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Food Nutrition Pyramid Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Food Nutrition Pyramid.

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3 Ways to Refresh Your Treadmill Workout

Is there anything more boring than the treadmill? After endless hours staring at the same wall, anyone would start to wonder if that’s all there is to exercise. But it doesn’t have to be that way. By shaking it up and loading your wor...  Read more

Strength Training Simplified: 5 Steps to an Effective Routine

What comes to mind when you think about strength training? Is it extremely fit people at the gym, lifting large amounts of weight and flexing their big muscles in the mirror? Or is it videos you do at home, where the instructor uses crazy equipment o...  Read more

Breaking Down Pros and Cons of Mini Meals

When I was a kid, I played four-square on the playground and learned to eat three square meals a day. Now my meals are supposed to be shaped like a pyramid and I've heard I’m supposed to be eating them six times a day. Is anyone besides me...  Read more

The Loopholes of Food Labeling

When you're shopping in the grocery store, you may notice that food packages are always labeled with the latest buzz words. When the new food guide pyramid touted the importance of whole grains for example, suddenly words and logos for "whol...  Read more

How America Grew

Highlights on food and America from the past 50 years: 1950’s – USDA creates four basic food groups: milk, meat, fruits and vegetables, and breads and cereals. 1954 – Swanson unveils the first TV dinners. Shoveling...  Read more

Great idea! Use a food saver machine to make perfe
Updated 7/23/2016 12:20:20 PM

Great idea! Use a food saver machine to make perfect portions! You can use any food you want. Whether it's pasta or meat, if it helps to lose weight, it helps no matter what....  Read more

Today is the first time to track my food. I have b
Updated 7/24/2016 8:21:32 PM

Today is the first time to track my food. I have been watching from the side lines and made the decision that it is time to start. #motivation...  Read more

Is there a way to print your food log?# food # rep
Updated 7/23/2016 10:54:03 AM

Is there a way to print your food log?# food # report # calorie intake...  Read more

Anyone here a food addict or overcame over eating
Updated 7/23/2016 9:12:30 AM

Anyone here a food addict or overcame over eating when stressed?...  Read more

In the midst of vacation and there is food everywh
Updated 7/23/2016 1:13:17 AM

In the midst of vacation and there is food everywhere. I'm averaging about 7 miles of walking a day but there's just so much food and it's soooooooo good! I'm gonna need a bigger plane to get me home when I'm done here. But once I'm home game on!...  Read more

Nutrition Facts

I like to look up information about food at Self's Nutrition Data site. In addition to the standard nutrition information for food, it shows a nutritional target map (which shows fullness and nutritiousness factor), caloric ratio pyramid, nutrient b...  Read more

Using The Tools~Copy Custom Foods!

I eat the same breakfast every day to lower my cholestrol---oatmeal with usually some fruit. I used to put it in the Nutrition tracker every day til I realized I could SAVE SOME TIME & ENERGY by copying it a week ahead on the COPY CUSTOM FOODS above...  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

A More Diverse Food Pyramid

Obesity is a world problem and as of 2006, one in ten adults worldwide were considered obese. I suppose this should not be surprising since the appeal of the American diet for good and for bad has spread around the world. For those that come to li...  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