my strategy to juicing vegetables. I have edema issues especially with the summer heat. So I juices veggies most beneficial for my situation- celery- kale - parsley- I put a few chunks of fr...  Read more

Protein is the body's trigger to stop eating, NOT a full stomach!!!

ALL animals (even insects!) have 'had enough to eat' when they've reached their required PROTEIN level, rather than when their stomach is full. Even grasshoppers become fat when given a LOW-protein diet due to continuing to eat until they reach thei...  Read more

Protein in A.M.

Stick with a high protein breakfast to keep you full and satisfied. Studies show that a high in protein diet can show quicker results, and help lean you out. Hard Boiled EggsProtein ShakeGreek Yogurt...  Read more

Coffee Junkies of the World!

Caffeine need not be a dirty word when dieting. Our team is for all Sparkers hopelessly in love with their coffee. Drop by the cafe, we're open 24/7 and the coffee is always great!!...  Read more

You Asked: Can You Really Eat Too Much Protein?

For a healthy adult, eating more protein than your recommended daily range once a week or so won't have any major impact on your long-term health or weight loss (assuming you still eat approximately the same amount of calories for the day). Based...  Read more

What if Everything You Think You Know About Losing Weight is Wrong?

If you’re someone who’s watching what you eat for weight loss or better health, you probably believe that obesity is caused by eating more calories than you expend each day. And that keeping fat intake—especially saturated fat—relatively low and carb...  Read more

Protein diet?!

Trip to the doctor on Monday & of course he is not happy with my weight. He actually suggested that I try a protein drink die t- he shared that his wife went on the one he is recommending for me & she lost 35 lbs in 6 weeks. I didn't think doctors...  Read more

Day 5 of the Ideal Protein Diet

Today was a better day. I think yesterday was the rough day that my coach warned me about. Today, I actually forgot to eat my required 2 cups of vegetables at lunch so I made extra vegetables for dinner along with my chicken. I decided to eat my snac...  Read more