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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

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

Healthy & Fun Lunch Ideas for Kids

Although a packed lunch can be a healthy alternative to cafeteria food, making sure all those required vitamins and minerals also squeeze into that brown bag can be a challenge. Just as the hot lunch counter may be laden with unhealthy foods, so may...  Read more

Healthy food can kill... I nuked a chicken breast
Updated 5/4/2016 6:10:43 PM

Healthy food can kill... I nuked a chicken breast to warm it up (1 min in microwave), took it out and pressed down with finger. It launched hot chicken spit onto my face and left a blister on my cheek! I've never been attacked by Doritos......  Read more

Today we went out for Mexican food and had cupcake
Updated 5/4/2016 5:18:04 PM

Today we went out for Mexican food and had cupcakes for my coworker's birthday. Despite the unplanned treat, I'm still on track for my calories today!...  Read more

No fast food in 4 months...... Keep it up!! :)
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No fast food in 4 months...... Keep it up!! :)...  Read more

Stuck in a rut with the same old food day after da
Updated 5/4/2016 3:30:25 PM

Stuck in a rut with the same old food day after day went downstairs opened a jar of my homemade spicy Dilly beans pretty good!!...  Read more

How do I remove a favorite food or food group on t
Updated 5/4/2016 2:47:53 PM

How do I remove a favorite food or food group on the app?...  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